Islets of Hope assistance and insurance programs for persons with diabetes - Alaska

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NeedyMeds Free Patient Resource for Rx Assistance - A free, nonprofit, patient assistance website to help you find ways to cut your drug costs.

Alaska - Emergency and Assistance Resources and Programs for Persons with Diabetes

Alaska - State Insurance and Prescription Programs for Persons with Diabetes

Alaska - State Laws Pertaining to Diabetes

Federal Laws Pertaining to Persons with Diabetes

National Government and Private Assistance Programs for Persons with Diabetes

Where to get private fuel funds to help with your utility bills

Ask the state energy assistance office for the local phone number of the fuel fund nearest you, or go to

Your Diabetes Community Site Index
Financial & Assistance Programs for Persons with Diabetes

Alaska - State Insurance and Prescription Programs for Persons with Diabetes

Alaska Comprehensive Health Insurance Association
Phone 1-800-467-8725 or (907) 269-7900

The Alaska Comprehensive Health Insurance Association (ACHIA) This nonprofit organization was created by a state statute in order to find ways to provide health insurance to Alaska residents that have been denied health insurance due to medical condition.

This program also, provides coverage for persons who are eligible under the Federal Portability Act or under the Health Coverage Tax Credit federal program.

Alaska Medicaid Information

Alaska Medicare Information

Alaska Department of Social Services Assistance Programs

Chronic and Acute Medical Assistance

The Chronic & Acute Medical Assistance (CAMA) program is a state funded program designed to help needy Alaskans who have specific illnesses get the medical care they need to manage those illnesses. It is a program primarily for people age 21 through 64 who do not qualify for Medicaid benefits, have very little income, and have inadequate or no health insurance.  Diabetes and diabetes insipidus, as well as other medical problems are covered under this program.

AKInfo - A statewide directory of human service providers.

Division of Public Assistance - Learn about the Food Stamps program.

Alaska WIC Program - Information regarding the Women, Infants and Children program.

The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) - The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) is a federal program that helps supplement the diets of low-income needy people, including seniors, by providing them with emergency food and nutrition assistance.

Anchorage Community Resources - A directory of human services available in the Municipality of Anchorage.

Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) - If you are a low-income pregnant and/or breastfeeding woman, a new mother up to one year postpartum, have infants and/or children up to age six, or are at least 60 years of age, and live in Alaska, you may be eligible for the CFSP program.

Other State Assistance Links

Child and Adult Care Food Programs-CACFP  -  Federal

(State of Alaska) The Emergency Food Assistance Program-TEFAP  -  Federal Programs

Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR) (Federal)

State of Alaska Food Stamp Program  -  Federal Programs

State of Alaska National School Lunch Program-NSLP  -  Federal Programs

State of Alaska School Breakfast Program-SBP -  Federal Programs

State of Alaska Summer Food Service Program for Children-SFSP -  Federal Program

State of Alaska Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children-WIC 
Federal Programs  -  WIC Clinics in your Community

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