Clare House is an emergency shelter for women with children and expectant mothers. Clare House provides services that address the needs of clients entering the program. This includes safe, warm shelter, meals, and other necessities for both moms and their children. While families are staying at the shelter, Clare House offers 24-hour support and case management services to help guide families to permanent stability.

During FY23, 281 women and children found shelter at Clare House and volunteers provided home-cooked meals for participants each day of the year – totaling 34,386!

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To inquire about staying at Clare House, call 907-563-4545.

To stay at Clare House, you must be:

  • The female head of your household and 18 years or older with:
    • a child or children under the age of 18
    • a dependent adult child up to the age of 21 (proof of guardianship required)
    • a pregnancy
  • Experiencing homelessness; preference is given to applicants sleeping in a car, camp, or on the street
  • Able to provide proof of guardianship for children in your care
  • Able to provide photo ID
  • Not registered as a sex offender in any state

Clare House provides:

  • Basic guest services–safe, warm shelter, food, water and other necessities for both moms and their children, as well as 24-hour support
  • Case Management–personalized help for clients in making and reaching goals to get back on their feet

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Contact Us

Location: 4110 Spenard Road, Anchorage, AK 99517 (Map It)
Hours: 24 hours/day, 365 days/year
Phone: 907-563-4545 (front desk) ext. 100 or ext. 101
Program Director: Sharese Hughes,