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Shawnda O'Brien, Director of Public Assistance
Shawnda O'Brien


Division of Public Assistance

Public assistance promotes self-sufficiency and provides basic living expenses to Alaskans in need. Read more…

August 14, 2019: The Senior Benefits Program (SBP) payments are restored for July, August and September. Those benefits will be issued on September 1, 2019. If you were a client whose payments were suspended for May and June 2019, you will be issued those payments September 1, 2019. Moving forward, SBP benefit amounts distributed to clients will remain the same with three tiers: $76, $175 or $250 per month.

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