AWARE,  Inc.    
Aiding Women In Abuse and Rape Emergencies

Toll-free Crisis Line 1-800-478-1090      Juneau Crisis Line 907-586-1090         Juneau Business Office 907-586-6623
                             

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Welcome to AWARE, Inc.

What We Do to Help 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. 

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

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AWARE's mission is 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!


You can also find AWARE on Facebook!  
Click here to visit AWARE's Facebook page.

 


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Remember to Pick.Click.Give!


When you register online for your PFD, you are given the chance to Pick.Click.Give and participate in the PFD Charitable Contributions program.  Please remember AWARE when this times comes.  For more information visit www.pickclickgive.org!


For Upcoming Events Please check out our Events Calendar for upcoming events at AWARE.


April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month.  We hope you can join us for these upcoming events around Juneau during the month of April and into May:

 


April 19th--UAS Self-Defense Class for Women! 10am-4pm at UAS Rec Center. Please call Swarupa at AWARE 586-6623 to register.

Click here for the poster.
Click here for the registration form.

Starting April 24th--AWARE's Sexual Assault Advocacy Training. Call Rachel at AWARE to sign-up. 586-6623.



April 26th--Walk-a-Mile-in Her Shoes 5K. 9am at the JAHC. Pre-register by calling Richard at AWARE 586-6623. Men/boys, bring a pair of high heels to walk in if you wish.

May 1st--Fashion Show Fundraiser for AWARE. 7-9pm at the HUD. Clothes for the fashion show will be from Alaska Dames. This includes a dessert pie auction. Special thanks to Alaska Dames, Creativation Events, Becoming Images Photography Studio, and Rejuviation Salon & Spa.

May 8th--Meet Molly Barker (founder of Girls on the Run) during our Be-YOU-(tiful) Event. 6:30pm at Upstairs Rockwell. This is a night of celebrating Women and will include a dessert silent auction. Appetizers will be provided. Tickets are $30 and available on the JAHC website or through AWARE.



May 10th--Girls on the Run 5K. 10am at Sandy Beach. Please call Julie at AWARE for more information, or if your interested in volunteering @ 586-6623.




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REBOUND Kayak Trip Applications    Due April 25th!

Applications for teens interested in participating in REBOUND--the teen kayak trip in June--are now available, Due date is April 25th. If you are, or know of an outstanding teen, please help spread the word! Application can be downloaded below.  For more information, please contact Ati N. at AWARE 586-6623.



Click here for an application.


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Healthy Relationships Class for Women

The next Healthy Relationships Class for Women starts Tue., April 22.   For more information visit the "Our Services, Support Groups" link or call Mandi J at AWARE 586-6623.  Pre-registration is required.



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AWARE Partners with
Local Consignment Shops!

AWARE, Alaska Dames, the closet & Mommy-and-Me are now working together to help women and children in need. Women’s clothing can now be donated to AWARE’s account at Alaska Dames and/or the closet and children's clothes to Mommy-and-Me.  When women and children come to the shelter in need of clothing, they receive a gift certificate in a pre-determined amount and is able to chose an outfit or two that fits her needs. For more information contact AWARE at 586-6623.