Money Support


Manage Debt -- Resources

      1. Learn about the rules debt collectors should be following: (Alaska Public Interest Research Group (AKPIRG))

      2. Find donated medical supplies can possibly be requested to bring with you to your country: (Alaska Medical Missions)

      3. Medical debt resources: (RIP Medical Debt)

      4. Get free debt counseling, 24/7 (limited). Find free online advice and take advantage of a free session with a trained debt counselor: (Money Management International)

Public Assistance

Public Assistance programs for: (click to learn more)

Adult Public Assistance

Heating Assistance

Alaska Temporary Assistance

Senior Benefits

General Relief Assistance

Contact the Unemployment office:

Anchorage: (907) 269-4700, Fairbanks: (907) 451-2871, Juneau: (907) 465-5552

"The UI Claim Centers provide free interpreter services on request to file for your unemployment insurance benefits. Call Monday through Friday between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m."

Log into your MyAlaska account to apply for UI benefits (same account to file for PFD)

SNAP and WIC can help cover some household costs.

Child Care Assistance in Alaska is known as Parents Achieving Self Sufficiency” (PASS) and is divided into three categories. Contact Thread Alaska to see if you qualify: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday to Friday, 907-479-2212 or

Childcare Assistance Application