Tundra Women’s Coalition
The Tundra Women’s Coalition (TWC) is committed to promoting a healthy social environment for the women, children, and men of the Yukon Kuskokwim Delta Region. Tundra Women’s Coalition currently includes a 17 bed shelter, administrative offices, a Legal Advocacy Program, a Community Education Program with a village outreach component, a program for Teens Acting Against Violence, and a Children’s Program.
Service area: The Yukon Kuskokwim Region of Bethel, AK.
Work with: TWC works with mostly women and children fleeing domestic and sexual violence. We do provide services for men, but not unaccompanied youth. Any person is welcome to attend TWC’s wellness groups that happen at TWC at night.
Services for survivors during incarceration include: Crisis intervention via the 24-hour hotline, hospital accompaniment during forensic exams; court accompaniment and legal accompaniment for sexual assault cases; in-person services such as counseling or support groups at local jails, youth detention centers (when there is staff to do the work)
Services for survivors after release include:Onsite support groups. Shelter services for women and children.
Services for loved ones include: Support groups
Fees: All services free of charge. TWC also has a Thrift Store and can give donated clothing and shoes on case by case basis.
Additional Information: There is usually a Yup’ik speaker on staff