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Following are a few examples of our clients and employees success stories after incarceration and/or in their recovery process. Learn about the people we serve and the varied paths they have taken to lead successful lives. Be sure to check back as we add new stories on a monthly basis. Also check out our apprentice success stories!

Pioneer Human Services operates a comprehensive set of programs in Snohomish County to treat behaviorally challenged and/or aggressive youth, and helps families in crisis. The three male-only residential programs in Snohomish County are designed for...

Michael shared that his recovery journey led him to getting employed full time in aerospace shipping at Pioneer Industries and enabled him to have his own apartment and car. It also involved hard work and building a support system of people who cared...

Myron was raised in Seattle by a loving family. He grew up poor – but rich in love. 

Growing Up
As a little boy, Myron just figured everybody went to the food bank; but then one day on the bus Myron remembers his mom...

We are pleased to have the opportunity to share a story from Andrianna who was assisted in our Foundational Community Supports (FCS) program. Pioneer Human Services provides housing and employment...

CARNEGIE RESOURCE CENTER
Our staff works closely with individuals that enter the Carnegie Resource Center in Everett. In association with partner organizations, the Carnegie Resource Center is a one-stop location that...

Did you know that Pioneer Human Services has in-jail treatment programs in Seattle and Spokane? At our King County Corrections-Based SUD treatment program in the Norm Maleng Regional Justice Center, Ms. Allen, clinical Substance Use Disorder (...

We are fortunate to have one of our former resident’s at the Tacoma Residential Reentry Center share his experience in transitioning out of prison and into the center. Pioneer operates all four federal residential reentry centers in the state...

"Pioneer opened the door for me to build a life. Employment is key to a successful reentry after being incarcerated. They gave me the opportunity to prove myself in a job, build a work history, live in my own affordable apartment to save...

Read Lana's story of how she worked hard to turn her life around.

Today, Lana is our kitchen manager at Pioneer Food Services in Tacoma and manages the on-site cooking staff for Harrison House, a senior housing facility...

"When Sara came to visit me this March, I was overjoyed to see how well she was doing.  I cried when Sara shared that she has repaired her relationships with her father and daughter, neither of whom would speak with Sara when she was...

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