The New Phoebe House 2018 gala was one to remember! With more than 250 guests and 15 incredible sponsors, we raised nearly $120,000. This money went directly toward operational expenses, which included a week-long mother-child bonding camping trip to Vashon Island. This annual trip is something our mothers look forward to each year and provides… Continue reading New Phoebe House 2018 Gala: Celebrating Success
The New Phoebe House in Tacoma opened its doors in December 2002 to serve mothers and children impacted by chemical dependency, homelessness, and trauma. The New Phoebe House provides a healthy, safe, and loving environment where women and children can experience a family setting while receiving the treatment and resources they need to be independent,… Continue reading New Phoebe House Association – Five things you might not know.
June is PTSD awareness month and New Phoebe House would like to bring attention to this, often, debilitating disorder. What is PTSD? According to the National Institute of Mental Health, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a disorder that develops in some people who have experienced intense shock, fear or horror in response to an event. The… Continue reading PTSD Impacts More Women Than Men. Learn How You Can Help.
Reunification looks a little bit different for everyone here at New Phoebe House. No matter what it looks like, it is an exciting, beautiful, and sometimes scary time. Some women have not had their children full time for quite a while; others have only been separated for a short time. The transition can be hard… Continue reading Reunification at New Phoebe House
It is a pleasure to introduce myself! My name is Lily Bieletto, and I’m the new KidsPlay Director here at New Phoebe House. I was born and raised in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and moved to Tacoma three years ago. During the last three years I have been teaching kindergarten and first grade at charter schools in… Continue reading Our new KidsPlay Director
We are very excited to introduce the talented individuals we recently welcomed as members of our staff. Change can be difficult. Fortunately for us, that is not the case with these women, they have fit right in and are already making a difference in our programs. Without further ado, we present: Lily Bieletto, Phoebe KidsPlay… Continue reading Introducing our new staff!
Over the last weekend in August, 12 mothers, 13 children and 8 staff members headed off to Camp St. Albans for our annual Mother-Child Bonding Retreat. It was quite the expedition. Two van loads, five cars, one truck full of food, thirty sleeping bags, four Pack ‘n Plays, and numerous child car seats made way… Continue reading The great out-of-doors!