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

​Sexual Assault Kit Initiative


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

Articles on Interpersonal Violence in Alaska



Crime in Alaska

FBI Uniform Crime Reporting 

SAFE's Board of Directors invites the public to attend monthly board meetings by Zoom teleconference. The next meeting is May. 

If you would like to attend through zoom please email for invite link or phone number

For more Board information click here

KTUU - Alaska's News Source 

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

ADN/Propublica Lawless Series

Annual Board Meetings

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.


COVID 19 Response and SAFE

During these tough times SAFE is still responding to Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault. We are asking for people needing services to call us at 907 842 2320. 

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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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