Passage House

Passage House

Passage House is a Covenant House Alaska Transitional Living program residence for young women who are pregnant or parenting. Located in a residential neighborhood on the east side of Anchorage, Passage House provides young mothers and their children with a place to live for up to 18 months. During this time, they acquire the necessary skills and resources to become productive, successful, independent adults who can care for themselves and their families. 

While at Passage House, young mothers have access to services including:

  • Job readiness skills and employment support
  • Life skills development
  • Individualized case management
  • Positive parenting skills
  • Child development
  • Relationship/couples education and counseling
  • Mentor program
  • Coordination with, and referral to, community providers
  • 24-hour support staff
  • Workshops on topics including planning for your new home, money management, child development, baby-proofing the home, discipline techniques, planning educational and occupational goals, home preparedness and safety, planning nutritious meals, proper food storage and safe food handling, and communication with family and friends
  • After-care to ensure home stability and continued pursuit of goals

For more information contact Gena Graves, Passage House Coordinator, at 907 333-2023 or


To be accepted into Passage House, you must:

  • Be an expecting or parenting woman, ages 17 – 20
  • Be willing to live in a community environment with other residents
  • Be willing to engage with a Covenant House Alaska Mentor
  • Receive Covenant House Alaska’s employment/education assistance
  • Have a placement agreement signed by legal guardian (if under 18)

Click here to download the Passage House application.

“I didn’t have help from Deven’s dad, and they — Covenant House and Passage House — taught me about independence.”
— Jennifer, Passage House youth 


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