Local Agencies & Organizations

  • MAC’s (Borough Transit)- MACS Transit is the Fairbanks North Star Borough’s fixed route bus system. The system started in 1977, with two route serving the Fairbanks urban area. The system expanded to serve North Pole, Salcha and Farmers Loop, Fort Wainwright and other areas of the Fairbanks area. The system now operates 10 routes, and travels over 500,000 miles every year.                                                         501 Cushman St, Fairbanks, AK 99701  (907)-459-1010 ext 1
  • Access Alaska-People want the freedom to make decisions about their health, independence  and lifestyles. Disability and age should not limit that freedom. We help Alaskans find information and access resources, advocate for change, secure funding, training and services to lead the most independent, inclusive, productive, and satisfying lives possible.                                                                                                    526 Gaffney Rd, Ste 100 Fairbanks, AK 99701 (907)479-7940
  • FRA– Established in 1967, Fairbanks Resource Agency (FRA) is a community-based nonprofit organization dedicated to providing supportive services, housing, referrals, employment and information for individuals who experience a disability. The goal of FRA is to assist individuals, and their family or caregiver, to achieve their highest potential where they live, learn and work.                                   805 Airport Way Fairbanks,Alaska 99701 (907)456-8901

 

  • FMATs-The Fairbanks Metropolitan Area Transportation System (FMATS) is the local Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for the urbanized portion of the Fairbanks North Star Borough, including the cities of Fairbanks and North Pole, Alaska.                                                                                                         800 Cushman St. Fairbanks, AK 99701 (907)459.6805

 

  • UAF-With undergraduates making up 89 percent of the total student body, UAF is a hotbed of diversity and fresh thinking. Whether you’re returning to school to start a new phase of your life or coming in as a recent high school graduate, you’ll quickly make new friends with a similar drive to achieve. And, because our backyard is the vast environmental laboratory of Alaska, UAF attracts exceptional individuals —  academic superstars and adventure-seekers alike.                                                                       505 South Chandalar Dr  Fairbanks, AK 99775 (907)474-7034
  • Wall-busters-Our Mission: To educate and advocate for the removal of barriers to independence for people with disabilities.                                                                                                                                                 Call Art or Cassie at Access Alaska 479-7940 for information or to inquire about transportation.

 

  • AmeriCorps-VISTA members spend one year in full-time service to address the needs of low-income communities. All projects focus on building permanent infrastructure in organizations to help them more effectively bring individuals and communities out of poverty.                                                                   PO Box 71267 Fairbanks, AK 99707 (907) 459-7472

 

  • IACNVL-The Interior Alaska Center for Non-Violent Living’s vision is a community free of violence.  IAC provides programs to address domestic violence, sexual assault, child sexual abuse, suicide intervention, and crisis services for victims of other violent crimes.LOCAL HOTLINE 1.907.452.2293 TOLL-FREE 1.800.478.7273
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