The resources on this page are for Juneau residents who are Federal Employees impacted by the Federal Government Shutdown
While efforts are made to ensure information on this page is up to date, it is possible some services or opportunities may have changed since their original posting. Please let us know if you come across any changes.
WHERE TO GET HELP
- For those impacted by the shutdown, new late fees and interest on unpaid CBJ Utility bills will be forgiven. Please contact the Collection’s Office at 586-5268 if this applies to you.
- Bartlett Regional Hospital is implementing a temporary payment deferral program to assist patients impacted by the impasse. BRH will allow federally employed patients to apply for a deferred payment plan that will place a “hold” on all eligible accounts during this time. Patients that qualify for the program will not be considered for bill collection during the duration of the shutdown. Such accounts will not accrue late fees or interest. To request consideration for this program or with further questions, please contact: Collection Supervisor, Rachel Wasserman, 907-796-8826, Business Office Director, Tami Lawson-Churchill, 907-796-8435 or visit BRH at its business office. More information here.
- For federal employees and their immediate families, Juneau Pools is offering two free open swim sessions. Please bring government identification. Space is limited:
Wednesday, January 30, 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Dimond Park Aquatic Center &
Friday, February 1, 6:30 to 8 p.m. for Moonlight Swim at Augustus Brown Pool
- For federal employees and their immediate families, Treadwell Arena is offering a free open skate session, including skate rentals, on Sunday, February 3 at 11:45 a.m. Please bring government identification. Space is limited.
- Southeast Alaska Food Bank, located on 10020 Crazy Horse Dr., will have a special opening for all Federal Employees and their families every Monday until the shutdown ends. Please bring CAC identification or military dependent ID to show. 50 lbs. of food per family. Call 209-7801 for opening times.
- Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) is open and able to assist any family with children under the age of 5, moms who are pregnant or are postpartum. For more information, call 463-4099.
- The Facebook page Juneau Feds Stand Together – Support Each Other (https://www.facebook.com/groups/2024441321006470/) is for resource information/events and moral support.
- Alaska Electric Light and Power Company (AEL&P) has a credit counselor available to discuss payment arrangements for customers affected by the federal government shutdown. Please call Shelah at 463-6305.
- Alaska 2-1-1 is committed to helping our neighbors impacted by the federal government shutdown. Furloughed federal employees and government contractors in need of social services can call 2-1-1 or 1-800-478-2221 to get help (www.alaska211.org). Alaska 2-1-1 is a service of the United Ways of Alaska.
HOW TO HELP
- Breakfast Fundraiser at Aldersgate United Methodist Church
- Saturday, January 19th
- 9161 Cinema Dr (next to the Valley movie theater)
- 8 – 11 AM
- Please contact the City Manager’s Office ([email protected], or the contact link above) if you have or know of other opportunities to provide assistance.