Ketchikan Indian Community Housing Authority (KICHA) provides affordable housing to moderate to low income American Indians/Alaska Natives (AI/AN) families of Ketchikan Gateway Borough (KGB), develop new housing projects and programs based on the needs of the community. Programs include but not limited to affordable rental units, Home Buy Down grant program, Emergency and Elder Rehabilitation grants program, IGAP – Environmental program, Weatherization program for all income qualified residences of the KGB and the Indian Reservation Roads program.
Cultural Heritage Academic Services (CHAS) provides career, educational and language programs with preference given to KIC Tribal members. Programs include Employment & Training division which promotes training services through a collaboration of KIC programs and other local business organizations.
Another program sponsored by KIC is Veterans Assistance which aids veterans with getting enrolled, rehabilitation, housing for homeless vets, registration assistance, compensation pension, burial assistance, help for spouses with death benefits and GI bill scholarship program application assistance.
Southern Southeast Alaska Technical Education Center or SSEATEC, is part of the tribal council’s strategic goal to foster education and long term sustainable growth. The facility functions as a home for several tribal services and as a learning and training center. At the moment, SSEATEC plans to offer classes, training sessions, and apprenticeships certified by the Alaska Department of Labor. Various rooms in the building are available for rent by the general public.
Location: 615 Stedman Street, 2nd Floor
Housing Director: Bonnie Newman
Main Number: 907-228-9222
Educational Director: Vacant
Educational Director: John Brown
Main Number: 907-228-5160
Veterans Assistance Contact Number: 907-617-4227
It is our mission to provide safe, sanitary and affordable housing for tribal members and members of the Native community.
KIC's Employment & Training program mission is to promote career development and provide training services through a collaboration of KIC programs and other local business organizations.
KIC Cultural Heritage Academic Services works in partnership with our elders, educators, and leaders, as well as other allies, to provide career, educational, and language programs for all tribal members.
Assisting Veterans with enrollment, rehabilitation, housing for homeless vets, burial assistance and GI Bill scholarship program applications.