2.2. State Disability Resources
Access Alaska encourages and promotes the total integration of people who experience a disability and senior Alaskans to live independently in the community of their choice.
Phone: (907) 343-6543
The system is a shared ride service providing curb-to-curb trips in compliance with various funding sources to provide transportation service to people with disabilities that prevent them from using our fixed route system and senior citizens. The Municipality and its contractor provide the service as part of the Anchorage public transportation system.
Assistive Technology Program
Phone: (800) 478-4467
Contact: Kent Ireton - Program Coordinator
The purpose of the AT Project is to ensure all Alaskans have the assistive technology and related services needed to live, work and participate in their community.
Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
Phone: (800) 478-2815
Their mission is to assist individuals with disabilities to obtain and maintain employment.
Personal Care Services Program
Phone: (907) 269-3666
Contact: Kjersti Langnes, Program Manager
Phone: (800) 478-9996
Personal Care Services (formerly Personal Care Assistance) provides support for about 4,000 Alaskan seniors and individuals with disabilities. PCS provide support related to an individual’s activities of daily living (i.e. bathing, dressing, eating) as well as instrumental activities of daily living (i.e. shopping, laundry, light housework).
Senior and Disabilities Services, State of Alaska
Phone: (866) 465-3165
Services promote personal dignity and respect and provide an opportunity for individuals to receive services that further their physical, mental, spiritual and emotional health.