Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Issues

AWARE (Aiding Women in Abuse and Rape Emergencies)

Description: AWARE’s mission is to provide safe shelter and support services for survivors of domestic or sexual violence, and to affect the social, political, and legal changes needed to eliminate oppression, gender violence and violence against women and children. AWARE provides comprehensive services: 24/7 crisis/question line and response, safe shelter for survivors of all genders and their children; transportation to the shelter (airfare, ferry fare for the communities serviced by AWARE, and safe rides for Juneau residents); advocacy – compassionate, knowledgeable support, and education for women as well as advocacy, education, and counseling for children. AWARE also provides information about rights and options regarding housing, employment, childcare, civil legal remediesservices for domestic violence offenders, Public Assistance, family or individual counseling, personal safety education. AWARE provides community education on domestic violence and sexual assault and coordinates the Juneau Choice and Accountability Program for men who abuse power and control in their relationships or for men who want to learn more about privilege and oppression.We also oversee Haa Tooch Licheesh (We Believe It Is Possible), a community coalition working to prevent the violence that is 100% preventable, and implement strategies to prevent future violence.
Location: P.O. Box 20809, Juneau AK 99802-0809 (1547 Old Glacier Hwy)
Hours: 24 hours/day
Contact: (907) 586-6623, 1-800-478-1090 (Toll Free), (907) 586-4902 (prevention) 
For the most current information, visit their website at: www.awareak.org
(Updated 06/19)

S.A.F.E. Child Advocacy Center – A program of Catholic Community Service

NOTE: Referrals to the S.A.F.E. Child Advocacy Center (CAC) must come through a law enforcement agency or Office of Children’s Services (OCS).
Description: The S.A.F.E. CAC is a program of Catholic Community Service (CCS) which provides a quality, multidisciplinary and legally defensible investigation and support services to victims of child abuse. The S.A.F.E. CAC facility offers a non-threatening, child-focused environment where consultation, forensic interviews, medical exams, crisis intervention, case management, advocacy and educational services are available to victims and families using a multidisciplinary team approach.

Partner Agencies:  Bartlett Regional Hospital, Office Of Children’s Services, Division of Juvenile Justice, Juneau Police Department, Alaska State Troopers, State of Alaska District Attorney’s Office, Attorney General’s Office, Aiding Women in Abuse and Rape Emergencies (AWARE), Tlingit and Haida Tribal Family and Youth Services, Juneau School District, and the Federal Bureau of Investigations
Location: 1803 Glacier Highway, Juneau, AK 99801
Contact: (907) 463-6157
For the most current information, visit their website at:  https://www.ccsjuneau.org/safe-child-advocacy-center.html (Updated 8/19)