Ketchikan Indian Community (KIC) Programs

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.

Housing Authority

Housing Director:  Bonnie Newman

Main Number: 907-228-9222

Location:  429 Deermount Street, 2nd Floor

Education & Training 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.

Education & Training

Education & Training Director:  Katie Jo Parrott

Phone:  907-228-9296

Location:  615 Stedman Street, 2nd Floor


Veterans Assistance 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.

Veterans Assistance

Willard Jackson

Veterans Assistance Contact Number: 907-617-4191

Housing Authority

It is our mission to provide safe, sanitary and affordable housing for tribal members and members of the Native community.

Contact: 907-228-9222


Workforce Development

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.


Educational Assistance

KIC 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. 

Veterans Assistance

Assisting Veterans with enrollment, rehabilitation, housing for homeless vets, burial assistance and GI Bill scholarship program applications.