Rural Services

AWARE offers support for people in Elfin Cove, Gustavus, Haines, Hoonah, Klukwan, Pelican, Skagway, Tenakee and Yakutat.

AWARE offers crisis intervention, safety planning, advocacy, case management, emergency shelter, transitional housing, legal advocacy, violence prevention programs, and trainings.

24-hour CareLine

AWARE advocates are always available by phone at 1-800-478-1090 or (907)586-1090. All calls are free and confidential.

Emergency Shelter

AWARE provides safe shelter to people who have had to leave their home or relocate due to domestic violence or sexual assault. We can arrange for you to come to shelter in Juneau or stay for a few days in a confidential safe space in your community. Please call us at 1-800-478-1090 or (907)586-1090 and speak to an advocate.


AWARE advocates have been trained to respond to domestic violence and sexual assault emergencies. Our primary role is to assist victims and their children in developing plans for immediate and long-term safety. We listen to an individual and problem solve with them rather than for them. We can assist an person in identifying abusive patterns and behaviors within their intimate relationship.We can offer survivors information about their rights and discuss options. We can assist in developing a safety plan that is tailored to fit the needs of the individual.Honor the decisions individuals make in regard to immediate and long-term safety.Offer individual support and community resource information and referrals.

Trainings for service providers and community members

Dynamics of Domestic ViolenceViolence PreventionSexual AssaultHealthy RelationshipsSafety PlanningSafe BarsTrauma-Informed CareSelf-careWhat it means to be a safe home providerCoordinating a Community Response to Abuse

School & Classroom Programs

Personal Safety classroom presentationsSecond Step – Bullying prevention programFourth RGirls on the RunBoys Run I toowú klatseen