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

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April Is Child Abuse Awareness Month

 SAFE's Board of Directors invites the public to attend monthly board meetings at SAFE in the SISTR Room. The next meeting is October 8 at 5:30.

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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. 

​​​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 looking for amazing candidates for our Board of Directors. If you are interested please contact Marilyn Casteel, Executive Director at

The deadline for to file is October 13.

Current Candidates Are:

Nancy Dull

Anna Mae Kasak

Jeannie Layland

Cindy Valenty

Wanda Wahl

Desiree Womack

Dr. Jason Johnson

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 Board Recruitment

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. Candidates need to have their membership renewed 30 days before this date. The Annual report is published for the meeting and a Dinner is served. 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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 Unheard Voices / Unheard Wisdom

Art By Carmel Anderson

Old Court House Building

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