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Listen to a short podcast with Tony Loyd, host of the podcast Social Entrepreneur, and our CEO, Karen Lee HERE. They discuss Pioneer's social services programs and businesses, and what it means to be a nonprofit social enterprise and a provider of second chances for individuals...

The Snohomish Youth Residential Homes that Pioneer operates are comprised of three residential homes that serve boys between the ages of 13 to 18 years-old who are struggling with severe emotional, behavioral and/or psychiatric problems. Our Cypress House program supervisor, Kendyll Kinnard, shared a story about MC who entered Cypress after being removed from a foster placement due to extreme behaviors. ...

Pioneer Human Services operates the Roadmap to Success (RTS) job-readiness training programs and multiple workshops across the state of Washington. In Seattle and Spokane, the RTS programs have continued to operate as virtual training programs via Zoom during the COVID-19 pandemic to keep all students safe. Recently,...

Listen to Timothy Buxton from Australia, host of the Justice Matters Podcast, ...

Pioneer Human Services is proud to announce the completion of Aspen Terrace, a seven-story affordable housing facility on Capitol Hill in Seattle!

Celebrate with us at our VIRTUAL Open House and take a tour through the new apartment building. The facility offers support services to residents and includes:

  • 89 studio units
  • Two elevators
  • Community room...

Pioneer Human Services’ staff is committed to the success of each client served. It is very rewarding for our employees to hear back from a former client expressing his/her gratitude for the help and guidance received in a program. 

Terry Britt was a former resident at the Spokane Residential Reentry Center (SRRC) that Pioneer operates under a contract with the Federal Bureau of Prisons...

Managing a nonprofit organization requires a variety of skills and experiences to succeed, and a leader can certainly be consumed by simply keeping their organization in motion. The best nonprofits, however, commit to a vision the exceeds the direct impact of their programs and services but also seeks to positively influence their communities at large. Karen Lee is a great example of a nonprofit leader just like that, as she...

Over the holidays, anxiety and stress often rises, especially for those that are struggling with substance use disorders and are homeless. Pioneer operates the Skagit Community Detox Center in Burlington, Washington, and the program director, Santana White (pictured left), shared a story of compassion and community partnership.

“They say ‘it takes a...

On December 24, 2020, our CEO, Karen Lee, was the featured guest on the The Official Do Good Better” podcast with Patrick Kirby as host. This podcast “helps your nonprofit do good--better!” Each episode features (fundraising expert, speaker, event creator and author) Patrick Kirby sharing the successes and challenges of nonprofits - and helping them...

Ryan has been a resident of Pioneer Human Services’ housing since 2017, starting out in our transitional housing at the Bruksos House on Capitol Hill in Seattle. The Seattle Resource Center was located in the Bruksos then, and Ryan visited with questions about applying for a permanent apartment with Pioneer. Ryan worked closely together with Peter Whitney, Pioneer’s social services coordinator operating the Resource Center,...

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