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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!

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...

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...

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