Hiring: Program Case Manager (28 hrs/week)

Published on March 22, 2017

Who We Are: PSKS was founded in 1995 by a group of homeless youth who wanted their voices to be heard by policy makers who did not understand the impact of their decisions. With this bottom-up approach, PSKS found its niche – empowering youth who are too often excluded from mainstream services. At the heart

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Socks and Underwear, Oh My!

Published on March 22, 2017

    All Cycles is a grassroots Outreach Project for Seattle community members to bring menstrual supplies to folks in need. They gather anonymous donations of pads, tampons, wet wipes and underwear of various sizes and styles for homeless or income-insecure people in Seattle of all or no genders, who have cycles.   Thanks to

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Welcome Krista

Published on March 22, 2017

In January PSKS welcomed new Executive Director, Krista Cossalter! Krista was born and raised in Southeast Seattle. She has worked her entire life in the nonprofit world, including positions at the King County Bar Association, Epilepsy Foundation Northwest, the USO, Austin Foundation, and Northwest Infant Survival & SIDS Alliance. She brings a lifetime of local

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Secret Santas Spread Cheer at PSKS

Published on January 12, 2017

Each year an ever growing number of Secret Santa’s donate everything from boots and hand warmers to tents, sleeping bags, and backpacks to be given to PSKS participants on Christmas.     After a delicious meal prepared one of our talented board members, each participant is invited into the Secret Santa store to select some

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Happy Holidays from PSKS!

Published on December 6, 2016

Wishing you a holiday season that is warm and bright!   Want to make a gift to PSKS this holiday season? The coldest weather is about to descend. Gifts of any size will ensure we can spread the love…and food, shelter and a caring community. Thank you in advance for your generosity!  

 
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#GivingTuesday

Published on November 23, 2016

For some, the holidays are filled with warmth, joy and celebration. But when you are homeless and you don’t have a family to celebrate with or a home to go to, they can be depressing.   That’s where you come in.   Bring warmth and comfort into a young person’s life this holiday season with a

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Thank You Brooks!

Published on November 14, 2016

  Local running shoe company, Brooks, is committed to making the best running gear to build a healthier, “Run Happier” world. Beyond making shoes and promoting a healthy, active lifestyle, they regularly donate gear so people who really need their products can put them to great use.   On a daily basis PSKS participants traverse the city to access shelter, meals and

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2016 Election: Participants React

Published on November 14, 2016

Like many in our country, the day after the election was a time to process where we are and where we’re going as a country and a community. PSKS participants shared some of their thoughts and reactions to the results…     We’re ready to get to work building bridges and strengthening our communities. Join

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Rising On Up!

Published on November 10, 2016

  There is a lot to celebrate this month in the RISE Learning Center!   RISE students are setting goals, studying hard and reaping the rewards as they pass their GED tests. In the past two weeks two students have each passed a test. Way to go!   5 students have recently passed all the tests

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Thank You!

Published on November 8, 2016

Thank you to so many of you who attended the first annual PSKS Benefit Breakfast.   You raised $95,000 in support of homeless youth! Your generosity doesn’t just provide participants with a warm, dry place to sleep at night, it enables them to advocate for themselves and their community and gain the education and job readiness skills

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