Welcome our new Grant Researcher and Writer volunteer, Lana!

By VSS | July 7, 2022

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…

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Welcome our new Crisis and Referral Advocate volunteer, Ezri Noe!

By VSS | July 5, 2022

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…

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Pet of the Quarter

By VSS | July 1, 2022

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…

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Welcome our new Victim Advocate Intern, Katie Fung!

By VSS | June 22, 2022

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…

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Pet of the Quarter

By VSS | April 21, 2022

Captain Jack Weber (Captain) is one of six rescued fuzz kids belonging to Michaela Weber (VSS ED). Originally from Las Cruces, New Mexico, his journey to his new life began in May of 2021 in El Paso, Texas, when he was adopted by The Webers and driven across the Country to his new home in Birmingham, Alabama. Captain is a mixed breed – everything but…

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To our Rockstar Volunteers, Thank You

By VSS | April 18, 2022

Written by: Leslie McPherson, Programs Administrator “Volunteers do not necessarily have the time, they have the heart.” –Elizabeth Andrew Behind every successful organization there are extraordinary volunteers. In a day and age where time is a precious commodity, it’s important to find the right words to thank volunteers who take time from their busy lives to help out. Victim Support Services’ volunteers serve in many…

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Support the Dan Rocha Memorial Fund

By VSS | April 15, 2022

On March 25, 2022, the community suffered a tragic loss when Everett Police Officer Dan Rocha was killed in the line of duty. Officer Rocha left behind a wife, two sons, and a large extended family.  Victim Support Services is partnering with Coastal Community Bank and the City of Everett to raise funds to honor Officer Rocha. 100% of the funds will directly benefit the family, helping to defray funeral expenses and loss of financial resources during a most…

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Employee of the Quarter

By VSS | April 15, 2022

This month, VSS is shining a spotlight on one of its best and brightest, as Employee of the Quarter! Leslie McPherson, Programs Administrator at VSS, has been selected by her colleagues for her outstanding commitment to victims of crime and their loved ones in our region. Over the past 9 years, her contributions to the field have been immeasurable, helping VSS live up to its…

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Turning the Page: How Grief and VSS Changed my Life

By VSS | February 16, 2022

The salty waters of Bellingham Bay in Western Washington glinted like diamonds in the sunlight as I stood in a circle with roughly 20 strangers. Some of us had tears in our eyes. Some of us didn’t. But we each held a rock with the name of a murdered loved one written on it. It was September 25th, and though we were strangers, we had…

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