Alaska

Demographic Data

Total state population
731,545
Total number of people with disabilities
11.7%
Breakdown by category of disability
Hearing difficulty
4.7%
Vision difficulty
2.0%
Cognitive difficulty
4.9%
Ambulatory difficulty
5.7%
Self-care difficulty
2.0%
Independent living difficulty
4.4%
Race/ethnicity breakdown
White
64.2%
Black or African American
3.1%
American Indian and Alaskan Native
15.8%
Asian
6.0%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander
1.4%
Hispanic or Latino
7.2%
Other Race
1.7%
Two or more Races
7.9%

Employment and unemployment rates for people with disabilities

Employment rate for People with Disabilities (PwD)
44.9%
Unemployment rate for PwD
Number of PwD not working but actively looking for work
11.3%

Poverty rate for people with disabilities

Unemployment rate for PwD
14.6%

Number of AoD grantee programs across the country

CILs
Independent Living Center, Inc.
P.O. Box 2474, 265 East Pioneer Avenue, Suite 201
Homer, AK 99603
Phone: 907-235-7911
ED:Joyanna Geisler
Access Alaska, Inc.
1217 East 10th Avenue, Suite 105
Anchorage, AK 99501
Phone: 907-248-4777
ED:Eric Gurley
Southeast Alaska Independent Living, Inc. (SAIL)
3225 Hospital Drive, Suite 300
Juneau, AK 99801
ED:Joan O’Keefe
State DD Council
Phone: (907) 269-8990
ED:Kristin Vandagriff
UCEDDs
Center for Human Development
University of Alaska Anchorage
2702 Gambell Street
Suite 103
Anchorage, AK 99503
Main Phone: 907-272-8270
Main Fax: 907-274-4802
State P&A
CAP/PADD/PAIMI/PAIR/PABSS/PAAT/PATBI/PAVA
Disability Law Center of Alaska
3330 Arctic Blvd., Suite 103
Anchorage, AK 99503
Phone: (907) 565-1002
Toll Free: (800) 478-1234
TDD: (907) 565-1002
FAX: (907) 565-1000
TBI program
Alaska Department of Health and Social Services
ED:Danielle Reed
ED:Karen Heath
ED:Lucy Cordwell

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This website was created by The Lewin Group/TASH under the Administration for Community Living (Administration on Disabilities) . Contract HHSP233201500088I / 75P00120F37007.

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