Client Stories

Alpha clients in a group
  • Night to Shine
    In March, nine West Branch clients enjoyed an amazing prom-like experience at the City Hill Church Northore’s “A Night to Shine.”  The night began with family members and staff being ushered downstairs, away from the clients, for their own night […]
  • The Starry Night Prom
    Every year the Shoreline School District hosts the “The Starry Night Prom” for students who in their special education programs.  Amy was invited this year and made the most out of it! Amy spent a day shopping with her staff […]
  • Achieving Goals
    Kerri is a strong self-advocate. Last year she set two goals – to have an operation to improve her vision, and to explore her community independently. She met both goals with great success! Her vision is now much improved and […]
  • Appreciating Diversity
    Thomas loves to know where his staff are originally from. His mother told me about this interest. Then she hatched an idea: “maybe Thomas could track where his staff come from on a map of the world”. I immediately wanted […]
  • Staying Active: Hiking Club with Kyle
    The residents from Olympic and Salish Houses love to stay active.  Accompanied by Program Coordinator Kyle, the Housemates enjoy going hiking in many place around the Puget Sound area. Dominic, Drew, and Rashid have hiked around Mt. Baker, Heather Lake, […]
  • Work Hard. Play Hard!
    Kerri loves to have fun and stay active.  She works at Ross, and last year she earned herself full time hours by proving herself to be a hardworking and valuable employee. Kerri saved up for her dream trip to Disneyland […]
  • Down on the Farm: Clients take on organic farming at Oxbow Farms
    Alpha clients have had an active planting season at Oxbow Farm in Carnation. This spring Alpha clients and a volunteer began gardening at Oxbow Farm in a plot dedicated to Alpha clients. Gardening at Oxbow Farm is one of the […]
  • Art for a Happy Life
    Three and a half years ago, Alpha staff wanted to give clients a creative and fun activity to do each week, called Art Club, but where to have it? Laura Hoag, a Direct Support Professional at Alpha, found the perfect […]