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The Sophia Way is closely monitoring the increasing health crisis in our community. Please check this page as we keep you updated about our news and our critical needs. We are working together as a community to support the women we serve, and now, more...

It was 11 years ago this day that The Sophia Way opened it's doors to support women experiencing homelessness. In the past 11 years we have had many challenges and achievements. This year, we celebrate many successes— Breaking ground on our 24/7/365 emergency shelter and day...

Last winter, a woman died from hypothermia – waiting at the wrong location for shelter. Thanks to the tzedakah (Hebrew for charitable giving) of Temple B’nai Torah, our Emergency Shelter will be located at the Crossroads neighborhood synagogue until May 31, 2020! What a relief! What a...

Tuesday, August 20 was a busy and banner day for The Sophia Way, as we reopened our Emergency Shelter, hosted (until October 15) by St. Peter’s United Methodist Church in Bellevue. As the sun started to set, women began lining up. Dietra Clayton, who recently was...

Construction has begun on the new Kirkland Shelter for Women & Families. A true community collaboration between The Sophia Way, New Bethlehem Project (a program of Catholic Community Services), our local governments, private foundations, corporate and individual funders, our new shelter will be a place...

Our dream of a 24/7/365 shelter is around the corner - The Sophia Way’s new permanent shelter and day center recently broke ground ! Until we open in the summer of 2020 we will continue to do our best to provide our guests shelter and...

We are delighted to welcome Alisa Chatinsky, our Interim Executive Director. Alisa has spent 25+ years helping nonprofits identify their greatest needs and organizational goals, and helping them attain their next level of growth. We look forward to her leadership and vision as we continue...

For us at The Sophia Way, 2019 will be a year of building and reaching out to even more women experiencing homelessness. In spring, we will be breaking ground in Kirkland to begin building a permanent emergency shelter for women and for families with children. The...

We honor the strength of the more than 4,000 women you helped us serve and deeply appreciate your immeasurable and steadfast support. Dear Friends of The Sophia Way, On December 8, 2008, eight mats were placed on the floor of a church. That winter night, The Sophia Way...

Emergency Shelter - A Vital Need This has been the first summer that we were able to keep our Emergency Shelter open. Between June and September, we have served more than a hundred women, giving them a safe place to stay each night, a warm meal,...