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Posts Tagged ‘summer’

Grieving Youth Returning to School

Written by: Katy Percini, MA, LMFT, Mental Health Therapist Heading back to school after the summer break can be an exciting time for many students. For others, returning to school can cause anxiety, depression, and stress. When a child is grieving the death of a loved one, returning to school can be even more difficult.…

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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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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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National Night Out Against Crime

National Night Out is a community event where neighbors and organizations to come together to make all our neighborhoods a little safer.  It began 31 years ago in an effort to bring together community partners, residents, and law enforcement, and has been going strong ever since.  National Night Out is held on the first Tuesday…

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An Invitation to Joy Retreat

Working in a helping profession means continuously giving your strength, compassion, and nurturing to those you serve.  We think it is time to come together and nurture each other.  Find your joy again, rejuvenate, reinvigorate, and remember why you started doing this work. Come join us at Camp Burton on beautiful Vashon Island for a two-day retreat.…

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11th Annual VSS Golf Tournament

Victim Support Services invites  you to join us for our 11th annual golf tournament on July 12, 2014 at Legion Memorial Golf Course in Everett.  We are looking forward to a day filled with warm sunshine, friendly competition, delicious food, fantastic raffle items, fun contests, great prizes, and an all around good time in support…

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Victim Support Services BBQ – Bellingham

Victim Support Services is hosting a summer barbecue for families and friends to enjoy.  Hamburgers and hot dogs will be provided.  Please feel free to bring your drink of choice* and a side dish. Please make sure to RSVP  so we have enough food for everyone.  Introductions will start promptly at 5:30.

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Victim Support Services BBQ – Everett

Victim Support Services is hosting a summer barbecue for families and friends to enjoy.   Hamburgers and hot dogs will be provided.  Please feel free to bring your drink of choice* and a side dish. Please make sure to RSVP  so we have enough food for everyone.  Introductions will start promptly at 5:30.

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Summer Safety Tips

  Summer is about having fun, being outside and staying cool. Criminals are very aware of this and will use the opportunity to take what is yours. Don’t let them ruin your summer fun. Use and share these tips to help prevent criminals from stealing from you. Even though your car may be hot when you return…

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