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VSS’ 44th Anniversary

VSS is celebrating 44 years of serving victims of crime. On February 25, 1975, thirteen families came together in a church auditorium to share their heartbreaking experiences and to talk about their mutual concerns. As a result, Victim Support Services was established, formerly known as Families and Friends of Missing Persons and Violent Crime Victims. Here’s to many…

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Welcome, Natalie!

Let’s give a warm welome to Natalie Lanphear, the new Victim Services Coordinator for Snohomish County!   Natalie graduated from Oklahoma Baptist University with a Degree in Family and Community Services. She is from Kansas City, Missouri, and she is a big Chiefs, Royals, and Sporting Kansas City fan. Natalie moved to the Seattle area…

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Welcome our new Victim Services Coordinator, Emma!

We would like to welcome Emma Alty, our new Victim Services Coordinator for Island County through the Tompkins Project! Emma grew up in Fredericksburg, Virginia and attended college at Virginia Tech where she majored in psychology and minored in history.  Emma has lived in Washington for almost a year now and, says that, here she has discovered…

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Welcome our new Hotline Advocate, Schana Odell!

Please help VSS welcome our new on-call Hotline Advocate — Schana Odell! Schana comes to VSS with over 20 years of experience working with vulnerable populations including those individuals and families who are low-income, under resourced, have limited education and connections, who may have had previous trauma, chemical dependencies or have been victimized.  She currently works part-time for…

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