Steps for Change
Oct
23
5:30 PM17:30

Steps for Change

  • Ketchikan Parks and Recreation Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join us as we support survivors, remember victims, and bring awareness to the epidemic of domestic violence in Alaska. We will walk eight laps around the track to represent the average number of times a woman attempts to leave an abusive relationship before leaving permanently.

This event is completely free and light refreshments will be provided.

Comments begin at 6:15.

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Open Women's Group
Oct
16
5:30 PM17:30

Open Women's Group

In honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, KIC and WISH are hosting an evening of food, education and wellness activities.

Join us Wednesday, October 16th for dinner, education and making cedar bath bombs!

This event is free but space is limited so click here to register!

Childcare is also available (note on your registration how many children you will need care for).

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Green Dot Bystander Intervention Training
Oct
12
9:30 AM09:30

Green Dot Bystander Intervention Training

Have you ever seen something happening that you were concerned about, but felt too uncomfortable or unsure of how to intervene? You are not alone. Join us for a free, interactive bystander intervention training to examine our personal barriers to intervention, discuss ways to intervene using tools that fit our personal comfort level. These tools are perfect for anyone who wants to change our community culture to one that does not accept violence, stigma, isolation, and abuse!

This training is an approximate $200 value, lunch and all materials are free.

Register here!

Email: Arika.p@wishak.org or call: 907-228-4160 with any questions.

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National Coming Out Day Open Mic
Oct
11
7:00 PM19:00

National Coming Out Day Open Mic

WISH has partnered with the Kayhi Gay Straight Alliance to host an evening of local LGBT+ stories. Attend to hear stories of the lives of LGBTQIA people in Ketchikan.

Share your own story by taking the stage or share anonymously by emailing your story to: Info@wishak.org or mail to: Anonymous WISH PO Box 6551, Ketchikan, AK 99901.

Light refreshments will be provided! This event is free and open to all.

Contact JD Martin for more information at JD.M@wishak.org or call 907-228-4160.

Hope to see you there!

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Open Women's Group
Oct
2
5:30 PM17:30

Open Women's Group

In honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, KIC and WISH are hosting an evening of food, education and wellness activities.

Join us Wednesday, October 2nd for dinner, education, yoga and making essential oil rollers.

This event is free but space is limited so click here to register!

Childcare is also available (note on your registration how many children you will need care for).

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Green Dot Bystander Intervention Training
Aug
17
9:30 AM09:30

Green Dot Bystander Intervention Training

Have you ever seen something happening that you were concerned about, but felt too uncomfortable or unsure of how to intervene? You are not alone. Join us for a free, interactive bystander intervention training to examine our personal barriers to intervention, discuss ways to intervene using tools that fit our personal comfort level. These tools are perfect for anyone who wants to change our community culture to one that does not accept violence, stigma, isolation, and abuse!

This training is an approximate $200 value, lunch and all materials are free.

Register for the training here!

Email: Arika.p@wishak.org or call: 907-228-4160 with any questions.

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Scenic Soiree
Jul
13
6:30 PM18:30

Scenic Soiree

GET YOUR TICKETS! Join us for a Scenic Soirée on July 13th. We will take a two-hour cruise on an Allen Marine boat as we take in the beautiful landscape and hopefully spot some wildlife. Cape Fox Lodge will be providing appetizers and there will be a no-host bar! All proceeds go to the WISH Shelter!

Tickets can be purchased through WISH board members and staff. You can also call: 228-4083 or email us at: info@wishak.org
Adults $35
Child (3-12) $15

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Parent Community Cafe
May
11
1:00 PM13:00

Parent Community Cafe

Join WISH Family Services for a weekly parent community cafe! Discuss the joys and challenges with other community caregivers. Share your skills and learn more about the strengthening families framework to promote resilience!

For more information contact Leah Canfield at 907-228-4088

Monday-Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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Positive Discipline Parenting Class
May
9
5:30 PM17:30

Positive Discipline Parenting Class

The parenting class uses the Positive Discipline curriculum, and is a seven week class that is held every Thursday from 5:30-7:30 pm. You can start the class any time and will get a certificate of completion after attending 7 classes. The class is for parents or caregivers of children ages 0-18. Parents will earn long-term parenting skills that will encourage their children to think for themselves, become more responsible, and have a greater respect for themselves and others. The teachings of Positive Discipline are filled with non-punitive, respectful methods that will incorporate kindness and firmness into parenting, help parents get to the core of their child's misbehavior, bring more joy into the home, and give parents a sense of accomplishment. 

For more information contact:

Chessa Skillo at 907-228-4161

Monday-Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

##Every Thursday at 5:30-7:30 PM

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Parent Community Cafe
May
4
1:00 PM13:00

Parent Community Cafe

Join WISH Family Services for a weekly parent community cafe! Discuss the joys and challenges with other community caregivers. Share your skills and learn more about the strengthening families framework to promote resilience!

For more information contact Leah Canfield at 907-228-4088

Monday-Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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GOTR and LMR Celebratory 5K Fun Run
May
4
9:30 AM09:30

GOTR and LMR Celebratory 5K Fun Run

  • Ward Lake Road Ketchikan, AK, 99901 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Girls on the Run and Let Me Run are ending their running season with a celebratory 5K run at Ward Lake! BBQ, canoes, games, and awards will take place after the run.

Registration will begin at 9:30 am
Boys run at 10 am
Girls run at 10:30 am

Family and friends of GOTR and LMR participants are encouraged to come support their youth. All community members are also invited to attend and support the runners!

For more information or questions about the event you can contact Amy Montgomery (Girls on the Run Coordinator) at amy.m@wishak.org or JD Martin (Let Me Run Coordinator) at jd.m@wishak.org

Girls on the Run Ketchikan

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Positive Discipline Parenting Class
May
2
5:30 PM17:30

Positive Discipline Parenting Class

The parenting class uses the Positive Discipline curriculum, and is a seven week class that is held every Thursday from 5:30-7:30 pm. You can start the class any time and will get a certificate of completion after attending 7 classes. The class is for parents or caregivers of children ages 0-18. Parents will earn long-term parenting skills that will encourage their children to think for themselves, become more responsible, and have a greater respect for themselves and others. The teachings of Positive Discipline are filled with non-punitive, respectful methods that will incorporate kindness and firmness into parenting, help parents get to the core of their child's misbehavior, bring more joy into the home, and give parents a sense of accomplishment. 

For more information contact:

Chessa Skillo at 907-228-4161

Monday-Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

##Every Thursday at 5:30-7:30 PM

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Parent Community Cafe
Apr
27
1:00 PM13:00

Parent Community Cafe

Join WISH Family Services for a weekly parent community cafe! Discuss the joys and challenges with other community caregivers. Share your skills and learn more about the strengthening families framework to promote resilience!

For more information contact Leah Canfield at 907-228-4088

Monday-Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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Positive Discipline Parenting Class
Apr
25
5:30 PM17:30

Positive Discipline Parenting Class

The parenting class uses the Positive Discipline curriculum, and is a seven week class that is held every Thursday from 5:30-7:30 pm. You can start the class any time and will get a certificate of completion after attending 7 classes. The class is for parents or caregivers of children ages 0-18. Parents will earn long-term parenting skills that will encourage their children to think for themselves, become more responsible, and have a greater respect for themselves and others. The teachings of Positive Discipline are filled with non-punitive, respectful methods that will incorporate kindness and firmness into parenting, help parents get to the core of their child's misbehavior, bring more joy into the home, and give parents a sense of accomplishment. 

For more information contact:

Leah Canfield at 907-228-4088

Chessa Skillo at 907-228-4161

Monday-Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

##Every Thursday at 5:30-7:30 PM

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Circle of Security Parenting Series
Apr
24
5:30 AM05:30

Circle of Security Parenting Series

The Early Learning Program and Children Mental Health

Will be hosting the Circle of Security Parenting Series March 6th through April 24th.

These events are free of charge and open to the public.

Sponsored By Alaska Children’s Trust and Community Connections

Community Connections Building

721 Stedman St.

March 9th through April 24th from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Registration: (907) 225-7825 ask Carolyn Eckholm

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Green Dot Bystander Intervention Training
Apr
20
9:30 PM21:30

Green Dot Bystander Intervention Training

Have you ever seen something happening that you were concerned about, but felt too uncomfortable or unsure of how to intervene? You are not alone. We are excited to bring the Green Dot Alaska bystander intervention training to Ketchikan. Learn about personal barriers to intervention, how to intervene using the 3 D’s, and simple ways to change the community culture to one that does not accept violence! These skills can be used to combat isolation, stigma, interpersonal violence, community violence, and in many more situations in ways that you are comfortable with.

This training is FREE but space is limited. Lunch and all materials provided. To register visit https://www.eventbrite.com

To learn more about this opportunity, you can call 228-4371 or email arika.p@wishak.org

Learn more about the program at www.greendotalaska.com

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Positive Discipline Parenting Class
Apr
18
5:30 PM17:30

Positive Discipline Parenting Class

The parenting class uses the Positive Discipline curriculum, and is a seven week class that is held every Thursday from 5:30-7:30 pm. You can start the class any time and will get a certificate of completion after attending 7 classes. The class is for parents or caregivers of children ages 0-18. Parents will earn long-term parenting skills that will encourage their children to think for themselves, become more responsible, and have a greater respect for themselves and others. The teachings of Positive Discipline are filled with non-punitive, respectful methods that will incorporate kindness and firmness into parenting, help parents get to the core of their child's misbehavior, bring more joy into the home, and give parents a sense of accomplishment. 

For more information contact:

Chessa Skillo at chessa.s@wishak.org or (907) 228-4161.

Leah Canfield at 907-228-4088

Monday-Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

##Every Thursday at 5:30-7:30 PM

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Circle of Security Parenting Series
Apr
17
5:30 AM05:30

Circle of Security Parenting Series

The Early Learning Program and Children Mental Health

Will be hosting the Circle of Security Parenting Series March 6th through April 24th.

These events are free of charge and open to the public.

Sponsored By Alaska Children’s Trust and Community Connections

Community Connections Building

721 Stedman St.

March 9th through April 24th from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Registration: (907) 225-7825 ask Carolyn Eckholm

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Parent Community Cafe
Apr
13
1:00 PM13:00

Parent Community Cafe

Join WISH Family Services for a weekly parent community cafe! Discuss the joys and challenges with other community caregivers. Share your skills and learn more about the strengthening families framework to promote resilience!

For more information contact Leah Canfield at 907-228-4088

Monday-Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

##Every Saturday, 1:00-2:00 PM

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Positive Discipline Parenting Class
Apr
11
5:30 PM17:30

Positive Discipline Parenting Class

The parenting class uses the Positive Discipline curriculum, and is a seven week class that is held every Thursday from 5:30-7:30 pm. You can start the class any time and will get a certificate of completion after attending 7 classes. The class is for parents or caregivers of children ages 0-18. Parents will earn long-term parenting skills that will encourage their children to think for themselves, become more responsible, and have a greater respect for themselves and others. The teachings of Positive Discipline are filled with non-punitive, respectful methods that will incorporate kindness and firmness into parenting, help parents get to the core of their child's misbehavior, bring more joy into the home, and give parents a sense of accomplishment. 

For more information contact:

Chessa Skillo at chessa.s@wishak.org or (907) 228-4161.

Leah Canfield at 907-228-4088

Monday-Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

##Every Thursday at 5:30-7:30 PM

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Circle of Security Parenting Series
Apr
10
5:30 AM05:30

Circle of Security Parenting Series

The Early Learning Program and Children Mental Health

Will be hosting the Circle of Security Parenting Series March 6th through April 24th.

These events are free of charge and open to the public.

Sponsored By Alaska Children’s Trust and Community Connections

Community Connections Building

721 Stedman St.

March 9th through April 24th from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Registration: (907) 225-7825 ask Carolyn Eckholm

Circle of Security Parenting Series 2019.png
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Circle of Security Parenting Series
Apr
3
5:30 AM05:30

Circle of Security Parenting Series

The Early Learning Program and Children Mental Health

Will be hosting the Circle of Security Parenting Series March 6th through April 24th.

These events are free of charge and open to the public.

Sponsored By Alaska Children’s Trust and Community Connections

Community Connections Building

721 Stedman St.

March 9th through April 24th from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Registration: (907) 225-7825 ask Carolyn Eckholm

Circle of Security Parenting Series 2019.png
View Event →
Positive Discipline Parenting Class
Mar
28
5:30 PM17:30

Positive Discipline Parenting Class

The parenting class uses the Positive Discipline curriculum, and is a seven week class that is held every Thursday from 5:30-7:30 pm. You can start the class any time and will get a certificate of completion after attending 7 classes. The class is for parents or caregivers of children ages 0-18. Parents will earn long-term parenting skills that will encourage their children to think for themselves, become more responsible, and have a greater respect for themselves and others. The teachings of Positive Discipline are filled with non-punitive, respectful methods that will incorporate kindness and firmness into parenting, help parents get to the core of their child's misbehavior, bring more joy into the home, and give parents a sense of accomplishment. 

For more information contact:

Chessa Skillo at chessa.s@wishak.org or (907) 228-4161.

Leah Canfield at 907-228-4088

Monday-Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

##Every Thursday at 5:30-7:30 PM

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Circle of Security Parenting Series
Mar
27
5:30 AM05:30

Circle of Security Parenting Series

The Early Learning Program and Children Mental Health

Will be hosting the Circle of Security Parenting Series March 6th through April 24th.

These events are free of charge and open to the public.

Sponsored By Alaska Children’s Trust and Community Connections

Community Connections Building

721 Stedman St.

March 9th through April 24th from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Registration: (907) 225-7825 ask Carolyn Eckholm

Circle of Security Parenting Series 2019.png
View Event →
Positive Discipline Parenting Class
Mar
21
5:30 PM17:30

Positive Discipline Parenting Class

The parenting class uses the Positive Discipline curriculum, and is a seven week class that is held every Thursday from 5:30-7:30 pm. You can start the class any time and will get a certificate of completion after attending 7 classes. The class is for parents or caregivers of children ages 0-18. Parents will earn long-term parenting skills that will encourage their children to think for themselves, become more responsible, and have a greater respect for themselves and others. The teachings of Positive Discipline are filled with non-punitive, respectful methods that will incorporate kindness and firmness into parenting, help parents get to the core of their child's misbehavior, bring more joy into the home, and give parents a sense of accomplishment. 

For more information contact:

Chessa Skillo at chessa.s@wishak.org or (907) 228-4161.

Leah Canfield at 907-228-4088

Monday-Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

##Every Thursday at 5:30-7:30 PM

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Circle of Security Parenting Series
Mar
20
5:30 AM05:30

Circle of Security Parenting Series

The Early Learning Program and Children Mental Health

Will be hosting the Circle of Security Parenting Series every Wednesday March 6th through April 24th.

These events are free of charge and open to the public.

Sponsored By Alaska Children’s Trust and Community Connections

Community Connections Building

721 Stedman St.

March 9th through April 24th from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Registration: (907) 225-7825 ask Carolyn Eckholm

Circle of Security Parenting Series 2019.png
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