Adulting 101

Documents

Alaska Department of Health and Social Service Division of Public Health 

Need a copy of your birth certificate?

http://dhss.alaska.gov/dph/VitalStats/Pages/birth/default.aspx

Social Security Administration

Need a replacement social security card?

https://www.ssa.gov/ssnumber/

Department of Motor Vehicles AK

Need to know how to get a license or permit?  Check out the state DMV website.

http://doa.alaska.gov/dmv/akol/

Civil Service

Selective Service A.K.A The Draft

Almost all male U.S. citizens and male immigrants, who are 18 through 25, are required to register with Selective Service. It’s the law.

https://www.sss.gov/Registration-Info/Who-Registration

Voting

Did you know you can register to vote 90 days before you turn 18?

http://www.elections.alaska.gov/Core/voterregistrationinformation.php (Click Register To Vote – You can do it online with ID or a paper form)

Jobs

Department of Labor

https://www.dol.gov/general/topic/disability/jobsearch

Local Job Bank

https://www.careeronestop.org/jobsearch/findjobs/state-job-banks.aspx?lang=en

Food

Local Homer food pantry serving Homer, Nanwalek, Port Graham, and Seldovia (Contact to find your local coordinator)

https://homerfoodpantry.org/

National Search For Food Banks

https://www.feedingamerica.org/find-your-local-foodbank

Mental Health and Wellness

https://www.samhsa.gov/find-help

Safety

Department of Public Safety

https://dps.alaska.gov/SORWeb/Registry/Search

On this site, you may see information about a registered sex offender whom you may know or be related to or who may live, work, or go to school near you.

The information contained on this portion of NSOPW will assist you in learning the facts about sexual abuse and help you protect yourself and loved ones from potential victimization.

https://www.nsopw.gov/?AspxAutoDetectCookieSupport=1

Campus Safety

How safe is are college campuses?  Use this link to learn more and compare schools.

https://ope.ed.gov/campussafety/#/

Abuse

https://www.rainn.org/ (Online chat available)

http://www.loveisrespect.org/ (Online chat available)

Phone: 1-800-4-A-Child ( 1-800-422-4452)

Suicide Prevention

If an emergency contact 911 immediately

Alaska Careline 24/7 Help Line 1- 877- 266 – HELP (4357) (Confidential and anonymous help 24/7)
Crisis Textline 24/7 Text: 741-741 (Confidential and anonymous help 24/7)

Healthy Relationships

http://www.iknowmine.org/for-youth/get-tested

http://www.standupspeakupalaska.org/

Adult Education

http://www.kpc.alaska.edu/academics/academic_resources/kbc-adult-basic-educationged-testing/

(Free math, reading, writing, life skills, GED prep for adults)