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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!

The Ituha Stabilization Facility staff in Oak Harbor on Whidbey Island shared a heartfelt letter from a recent client. Ituha provides a monitored and safe setting for individuals withdrawing from alcohol and drugs, and counseling for...


Pioneer Human Services provides housing and employment services through our Foundational Community Supports (FCS) program for anyone who is...

Seth Anderson, Client & Community Services case manager at Pioneer Human Services (pictured) shared Kevin's story. After years of revolving around jail and the streets because of a substance use disorder and mental health...

You need to learn to trust people. To anyone struggling with addiction and homelessness, or involved in the criminal justice system, you need to realize that there really are people and organizations out there that want to help you”,...

Pioneer’s residential reentry programs serve as a bridge from incarceration to life in the community. Through a contract with the Federal Bureau of Prisons, Pioneer serves men and women referred from federal prison at all four of the residential...

Staff from Aspen Terrace, our 89-bed affordable housing facility on Capitol Hill in Seattle, shared an inspiring story about a Veteran that moved into the facility and really...

We are proud to share a story on our amazing staff that always go above and beyond the call of duty for the clients they serve. Nicole Ervin, director of the Skagit Community Detox program in Burlington (Pictured Center), gave a shout...

We are always happy to share a success story on a former client who is now a successful employee! Kari Swecker (pictured left), clinical substance use disorder (SUD) manager at Pioneer Center East (PCE); and Jake Johnson (...

Did you know that Pioneer Human Services has in-jail treatment programs in Seattle and Spokane? At our King County Corrections-Based Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Treatment Program in the Norm Maleng Regional...

Our staff at the Snohomish Youth Residential Homes in the North Sound do an amazing job of working with each youth in the program on a one-on-one basis to assess their needs and address their severe behavioral health issues so they...

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