Welcoming Ashley!

How do you find something that eludes almost everyone, even those who search for a lifetime? The secret is you have to look. That’s Ashley’s advice, when she’s commuting each way via ferry between Seattle and her home in Bremerton. What’s so elusive? Orcas, of course, Ashley’s favorite whales, which she has now seen 5 … Continued

Recovery Café Network Hosts 1st Rendezvous

Recovery Café Network brings together Recovery Cafés from around the Nation for Rendezvous 2018, the first such gathering Last Thursday and Friday, the Recovery Café Network (RCN) hosted Recovery Cafés from across the United States for its inaugural Rendezvous conference. Recovery Cafés from Washington, D.C.; Raleigh, North Carolina; San Jose, California; and Everett, Spokane, Tacoma, … Continued

Welcoming Brian and Terri!

Please join us in welcoming our two newest staff members, Terri and Brian, to Recovery Café. Terri has been a member of the Recovery Café community since the beginning and is our new Café Manager. Brian has been making meals for the Café for 5 years and is now our full-time Kitchen Manager. Brian has been cooking since … Continued

Welcoming Amber and Alex!

Recovery Café is excited to announce the additions of Amber Lauff and Alex Clark to our team! Alex Clark is Recovery Café’s new Special Projects Coordinator. Alex is originally from Tulsa, Oklahoma and moved to Seattle from the Bay Area to earn his Masters of Public Administration from the Evans School of Public Policy and … Continued

Are you a dentist or know one looking for a volunteer opportunity?

Recovery Café was recently awarded a grant from King County’s Department of Public Health to help increase people’s access to health services.  Currently Medical Teams International (MTI) sends their mobile dental van to Recovery Café once a month.  The need is always greater than the available appointments.  With this grant, we hope to partner with MTI to send … Continued

Speak Out for Recovery and King County Recovery Contest Winners

Recovery Café’s Speak Out for Recovery Event which featured Grammy award winner Michael Wansley – the Wanz of Thrift Shop fame – was an incredible night of shared hope, triumph and the joy that Recovery Happens!  There were several highlights of the night including the presention of King County’s two Recovery Month Art Awards by Jim … Continued

Recovery Café Network Launches 2nd Cohort

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE David Uhl Recovery Café Network Contact David   Recovery Café Network launches second cohort to address addiction epidemic Dayton, OH and Vancouver, WA, groups to start Recovery Cafés to respond to the addiction crisis damaging their local communities. Seattle, WA: On October 12, the Recovery Café Network announced its second cohort of member … Continued

Welcome to our 2017-2018 Jesuit Volunteers

Welcome to our 2017-2018 Jesuit Volunteers – Bea and Chris, and a Fond Farewell to Samantha and Emily Recovery Café is fortunate to have two Jesuit Volunteers (JVs) on staff, who spend a year of service at the Café after completing their college careers. Every August the volunteers transition to the next phase of their … Continued

Recovery Café featured in National Documentary

Recovery Café is proud to partner with the White House, Macklemore, and MTV for “Prescription for Change: Ending America’s Opioid Crisis,” a new documentary film that debuts on Tuesday, October 11th, at 9PM on MTV. We encourage you to check it out. You might wonder how this collaboration came to be. On February 9th 2015 … Continued