Unfortunately, Human Trafficking is a common occurrence in the United States and all over the globe. Traffickers use force, fraud, and/or coercion to lure their victims into forced labor or sexual exploitation. Traffickers often prey on vulnerable populations and exploit them for their personal gain. The question becomes how can we prevent this from happening?…

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Josephine is January’s Pet of the Month and this is an award long overdue! Though her stature might fool you, she is one tough cookie. Back in October she went in for spinal surgery and has made a FULL recovery! Not bad for a six-pound little thing. Now she is back to doing all of…

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We would like to give a shout-out to Victim Services Coordinator, Amanda Petrowski, for being voted in by her peers as Employee of the Month for November! Amanda has been with VSS since February of this year. She provides services to victims of crime in Snohomish County, the busiest region we serve.  Here’s what some…

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Al Compaan, our board President, has a few words to say about this holiday season and the importance of generosity. We hope that his words inspire everyone to do what they can to support VSS and the work that we do. Is a monetary donation not within reach this year? No worries, we understand! You…

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45 years ago when Lola Linstad and Linda Barker came up with the idea to build a support network for families of missing persons, nobody could have imagined the impact they would have. What began as 13 families meeting in a small building to share stories, has grown into a robust Crime Victim Service Center…

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Written By: Janet, Hotline Coordinator In a year of extraordinary loss, more than likely, facing the holidays is filling many with anxiety. After almost a year of families staying home, and separated from one another, being unable to get together for holidays is not a new thing. However, being stuck at home due to COVID,…

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The staff at Victim Support Service has been working so incredibly hard that we had TWO Employees of the Month for October. Congratulations to Victim Services Coordinator, Melissa Isenhart, and Hotline Coordinator, Janet Quiroga, for being voted in by their peers as Employees of the Month for October! Melissa Melissa has been with VSS since…

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Victim Support Services is excited to announce that we have hired our new Victim Services Coordinator that will be providing direct services to our clients in King County! Please join us in welcoming Kaili to the team! Kaili is currently finishing her Master’s program in Criminal Justice at Seattle University, with an anticipated completion date…

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Victim Support Services is pleased to welcome one of our newest members to the team, Janine! Janine is our Victim Services and Outreach Coordinator, providing direct services to victims of crime in all regions we serve, as well as providing outreach and education to the community.   As part of a career change, Janine returned to…

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VSS is proud to announce that we have a new all regions advocate and court house dog!  Melissa and Davie are the latest members of the VSS family and we are excited to share this amazing news with you all.  Melissa grew up in Iowa on a small hobby farm with horses. She participated in 4H and…

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