FAQ

 

What is FRA?
Fairbanks Resource Agency (FRA) is the largest provider of community-based services and supports in the Interior region for people with intellectual or developmental disabilities (IDD) and other disabling conditions. Located in Fairbanks, Alaska we provide services to 600 individuals that include children, youth, adults, seniors and their families or guardians.

What are the ages of the people that FRA provides services to?
FRA provides supports for people of all ages, from newborns through school-aged children through adults in their senior years.

How do I get services from FRA for my family member or someone I know?
FRA’s knowledgeable staff will guide you though the process of getting the supports, referrals or services you need. Please call FRA Main Office at 907.456.8901 or browse the FRA website for specific program services, information and contacts.

What is FRA’s AbilityOne Program / Source America connection?
Through a partnership with FRA and the AbilityOne Program / Source America government and commercial contracts, individuals with disabilities can acquire job skills and training, receive good wages and benefits and gain greater independence and quality of life.

How can I volunteer at FRA?
FRA has many opportunities for groups and individuals to volunteer. Volunteer opportunities are available for working directly with the people FRA serves and for a wide variety of activities that support our mission. Please visit our Volunteer for more information or email our Community Development office at outreach@fra-alaska.net.

How can I give to FRA?
You can Donate directly to FRA through our secure online PayPal, by mail (FRA, 805 Airport Way, Fairbanks AK 99701), phone (907.456.8901) or email (outreach@fra-alaska.net) or through United Way (and search for member agency Fairbanks Resource Agency).

What is it like to work at FRA?
The agency employs direct care professionals who work in FRA program services that include Residential settingsAdult Day Center, FRA Owned Businesses, Discovery Center Day Rehabilitation Program and other services; individual and Family Services support staff who provide supports in respite care and caregiving support; support staff from our Employment Services who are out in the community finding jobs for the individuals we serve; administrative staff who support our employees “in the field”; opportunities for individuals with disabilities through the FRA Small Business Operations and AbilityOne Program; and many more areas. You can learn more about employment opportunities by visiting our Job page.