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ISAAC is not a direct provider of counseling or crisis services for victim's

and survivor's of Sexual Assault & Domestic Violence.

We strive to provide an advocate's needs to help support Alaskan Native and American Indian survivors of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault. Here we have compiled information available at a click of a button or a call away. This is where you will find information regarding technical assistance, Alaska legality, and the latest news in tribal communities across the United States.

Tribal Resources

CDC's the Star Collection Books

Books for young American Indian and Alaska Native (AIAN) readers features and celebrates feeling connected to culture and community and having positive relationships with others that are safe, stable, and nurturing.

COVID-19 Resources for Tribal Communities

Fight, Flight, or Freeze Neurobiology of Trauma

is a 3 minute video, Arlene Obrien (Tohono O'odham) discussing the neurobiology of trauma. This video presented by the National Indian Country Clearinghouse on Sexual Assault www.niccsa.org

Operation Lady Justice: Presidential Task Force

The Task Force aims to enhance the operation of the criminal justice system and address the legitimate concerns of American Indian and Alaska Native communities regarding missing and murdered people

StrongHearts Native Helpline 1-844-7NATIVE (762-8483)

a safe domestic & dating violence helpline, offering culturally-appropriate support and advocacy. Daily Hours: 7 am till 10 pm - Central Time.

Tribal Coalitions

is Dedicated to Restoring Sovereignty and Safeguarding Native Women and Children

Tribal Resource Tool

A searchable directory of all services available for AI/AN survivors of crime and abuse in Indian Country.

Tribal Sex Trafficking Resources

is designed to increase awareness of domestic violence and sexual assault, including sex trafficking and stalking, against American Indian and Alaska Native women.

Legal Information

Tribal Courts and their tribal laws may differ from each community and should be consulted with their tribal courts administrative staff. This section has a list of legal advocates in Alaska. We hope to provide information that meet your needs on the State of Alaska's Legal Statues, Regulations, and Information pertinent to assisting survivors and victims through the legal route of Sexual Assault. 

 

Legal information is valuable for advocates & providers to know when dealing with sensitive issues such as Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence; however, we do believe in the confidentiality and safety of victims, and if you are a Mandatory Reporter, it should be disclosed to your clients. We urge you to follow the guidelines that your employer, the State of Alaska, and your Tribal Community has set in place to protect their members. 

 

Alaska Mandatory Reporting: 

Suspicion of child abuse or neglect and elder abuse.

As of September 1, 2020

all reports of sexual abuse of children 

should be made to both OCS and to law enforcement. You can call the OCS hotline 24/7.

Care enough to call: 1-800-478-4444

 

Email: reportchildabuse@alaska.gov

 

or Fax: 907-269-3939

State of Alaska

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News & Updates

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Our media database includes the latest news footage and archives of past Tribal Sexual Assault (TSA) articles. Here you will find the collection of publications and reports, this is where you may check out some of our featured articles and learn more about our efforts.

Technical Assistance

 Professional Resource Helpline: (800) 999-5444

 

 

The Resource Helpline is meant to provide training and technical assistance (TA) to Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) grantees and potential grantees, such as healthcare professionals, tribal and federal law enforcement officers, tribal government agencies, tribal community members and tribal SARTs who provide services and/or respond to sexual assault victims of all ages in American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities. This includes tribal, rural, tribal government grantees, tribal coalitions, and tribal sexual assault services grantees.

You may also see our FAQs page!

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