Category: General/Misc.

The following are news articles that don't really fit in any particular category, but they are interesting to read nonetheless!

  • Beneficial State Bank Connecting Entrepreneurs and Small Businesses to Mission-­aligned Capital

     

    Beneficial State Bank and Friends Connecting Entrepreneurs and Small Businesses to Mission-­aligned Capital in Seattle

    Seattle, WA – As a community development financial institution, Beneficial State Bank has the opportunity to meet many small business owners in varying stages of development and financing need. While we always work hard to provide capital to traditionally under-­‐served markets, it's not always possible to meet our obligations to our depositors and our underwriting … More »

  • Whitehorse Foundation continues to support Compass Health & Cocoon House patnership

    Compass Health continues to grow and expand its services to help more and more people.  We are pleased to announce that Compass Health has been awarded a significant grant that will allow us to continue to invest in the community and the people we serve.

    The Whitehorse Foundation has awarded Compass Health, for the second year in a row, a $50,000 grant to help continue our partnership with Cocoon House.  For over 10 years, Compass Health and Cocoon House have partnered together to provide … More »

  • Compass Health Heros

    Samantha came to us for treatment due to emotional and behavioral problems that she was experiencing at home and at school.

    She was having severe tantrums at home, not completing her homework, and fighting with her classmates.  Samantha was eating lunch by herself and had no one to play with during recess.

    When Samantha first came to Compass, it was hard to start a relationship with her.  She didn't want to talk to the therapist, but was willing to play games with her. They started to … More »

  • BECU Donates $20,000 to Support Compass Health’s Supportive Housing Program

    PRESS RELEASE
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    Contact:

    Pam Damron, Compass Health
    425-349-8413
    pam.damron@compassh.org

    Todd Pietzsch, BECU
    206-439-5906
    Todd.pietzsch@becu.org

    BECU Donates $20,000 to Support Compass Health’s Supportive Housing Program

    (Everett, WA – October 23rd, 2014)

    BECU remains committed to affordable housing efforts around the Puget Sound region. For that reason, they offer $80,000 in grants to non-profit organizations committed to creating and sustaining affordable … More »

  • An Afternoon to Thank Our Employees

    A fun-fill afternoon with good food, music, appreciation and prizes

    – all to celebrate the great work that is being done by our Compass Health employees.

     

    After many days of beating sun – we welcomed a slight overcast September day to thank our employees at Compass Health;  Bingo, Cake Walk, Word Search, Trivia were all on the agenda.

    Eric Carlsen spoke on behalf of the Board of Directors to thank our Compass Health employees for their dedication and commitment to both the agency … More »

  • Whatcom United Way Partners to Create Lasting Solutions in Education, Income and Health

    By Peter Theisen
    Courtesy to The Bellingham HeraldSeptember 10, 2014

    We’ve been busy over the past years researching key community conditions, increasing our reach by bringing on new community partners, and strengthening our ties with long-time partners. There has been a tremendous amount of change happening with United Way of Whatcom County all made possible by donors and supporters right here in our community.

    Our biggest change was a shift three years ago to address specific goals in … More »

  • There Is Still Time to Register for Compass Health’s Anger Managment Course!

    What is anger?
    How do you calm down?
    What do you need to learn about anger?

    Attend this in-depth Anger Management series and learn skills that can be used to reduce conflicts with co-workers, family and friends.

    PARTICPANTS WILL:

    Gain a better understanding of emotions.
    Be able to evaluate your pattern of expressing anger and the underlying emotion, as well as, identity your learned patterns of behavior.
    Be able to use at least three of seven skills of de-escalation outside of class.
    Be … More »

  • Camp Mariposa® to Help Washington State Children Break Cycle of Family Addiction

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
    Contact:  Pam Damron, Office of the President / CEO
    c/o Tom Sebastian, President / CEO Compass Health
    425-349-8413
    Pam.Damron@compassh.org
    Josh Lohmer, MCo Public Relations
    JL@mcopr.com / 303.995.8884

    Camp Mariposa® to Help Washington State Children Break

    Cycle of Family Addiction

    New partnership between Compass Health and The Moyer Foundation is announced to support children impacted by addiction in families

     

    Everett, Wash. – Compass Health is partnering with … More »

  • Compass Health Announces Merger with Whatcom Counseling & Psychiatric Clinic

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
    Contact:  Pam Damron, Office of the President / CEO
    c/o Tom Sebastian, President / CEO Compass Health
    425-349-8413
    Pam.Damron@compassh.org

    Compass Health Announces the Successful Completion of

    Merger with Whatcom Counseling & Psychiatric Clinic

    Moving the Mission Forward of Expanding Behavioral

    Health Services in Washington State.

     

    Compass Health is pleased to announce the merger of Whatcom Counseling &Psychiatric Clinic (WCPC) with Compass Health.  Currently … More »

  • Senator John McCoy visits the Snohomish County Triage Center

    Senator John McCoy visits the Snohomish County Triage Center

    Everett, WA - Talks are starting now on how to continue to support and possibly expand the services of the successful Snohomish County Triage Center (SCTC).

    Designed to help respond to adults in crisis, the Snohomish County Triage Center provides a warm, secure and safe place where individuals experiencing behavioral health crisis can receive immediate care and follow-up referrals for treatment.  Last year there were 1,566 … More »