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MatSu COMMUNITY RESOURCE LIST

FOOD

FOOD PANTRY OF WASILLA, 501 Bogard Rd, Wasilla 357-3769

(Good Shepard Lutheran Church) Mon-Fri 10 am- 1 pm (Mondays are Federal Food Assistance only)

KNIK TRIBAL (Clothes Closet only until further notice) MI 1.5 Wasilla Fishhook Road M-F 8 to 4 pm 373-7991

NUGEN’S RANCH 3701 Palmer-Wasilla Hwy, Wasilla, Mon & Fri 5:45pm-7pm. 376-4534

PALMER FOOD BANK- (Henry Guinotte), 221 S. Valley Way, Palmer M-F, 1-5 pm 746-3565

SALVATION ARMY-209 W Evergreen, Palmer, Mon/Wed 10:00 – 1:30 745-7079

SCHOOL LUNCH PROGRAM, 801 N. Wasilla-Fishhook Rd/Wasilla 376-5381

(turn in applications to the child’s school - they will be forwarded to the school lunch program thru the school)

TRAPPER CREEK FOOD BANK- (Pastor Charles Schmeltzer) Tuesdays 10-6 733-1776

WIC (Women/Infants/Children) Program, 899 W. Commercial Dr 376-4080

1825 S. Chugach St. 746-4080

HOUSING

ALASKA HOUSING FINANCE (aka ASHA), 851 E. Westpoint Dr, B6, Wasilla 376-5744

FOREST APTS, 330 Cobb St, Palmer 745-3957

FOREST HILLS (Valley Residential Serv.)…PO BOX 871874 745-0102

HEATING ASSISTANCE (FORMERLY ENERGY ASST.) 1-888-804-6330

HUNTER CREEK APARTMENTS 855 W. FERN AVE, PALMER 746-2005

NORTHRIDGE APTS, 424 East Dogwood Ave #22 745-3484

PALMER ARMS APTS, 112 S Alaska St, Palmer 746-1030

RIDGECREST PARK, (Off Wasilla Fishhook Rd.) 762-5466

SAXTON YOUTH SHELTER (174 W. Spruce Ave, Wasilla) (Ages 12 – 18) 376-7233

SAXTON TRANSITIONAL LIVING CTR (ages 16 – 21) 10355 Palmer/Wasilla Hwy 746-7566

VALLEY RESIDENTIAL SRVS (Chronic Mental Health Housing over age 18) Palmer 357-0256

WASILLA SENIOR CTR, 1301 Century Cir, Wasilla 376-3104

WILLIWAW 1 AND II , Shelly Jehlen, 1201 Century Circle, B-4, PO Box 873347, Wasilla 376-5744

WEATHERIZATION – Alaska CDC, 1517 S. Industrial Way #8, Palmer 1-800-478-8080/746-5680

COUNSELING

ALANO CLUB (AA), Mi 2 Wasilla/Fishhook, Wasilla 376-8669

ALASKA ADDICTION REHAB SERVICES @ NUGEN’S RANCH 3701 Palmer Wasilla 376-4534

ALASKA FAMILY SERVICES (old VWRC), 1825 S. Chugach St., Palmer (Abuse) 746-4080

ALASKA FAMILY SERVICE MAT-SU TREATMENT CENTER, 291 E. Swanson, Wasilla 376-4000

ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE RESOURCE AGENCY OF ALASKA 746-3413

MILE 2.2 PALMER WASILLA HWY

DAYBREAK (Mental Health Counseling) 263 S.BONANSA ST. 745-6012

FAMILY MEDIATION, (Kids Are People), 851 E Westpoint Dr #104. Wasilla 376-6016

MAT-SU HEALTH (formerly known as Life Quest) 1363 W Spruce Ave 376-2411

NORTHSTAR RESIDENTAL , 634 S Bailey St #207, Palmer 1-800-478-7575

STARTING POINT, 4155 S Bailey St, Palmer 745-6116

1075 Check St Suite 102, Wasilla 376-6116

VETERAN’S CENTER 851 E. Westpoint Ave, Wasilla 376-4318

CHILD CARE

CHILD CARE CONNECTION (Resource & Referral) Mon&Thurs 8:00 – 4:30 1-800-278-3723/352-4191

CHILD CARE LICENSING (Pam Geary) Tues&Thurs 7:30 – 4:00 1-888-268-4632/352-4190

DAY CARE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (AFS), 403 S Alaska St, Palmer 745-6098

HEADSTART,Big Lake and Wasilla 373-7795

Palmer 746-7795

DENTAL/HEALTH/MEDICAL SERVICE

ALASKAN AIDS ASSISTANCE ASSOCIATION (alaskanaids.org) 276-4880

1057 W Fireweed Suite 102 offers testing ,case management, housing and counseling

ALASKA DONATED DENTAL SERVICES - call for application 561-6028

ALASKA HEARING HELP CENTER (Sharon Clark) used hearing aids and other services 522-4357

AK INFO.HEALTH REFERRAL 800-478-2221

AIC MEDICAL CLINIC, 950 E Bogard Rd #232, Wasilla 352-2880

ANCH NEIGHBORHOOD HEALTH CLINIC (3 CLINICS IN ANCH) 257-4686

DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING CENTER (REFERRALS) 276-3456

EYE CARE AMERICA (referral provider low cost or free) 800-222-9397

HOSPICE OF MAT-SU, 3051 E.Palmer Wasilla Hwy 352-4800

LIONS CLUB(EYE GLASSES), Big Lake 892-6502

Wasilla (John Kelley, evenings) 376-8469

Palmer (Ray Harris, evenings) 745-0300

MAT-SU HEALTH SERVICES…1363 West Spruce Ave. Community Health Center

fees based on sliding scale 376-2411

NAT’L FOUNDATION OF DEPRESSION www.depression.org

PATIENT ASSISTANCE DRUG PROGRAM (FREE/LOW COST MEDS, APPLY THRU DOCTOR)

PUBLIC HEALTH CENTER, 3223 E Palmer/Wasilla Hwy Suite #3 (across from bowling alley) 376-2437

403 S. Alaska St., Palmer location does immunizations only. Mon 1-4, Fri 8:30-11 745-4258

SENIOR CENTER ANCHORAGE (dental,eyeglasses,hearing aids and prescriptions 55 and up) 276-1496

SUNSHINE HEALTH CLINIC, (medical & dental services on sliding scale)

Mi 97.8 Parks Hwy, Talkeetna 733-2273

Mi 67 Parks Hwy Willow 495-4100

VALLEY HOSPITAL, 515 E Dahlia Ave, Palmer 746-8600

TRANSPORTATION

ALASKA CAB - VALLEY 357-2727

ANCHORAGE PEOPLE MOVER BUS 343-6543

MASCOT (BUS), 1301 Century Cir., Wasilla 376-5000

SHARE-A-RIDE VAN POOLING 562-7665

EDUCATIONAL/VOCATIONAL TRAINING

ADULT BASIC EDUCATION @ HRC Check Street 373-5872

AMERICORPS, (GED & WORK EXPERIENCE) AGES 16-24

WIA (Was JTPA), 855 West Commercial, WASILLA 352-2525

JOB CORPS, 750 COPE INDUSTRIAL WAY, PALMER 746-8832

JOB SERVICE (VOCATIONAL COUNSELING, JOB REFERRALS), WESTSIDE CENTER 352-2500

MAT-SU COLLEGE, UAA, TRUNK RD, PALMER 745-9774

YOUTH CORPS, (GED)(AGES 16 - 24), FT. RICHARDSON 653-1170

CLOTHES

BISHOPS ATTIC 840 S. Baily, Palmer 745-4215

HEARTREACH PREGNANCY CENTER 2700 Broadview Ave. Ste 102 373-3456

Gently used clothing up to 5-T, furniture, toys up & maternity items to 30 items per month

Open to the public no eligibility requirements. Open M,W,F 11-4.

MOUSE HOUSE, 201 E. Swanson, Wasilla (Consignment Store). 376-6773

NEXT TO NEW 1051 Bogard Rd., Wasilla 373-1507

NUGENS RANCH 3701 Palmer/Wasilla Hwy 376-4534

SALVATION ARMY, Thrift Store, 461 W. Parks Hwy, Wasilla 376-7598

535 W. Evergreen, Ste. #1, Palmer 746-7598

TREASURE LOFT (Wheelchair Loaner Program) 268 E. Nelson, Wasilla 376-5708

AK. FAMILY SERVICES THRIFT SHOP 413 W. Parks Hwy (9:00 AM To 6:00 PM, Mon-Sat) 376-4015

SHELTERS

Anchorage:

A.W.A.I.C. (Women & children-boys must be 13 or younger) 272-0100

BROTHER FRANCES SHELTER (Singles, Men & Woman) 277-1731

CLAIRE HOUSE. (Women over 18 or w/children - Homeless) 563-4545

McKINNELL EMERGENCY SHELTER (Families or men w/kids) 276-1609

TUDOR ROAD RESCUE MISSION (Singles, Men & Woman) 563-5603

Mat-Su Valley:

ALASKA FAMILY SERVICES – Domestic Violence Shelter 1825 S. Chugach St. Palmer 746-4080

(Women over 18 or w/children)

FAMILY PROMISE; Palmer Church of the Nazarene – No Fee 746-6161

SAXTON YOUTH SHELTER 174 W. Spruce Ave, Wasilla (Youth 12 – 18) 376-7233

TRANSITIONAL LIVING CENTER 561 W Nelson Ave (Youth 16-21) 376-0740

WILLOW HAVEN 495-6400

OTHER SERVICES

ALASKA LEGAL SERVICES, Anchorage 1-800-478-9431

ANCHORAGE LITERACY PROJECT 1345 Rudakof Suite 104 337-1981

teaches reading and writing skills for 19 and up. Offers English as a second language and basic skills. No fees

AK QUEST CARD CUSTOMER SERVICE 888-997-8111

CONSUMER CREDIT COUNSELING 279-6501

CITIZENSHIP & IMMIGRATION SERVICES 800-375-5283

DENALI KIDCARE 888-318-8890

DISABILITY LAW CENTER 1-800-478-1234

HEALTHY FAMILIES, 5000 E. Shennum, Wasilla 352-1224

LIASON FOR HOMELESS CHILDREN 746-9228

LEGISLATIVE INFORMATION OFFICE 376-3704

LOVE IN THE NAME OF CHRIST 560 Knik Goose Bay Rd 357-5683

appointments only Tuesday and Thursday 10:30 am-3:30 pm

OFFICE OF CHILDRENS SERVICES (old DFYS) 695 E PARKS HWY, #3 (By Carrs, Wasilla) 357--9797

PFD OFFICE 800-733-8813

SOCIAL SECURITY 866-772-3081


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