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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!

Shawn Prickett

Shawn Pricket works as a certified peer specialist at Pioneer Center North (PCN), a residential treatment program. PCN uses evidence-based programming to work with individuals that are struggling with...

I feel more positive about myself and now will take what I learned in the financial literacy training, and cover letter/resume course, to prepare for an interview, employment and life outside.” Spokane Residential Reentry...

Pioneer operates the Intensive Outpatient (IOP) program in the Geiger Corrections Center in Spokane. The program is available to post-conviction individuals (have been sentenced) who are currently incarcerated at Geiger Correction...

The Snohomish Youth Residential Homes that Pioneer operates are comprised of three residential homes that serve boys between the ages of 13 to 18 years-old who are struggling with severe emotional, behavioral and/or psychiatric problems. Our...

Pioneer Human Services operates the Roadmap to Success (RTS) job-readiness training programs and multiple workshops across the state of Washington...

Pioneer Human Services’ staff is committed to the success of each client served. It is very rewarding for our employees to hear back from a former client expressing his/her gratitude for the help and guidance received in a program. 

Terry...

Over the holidays, anxiety and stress often rises, especially for those that are struggling with substance use disorders and are homeless. Pioneer operates the Skagit Community Detox Center in Burlington, Washington, and the program...

Ryan has been a resident of Pioneer Human Services’ housing since 2017, starting out in our transitional housing at the Bruksos House on Capitol Hill in Seattle. The Seattle Resource Center was located in the Bruksos then, and Ryan visited with...

"It was surreal walking into PCN on my first day of work – completely in a different position. Here I was in the same program that changed my life, but now I was an employee!"

Katrina is a residential treatment...

Cody (pictured left) is a recent graduate of our Roadmap to Success (RTS) job-readiness training program in Seattle. Currently, Pioneer operates the program...

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