First City Homeless Services


Offers a safe, non-judgmental shelter and referrals to local resources.


  • Showers, computers, media, clothing exchange, referrals
  • Job searches, apartment hunting, email set-up
  • Classes in basic computer skills and resume writing
  • Self-serve breakfast: Daily, 8:30-11:00am
  • Brown bag lunch: Saturday, 11:00am-1:00pm

    Day Shelter open year round
  • Monday-Friday 8am-12pm & 1pm-4pm
  • Saturday 8am-4pm
  • Sunday 8am-2pm

    Overnight Warming Shelter open throughout the winter months
  • Monday-Sunday 8pm-6am
  • Call for availability
  • Location

    400 Main Street (First United Methodist Church), Ketchikan, AK


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    Ketchikan123 is funded by Ketchikan Wellness Coalition through a Cigna Foundation grant and in part by its 3-year State of Alaska Comprehensive Behavioral Health Prevention and Early Intervention Services grant (602-207-20005).

     Ketchikan Wellness Coalition is funded in part by grants from the City of Ketchikan, the Ketchikan Gateway Borough, individuals, foundations and non-profit organizations, corporate sponsors, and a State of Alaska grant (Reducing Recidivism 602-240-21005) and a Federal Government ONDCP grant (Drug-Free Communities grant SP020550).


    Ketchikan123 is not designed for crisis response. If you are in crisis or experiencing a mental health emergency, suicidal thoughts, domestic or sexual violence, check out our list of URGENT RESOURCES.

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