King County Grant
Victim Support Services (VSS) has been selected by The Department of Community and Health Services (DCHS) to assist in identifying a holistic continuum of community-based alternatives that support the health and wellbeing of young people, and the safety of communities. The project will consist of two separate groups, facilitated by VSS staff virtually over Zoom, to seek out input from those who have been directly…Read More
2022 Employee of the Year
At the heart of every nonprofit, is its dedicated staff who show up every single day, putting their energy and their soul into meaningful work, to improve the lives of others in one way or another. Victim Support Services is no exception to this. And while we strive to consistently show each and every team member our appreciation for the amazing qualities and abilities that…Read More
Friends of VSS, As the Holiday season is upon us, it is a good time to not only reflect upon the year behind us, but also to consider the years ahead. Our main focus remains on being a voice for victims and their loved ones, every day working to champion dignity and compassion for those hurt or harmed by crime and ensuring that their stories…Read More
Don’t Fall for Fraud: How to Protect Yourself from Phishing and Other Cyber Scams
By: Katie Fung, Intern I recently stumbled upon a new docu-series on Netflix. Titled “Web of Make-Believe: Death, Lies, and the Internet,” the June 2022 release consists of six episodes detailing various events of cyber crime and their very decidedly non-virtual impact on those caught in the crosshairs. While many of the episodes deal with large-scale events culminating in murder and conspiracy, the docu-series ultimately…Read More
Updated on the Washington State Crime Victim Service Center Hotline
For the past six plus years, Victim Support Services has been managing and monitoring the Washington State Crime Victim Service Center Hotline (WACVSCH). Individuals hurt or harmed by crime have been able to speak or text with a trained advocate 24x7x365 to get immediate help and be connected to local resources for further assistance. Throughout the years, we have been able to offer endless amounts…Read More
Welcome our new Grant Researcher and Writer volunteer, Lana!
VSS is super excited to announce that Lana Triece has joined our team as a Grant Researcher and Writer volunteer! Lana currently works as a Program Coordinator for the Port Angeles Food Bank, and has a wealth of experience in the Human Services Field. She has a Bachelor’s degree in General Studies and a Master’s in Psychology. She has a love of animals and currently…Read More
Welcome our new Crisis and Referral Advocate volunteer, Ezri Noe!
Welcome our new Crisis and Referral Advocate volunteer, Ezri Noe! Ezri will be helping Victim Support Services by speaking to individuals hurt or harmed by crime that contact our Referral Line looking for services. She will provide crisis intervention, emotional support, safety planning, resources and more. Ezri received her B.A. in Psychology from Northwest University in Kirkland and works as a Community Relations Manager where…Read More
Pet of the Quarter
Meet Calvin and Pippin! Affectionately known as “The Littles”, Calvin George and Pippin Jo are the youngest of the Weber canine pack of six. Our Executive Director is heavily involved in animal rescue in her personal time, and her pack has tripled over the past 2 years! Born just before Christmas of 2021, these adorable siblings came from Louisiana to join the Weber household in…Read More
Welcome our new Victim Advocate Intern, Katie Fung!
Welcome our new Victim Advocate Intern, Katie Fung! Katie will be interning with Victim Support Services all throughout the summer providing courtroom support, crisis intervention, resources and more to those individuals who have been hurt or harmed by crime in Snohomish County. Katie is a student at University of Washington pursuing her Bachelor of Arts, Double major in Law, Societies and Justice, and Early Childhood…Read More