Division of Public Assistance
Public assistance promotes self-sufficiency and provides basic living expenses to Alaskans in need.
Our programs help with:
February 15, 2023 -
Alaska will return to the regular pre-pandemic process of Medicaid annual renewals beginning April 1, 2023. When it is your turn for renewal, we will recheck your eligibility to make sure you still qualify for coverage.
October 3, 2022 - Language Interpretation Services
Did you know that DPA offers no-cost language interpretation services for people when they interact with the department? Callers can reach the division’s Virtual Contact Center in their preferred language, by using the numbers provided for commonly spoken languages that are listed on our
Foreign Language Support page.