Last updated Jun 10, 2021 0 Comments 0

Abused Womens Aid in Crisis AWAIC

Address
100 W. 13th Avenue
Anchorage, AK - 99523

AWAIC is dedicated to provide emergency safe shelter to domestic violence victims as well as offer prevention, and intervention. Women and their children can seek help whenever in danger. This shelter is located near the corner of 13th and A, and it accommodates 52 people. Domestic violence victims may remain in the shelter up to 30 days while deciding what to do next.   

The 52-bed shelter is composed of 13 bedrooms, and has one bathroom for every two bedrooms. The building can accommodate victims with disabilities. Its common areas include two living rooms, a teen center, a children's playroom and playground, a commercial kitchen, and dining and laundry rooms. All areas are secured and are monitored 24 hours a day by cameras that are placed strategically throughout the shelter to ensure resident and staff safety.

There are also alternative housing options for males that are domestic violence victims.


24-hour Crisis and Support Hotline:

  • Call (907) 272-0100 
  • TTY: (907) 274-6882 


Additional Services:

Harmony House: Offers transitional housing for women fleeing domestic violence. It offers low-cost housing for up to 18 months to women that are making the transition into living independently. 

Children's Programs: Provides support to children to help them gain self-confidence and the understanding that they are not to blame for what they have witnessed at home.

Safe Haven for Pets: Provides safe foster care for pets while families are in the emergency shelter. Their pets are cared for in a loving home and are provided with food and veterinary care. Families can visit their pets frequently and will be reunited permanently with them as soon as they find safe, permanent housing.


Please contact the office for additional information.

Click on image!
Click on image!
Click on image!
Click on image!
Click on image!
Click on image!

Hours

  • Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Saturday closed
  • Sunday closed

Shelters near Abused Womens Aid in Crisis AWAIC

McKinnell House - Salvation Army

Last Updated Ago Added Dec 7, 2016

Anchorage, AK, 99501

Salvation Army McKinnel Shelter

Last Updated Ago Added Jan 25, 2010

Anchorage, AK, 99501

American Red Cross of Alaska

Last Updated Ago Added Jan 25, 2010

Anchorage, AK, 99501

Questions & Answers

Have a question? Ask now. Get answers from the shelter and users like you.
Know the answer to a quesiton? Help others out by responding.

If you have stayed in this shelter, how was your stay?

Is this a safe shelter to stay in?

Do they accept pets at this shelter?

Do you have any advice for those wanting to stay at this shelter?

How long can you stay here?

Leave a comment

Rate this Shelter

Select a rating (required)

Resources

Food Banks

We list thousands of soup kitchens and food banks all across the nation.

Anchorage Homeless Shelters

See All Shelters in Anchorage County.

Free Dental Care Clinics

Search for public housing and affordable housing options now.

Free Treatment Centers

Find free and low cost drug rehab and alchool detox treament centers

Cities Nearby