Women Veteran Resources

This list of resources is available for women veterans to see resources available state-wide and in different regions of Alaska. We have a variety of resources listed and are continually updating the list.

Where are you looking for support


US Department of Veterans Affairs Services

VA Women Veterans Program Manager
Anna Bullerdick
(907) 257-4700 ext 4737

VA Military Sexual Trauma
Dr. Lehela Jergenson
(907) 257-4700 ext 4908

VA LGBTQ Veteran Care Coordinator
Jessie Kulberg
(907) 257-4700 ext 4888

VA Outreach Program Specialist
Phil Hokenson

Alaska VA’s One Stop Shop for Information and Resources

(907) 257-5463

Crisis Intervention – Veterans Crisis Line

1-800-273-8255, press 1

State of Alaska Office of Veterans Affairs


Verdie Bowen and Forrest Powell
(907) 334-0874

Alaska Veteran Services Officers

Help with VA Claims for Compensation and Pension


Alaska Native Veteran Resources

VA Benefits

Office of Tribal Government Relations

Alaska Native Vietnam Veterans Land Allotment
The Alaska Native Veterans Program of 2019 provides the opportunity for eligible Vietnam-era veterans or their heirs to select 2.5 to 160 acres of Federal land in Alaska. The program is open to all eligible Alaska Natives who served between Aug. 5, 1964, and Dec. 31, 1971, and it removes the requirement for personal use or occupancy mandated under previous laws. Those receiving allotments under previous programs are ineligible.


Coalition for Veterans and Military Families

Continuing education, legal, support, employment assistance, direct services for veterans.

David Chapa
(907) 334-0873

Gold Star Peak, Inc.

To bring Veterans and Survivors together in nature to remember and honor the fallen and bring healing to all.

Kirk Alkire

Southcentral Foundation Soldier’s Heart

Soldier’s Heart is an educational training program developed by veterans. It is offered at no cost to the veteran. It was designed to help combat veterans and first responders understand and address the effects of post-traumatic stress and provide information, tools, and methods to help cope with symptoms.

(907) 729-6671
(800) 478-3343 (Toll Free)

Alaska National Guard – Family and Warrior Services

The Alaska National Guard Family Programs office seeks to educate and empower service members and families to develop skills and encourage behaviors that strengthen self-reliance, promote retention, and enhance readiness within the Alaska National Guard.


Ladies First – Breast Cancer and Cervical Services

For women ages 21-64 with no insurance, can’t afford their deductible, or whose insurance doesn’t cover these services. Free mammograms and pap tests, free diagnostic testing when needed, referral for financial support for medical care when needed


YWCA of Alaska


Good Rx – Prescription Discount


Alaska Network on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

Legal, prevention, advocacy, and policy work

(907) 586-3650

Cohen Clinic at Alaska Behavioral Health

The highly-skilled clinicians at the Cohen Clinic treat a variety of behavioral health challenges

1450 Muldoon Rd #111, Anchorage, AK 99504 (map)

Chris Kyle Patriots Hospital

Military-Specific Behavioral Healthcare. No-cost, confidential assessments offered 24/7. Chris Kyle Patriots Hospital was founded to serve first responders, military service members and veterans who have experienced trauma in the line of duty or struggle with substance abuse.



Anchorage Vet Center

Provides free confidential counseling services to combat veterans and military sexual trauma survivors

4400 Business Park Boulevard, Suite B-34, Anchorage, AK 99503 (map)


Veteran of Foreign Wars

Student veteran support, advocacy for women veteran’s issues, VA claims and benefits support, financial grants up to $1,500

Service Office
1201 N Muldoon, Anchorage, AK Suite 2A220 (map)

UAA Military and Veteran Student Services

Program Director
Peter Clemens
(907) 786-6962

American Legion

National Emergency Fund for Veterans 


Alaska Department of American Legion
1550 Charter Circle, Anchorage, AK (map)
(907) 278-8598

American Legion Post 21
Aurora Borealis: A Women Veteran’s Post Meets @ Post 1

Post 29
1467 Muldoon Rd., Anchorage, AK (map)
(907) 338-3550

Post 28
7001 Brayton Dr., Anchorage, AK (map)
(907) 344-3841

Post 1
840 W. Fireweed Ln., Anchorage, AK (map)
(907) 272-5242

Post 33
21426 Old Glenn Hwy, Peters Creek, AK (map)

Catholic Social Services

Pregnancy Services

Pregnancy Support Advocate
Jamie Kaufman-Bacher
(907) 222-7315

Pregnancy Support Advocate
Megan McBryde
(907) 222-7319

Food Pantry

Monday – Thursday: 9am-1pm
Fourth Wednesday of the Month: 4pm-6:30pm

3710 E. 20th Ave., Anchorage, AK (map)
(907) 222-7323 

Program Director
Bronwen Nicholls

Brother Francis Shelter

Co-ed shelter, must be 18+, check in at 5pm nightly

1021 E. 3rd Ave., Anchorage, AK (map)
(907) 277-1731

Clare House

Women and children, expectant mothers

4110 Spenard Rd., Anchorage, AK (map)
(907) 563-4545

Planned Parenthood

4001 Lake Otis Parkway #101, Anchorage, AK (map)

Abused Women’s Aid in Crisis

Emergency shelter, 24/7 crisis line, education and support groups, transitional housing, legal advocacy, children’s programs, substance use assistance, safe haven for pets

24/7 Crisis Line
(907) 272-0100

Office Phone
(907) 279-9581


Advocates, legal advocacy services, support groups, basic needs assistance

Local Crisis Line
(907) 276-7273

Statewide Crisis Line
(800) 478-8999

Business Line
(907) 276-7279

1057 W. Fireweed Lane, Suite 230, Anchorage, AK 99503 (map)



Fairbanks Elks Club

Household shopping for newly housed veterans

(907) 460-9719

American Legion

National Emergency Fund for Veterans 


Post 57
1634 S Cushman St., Fairbanks, AK 99701 (map)
(907) 452-5757

Post 11
129 1ST Ave., Fairbanks, AK 99701 (map)
(907) 452-2228

Veteran Service Officer
Walter Crary

Assistance with establishing service connection, requesting military medical records, obtaining DD-214

Post 30
3614 Old Richardson Hwy., North Pole, AK 99705 (map)
(907) 490-6830

Veterans of Foreign Wars

Student veteran support, advocacy for women veteran’s issues, VA claims and benefits support, financial grants up to $1,500

Post 3629
324 2nd St., Fairbanks, AK 99701 (map)
(907) 451-8810

UAF Military and Veterans Services Office

Assistance with military affiliated financial aid, VA work study, free tutoring

(907) 474-7400

Education Center on Eielson Airforce Base

On-site evening classes and online degrees

UAF Advisor
Francis Gallagher-Roach
(907) 377-1396

Education Center at Fort Wainwright

On-site evening classes and online degrees

UAF Advisor
Elaine Martin
(907) 356-3826

Salvation Army

Clothing and furniture vouchers, rental and utility assistance, walk-in food pantry (Wed 9-11:45 and 1-3 and Fri 9-11:30), bus tokens, women’s groups (Thurs 10am –  Women of Grace Fellowship, Monthly Inspired Women’s Fellowship group)

1602 10th Ave., Fairbanks, AK 997001 (map)
(907) 452-3103

Love INC.

Firewood, furniture, budget counseling, transportation program, personal needs closet 

818 26th Ave., Fairbanks, AK 99701 (map) – is this address wrong?
(907) 452-3876

Alaska Best Shuttle

Free transportation for VA arranged medical appointments

(907) 687-5944

Resource for Parents and Children

Family education classes, support groups, assistance for families working with OCS

726 26th Ave., Fairbanks, AK 99701 (map)
(907) 456-2866

Interior Alaska Center for Non-Violent Living

Advocacy and support, legal advocacy, transitional housing, Permanent supportive housing, violence prevention programs 

(907) 452-2293

Fairbanks Vet Center

Yoga classes, art shows, fly fishing groups, weekly support groups, monthly BBQs (summer), winter clothing, individual counseling

540 4th Ave., Suite 100, Fairbanks, AK 99701 (map)
(907) 456-4238

Journey Christian Church

Food bank open every Thursday at 6pm

1201 Hoselton Rd., Fairbanks, AK 99701 (map)
(907) 455-4433

Paws for Purple Hearts

Warriors with Dogs having Coffee, every Wednesday 11:30am-1pm, volunteer opportunities

3304 International St. Unit A, Fairbanks, AK 99701 (map)
(907) 290-7166

Planned Parenthood

Sex and Education, care coordination, and 

1867 Airport Way #1608, Fairbanks, AK (map)
(907) 455-7285

Mat-Su Valley

Alaska Family Services

Family support and prevention program workshops

1825 S. Chugach St., Palmer, AK 99645 (map)

24/7 Crisis Line
Local (907) 746-4080

Mat-Su Regional Medical Center Women’s Health

(907) 861-6656

Mat-Su Health Services

Women’s Health – Ladies first facility, sliding discounts available for uninsured individuals, no one denied care due to inability to pay

(907) 376-2411

American Legion

National Emergency Fund for Veterans

Post 35
4160 W Tweed Ct., Wasilla, AK (map)
(907) 376-3500


Help filing VA Claims, suicide prevention work, legislative advocacy, scholarships, SHeroes on the Move program, employment assistance


Post 9
1591 N Creste Foris St., Wasilla, AK (map)
(907) 376-2999

Post 11
899 S Hermon Rd. #2, Wasilla, AK (map)
(907) 376-7820

Mat-Su VA Clinic

Monday-Friday 7:30am-4:00pm

865 North Seward Meridian Parkway, Suite 105, Wasilla, AK 99654 (map)


Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC)

Women’s health services, behavioral health, and support services

Services Available in Angoon, Craig, Gustavus, Haines, Hoonah, Hydaburg, Juneau, Kake, Kasaan, Ketchikan, Klawock, Klukwan, Metlakatla, Pelican, Petersburg, Sitka, Skagway, Thorne Bay, Wrangell

Nurse Advice Line

24/7 Crisis Hotline

Patient Experience Rep.
(907) 966-2411

Sitkans Against Family Violence

Advocacy, Legal advocacy, children services, Girls on the Run, Coaching Boys into Men

(907) 747-3370

Crisis Line
(907) 747-6511 

Juneau VFW

336 1st St., Juneau, AK (map)
(907) 586-2478

Haines – American Legion

2nd Ave & Dalton St., Haines, AK (map)
(907) 766-2530

Juneau – AWARE

Girls on the Run and Boys Run, Children and Youth services, Coaching Boys into Men, Alaska Men choose Respect, Safety planning, support groups, rural support, legal advocacy

Alaska Crisis Line

Local Crisis Line
(907) 586-1090

Business Office
(907) 586-6623

Prevention Office
(907) 586-4902