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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...

Laura has come full circle with Pioneer Human Services. Several years ago she was referred into Pioneer Center North (PCN) to treat her chronic substance abuse issues, and this summer she is going to be working at PCN, earning her last practicum for her Associate Degree as a Chemical Dependency Professional Trainee (CDPT).  Laura shared her story with us.

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The Community Reentry Skills Center (CRSC) is a ...

Read Richard's story on the power of giving back, and the vital role that housing plays when an individual is trying to turn his/her life around after prison.

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When Richard was released from prison he was sent to a work release in Seattle that Pioneer Human Services operated. That was his first introduction to Pioneer and to the treatment,...

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