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Following are many 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!

Toby Ziegler is our housing monitor at the Pioneer Transition House (PTH) in Mount Vernon. He shared his story of going through Pioneer’s residential...

Wendy is a shipping and receiving group lead at the Pioneer Distribution Center (PDC) in Fife. The center receives aerospace parts from 10 different aerospace manufacturers for Boeing and tracks...

In addition to our own housing and employment services, Pioneer also offers support in these areas for anyone who is Medicaid-eligible through our ...

We thank Angela for sharing her story with us. She is a Pioneer friend and client who was detoxed and helped at the Oak Harbor Ituha Stabilization Facility on...

Our Foundational Community Supports (FCS) team across the state of Washington offers supportive housing and employment services to anyone who is ...

Sarah is an amazing peer resource navigator at a nonprofit reentry program that provides referrals and resources to formerly incarcerated individuals coming out of correctional facilities, the homeless community,...

Robert experienced second chances and gained the knowledge to become accountable for his actions during his time in the Spokane County Behavioral Health Adult Felony Therapeutic Court, the ...

Selene shared her journey with us to let other individuals with a conviction history or in recovery know that support services and employment assistance are available, but you need to want to change and work hard to achieve your goals.

In her...

When Kim was incarcerated at the Washington Corrections Center for Women (WCCW), she made up her mind to take advantage of any training and education opportunities that were available. “I was sentenced to 19.8 years and knew I had...

Jennifer was first introduced to Pioneer when she was admitted into our former Pioneer Center North residential treatment program. She said, “The staff was so dedicated and when I graduated from the program I knew that I wanted to work with...

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