Resources

Abused Women Shelters & Support Groups

Alaska Women’s Network 

8601 Susitna Drive Anchorage, AK 99516

www.alaskawomensnetwork.org/

 

AWAIC (Abused Women Aid in Crisis)

100 West 13th Avenue Anchorage, AK. 99501

24 Hour Crisis Line: 907-272-0100

Office Phone: (907)279-9581

www.awaic.org/

 

Clare House

4110 Spenard Road Anchorage, AK 99517

Phone: (907)222-7300    

www.cssalaska.org/html/programs/clare-house.php/

 

Addiction Services

Anchorage Area Intergroup
615 East 82nd Ave. - Rm #B8 Anchorage, AK 99518

AA 24 Hour Hotline (907) 272-2312

www.anchorageaa.org/

 

Alcohol Safety Action Program

303 K Street, Anchorage, AK 99501

(907)264-0735

 

Narcotics Anonymous 

Anchorage & Wasilla 

Phone: (907)277-5484

http://www.akna.org/

 

Babywearing Support

Anchorage-Matsu Valley Babywearers

In person meet-ups and facebook support.

Breastfeeding Support

Alaska Breastfeeding Coalition
P.O. Box 211124 Anchorage, AK 99521-1124 

Phone: (907)315-9079

www.alaskabreastfeeding.com/

 

Alaska WIC

Phone: (907)343-4500; (907)343-4668

www.dhss.alaska.gov/dpa/Pages/nutri/wic/

 

La Leche League of Alaska

Phone:(907)903-7507

www.llli.org/web/alaska.html

North Star Lactation

Anchorage, Alaska 99504

Phone: (907)337-5245

 

The Children's Clinic

4001 Dale St #213, Anchorage, AK 99508
Phone: (907) 562-2944

http://www.tccpeds.com
Lactation support for clients only

 

The Nursing Boutique & Clinic

PAMC - A Tower, Suite 150, Entrance 4
3200 Providence Drive Anchorage, AK 99508

Phone: (907)212.5886

www.alaska.providence.org/locations/pamc/services/childrens/maternity/Pages/NursingBoutique.aspx

 

Facebook Alaska Breastfeeding Community

www.facebook.com/groups/akbfaware/ AND

www.facebook.com/pages/Human-Milk-4-Human-Babies-Alaska/

 

Midwifery and Women's Health Care at Geneva Woods (MWHC)

Carrie Harris, CLC

3730 Rhone Circle, Suite 101

Anchorage, Alaska 99508

mwhcanchorage.com

Phone: (907)-561-5152

Child Abuse Protection Agencies

Alaska Department of Health and Social Services

Office of Children Services

Anchorage: 1-800-478-4444 

Southcentral: 1-855-352-8934

 

RID Alaska of Child Abuse 

(Resources and Information Directory)

PO Box 35595, Juneau, Alaska 99803

www.ridalaskaofchildabuse.org/

 

AK Child & Family

4600 Abbott Road Anchorage, AK 99507

Phone: (907)346-2101
www.akchild.org/

 

Childcare Options

Municipality of Anchorage

Child Care Licensed Programs

Phone: (907)343-4758

http://www.muni.org/Departments/health/community/Pages/Child.aspx

 

Thread Alaska

3350 Commercial Dr, Suite 203 Anchorage, AK 99501

Phone: (907)265-3100

www.threadalaska.org/

Community Services & Programs

Brother Francis Shelter

1021 E 3rd Avenue Anchorage, AK 99501

Phone:(907)277-1731

www.cssalaska.org/html/programs/brother-francis.php/

Multiple Birth Groups/Associations

C.L.I.M.B. Inc

PO Box 91377, Anchorage, Alaska 99509

www.climb-support.org/

 

The Twins and Multiple Births Association (Tamba)

www.tamba.org.uk/

Parent Support Groups

Alaska Youth and Parent Foundation

3745 Community Pk Lp STE 202 Anch, AK 99508

Phone:(907)243-9504; www.aypf.ak.org/

Parents Anonymous

4743 E. Northern Lights

Phone:(907)-337-7678 

www.parentsinc.org/

 

Victims for Justice

921 West 6th Ave,  Anchorage, AK  99501

Anchorage Phone:(907)278-0977 

Outside Anchorage: 1-888-835-1213

Perinatal Loss Support Groups

The Compassionate Friends at Providence Hospital 

3200 Providence Drive Anchorage, Alaska 99508

Phone:(907)248-1063

 

The TEARS Foundation

http://www.thetearsfoundation.org/

NILMDTS Support and Photography

https://www.nowilaymedowntosleep.org/

Parents Reaching Out

2100 Boniface Parkway, Anchorage, AK 99504

Phone:(907)338-3838

www.zionak.org/

 

Forget Me Not Grief Program

2612 E. Northern Lights Blvd Anchorage, AK 99508

Phone:(907)561-5322

www.hospiceofanchorage.org/

Postpartum Resources and Support

Counseling Alaska, LLC

Becca Love, MS LPC

110 W 15th Ave A, Anchorage, AK 99501

Phone:(907)317-2387

www.counselingalaska.com/

 

Counseling Solutions of Alaska

701 E Tudor, STE 136 Anchorage AK 99508

Phone: (907) 644-8044

 

The Maternity Education Center Providence

The Children's Hospital at Providence, Anchorage

Phone(907)212-2065

 

Providence Family Support Counseling

Joclyn Reilly

Phone: (907) 212-4940

VBAC  Support Groups

ICAN of South Central Alaska

Chapter Leaders Tammy Gafford, Lynalice Bandy, Michelle Hoag and Gloria VanDuddledorp

Phone:(907)444-9377

Books by our members

PAUSE, The Power of Parenting (and Living) with Calm Connection

By: Alice Hanscam, PCI Certified Parent Coach

Parenting Inspired, Finding Grace in the Chaos, Confidence in Yourself, and Gentle Joy Along the Way

By: Alice Hanscam, PCI Certified Parent Coach

Supported in Breastfeeding: Stories of Nourishing Wisdom

By: Maranda Bower

Birthing in Alaska, A Modern Woman's Guide

By: Maranda Bower

Recommended Reading List 

Gentle Birth, Gentle Mothering

By: Sarah Buckley
Childbirth Without Fear 

By: Grantly Dick-Read
Thinking Woman’s Guide to a Better Birth 

By: Henci Goer
Pregnancy, Childbirth and the Newborn 

 By: Penny Simkin

Ina May's Guide to Natural Childbirth 

 By:  Ina May Gaskin
Journey Into Motherhood 

By: Menelli
After the Baby's Birth: A Woman's Way to Wellness By:  Lim
The Birth Partner

By: Penny Simkin

The Labor Progress Handbook 

By: Penny Simkin
Gentle Birth Choices

By:  Barbara Harper

The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding

By: La Leche League International

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