Ketchikan Indian Community


KIC's services and programs include:

  • Health and Dental Clinic

  • Employment and Training, which provides programs and workshops to build on employable skills

  • General Assistance for disadvantaged families and individuals

  • Higher Education provides supplemental grants to Alaska Natives and American Indians who are enrolled members of the Ketchikan Indian Community whose goal is to obtain a degree from an accredited institute of higher learning

  • Housing Authority provides safe, sanitary and affordable housing and works to increase affordable home ownership.

  • Behavioral Health is designed to support the Native community in attaining economic and social stability, to enhance their well being, and to provide advocacy.

Meals & Wheels Program:

If you are 60 years of age or older and want to participate in the KIC Meals & Wheels program please download this form (PDF) and return it to Elder Services at 2960 Tongass.  If you need help filling out this form or have any questions call 228-9378.  

Ketchikan Indian Community Pre-diabetes prevention program:

Limited space is available to tribal members

Class is structured for personal attention with a minimum of 5 and a maximum of 12 participants


  * Healthy meals at every class

  * Free Parks & Recreation passes for each class member

Health Benefits may include improvements in:

  * Weight

  * Blood sugars

  * Blood pressure

  * Cholesterol

To Qualify you must be over 18 years of age, have a pre-diabetes diagnosis and never been previously diagnosed with type 1 or type 2 diabetes. Once qualified you will need a physicla exam and a fasting blood test within 30 days of the first class.

Please contact the Diabetes Department for more information or to register for a class.


2960 Tongass Ave.

Ketchikan, Alaska 99901

For more information about Diabetes and Pre-Diabetes click on the links below.

Division of Diabetes Treatment and Prevention

American Diabetes Association


Ketchikan Indian Community Tribal Child and Family Service plan.

Download Ketchikan Indian Community tribal child and family service plan here.

Alaska Native/American Indian Exemption Form

Download the Alaska Native/American Indian Exemption Form here.

This is the form that natives will need to submit to the US Government. This form will exempt them from paying a tax penalty for not having health insurance. If you have any Questions please contact Sara Orr at

907-228-9242 or

Download the Culture Week registration form here