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

April Is Child Abuse Awareness Month

Annual Membership Meeting

Will be at SAFE in the SISTR Room on November 13. This is the time when we vote on the Board of Directors. The Annual report is published for the meeting and a Dinner is served. You are invited to bring a dessert. Please join us! 

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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Community Needs Assessment

We need your help with our prevention community needs assessment. This project will help us develop a prevention of DV/SA project for the community of Dillingham. Please fill out the survey here. 

Current Crime in Alaska

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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. 

Voting is by Mailout Ballot or in Person at our Annual Meeting the evening of November 13​.

Current Candidates Are:

Nancy Dull

Anna Mae Kasak

Cindy Valenty

Wanda Wahl

Desiree Womack

Dr. Jason Johnson

SAFE Board Meeting

SAFE Board Candidates


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

 SAFE's Board of Directors invites the public to attend monthly board meetings at SAFE in the SISTR Room. The next meeting is December 10 at 5:30.

For more information click here

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

(only SAFE members may submit nominations)

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.