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Domestic Violence and

Sexual Assault in Alaska

Job Openings

WISH is currently seeking qualified individuals to apply for our Shelter Manager and On Call Advocate positions.

(800) 478-9474

Welcome to WISH

At Women in Safe Homes in Ketchikan, our primary mission is to provide a safe place, advocacy and education for people impacted by domestic violence, sexual assault/abuse, stalking and to assist them as they explore their options in Southern Southeast Alaska.

We believe that all people have the right to live in an environment free from violence.
We are here if you need us 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Our services are free, confidential and can be used anonymously.

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Alaska Victimization Survey

The Alaska Victimization Survey is conducted annually by the State of Alaska Council on Domestic Violence and...

Abuse in a relationship refers to physical, emotional, or sexual abuse by an abuser towards their partner that is designed to control another human being through
the use of fear, humiliation, and verbal or physical assaults.  Domestic violence takes many forms and can happen all of the time, or once in a while.
An important step to helping someone you know in 

 ​What is Domestic Violence or abuse?

preventing or stopping violence is to learn more about it. If you need help, please call. We can help. Examples of Domestic Violence:

  • Name Calling or Put-downs

  • Withholding Money

  • Stalking or Intimidation

  • Actual or Threatened physical/sexual harm

24 Hour Crisis Line


(907) 225-9474

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