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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!

Our Phoenix housing program in Spokane provides transitional housing (up to six months) for individuals with behavioral health conditions while they work on obtaining permanent housing. Participants in the program need to be supportive of...

Pioneer provided me with a training and education platform, along with the stability of employment, to give meaning to my life so I can share it with others who are now struggling.”

Vince’s recovery...

I was not an easy kid. Rules and curfews were made to be broken in my mind so I caused a lot of grief and worry for my mom and really butted heads with my stepdad. By the age of 13 years old, I was always running away from home and I dropped out of...

Story by Fred Peterson
Excerpted from the Spokane County Detention Services Community Corrections Newsletter

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Pioneer Human Services operates the Mark Cooper House in Seattle serving participants being referred by the King County Adult Drug Diversion Court, Veterans referred by King County Coordinated Entry for All (CEA) in...

Our housing programs across the state of Washington provide support and stability for individuals and families searching for a place to call home. Often times, landlords refuse housing to people with past criminal convictions or those in...

One of our employees at Pioneer Center East in Spokane shared her personal journey through incarceration and addiction into becoming an active volunteer and advocate for the rights of formerly incarcerated individuals.

Megan...

You make choices when you’re young that can really affect the rest of your life – but you have no clue at the time. I came from a good family but my parents divorced when I was six and I became a latch key kid. I chose a tough crowd to...

We were so fortunate to have Steve, a devoted employee, work with us for 23 years before he retired! He was a leader and mentor on Pioneer Industries' manufacturing plant floors to so many of our employees that were building a new...

Our staff in our Youth and Young Adult division https://pioneerhumanservices.org/youth-programs work very hard to create stability and a support system for the juveniles we serve in the...

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