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Join Pioneer at the International Community Corrections Association Annual Research Conference in Seattle on October 29 - November 1, 2017 at the Westin Hotel. This critical conversation will center around integrating public health and criminal justice reform. ...

September is Recovery Month and we are proud to share success stories from individual's in our programs.

“Alex is really a phenomenal person and we are all so proud of his eagerness to leave behind a life of substance abuse, and capitalize on his talents and future ambitions.” Pioneer case managers

Alex struggled with substance abuse since he was very young. ...

I came to Pioneer quite broken and they gave me that shred of hope I desperately needed. I received housing, counseling and job training to make positive changes in my life.

At 13 years old I started sneaking my parents and friends’ parents liquor; I was binge drinking way too much and ended up in the hospital a couple of times. By age 15, I was taking large quantities of amphetamine pills and...

Spokane Public Library and Pioneer Human Services are hosting a FREE screening and panel discussion of Beyond the Wall, a documentary that follows individuals after their release from prison. All Pioneer Spokane...

Pioneer Human Services' CEO, Karen Lee, joins business leaders from across the west coast on the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco's Economic Advisory Council, that provides bank senior managers with information on current and pending economic developments. Read more in the Puget Sound Business Journal...

Everyone is always welcome to attend our Roadmap to Success job-readiness training program graduations we hold at South Seattle Community College in Georgetown. However, if you have not been able to attend, we capture the words of a few of our graduates each term to share in a video at the graduation.

You can watch our students talk about their experience in the program in our latest videos that we upload on our...

Victory! The Seattle City Council unanimously passed the Fair Chance Housing ordinance. This new law will not allow landlords to screen applicants based on past arrests or criminal convictions. It also prohibits advertisements from banning people with criminal histories, so ads may no longer...

Prior to finding her way to Pioneer's Phoenix House in Spokane, Lonna had an apartment of her own, but she was being subjected to hazardous living conditions. Her home had a terrible mold issue and it was beginning to affect Lonna’s health. With no corrective action from her landlord, Lonna found herself without a home.

She spent six months living in her car and even traveled to Seattle to stay with any...

Misty became homeless after suffering from a mental health crisis within her family’s home that resulted in her first arrest. Subsequently, she suffered from homelessness and a substance use disorder for many years before being arrested for felony drug related charges. It was during her last arrest that she was given a second chance through Felony Mental Health Court and the Felony Forensic Assertive Community Team (...

Pioneer’s Change Maker Luncheon is October 4, 2017!

 
Join us for Pioneer Human Services' Annual Change Maker Luncheon on Wednesday, October 4th, 2017. Learn how we can work together to break down the barriers for formerly incarcerated individuals who are working to rebuild their lives. When...

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