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Pioneer is about giving second chances to people – and sometimes giving third and fourth chances because not everyone can get it right the first time. It is not easy to erase a lifetime of bad choices and a negative mindset. It was really amazing to be accepted – instead of judged. ” Ben

Ben works as a material handler for our aerospace cargo liner division at Pioneer...

We wanted to share a story with you for the holidays that warmed our hearts and got us into the holiday spirit!

The Phoenix House in Spokane is a program that provides low-cost transitional housing to support adults working towards mental health recovery. The program offers housing for individuals active in a Spokane County Regional Behavioral Health Organization program and gives individuals time to...

EVERETT, WA, December 17, 2018 – In partnership with Pioneer Human Services, Snohomish County is proud to announce the opening of the Carnegie Resource Center [CRC]. The CRC will operate as a hub for individuals from across Snohomish County, providing them with the opportunity to seek and become connected to community services including housing, mental health and substance use treatment. Agencies with...

Exciting News!

We are very proud to announce that Pioneer was awarded the 2018 Achieve Award at the Association of Washington Business (AWB) Evening of Excellence gala on November 28 at Benaroya Hall in Seattle. The AWB Achieve Award recognizes a business that has excelled in creating, implementing or supporting a high-caliber education and/or workforce development system aligned with...

SEATTLE, WA, November 28, 2018 – Seattle City Councilmember Lisa Herbold was awarded Pioneer Human Services’ 2018 Champion Award for her dedication to restore the rights of people with criminal histories and for her focus on eliminating laws that erect barriers to an individual...

In celebration of Pioneer’s 55th anniversary, MOD Pizza has generously offered to have a fundraiser to thank us for our work!

On November 29, 2018 please visit any of the following MOD Pizza Stores in the Puget Sound region and 20% of your total bill will be donated back to Pioneer – very generous! Share this offer with your family, friends and neighbors to help us...

Amy shared her story with us of how after she graduated from the Adult Felony Therapeutic Mental Health Court program in Spokane, she pursued a career in helping others and ended up working with Pioneer! 

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I am honored to share my story in the hope that I can reach other people who are struggling with mental...

The Seattle Office of Labor Standards (OLS) announces the five-year anniversary of Seattle’s Fair Chance Employment Ordinance (FCE), Seattle Municipal Code Chapter 14.17. The ordinance, which went into effect on November 1, 2013, restricts how Seattle employers may use conviction and arrest records during the...

SEATTLE, WA, November 1, 2018 – Today, it is rare to hear about employees who spend their entire career at one company. Ahnetta Fields has spent over 47 years at Pioneer Human Services (Pioneer) in Seattle, and she came to Pioneer straight from prison. Pioneer is the largest and oldest nonprofit in the state of Washington focused on reentry and serving justice-involved individuals. The...

By the time he reached his forties, Brian had been to prison five times. As time progressed, he never even attempted to lead a life of sobriety. Each time Brian returned to prison, he would meet new individuals who were behind bars that weren’t great role models, and he would learn new anti-social behaviors. Brian went back into the community, time and time again with the self-acknowledged goal of returning to...

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