Call us:

907-272-0643

 

Find us: 
1
303 W. 33rd Ave., Anchorage AK 99503 ​

Lutheran Social Services of Alaska complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.

 

(For information on how to recieve these services visit our

"Need Help" tab)

TRANSITIONAL HOUSING

Our Transitional Living Program for men provides preparation for sustainable employment and housing. Our program supports residents as they work to develop and maintain a healthy and stable lifestyle.

 

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COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIPS

Every year LSSA joins with other organizations in the community to plan events throughout Anchorage. Through Thanksgiving Blessing, Neighborhood Gift and HUGSS and Coats for Kids. Visit our "events" page to find details about upcoming community projects and how you can help.

MEDICAL TRANSPORTATION

​LSSA provides rides to and from medical appointements via taxi vouchers. Clients are eligible for one ride a month and up to six rides per year.

THE LISTENING POST

​The Listening Post opens it's doors for individuals to come and share their story, relieve their burdens through talk and find a moment of peace. Now located in various locations around Anchorage and the Mat-Su Valley. To learn more visit their website: http://listeningpostanchorage.com

PROGRAMS

DIRECT ASSISTANCE​

​Through our Direct Assistance Program, clients receive vouchers for Alaska state IDs, Alaska Birth Certificates, prescription medications and work appropriate clothing. These vouchers help lesson financial strain and aid with job searches, continued employment and overall health.

ASSOCIATION FOR STRANDED RURAL ALASKANS (ASRA)

​For over 30 years ASRA has provided emergency shelter and transportation to individuals who are stranded in medical facilities outside of their hometown due to financial hardship. ASRA aims to bring hope to recipients during their hardship, prevent homelessness and see that clients return safely to their home communities.​

FOOD PANTRY

Our emergency food assistance is by far our largest program, providing food assistance in the LSSA Food Pantry and at our Mobile Food Pantry sites. In 2018 LSSA distributed 720,000 pounds of food to over 56,000 individuals. Clients receive government commodities and also get to choose from donated food and food purchased by LSSA. We  offer additional government commodity boxes for seniors and children. The pantries are always in need of volunteers and food donations.

Hours of Operation:

​LSSA Food Pantry:

       Mon: closed

       Tue/Thur/Fri: 1-4pm

       Wed: 4-7p

       Clients can receive food once a  

       month.

Mobile Food Pantry:

Every Tuesday, registration begins at 4:30pm, food is served starting at 5pm at the Lutheran Church of Hope parking lot. Clients can receive food weekly. 

For more information contact the food pantry directly at 907-272-0643 press X 14.