Homeward House Collaborative

Hope for infants and parents facing crisis, treatment, and recovery

in Snohomish County, Washington

No-cost support to overcome challenges and build strong, healthy family bonds.

Are you facing a very real possibility of losing custody of your baby because you have a substance use disorder? We can help.

Are you feeling overwhelmed by mandated child welfare requirements and fear you may not be able to keep up and get your child back? We can help.

Are you about to become a parent and realize you might have an addiction and don’t know where to turn for help? Turn to Homeward House!

Homeward House Collaborative welcomes families with newborns or infants up to one year old (as well as those who are expecting), living at or below the federal poverty level, and who have an active substance use disorder.

Parent-ally mentors who have overcome similar challenges and are now living healthy, productive lives build relationships with parents and support them step-by-step in connecting with and using a range of wraparound support services.

Wraparound services through Homeward House Collaborative include:

Early Childhood Education and Care

Education on children’s developmental needs and access to personalized coaching for parents

Economic Assets

Guidance in securing basic needs, including housing, income, and planning skills

Education & Employment Pathways

Work skills, training programs, education, and employment guidance for parents

Health & Wellness

Support for physical and emotional health and well-being for the whole family

Social Capital

Assistance with accessing and using available resources without getting overwhelmed

How to Stop the Stigma Facing Parents

The stigma facing parents with substance use disorders is significant. We can all change the narrative and reshape perceptions to foster inclusivity and create pathways for treatment, recovery, and well-being for all.

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Single fathers in recovery: the challenges they overcome

At Homeward House, a growing number of fathers are seeking support and services and navigating a path traditionally associated with mothers. These men overcome unique challenges as they balance recovery with the responsibilities of single parenthood.

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The work of Homeward House Collaborative is on the ancestral lands of the Coast Salish Peoples, in particular, the Tulalip, Snohomish, Stillaguamish, and Sauk-Suiattle tribes. We honor the original caretakers of the land they continue to cherish and protect.

We are is dedicated to fostering racial equity. Our Race and Social Justice Statement describes our commitment and the steps we are taking to change the systems and practices that perpetuate inequities.