IAC Services

LOCAL HOTLINE 1.907.452.2293 
TOLL-FREE 1.800.478.7273
24/7 Confidential Support

Advocacy & Support

  • Support through exploring options, safety planning, crisis intervention, providing referrals, accompaniment to appointments, etc.
  • Emergency shelter is available to survivors (and their children) who are in need of safe housing.
  • Assists with applications for Alaska Housing, Public Assistance, etc.
  • The following support groups are available: Art Healing Group, Changing Patterns, and children's Art Healing Group. Click here for more information.
  • Children's Program provides support to mothers and their children, as well as scheduled child care.

Legal Advocacy

  • (Non-Attorney) advocate assists with understanding the legal process.
  • Assists with completing paperwork for protective orders, divorce, dissolution and some child custody.
  • Attends court with victim to provide support.
Transitional Housing
  • Low-income housing for female victims of domestic violence and/or sexual assault.
  • 7 apartment units are available.
  • Apartments are fully furnished including dishes and bed linen.

Permanent Supportive Housing

Permanent Supportive Housing provides permanent housing to victims of domestic violence or sexual assault who are also Mental Health Trust beneficiaries.  There is no limit to the amount of time that they can stay.  Daily case management is also available.

Prevention Program

Click here for more information on the Prevention Program. The Program offers educational and training opportunities free of charge for businesses, schools, and organizations on many topics including but not limited to:
  • Bystander intervention
  • Healthy relationships
  • Prevention program overviews
 The Prevention Program also coordinates the following:  
  • Girls on the Run program in Fairbanks
  • Green Dot Fairbanks
  • Fairbanks Prevention Alliance

Community Batterer Intervention Program (In Partnership with LEAP) - 452-2473

  • Educational program for male batterers, with the main objective of the program being safety for the victim.
  • Our 27 week program is based on the Duluth model and fosters accountability in batterers. 
  • Most participants are court-ordered, but volunteer participants are also welcome.
  • Community, military and correctional facility populations served.
  • Provides safety checks for victims and current partner(s) of batterer.
  • Fee required, sliding scale available.
  • Separate location from shelter.
Birch Center for Supervised Visitation and Custody Exchange 374-8550

The Birch Center provides enhanced safety for victims of domestic violence or sexual assault and their children by providing supervised visitation and exchange services.  This occurs in a safe, respectful, non-institutionalized setting.  All visitations and exchanges are supervised by visitation monitors and security staff.  Safe exchanges allow the parents to benefit from a conflict-free exchange for their children in a consistent and safe atmosphere. Visitation is set up to allow parents and children to visitation in a comfortable and monitored environment.  Each visit is limited to two hours in duration.  The Birch Center is open Wednesday through Sunday from 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Careline is a 24-hour confidential suicide prevention and crisis management hotline that treats callers with respect and listens, without judging.  Careline also provides information for those concerned about someone else.     

Community Education

    We also provide free presentations and trainings available for any group, agency, or classroom on topics including by not limited to:

    • Agency overview
    • Domestic Violence 101
    • Interactive trainings such as In Her Shoes
    Volunteer Program

    We also have a volunteer program. Go to our Volunteer Program page   for more information.
    Subpages (2): Groups Prevention Program