Recovery Café Resource Connection Day

Many people coming to Recovery Café daily for to-go meals and masks have shared that they feel completely abandoned and alone. The fairly brief exchange of two meals and a mask is often the only hopeful interaction they have in a day. Housing resources are incredibly tight with shelters (understandably so) either closed to new … Continued

Our 2020 Advocacy Agenda: We Put Recovery First!

Recovery Café will join the Washington Recovery Alliance (WRA) in Olympia to advocate for Recovery being a legislative priority. This is a great opportunity to speak with your legislators directly and share your story! Join us on Feb 5th 2020! #1: End the Opioid Distributors Tax Break In Washington State, “pharmaceutical distributors” get a special … Continued

Recovery Café SODO Construction Tour

For the past eight weeks renovation of Recovery Café SODO has been in full swing. On Friday, October 25th, Recovery Café staff went to tour the space and see its progress. Below are photos of the progress! Also, Save the date for the Grand Opening of Recovery Cafe SODO on Thursday, January 30th. The event … Continued

First Annual Recovery Day with the Mariners!

Recovery Café celebrated our Member and Volunteer Appreciation Day this year by attending the first-ever Recovery Day at the Mariners baseball game! On August 25th, 120 people from the Recovery Café joined the Washington Recovery Alliance and 2,000 recovery advocates to showcase the vibrant recovery community in Seattle. Members, Café volunteers, and staff enjoyed watching … Continued

2nd Annual Veterans BBQ and Resource Fair

On Monday, June 18th, Recovery Café hosted our 2nd Annual Thank You for Your Service: BBQ and Resource Fair in Honor of our Veterans and their Families. This was a great day full of celebration and resources for our Veteran community. Veterans and their families connected with various behavioral health services, received foot care and … Continued

Honoring Our Faithful Friends 2018

On February 6th we hosted our annual Faithful Friends Gathering at the Café. This gathering is a time to thank the donors, volunteers, community members, and Recovery Café Members who have made long-term commitments to our healing and life-changing work. The event, highlighted by a moving talk from Killian, an awards presentation to a few … Continued

Recovery Advocacy Day

On a cold, rainy day in January, members of the Recovery Café community joined Members of the Washington Recovery Alliance (WRA) from across the state in Olympia for the WRA’s 3rd Annual Recovery Advocacy Day. The day brought representatives from almost every one of Washington State’s 49 Legislative Districts to advocate on the WRA’s 2018 … Continued

A Reflection on the King County Legislative Forum

Thank you to everyone in our community who rallied with us to attend the King County Behavioral Health Legislative Forum! We were thrilled to have more than 50 people attend and represent Recovery Café to celebrate recovery and to encourage our elected officials to support Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder services. Among many highlights, Recovery … Continued