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Phone: 800-478-7778
Fax: 888-269-6520

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Note: If you are emailing us about an existing Public Assistance case, please include your name and date of birth in your email to us so we can quickly identify you.
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DPA’s statewide toll-free fax number is 888-269-6520, and Anchorage area residents can dial 907-269-6520.

Virtual Contact Center

  • Available M-F, 8am to 5pm, you can contact our Virtual Contact Center (VCC) at 800-478-7778.

Statewide DPA Offices

For information about our regional offices, office status, and hours of operation, please visit our DPA Office Locations page.

Benefit Verifications - Out of State Benefits

Verifies Alaska program participation

The division reserves the right to refuse service to individuals on the basis of harassment.