Posts Tagged ‘Community’

In Memorium: Scott Tompkins

Our community lost a great friend, a stellar detective, and a champion for crime victims when Detective Scott Tompkins succumbed to a sudden illness this past weekend (9/9/18). Scott was a long-serving member of the King County Sheriff’s Office, hired in 1991, and contributed his time to Victim Support Services as a board member for…

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Fourth of July: Triggers

Written by: Kimi Nolte, MPH, MSW, Lead Victim Services Coordinator On the fourth of July, most people look forward to the BBQs, firework displays and spending time with their loved ones. However, the holidays can be difficult for a number of reasons, especially if you and your family experienced a traumatic loss. Today, we’d like…

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National Night Out Against Crime

National Night Out is an annual event where communities across the country connect with law enforcement. The focus of National Night Out is to get neighborhoods actively involved in preventing crime in their community. At National Night Out, you will be able to visit tables for various community organizations and interact with your local first…

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From the Desk of the Executive Director

Dr. Michaela Weber, Executive Director It’s the New Year and as you read this, I hope that you are all transitioning into 2018 feeling refreshed and relaxed, after spending some quality time with your respective families/friends/loved ones this past holiday season.  Many of you are reflecting on the past and making projections for the upcoming…

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2018 VSS Furry Friends Calendar

VSS is launching their first ever calendar for 2018! The calendar is filled with pictures of the VSS staff’s pets. As well, the calendar has VSS events and National Days relating to victims of crime. This calendar is part of our 2017 Year-End-Campaign. What does this mean? If you make a donation of $50 or…

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VSS is having an Open House and you're invited!

Come check out our VSS Administration office in Everett and have some food, take part in our trivia scavenger hunt and raffle, meet staff and board of directors, and connect with others in the community.  This event is open to all — stop by any time!

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Seattle Foundation's 7th Annual GiveBIG is Wednesday, May 10th!

 [vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”On Wednesday, May 10, 2017 from Midnight to Midnight, The Seattle Foundation will host its sventh annual GiveBIG and Victim Support Services is participating! For every donation made on www.theseattlefoundation.org on Wednesday, May 10th, The Seattle Foundation will add matching funds to help make the most of your donation.” google_fonts=”font_family:Raleway%3A100%2C200%2C300%2Cregular%2C500%2C600%2C700%2C800%2C900|font_style:100%20light%20regular%3A100%3Anormal”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1492556389880{padding-top: 20px !important;}”][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”If…

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Victim Support Services Announces New Leadership Team

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”PRESS RELEASE MARCH 15, 2017″ font_container=”tag:h2|text_align:right” google_fonts=”font_family:Droid%20Serif%3Aregular%2Citalic%2C700%2C700italic|font_style:700%20bold%20regular%3A700%3Anormal”][/vc_column][/vc_row]Media Contact: Dr. Michaela Weber, Executive Director                                           Michaela@victimsupportservices.org[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1489596756578{padding-bottom: 20px !important;}”]Everett Office: 425.252.6081[vc_row][vc_column][ctitle title=”Victim Support Services Announces New Leadership Team” uppercase=”no” background=”#ffffff” font_size=”20″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1489597100851{padding-bottom: 20px !important;}”] (WASHINGTON STATE)…

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When Tragedy Strikes Close to Home

Our instant news culture makes the world feel like a very small place. Incidences of violence from around the country may be shocking and disturbing but all too often lately, the violence has been very close to home. From Marysville to Mukilteo and now in Burlington, tragedy and traumatic loss lie heavy on our hearts.…

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