• The Alaska Ombudsman helps people who have complaints or problems with our state government.
  • We investigate complaints to determine if you were treated unfairly, unreasonably, unlawfully, or in error.
  • We make sure government processes are fair and effective.
  • We work to resolve complaints and improve government processes.
What We Do

Success Stories

We investigated a complaint about a public guardian, alleging that the guardian refused to release the ward’s funds or provide financial reports. The investigation revealed that the complaint had been made by someone seeking to take advantage of the ward. The ward told ombudsman staff they were satisfied with the guardian’s services but would appreciate having more of their funds each month. Ombudsman staff determined that the ward’s finances were in order and offered to facilitate a meeting between the Read more “We helped prevent financial exploitation of a vulnerable adult.”

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The Alaska Ombudsman is an independent, impartial, non-partisan agency that investigates complaints against the Alaska State Government and departments.
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- The Fall Newsletter is here! Read about Ombuds Day and October outreach events, current job openings, success stories, and how the Ombudsman is working to improve how we respond to complaints about sexual harassment. AK… ...
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