Local Crisis Line: (907) 276-7273     Statewide Crisis Line: (800) 478-8999     Business Line: (907) 276-7279

1057 W. Fireweed Lane, Suite 230     Anchorage, AK 99503     ​star@staralaska.org     TAX ID:  92-0071466

Celebrating 40 Years of Service to Alaskans by Providing Options, Support and Information to Survivors of Sexual Violence.


Daring Greatly

by Brene Brown

The Gift of Fear

by Gavin de Becker

The Courage to Heal

by Ellen Bass and Laura Davis

The Right Touch

by Sandy Kleven

The Slave Across the Street

by Theresa Flores & PeggySue Wells

The Courage to Be Me

by Dr. Nina Burrowes

Other Recomended Reading 

Circle of 6 App

​Winner of the White House's Apps Against Abuse contest, this app helps you escape a tricky situation before it escalates into something life-threatening.

​Panic Guard

A single tap or shake set off this app's piercing alarm and secretly starts recording video of your attacker on your phone. It tracks your location as soon as the alarm is activated and sends your coordinates to your preselected contacts and police.

On Watch On Campus

With a single touch, this app sends your location to people you've preselected as emergency contacts.

Personal Safety?There's an App for that!

What are my Options?

STAR offers numerous handouts to the community with up to date information for parents, teens, teachers, and survivors. Take a look! All of these handouts are available for download by clicking on the title. If you would like a large quantity of a handout shipped to you, please call STAR at (907) 276-7279 for printing and shipping information.

When You Reach for a STAR: Provides a general overview of STAR's services and support information. 

How Can I Help? A Guide for Teachers, Care Givers, and Adults Working with Children: Covers information on indicators, types of disclosures and how to report abuse.

Believing and Responding to Sexual Violence Against Kids: Notes ways to respond and support a child if abuse is disclosed or suspected. 

Believing and Responding to Sexual Violence Against Kids: An older version of the brochure above translated into Yup'ik.

Grow Up Safely: Expert Advice and Perpetrator Warnings to Reduce Your Child's Risk of Sexual Violence: Displays seven steps for prevention, what perpetrators say to parents, and all of the state's resources for child abuse assistance. 

What Your Friends Don't Know: The Truth About Sexual Assault and Dating Violence: A great reminder for anyone dating on risk reduction, internet safety and healthy boundaries.

Sexual Violence for GLBTQetc Communities and Supportive Others: Helpful definitions, ways to support and survivor, and additional resources.

STAR Handouts

Information for parents, teachers, teens, and survivors

​Thank you to the Anchorage Women's Clinic for being our official handouts sponsor!