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, Senior Benefits and Heating Assistance programs.

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