Alaska Bar Association
P.O. Box 100279
550 West 7th Avenue, Suite 1900
Anchorage, AK 99510-0279
Phone: (907) 272-7469 
Fax: (907) 272-2932
Email: info@alaskabar.org
Website: www.alaskabar.org

Alaska Correctional Industries
Alaska Department of Corrections
444 H Street
Anchorage, AK 99501
Phone: (907)272-6307 
Fax: (907) 770-6304 
Website: www.alaskaci.com

  • Alaska Correctional Industries (ACI) is a program of Alaska's Department of Corrections. The agricultural, industrial, and service enterprises employ individuals incarcerated within the state's correctional system. A skilled and experienced production manager supervises each business. Products and services are available for sale to local, state, and federal government agencies, as well as school districts, non-profit organizations, and designated wholesalers.

Alaska Department of Corrections
802 3rd Street
Douglas, AK 99824
Phone: (907) 465-4652 
Fax: (907) 465-3390
Website: www.correct.state.ak.us/

Alaska Department of Labor
P.O. Box 111149
Juneau, AK 99811
Phone: (907) 465-2700 
Fax: (907) 465-2784
Website: www.labor.state.ak.us/

  • Information about State Department of Labor resources may be of interest to potential employers looking for incentives to hire individuals with criminal histories; service providers and individuals with criminal histories who are looking for assistance in finding employment; and researchers and policy makers looking at current programs to ascertain what programs are effective and serve their intended purpose.

Alaska Job Center (One-Stop Center)
Website: www.jobs.state.ak.us (information on local offices)

Alaska Job Corps Center
4300 B Street, Suite 100
Anchorage, AK 99503
Phone: (907) 562-6200 
Email: admissions@alaskajobcorps.com
Website: http://alaska.jobcorps.gov/

  • Job Corps assists individuals 16-24 years old who are U.S. citizens or legal residents, and free from all serious health and/or behavior problems. Job Corps offers the following services: basic education, vocational training, room and board, basic health care, clothing allowance, counseling, parenting skills education, single parent facilities on campus, child care, recreation, job placement services, monthly living allowance, and savings payable upon completion. Individuals must be ready, willing and able to participate fully in an educational environment and actively seek employment after leaving the program.

Alaska Legal Services (ALS)
Robert Hickerson Partners in Justice Campaign
1016 West 6th Avenue, Suite 200
Anchorage AK 99501
Website: www.alsc-law.org

  • Alaska Legal Services Corporation (ALSC) is a private, nonprofit law firm that provides free civil legal assistance to low-income Alaskans. There are nine community offices.

Office locations

Anchorage Law Office
Alaska Legal Services Corporation
1016 West Sixth Avenue, Suite 200
Anchorage, AK 99501
Phone: (907) 272-9431 
Fax: (907) 279-7417


Bethel Law Office
Alaska Legal Services Corporation
P.O. Box 248
Bethel, AK 99559
Phone: (907) 543-2237 
Fax: (907) 543-5537


Dillingham Law Office
Alaska Legal Services Corporation
P.O. Box 176
Dillingham, AK 99576
Phone: (907) 842-1452 
Fax: (907) 842-1430


Fairbanks Law Office
Alaska Legal Services Corporation
1648 Cushman, Suite 300
Fairbanks, AK 99701
Phone: (907) 452-5181 
Fax: (907) 456-6359 


Juneau Law Office
Alaska Legal Services Corporation
419 6th Street, Suite 322
Juneau, AK 99801
Phone: (907) 586-6425 
Fax: (907) 586-2449

Kenai Office
P.O Box 774
150 N. Willow Street, Suite 24
Kenai, AK 99611
Phone: (907) 953-7608
Fax: (907) 395-0938
Email: kenai@alsc-law.org


Ketchikan Law Office
Alaska Legal Services Corporation
306 Main Street, #218
Ketchikan, AK 99901
Phone: (907) 225-6420 
Fax: (907) 225-6896


Kotzebue Law Office
Alaska Legal Services Corporation
P.O. Box 526
Kotzebue, AK 99752
Phone: (907) 442-3500 
Fax: (907) 442-4111


Nome Law Office
Alaska Legal Services Corporation
P.O. Box 1429
Nome, AK 99762
Phone: (907)443-2230
Fax: (907)443-2239

Alaska Women's Resource Center
610 C Street, Suite 2A
Anchorage, AK 99501
Phone: (907)276-0528
Fax: (907)279-6754
Email: awrc@awrconline.org
Website: www.awrconline.org

  • AWRC is a multi-service agency whose areas of focus include addiction recovery and women's issues. It also provides a number of other services to both men and women. AWRC has a vocational program that helps individuals address barriers to employment, identify vocational interests and skills, establish vocational and educational goals, and develop effective strategies to attain and retain employment.

American Civil Liberties Union of Alaska
1057 W. Fireweed Lane, Suite 207
Anchorage, AK 99503
Phone: (907) 276-2258 
Fax: (907) 258-0288
Contact: Susan Wingrove, Anchorage (President)
Email: akclu@akclu.org
Website: http://www.akclu.org/

  • The ACLU of Alaska and the ACLU of Alaska Foundation are non-partisan organizations dedicated to advancing the cause of civil liberties in Alaska. The former fulfills its mission through legislative advocacy, coalition building, and grassroots advocacy. The latter pursues the same mission through public education and legal action.

Alaska Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
Cheryl Walsh
Contact: Dawn Duval, Administrative Operations Manager
State Department of Labor and Workforce Development
Suite A
801 West 10th Street
Juneau, AK 99801-1894
Phone:  (907) 465-2814 
Toll-Free:  (800) 478-2815 
Fax: (907) 465-2856
TTY:  (907) 465-2814 
Email: dawn.duval@alaska.gov or cheryl.walsh@alaska.gov
Website: http://www.labor.state.ak.us/dvr/home.htm

  • Coordinates and provides counseling, evaluation, and job placement services for people with disabilities.

Employment Security Division
Alaska Department of Labor
P.O. Box 115509
Juneau, AK 99811
Phone: (907) 465-5955 
Fax: (907) 465-8753 
Website: www.bonds4jobs.com

  • The Federal Bonding Program provides fidelity bonding insurance coverage to individuals with criminal histories and other high-risk job applicants who are qualified, but fail to get jobs because regular commercial bonding is denied due to their backgrounds.
  • Unemployment compensation is a social insurance program designed to provide benefits to most individuals out of work, generally through no fault of their own, for periods between jobs. In order to be eligible for benefits, jobless workers must demonstrate that they have worked, usually measured by amount of wages and/or weeks of work, and must be able and available for work.The unemployment compensation program is based upon federal law, but administered by states under state law.
  • Forms and information may be obtained at any local One Stop Center and via the internet at www.labor.state.ak.us/offices/. (See also Section VII of this site "Local Service Providers.")

Office of the Attorney General
P.O. Box 110300
Juneau, AK 99811
Phone: (907) 465-3600 
Fax: (907) 465-2075
Email: Attorney_General@law.state.ak.us
Website: www.law.state.ak.us

  • Employers and service providers may obtain information from the state attorney general regarding occupational bars, the licensing of individuals with criminal records in certain jobs, and whether the state has laws that limit what employers may ask job applicants or protections against employment discrimination based on a criminal record.

Public Defender Agency
Department of Administration
900 West 5th Avenue, Suite 200
Anchorage, AK 99501
Phone: (907) 334-4400 
Fax: (907) 269-5476 
Website: www.state.ak.us/admin/pd

  • Free or low-cost legal resources, both in civil and criminal law, are helpful to individuals with criminal histories in learning about relevant state laws governing the expungement or sealing of criminal histories or addressing other legal issues resulting from having a criminal history.