The Alaska Institute for Justice received funding from the Office for Victims of Crimes to be one of six demonstration projects in the United States to provide a model for the provision of wraparound civil legal services for crime victims.

One component of this project was a needs assessment which involved the dissemination of a survey to understand the civil legal needs of crime victims. This survey was disseminated primarily in Anchorage, Bethel and Juneau and was the first crime victim survey in Alaska to be translated into Yup’ik, Spanish, Russian, Samoan and Tagalog.