Snohomish County

Companis is in the House!

Companis is in the House!

For the first time in our history, Companis has two locations and we’re celebrating this milestone. Our Snohomish County office is open! We’re in Everett at the nonprofit site The Village on Casino Road, a hub co-managed by longtime partner agency ChildStrive....

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New Program Manager for Snohomish County

New Program Manager for Snohomish County

In May, we welcomed Tia Lawson who is focusing on increasing our placement of Companis Workers in Snohomish County, as well as deepening our relationships with our Workers, nonprofit partners, and the wider community. Before joining Companis, Tia worked for over a...

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Why I Give Back

Why I Give Back

Companis Outreach Specialist, Cynthia Hunter, recently graduated from the Leadership Snohomish County Program, and was asked to speak at her 2022 graduation ceremony about why she gives back. Here is what she said:  First of all, it’s in my DNA.  I grew up...

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Writing To Help Others: A Companis Worker Gets the Word Out

Writing To Help Others: A Companis Worker Gets the Word Out

“You have the right to an attorney. If you cannot afford an attorney, one will be provided for you.” That statement stems from the 6th Amendment in the Bill of Rights which codifies the right to a public trial, the right to a lawyer, and the right to an impartial...

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Catching the Light

Catching the Light

Where do we go to catch the light during these dark, winter months?  We asked Companis Workers and staff to send in photos that document a moment in time when light caught their eye and raised their spirits. From giant bubbles to meditation, we received an array...

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How Companis Supports Our Volunteers

How Companis Supports Our Volunteers

Having a worker support group makes a big difference for Companis placements. It creates community and holds space for reflection. Volunteers support each other by sharing their experiences through Companis’ monthly worker support meetings (in-person, when possible,...

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Biennial ’21 – Behind the Scenes

Biennial ’21 – Behind the Scenes

Producing our first online Biennial was an adventure, to say the least! But we felt supported every step of the way by the Companis board, our ambassadors, our Workers, and our partner agencies. Thank you!  Here are a few images from the days leading up to the...

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Watch the Biennial ’21 presentation

Watch the Biennial ’21 presentation

If you missed our live stream on October 21st, we bring you the Companis Biennial '21, "Where Compassion Meets Action," in its entirety here! Click on this link to watch! We thank Dr. Ben Danielson, Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Washington, for...

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Volunteers Research Mental Health Resources for ChildStrive

Volunteers Research Mental Health Resources for ChildStrive

Children from low-income households or who come from homes experiencing trauma can have difficulties when they begin school. Often, these challenges lead to poor academic performance and a need for remedial and special education. Overcoming those difficulties is the...

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