PRIME for Life

Helping Youth Reach their Prime

Volunteers of America Alaska, in collaboration with the Anchorage School District and DHSS, offers  PRIME for Life, an alternative-to-suspension course for first-time drug and alcohol offenses. Prime For LifeĀ® is an evidence-based prevention and intervention program, helps people learn to reduce their risks of alcohol and drug related problems throughout life. VOA is proud to offer this course to middle and high school students in the greater Anchorage area.

The PRIME for Life program:

  • Occupies suspended students in a positive and educational environment
  • Engages students in self-evaluation of their decision to use drugs and alcohol
  • Helps students see the life-long consequences of drug and alcohol use
  • Equips students with the skills needed to prevent future substance abuse

PRIME For Life courses are available at two Anchorage locations:

12100 Coffee Commons
12100 Old Seward Highway
Wednesday-Friday: 9am-1pm

VOA Alaska
2600 Cordova Street, Suite 101
Monday-Wednesday: 9:00 am to 2:00 pm.

The course costs $55, payable on the first day of class. Students are expected to be punctual and follow all rules laid out in the student contract. Students need to bring their own lunches as they are not allowed to leave the building during the day.

For more information please contact Roberta Brooks, Public Health Specialist & PFL Instructor
Phone: (907) 265-1906
Rbrooks@voaak.org