Peace for the Streets by Kids from the Streets
Transitioning from home to college is difficult. Imagine transitioning from the streets to campus dorm life! Susan Fox, PSKS Executive Director, recently checked in on one of our RISE GED graduates to see how he was enjoying college life. In short, he could use some help.
School starts next week!...Read More »
Zachary Shields was recently hired to serv as a resource for housing sustainability. After interning with PSKS as a social work intern for nine months Zachary is a natural to coordinate the Step Beyond program. Step Beyond is a peer-to-peer program geared towards formerly homeless youth and...Read More »
Emily Carraux has recently joined the PSKS community as a resource for employment and job readiness skills. With a passion for environmental justice, she has most recently worked with at risk youth in environmental education, but she is excited and ready to expand those experiences and empower young people at...Read More »
Our Queer Youth Outreach Program was launched in January 2013 with funding from PRIDE Foundation. We’re so excited to continue to grow and develop this initiative with continuing support from Pride Foundation and Beyond the Bridge!
Queer Youth Outreach Interns are a distinct track within the PSKS employment program Lasting...Read More »
PSKS participant and volunteer Daimey puts her exceptional organizing skills to work in our newly re-opened basic need supply closet–clothing and survival supplies for those who need them. We’re always taking donations of clothing and supplies for humans and animal companions! Especially needed are wool and synthetic socks,...Read More »
My name is Brittany and I represent participants on the PSKS Board of Directors. I am a full voting member of the Board and the liaison with our CORE membership.
“Because PSKS derives its legislation from those whom it directly seeks to uplift,
it owns a huge potential towards...Read More »
Here are a few links to the photos taken before and during our exciting move from Summit Ave to our new space at 19th and Pike!
This would not have been possible without the huge team that volunteered to help us out.
- Staff packed prior to the move.
- Volunteer team #1:...Read More »
After nine years at our current location, PSKS is moving to a beautiful new space on Capitol Hill!
Our new address is 1609 19th Avenue, Suite 100, Seattle, WA 98122. Our spacious new center is located at the corner of 19th Avenue and E. Pine Street, across the...Read More »