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24 Hour Crisis & Support Line

All of AWAIC’s services are 100% free, confidential, and inclusive. 

AWAIC’s emergency shelter and crisis and support line are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. We also have options for survivors who do not need emergency shelter but could use support in other areas, such as with filing a protective order, securing safe, permanent housing, finding appropriate healthcare, recovering from an addiction, and more.

Please call (907) 272-0100 anytime to be connected with a trained advocate to discuss your options.

Emergency Services

24-Hour Crisis & Support Line

If you require immediate protection from domestic violence, please contact AWAIC’s trained advocate through their crisis and support line. They are available 24/7 to assist you with emergency safe shelter.

24-Hour Emergency Shelter

Feeling uneasy in a relationship? Worried about a loved one experiencing abuse? Rest assured, AWAIC is here for you! With our unwavering support, you are never alone.

Safe Haven for Pets

Domestic violence survivors with pets may feel reluctant to leave an abusive situation if they cannot ensure the safety of their beloved companions. AWAIC has a program to help you and your pets.

Protective Orders

AWAIC offers essential assistance to survivors of domestic violence, providing comprehensive support to those in need. Our dedicated legal advocates are here to help you navigate through challenging times.

Get Back on Your Feet

Housing Support

AWAIC is committed to providing vital programs that empower survivors, enabling them to smoothly transition into independent living while ensuring their safety through the acquisition of secure housing solutions.

Case Management

All survivors at AWAIC’s emergency safe shelter receive individualized case management. Our case managers also support survivors and their families who don’t require emergency shelter but may need assistance in other areas.

Mental Healthcare

Many domestic violence survivors struggle with anxiety, PTSD, or depression. AWAIC has a trauma-informed clinician who can help you work through these mental health issues and provide referrals if needed.

Education & Support Groups

Education and support groups play a crucial role in AWAIC’s commitment to providing aid and guidance. Our extensive selection of topics caters to the unique needs of survivors, ensuring assistance and support for all.

Legal Advocacy Services

AWAIC provides vital aid to individuals affected by domestic violence, offering extensive assistance and unwavering support. Our team of legal advocates is dedicated to guiding you, ensuring you receive the support you need.

About Domestic Violence

What is domestic violence?

Domestic violence is a recurring series of actions used by one partner to gain and sustain power and control over another partner in an intimate relationship. It is important to understand that individuals from all backgrounds can become victims.

Warning Signs

Domestic violence takes diverse forms within relationships. Abusive partners employ various strategies to assert power and establish control. AWAIC is here to shed light on the warning signs and provide support.

Safety Planning

A safety plan, provided by AWAIC, consists of a set of actions tailored to you and your life that can effectively minimize the risk of harm from your partner, whether during your relationship or after leaving.

How to Help Someone

If you suspect someone you know may be experiencing abuse, you may feel compelled to want to rescue them or assist in their escape from the relationship. It can be challenging to determine the appropriate course of action or words to say. We’re here to help.

Additional Resources

We have a list of resources at your disposal. Don’t hesitate to contact us and seek assistance. AWAIC is here to ensure the safety of everyone.