Senior Resources

Office of Public Assistance

855 W. Commercial Dr., Wasilla

(907) 376-3903


Public Assistance manages Medicaid, Adult Public Assistance, food stamps, general relief, and heating assistance programs. Be sure you meet eligibility requirements before applying using the links below.

Adult Public Assistance


General Relief Assistance

Heating Assistance Program

  • Helps pay for some home heating expenses for income-eligible Alaskans
  • For more information, call (888) 804-6330.

Senior Benefits Program

  • Provides cash assistance to low-income Seniors 65 and older
  • For more information, call (907) 352-4150.

Santa Cop and Heroes Program

Provides services to Seniors such as clearing driveways and walkways of snow; assisting in emergency needs such as firewood, home repairs, personal care products, clothing, heating fuel, electric bills, clothing, and home repairs.

Senior Citizen/Disabled Vet Property Tax Exemption