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We were asked recently, “How did a man who served time in jail, and struggled with substance abuse and mental health issues, become a civic-minded college graduate that is now an employee at a major corporation working his way up to his dream job?” The answer is that he worked hard and received the services he needed upon his release to include safe and affordable housing.

Securing affordable...

Listen to a few formerly incarcerated students in Pioneer Human Services' Roadmap to Success job-readiness training program talk about their experience in the program and what it offered HERE. The training program works with men and women navigating the barriers they face when transitioning back into our...

Looking for a change in your career? Join us at Pioneer Human Services' Job Fair in Seattle on Tuesday, February 13, 2018!

Highlights of the Event Include:

  • Generous sign-on bonuses for specific positions
  • The first 25 candidates to arrive on February 13 will receive gas gift cards.
  • Snacks and beverages will be...

Catherine was broken. She experienced a violent home life and had been diagnosed with mental health issues. In addition, she struggled with a substance use disorder and had to face having a criminal record.  When she was unable to maintain stable housing in Hawaii, Catherine decided to move to Washington State to be near her daughter and grandchildren. She settled in pretty well as she adjusted to the cooler weather in...

Pioneer Counseling-Emerson Clinic has doubled the size of the their office to better serve individuals struggling with substance use disorders and mental health issues. Staff and partners in the community celebrated at an Open House on January 22, 2018. Read about the event in the ...

Pioneer’s devoted staff in our Youth and Young Adult residential programs consists of men and women that work around the clock to help young residents safely transition back into the community and rejoin their peers in school so they can lead healthy and productive lives. Our team at the Snohomish County Youth Programs work out of three residential group homes that serve boys who are 13-18 years old to help them...

Catherine was broken. She experienced a violent home life and had been diagnosed with mental health issues. In addition, she struggled with a substance use disorder and had to face having a criminal record.  When she was unable to maintain stable housing in Hawaii, Catherine decided to move to Washington State to be near her daughter and grandchildren. She settled in pretty well as she adjusted to the cooler weather in...

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...

Towards the end of Jeff's eight-year incarceration, he made a commitment to himself. Jeff would not be returning to prison, and he would not be homeless ever again.

Having met with counselors while incarcerated, Jeff was well aware of the waiting lists for housing in Seattle upon release. Jeff read a brochure on Pioneer Human Services in the counselor’s office, and enrolled at FareStart, a culinary training...

We love our donors, especially when they find creative ways to support and advocate for our clients.

Priya became connected to Pioneer's mission and our efforts at our film screening of Beyond the Wall at the Seattle Public Library. She has continued to support us in many ways but her most recent...

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