COVID-19 Resources

NeighborWorks Alaska is providing this COVID-19 Resources page to provide our community with access to information that can assist during the COVID-19 pandemic. This page will be updated as much as possible, but note that this is not a conclusive list of available options.

Statewide COVID-19 Information

 

Anchorage COVID-19 Information

The Municipality of Anchorage Coronavirus Response website: details information on COVID-19 signs and symptoms, the muni’s current cases, emergency orders and more. www.muni.org/covid19

For Individuals

For Parents

 

For Youth

Anchorage Parks and Recreation: muni.org/parks

  • Hosts a number of free events throughout Anchorage, including deep-sea light display at Russian Jack Springs Park, scavenger hunts, and more.

Anchorage Public Library: www.anchoragelirbray.org

  • Though the libraries are closed, services include: curbside pick-up, personal librarian services, and “Youth Programs To Go!” for preschoolers to teens.

Story Works Alaska: www.storyworksak.org

  • For teens and young adults, there are free, online workshops for college essay writing, youth-led conversations, and story circles.

Identity, Inc.: www.identityalaska.org

  • For LGBTQ+ community, services include free, online gatherings for youth or adults.

Clubs: These organizations offer programs for youth of different ages

 

Public Health

  • Alaska Careline: Free, 24/7, confidential crisis line. Call 1-877-266-4357 (HELP) or text “4help” to 839863
  • UAA Psychological Services Center for FREE telehealth COVID-19 Coping Sessions for people struggling with sadness, loneliness, anxiety, trouble sleeping, lack of motivation, or other health issues. It’s a free, single-hour session with a mental health clinician via Zoom or phone. Call 907-786-1795 to set up a session.
  • Optum Emotional Support Line: Call 24/7 for mental health experts, free and open to anyone: 866-342-6892
  • Salvation Army emotional/spiritual support line (5am-5pm): 844-458-HOPE (4673)
  • Locate Public Health Centers: http://dhss.alaska.gov/dph/Nursing/Pages/locations.aspx
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