The Sophia Way | Sophia’s Place
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Michelle Carr, Evening Shelter Supervisor at Sophia's Place shares a few wonderful stories of summertime activities at the shelter.   With summer finally here, our residents have been spending more and more time outside, enjoying the warm and beautiful evenings in the garden and patio area.         The night...

We share an extract from an email from a client. She had been in and out of shelters for seven years. Her disability had acted as a barrier to steady employment and housing. After coming to our shelter, she has found employment as a caregiver...

"Everyone has their own ways of expression. I believe we all have a lot to say, but finding ways to say it is more than half the battle." - Criss Jami Ashley Crane, who is a part of the Night Shelter program wrote the following poem...

The Day Center is now open on weekends and the women love it! We have 35-45 women using our services each day.  The weekends have been very busy, as expected. And it's You - the community and volunteers - who have been helping us immensely! Many women...

In the last week of January, a staff member led a crafts project at the shelter and the women created some beautiful art. They made paper lanterns to honor and celebrate the Chinese New Year with a wish: "May this New Year be full of faith,...

I grew up in Bellevue, having moved here when I was 12 years old. I just finished an 8-week internship with The Sophia Way, on my way to earning a Bachelor degree in Human Services Management. The first thing that impressed me about this organization is how...

"The only way that we can live, is if we grow. The only way that we can grow is if we change." - C. JoyBell Sophia's Place overnight program now has three full-time shelter supervisors who spend the evening and night taking care of the 21 women...