Safe and Fear-free Environment, Inc. (SAFE)


Desa Jacobsson, age 69, passed away September 21, 2017, in Anchorage, AK. See our tribute page to her at: Desa Jacobsson


 Annual Membership Meeting

Of Salmon, spirits, silence, and steam: a study of sexual violence in rural alaska


The members of SAFE play a very important role in our organization. Become a member today & help us make a difference.

The mission of SAFE is to provide individual and system advocacy that prevents, reduces, and eliminates interpersonal violence in Bristol Bay Alaska.

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​​​Check back for the most current K. Janie Hill Memorial Award Nomination Form

(only SAFE members may submit nominations)

October 18 at 5 pm in the SISTR Room

Vote on Board Members and Have Dinner 

The date has changed to the next Wednesday because of  the EPA Public Hearing on October 11 


K. Janie Hill Memorial Award

SAFE is in Dillingham, Alaska, USA, and is Bristol Bay's shelter, prevention, and advocacy agency for domestic violence and sexual assault victims. Dillingham (2400 people) is a hub for dozens of surrounding villages in Bristol Bay, and SAFE has a geographic service area  the size of Ohio.

SAFE Board Meeting

 SAFE's Board of Directors invites the public to attend monthly board meetings at SAFE' in the SISTR Room. The next meeting is on November 6, at 5:30 pm.

For more information click here

Dr. Jeremy Braithwaite presented his thesis November 15-17, 2016, at SAFE.  Jeremy's thesis was based on interviews with adult survivors of sexual violence in Bristol Bay.