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Alaska

Resource Guide

WELCOME TO THE ALASKA RESOURCE PAGE FOR PSI.  We are glad you found us. This page lists the PSI Support Coordinators and other area resources such as groups. telephone support, and reliable services that are available for no charge.  We also list local events, trainings, and volunteer opportunities.

PLEASE CONTACT YOUR PSI COORDINATOR:  PSI Coordinators are volunteers who offer caring and informed support and resources to moms and their families. They also provide information and resources for area providers who care for pregnant and postpartum families. Please don’t hesitate to contact us; we want to hear from you even if you don’t see your area mentioned.


PSI SUPPORT COORDINATORS

ALASKA PSI STATE COORDINATOR: Vanessa Perry
Telephone: 907-953-7008
Email: neveahwhims@gmail.com

ALASKA PSI STATE COORDINATOR: Vanessa Jackson
Telephone:907-978-2868
Email: vannybean@hotmail.com

 


 ALASKA EMERGENCY RESOURCE GUIDE:

In an emergency: PSI is a volunteer organization devoted to providing social support and resources to women and their families. We will return your call or email as quickly as we can, but we can not provide an immediate response in an emergency. If you do need immediate assistance, please use one of the following resources now:

EMERGENCY: 911

SUICIDE PREVENTION HOTLINE: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

FAIRBANKS (AND STATEWIDE) CRISIS LINE
CARELINE CRISIS INTERVENTION: 907-452-HELP (4357)
1-877-266-HELP (4357)

KENAI
CENTRAL PENINSULA COUNSELING SERVICES: 907-283-7511
CRISIS LINE

WASILLA
SERVING MAT-SU VALLEY RESIDENTS
MAT-SU  HEALTH SERVICES: 907-376-2411
CRISIS LINE


ALASKA SUPPORT GROUPS

The following groups offer support at no charge for women who are at risk of or are experiencing distress such as isolation, depression, anxiety, fearful thoughts, insomnia, trauma, and other difficulties during pregnancy or postpartum. Support groups provide a safe and caring place for connection and recovery. Please call or email for more information.

PARENTING WITH PROVIDENCE
OPEN SUPPORT GROUP
Every Monday from 11am – noon
Entrance 5 at Providence Alaska Medical Center
Telephone: 907-212-4940
Email   Website     

BEYOND BABY BLUES SUPPORT GROUP
First and Third Thursday of each month (once in November and December)
JUNEAU BIRTH CENTER
Call the Birth Center for more information
Telephone: 907-586-1203
Email  Website

MONDAY MAMAS
Every Monday 11am-noon
Providence Hospital (Anchorage)
Women’s Boutique & Clinic
Telephone: 907-212-5886

POSTPARTUM SUPPORT GROUP
Integrated Women’s Health (Wasilla), 2nd & 4th Tuesdays of each month
9am-11am.
Telephone: 907-357-7781

POSTPARTUM MOM SHARE
Once a month. Heritage Birth Center (Anchorage, MatSu)
Telephone: 907-770-6655

POSTPARTUM SUPPORT GROUP
Last Friday of each month at 6:30pm-8:30pm
Alaska Health and Birth Center (Fairbanks)
Telephone: 907-456-3719

POSTPARTUM SUPPORT GROUP
Once a month. Heritage Birth Center (Central Peninsula, Soldotna)
Telephone: 907-953-7008

BEYOND BABY BLUES SUPPORT GROUP
1st & 3rd Thursday of each month (once in November and December)
Juneau Birth Center (Juneau)
Telephone: 907-586-1203

 

Please contact the PSI Office if you would like to list a support group here.


 

EDUCATION & EVENTS:

Saturday, September 10 at 10am-4pm in AKDT

Join Mothering Wellness in Alaska and Movin’ 105.7 for their first ever “AK Moms Matter 5K”

AK Moms Matter 5K Fundraiser
Public Event Cheney Lake

https://m.facebook.com/events/614244228751220?tsid=0.8965302288997918&source=typeahead

 

Registration for event

 

Please contact the PSI Office if you would like to list an event here.

UPDATES:

 

If you are aware of a perinatal resource for families that is not listed here, if a current listing needs updating, or if you would like to apply to be listed here, please contact us at psioffice@postpartum.net.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES:

If you are interested in volunteering, please contact PSI Executive Director Wendy Davis with any questions.