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Pioneer Human Services operates the Whatcom Community Detox Center in Bellingham, Washington and added a weekend mindfullness training for all clients and staff. The center provides a monitored setting for the safe withdrawal from alcohol and other drugs. The detoxification is provided in a sub-acute (non-medical) unit where intensive medical monitoring is not required. In addition to stabilization and safety, the goal of...

Our staff in our Youth and Young Adult division work very hard to create stability and a support system for the juveniles we serve in the various residential programs. Often times, the successes include keeping the youth in school or helping them to find employment and engagement in the...

Pioneer is participating in GiveBIG on Wednesday, May 8, 2019. This one day giving campaign supports the work of Washington nonprofits and promotes philanthropy in the Northwest. Donations made to Pioneer during GiveBIG will support Pioneer’s client services. 

Individuals reentering society after incarceration are striving to begin a new life, yet many barriers block their path to success. ...

Jessica was sent to Pioneer’s Spokane Residential Reentry Center (SRRC) to serve out the remainder of her federal prison sentence. Pioneer operates all four of the federal residential reentry centers in Washington state. The reentry programs serve as a bridge from incarceration to life in the community. Our reentry centers help formerly incarcerated individuals with a successful transition through an array of services...

Meet our CEO and learn a little about her in the latest Puget Sound Business Journal article HERE.

"Not everybody is blessed with a family that is functional. For whatever reason, things happen, and people start to go down the path of antisocial behavior and get swept into the criminal...

After many years of feeling shame and embarrassment over her past arrests, Sarah landed at our Roadmap to Success job-readiness training program and learned to move beyond her past and build her life back up.


Everyone makes mistakes, but no one should have to carry them around for the rest of their lives. That was...

The youth in Pioneer's Snohomish Youth Residential Homes program were treated to a special rugby outing thanks to Kevin Flynn, president of Seattle Saracens and team manager of Seattle Seawolves Rugby. Kevin had met with Mary Johnson-Schroeder, Snohomish Youth Services director, to discuss how his players could support the youth in our programs.

Kevin shared, "Our men and women team members come from many...

Thanks to a grant from Roberts Enterprise Development Fund (REDF), Pioneer Human Services will be able to train additional employees at Pioneer Industries.

Pioneer was named one of REDF’s 2018-2019 Strategic Grantees, a cohort of twelve employment-focused social enterprises that provide paying jobs and wraparound services to men and women striving to overcome employment barriers and build a better life....

Pioneer Human Services Acquires Phoenix Recovery Services, LLC’s Counseling and Treatment Services in Mount Vernon, Washington
A smooth transition is slated with current staff integrating into new owner’s team of professionals. 

SEATTLE, WA, March 12, 2019 – Pioneer Human Services (Pioneer) announced the successful completion of the...

Our employment specialist, Joseph Parham, works at our Spokane Residential Reentry Center and shared his journey with us from addiction - to incarceration - to reentry and ministry services - to Pioneer. We are so grateful to have him as part of the Pioneer family!


It is a joy to be able to work...