"When you are out there on the street you have to follow the rules, the code. It’s the only way to stay ‘safe.’ Now that I have been removed from the rules of the street, the laws really, with Compass and this housing, I've been able to break free.”
The Compass Blog
Have you seen more Compass orange around town lately? We’re doing something new! In October and November, you’ll hear radio ads and see images around town promoting Compass’s core belief: EVERYONE DESERVES A HOME. Everyone should have access to supportive, safe, affordable housing in their community. We know that it’s going to take the efforts of an entire … Continue reading A Whole Lot of Orange
Eli, Jackie, Marc, Russell, and Rebecca are residents at Compass programs. We will be going into more detail about them as the "Our Story" campaign continues, but we thought it would be a good idea to introduce you to the folks you might have seen around town. Russ gives an update on his life Russ … Continue reading Meet Our People
When the pandemic hit, Megan Sarver was in the Philippines as a Peace Corps volunteer.
We are pleased to announce that we have found our new Chief Operations Officer (COO) and it's Julie Howe, formerly our Director of Human Resources.
“Fifteen residents and I walked to the aquarium,” he said. “The best aquarium find was a Spanish-speaking guide! I think that really got our families engaged.”
We believe that everyone deserves a home and this new program is another step in the right direction. We need an all-of-the-above approach to combat homelessness - with housing as the centralized focus.
Our Ronald Commons program provides affordable housing with on-site supports in the Shoreline community. Individuals and families with children live in 60 units, all of them have experienced homelessness or were at risk of losing their housing. It is a joyful, family-orientated community. Program Manager Corinne McKisson and her staff set the tone and are … Continue reading A Pacific Northwest mural at Ronald Commons
Help our neighbors survive the heat
Our next Resource Fair is on July 13. There, people will have access to varying services and information about healthcare, ID replacements, government phones, veterinary care, and more. This will be our second Resource Fair of the year and it is a partnership between Compass and Dean Frazier of Neighborcare Health at Pike Place Market. … Continue reading Compass Center Resource Fair – July 13