AWARE, Inc.

Helping End Domestic Violence,
Sexual Assault and Child Abuse

At AWARE. Inc., we provide comprehensive intervention and prevention, outreach and education regarding domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse.

What is Domestic Violence/Abuse?

Abuse in a relationship refers to physical, emotional, or sexual abuse by an abuser towards their partner that is designed to control another human being through the use of fear, humiliation, and verbal or physical assaults.

Examples of abuse include:

  • name-calling or put-downs
  • keeping a partner from contacting family or friends
  • withholding money
  • stalking
  • intimidation
  • actual or threatened physical harm
  • sexual assault

Domestic violence takes many forms and can happen all of the time, or once in a while.  An important step to help someone you know in preventing or stopping violence is to learn more about it.  Contact AWARE for more information and for available resources at 1-800-478-1090.

Visit the Duluth Model's website to learn more about the Power and Control Wheel in Relationships and to see the "Wheel Gallery."

AWARE's Mission

AWARE exists to provide safe shelter and supportive services for women and children who have been subject to domestic or sexual violence; and to effect the social, political and legal changes needed to eliminate oppression and violence against women and children. We are located in Juneau, Alaska. We provide services in all of the following Southeast Alaska communities:

  • Elfin Cove
  • Gustavus
  • Haines
  • Hoonah
  • Juneau
  • Klukwan
  • Pelican
  • Skagway
  • Tenakee Springs
  • Yakutat

We welcome you to find out more about our services and how we can help you, your friends, loved ones or community.

You Have a Right to Be Safe.
No One Deserves to Be Abused!