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Resident Leaders on a Path to Employment

Resident Leaders on a Path to Employment

Soon after Mercy Housing Northwest began providing Community Health Worker (CHW) services at seven properties in Seattle and South King County in 2014 they noticed an exciting trend. A number of participants in the health and wellness programs were encouraged to attend by emerging ‘resident leaders.’ These resident leaders are trusted voices in their communities … Continue reading

Love is in the Air…

Love is in the Air…

Music makes the world go ‘round…at least for Mercy Housing Northwest’s Snohomish residents, Jerry and Elaine. The two first met over 40 years ago and their story is one of true love at first sight (and sound). “When our eyes met, neither of us had a question we’d be together the rest of our lives”, … Continue reading

Meet Ginger

Meet Ginger

Before she moved into a Mercy Housing community, Ginger jumped from place to place with her baby daughter, juggling the many responsibilities of work, school, and single parenting. “Not knowing where I was going to live, not knowing if I could afford it, not knowing if I would have to drop out of school to … Continue reading