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We are proud to share a story on our amazing staff that always go above and beyond the call of duty for the clients they serve. Nicole Ervin, director of the Skagit Community Detox program in Burlington (Pictured Center), gave a shout out to her team for going the extra mile to ensure a client made it into residential treatment that was secured for him after detox. 

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We are always happy to share a success story on a former client who is now a successful employee! Kari Swecker (pictured left), clinical substance use disorder (SUD) manager at Pioneer Center East (PCE); and Jake Johnson (pictured right), SUD professional (SUDP) at PCE; shared Jake’s journey from being a Drug Court client in 2015, to graduating from the program and from school...

Did you know that Pioneer Human Services has in-jail treatment programs in Seattle and Spokane? At our King County Corrections-Based Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Treatment Program in the Norm Maleng Regional Justice Center; Ms. Allen, clinical SUD manager; and Mr. Sweaney, SUD professional; shared an inspiring story about Brian, an incarcerated...

Our Roadmap to Success job-readiness training program in Spokane shared a story on a recent student that had spent 22 years in prison and was at a loss at how to search for employment and use all the new technology in the current age.

Roadmap to Success, provides individuals with the needed skills to find and retain employment. The course focuses on overcoming barriers to employment...

November 17, 2021 

 

Washington Nonprofits Receive Over $2.6 Million in Grants from Bank of America;

Jubilee Women’s Center and Pioneer Human Services Named as 2021 Neighborhood Builders®

The Neighborhood Builders Program Provides $200,000 in Flexible Funding ...

I wanted to share my story in hope that people will read it and start to understand how important lowering the barriers to reentry are in giving a formerly incarcerated person a chance to live a successful life. I was incarcerated for seven years and honestly was not sure I would make it out alive during my first two years of incarceration. I was in daily contact with some very violent individuals and I learned the hard way...

Julie Moore, Certified Peer Specialist (pictured) at the new Ituha Stabilization Center (Ituha) in Oak Harbor on Whidbey Island, shared a story with us about the second person admitted to the new center after it was opened in June 2021. Ituha offers a monitored and safe setting for...

The National Parks Service's permanent installation, "The Big Lockup - Mass Incarceration in the United States" had a private opening today on Alcatraz Island in San Francisco. Two former Pioneer Industries' employees are featured in the exhibit: Nikki (pictured left) and Ameen (second image down). Nikki was able to attend the opening with her husband..

A special thanks to Michele Gee, Chief of...

Pioneer Human Services would like to offer a heartfelt thank you to Columbia Hospitality, Google, Lease Crutcher Lewis, Premera, Olympic Hot Tub, The Seattle Times, Virginia Mason Franciscan Health, and Vulcan Inc. for their generous sponsorship of the 2021 Change Maker virtual event. We are overjoyed by the amount of support we have received from the community, and we are honored to give...

"Working with Kristy has really helped me in my recovery. She also guided me in the importance of keeping busy and saving money for a rainy day. I have some self-worth these days."  Che

Che was in Pioneer’s Co-occurring residential program (CORP) that treats individuals struggling with substance use disorders and mental health issues, and connected with...

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