Support Resources for Students

Public Assistance &   Community Support

Contact Information

Services Provided

Adult Education

Kodiak College
117 Benny Benson Drive,
Rm 208
Kodiak, AK


  • Develop skills,  knowledge for education, employment, & citizenship
  • GED assistance
  • English Language Learner assistance (ELL & ESL) 
  • Increase self-image and self-direction
  • Personal, career, training and/or college goals

Adult Public Assistance

Juneau, AK 

  • Assistance with cash to needy, aged, blind and disabled
  • Alaskans to help them remain independent

Alaska Career Information Service

  • Free tools to plan a successful  future.
  • Create your own portfolio once you initially get onto the system.  You will then have your own portfolio sign-on as well as collect important and interesting information you discover on the site, and save results for future use.

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Alaska Department of Public Assistance

307 Center Street
Kodiak, AK 
907-486-3783 or     888-480-3783 

  • Temporary assistance for adults
  • Food stamps
  • Heating assistance
  • Assistance with medical needs
  • Qualify based on income

Language Interpreter Center

431 West 7th Ave.
Suite 208
Anchorage, AK
Toll Free: 1-877-273-2457

  •  Interpreter Services
  • The Language Interpreter Center has trained and certified interpreters and translators who remove communication barriers between service providers and limited English proficient individuals

Alaska Immigration Justice Project

431 West 7th Ave. Suite 208
Anchorage, AK 

Toll Free: 877-273-2457

  • Low cost legal representation
  • Survivors of Domestic Violence and Other Crimes
  • Family-based immigration
  • Applications for Lawful Permanent Residence
  • Naturalization/Citizenship
  • Temporary Protected Status (TPS)
  • Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)
  • Asylum
  • Children and Youth
  • Removal/deportation defense
  • Criminal Consultations

Consumer Direct Services1941 B Mill Bay Road
Kodiak, AK

  •  Provides Medicaid eligible clients with personal care attendants to assist with the necessary functions of everyday life.

Heating Assistance Program

Hotline 1-888-804-6330

Anchorage area

  • Program runs from October 1 to April 30
  • Household member with elderly or disabled members may apply from September 1 through April 30.

Hope Community Resources

1623 Mill Bay Road, Suite B
Kodiak, AK 


  • A variety of resources and services for people with developmental disabilities.

Kodiak Area Native Association

Offices in Kodiak in a few places


  • Health care and social services 
    • Wellness
    • Families with Children
    • Elders 
    • Veterans

Kodiak Area Transit System

Dial-A-Ride and Scheduled Stops


  • Kodiak Area Transit System (KATS) is for everyone
  • Rides need to be scheduled by close of business the day before you need it.
  • Call Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:30 pm to schedule a ride.
  • Dial-A-Ride service is between 6:30 am and 6:30 pm, Monday through Friday.

Kodiak Baptist Mission 1944 East Rezanof Dr.
Kodiak, AK 
907-486-5567 fax

KBM Foodbank


  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Preschool
  • After school programs
  • Summer camps
  • Weekly food bank

Kodiak Women's Resource and Crisis Center422 Hillside Drive
Kodiak, AK

Crisis Hotline
907-486-3625 (local)

  • Crisis services - immediate safety shelter
  • 24-hour crisis hotline
  • Legal advocacy services - medical, social, educational, housing, employment.
  • Victim/Witness program
  • Education via films, discussion groups and reading materials
  • Parenting classes

Office of Children's Services316 Mission Road
Suite 215, Griffin Building
Kodiak, AK 
907-486-4107 fax

  •   Child Safety & child protective services WIC

Salvation Army

1855 Mission Rd, PO Box 484
Kodiak, AK 
907-486-2978 fax

  • AA and NA programs weekly
  • Food bank
  • Thrift store
  • Social Services available by appointment
  • Must apply to qualify for food bank
 St. Mary's Thrift Shop
2920 Mill Bay Road
Kodiak, Alaska 907-486-5408
  • Clothing
  • Household wares
  • Toys, etc.

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