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Incidental Expense Assistance

As a renter there are certain things you’re responsible for. Lightbulbs, fertilizer, furnace filters, fire extinguishers, ice melt … these things all add up, chipping away at your expendable income. Whether you’re moving out, moving in, or just living day-to-day, the Self Help Center can help reduce these costs. By offering free items for your home, we hope to make your experience in Alaska a pleasant one.

Information A La Carte

Not sure how to reset a breaker? Want more information on preventing pests? Can’t get your yard to grow? Our home care experts are here to assist you. With frequent publications and hands on training, our Self Help Center staff can help you become a savvy renter and prepare you for home ownership.

1 for 1 Exchange

Many items require a 1 for 1 exchange- simply bring in the old item and swap it out with a new one.

Item highlights

  • Seasonal items: grass seed, fertilizer, topsoil, limestone, hose bib covers, traction aid, ice melt
  • Tools rentals: carpet shampooers, blacklights, rakes, hoes, shovels, squeegees, and much more
  • Child safety resources: cabinet and drawer latches, fire extinguishers, hotel locks, outlet covers
  • Minor maintenance resources: electrical cover plates, Zip-Its, sink stoppers, drain hair snares, toilet components, shower components
  • Move out ready:  screen repair station, primer

Download full list below.


JBER-Elmendorf Self Help Center

6350 Arctic Warrior Drive
JBER, AK 99506


Monday- Friday: 9 AM – 5 PM


907.753.1023 (Option 3)

Safety Data Sheets

Arctic Grip | Arctic Melt | Prilled Lime | Fertilizer | Shampooer Soap 

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