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In recognition of May being National Drug Court Month, Pioneer is sharing a success story from one of our Spokane residents, Kim, who participated in the Drug Court program. After a lifetime of struggling with addiction and relapsing, Kim got engaged in the Spokane Drug Court program and has celebrated over 2 1/2 years of being clean and sober. [...

Our work release has been undergoing a lot of construction recently to update needed items and improve the building. Last week when I was walking outside the facility, one of the construction workers yelled down to me from the roof, “Hey, do you remember me?” I really could not remember him at first, but after we spoke for a while it clicked. His name was Mike and he had been a resident at Brownstone a few...

Join us on May 10, 2017 for Seattle Foundation's annual GiveBIG, a day of giving dedicated to making Greater Seattle a stronger, more vibrant community for all.

Your gift to Pioneer will support individuals who are seeking a second chance and working to move forward with their lives through our treatment, housing and employment programs.
 
We believe that a...

Did you know that Pioneer operates the Spruce Street Inn for youth in crisis in Seattle? The center provides a safe place and residential services for at-risk youth. Spruce Street is one of a few select programs in Seattle that provides services to “street youth”, chronic runaways, and commercially sexually exploited children.

Watch a short video on our Spruce Street Inn ...

Pioneer’s housing programs offer support and stability for individuals and families. Our development team initiated a fund raising campaign at our past Change Maker event to support a pilot project called Tacoma Integrated Services in our clean and sober housing facilities. The pilot project serves men and women who are released from prison to help them become self-sufficient and build their...

Melissa now works at Pioneer Industries and knows firsthand that serving time and being released from prison do not mean you get a clean slate.

She was one of those parents who showed up to all of the PTA meetings and sporting events to cheer on her three kids. But behind closed doors, she was on a dangerous downward spiral that she says led her to the “loneliest, hardest road there is for...

The state of Washington is committed to increasing successful transitions of individuals from state correctional facilities in the community in order to ensure public safety, rehabilitation and self-sufficiency. Governor Jay Inslee proclaimed April 19, 2017 as REENTRY DAY in Washington and encouraged all Washingtonians to join in on the special observance. Read the full proclamation...

Pioneer Human Services is very proud to announce that our Parental and Adolescent Counseling Services (PACS) program that serves Snohomish and Skagit Counties is now the very FIRST SafeCare accredited site in the state of Washington! SafeCare is an evidence-based parenting program and one of the array of services offered by PACS.

Marie Preftes-Arenz,...

Pioneer is excited to announce the successful onboarding of the South End Sobering Pilot, an extension of the Dutch Shisler Sobering Center in Seattle. The nine-month pilot program, co-located with St. Vincent De Paul in Renton, enhances the partnership between Pioneer and King County Behavioral Health and Recovery Services Division (KC BHRD) and pairs Pioneer with police and fire...

For me, Pioneer Human Services is kind of like the parent I never had when I was young. My positive life lessons started here.

When you learn about my past you would probably never guess that today I am engaged to a wonderful man and have two children, I work as a master scheduler for Pioneer Industries in the aerospace division, and I am a fourth-year college student getting my degree in Business...

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