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"I may have had a past that I am not proud of, but I have been making-up for lost time. It is really amazing now to actually have a vision of the potential that is in store for me if I continue with my work at Pioneer and the apprenticeship program.”

Justin comes from a big family on Beacon Hill. He has ten sisters and brothers and learned how to fend for himself at an early age.  His...

Pioneer Human Services is very proud and appreciative of the solid partnership that exists between our Skagit County Crisis Center (SCCC) team and Compass Health’s Skagit Crisis Prevention and Intervention Team (CPIT).  Since 2015, CPIT has been working together with the SCCC team to respond to and provide needed services for Skagit County residents struggling with a self-identified crisis.

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At Pioneer's Tacoma transitional housing program, individuals and families are provided affordable housing in a clean and sober environment. Listen to Sheila discuss the vital need for safe housing for people released from prison and those in recovery. Learn about the need for family reunification as a stepping stone to a successful life. Watch film HERE....

Pioneer's annual Change Maker Luncheon on September 29, 2016 was a great success with hundreds attending and Shaka Senghor as our keynote speaker. During the lunch, we also showed a film about Sheila who now lives in our Tacoma transitional housing program. Learn about her journey and reunification with her children after be incarcerated. Watch the film HERE....

Read part of a letter from a concerned citizen who requested that a woman who was passed out on the streets from drug addiction be taken to the Dutch Shisler Service Center in Seattle. The center provides a safe setting for people who are chronically homeless and inebriated to get sober and sleep so they do not end up in local...

I used to live in the Nickelsville Tent City homeless camp at the bottom of the hill from where I now work. Each day as I come to work and leave for the day, I remember where I used to be and know that I never want to go back to my previous life. 

Growing up without parental figures or mentors left a big void, as they could have taught me the life skills I needed for adulthood. Instead, I grew up with neglect and...

Larger Center will have Capacity to Serve More King County Residents in Need

 

Seattle, Washington — September 14, 2016 —In conjunction with National Recovery Month, Pioneer Human...

We invite everyone to Pioneer Human Services' Roadmap to Success and occupational training graduation ceremony. Come celebrate the success of our graduates who are taking positive steps to turn their lives around. Free lunch for all attendees.

Date: Thursday, August 25, 2016
Time: 11am - 12:30 pm
Location: South Seattle Community College
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Pioneer Human Services' staff is very proud of two youths in the Snohomish Youth Residential Programs who recently graduated from high school. This is a huge success since it is estimated that only 2-5 percent of foster care youth and group home youth nationwide graduate from high school.

Pioneer operates three Snohomish residential youth homes for boys between the ages of 13 to 18 years-old who are struggling...

Read an inspirational story from Pioneer’s Pathway House residential housing manager, James Noriega, about two current residents who are succeeding in their path to recovery with the help of the community. Pathway House provides supportive housing services for people in recovery by an onsite case manager. Each resident is offered an assessment from which an individual services plan (ISP) is created....

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