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Every year, our big-hearted community makes the holiday month grand for the women we serve. While the holidays were very different this year because of the pandemic, they were as joyous as always – individuals, organizations, and groups donated gifts making the women feel special...

Roslyn is the kind of person who is always there for others – who lifts you up with a smile and just the right words. In fact, she gave up her Seattle apartment a couple years ago to care for her sick mom in Texas....

Twelve years ago, we welcomed a woman into The Sophia's Way's overnight shelter at First Congregational Church. There was a snowstorm outside. She was offered a hot dinner and a warm night's sleep. A few months later, her case manager helped her move into her...

Exactly twelve years ago, at 7 pm, we welcomed a woman into The Sophia's Way's overnight shelter at First Congregational Church. It was snowing hard outside. She was offered a hot dinner and a warm night's sleep. A few months later, her case manager helped...

  "In this season of thanks, I wanted to reach out to each and every one of you, and thank you for all that you have done for The Sophia Way to provide for the safety, health and security of all the women that we serve. It's...

In the summer of 2020, Janis moved into her own apartment. After 13 years of housing instability, she finally has a place to call home. Hear Janis share her story [vc_video link='https://youtu.be/PjzpC4GhhCI']...

Dear Friends, As the sun dips earlier each day and the leaves begin to turn, we are taking time to reflect on the future of The Sophia Way. Last week, we invited community leaders to share their ideas, thoughts, and dreams to help chart the strategic direction...

Six months. 168 days. On a Tuesday, March 17, as the coronavirus hit, we started operating our shelters 24/7. Since then we've been working tirelessly to ride out the storms that keep on coming - the pandemic, the protests against inequities, smoke from the fires...

  Please join us for the grand opening of the Kirkland Place for Families and Women! When: Wednesday, August 19 at 10 am Where: The livestream can be watched on Facebook or on the Salt House YouTube channel. The New Bethlehem Project, The Sophia Way, and Salt House will...

It is a very different summer than those of years past. However, we continue to look for the sunshine and blue skies to uplift our spirits to better cope with the pandemic and systemic racism that plagues our nation. The Sophia Way hosted a healing vigil...