More than a Nonprofit, Pioneer Human Services Helps People Transition from Prison


credit: The Guardian

Pioneer Human Services is a manufacturing enterprise of Pioneer Industries where it runs a diverse range of businesses to provide on-the-job training and work experience for people who have come out of prison and recovering from substance abuse in Washington State.

The social enterprise also offers treatment and counseling to ex-offenders, as well as housing services. Recently, Pioneer Human Services landed a 2013 Boeing Performance Excellence Award, and a U.S. Dept. of Labor grant to expand training programs.


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Federal Programs Related to - Philanthropy, Voluntarism & Grantmaking, General/Other

Private nonprofit organizations whose primary purpose is to promote the practice of charitable giving and volunteering or to represent and serve a wide range of philanthropic and charitable institutions.

Federal Programs Related to - Human Services, General/Other

Programs that support the personal and social development of individuals and families; provide care, protection and supervision; and enhance the individual's independence and ability to manage his or her own resources.

See also: Food (K03); Health Care (Major Group E); Housing (Major Group L); Legal Services (I05); Mental Health, Substance Abuse (Major Group F); Recreation & Sports (Major Group N); Youth Development (Major Group O)

Use references: Community Services; Multiservice Programs; Neighborhood Multipurpose Centers; Settlement House Programs; Social Services; Social Work

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