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

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

ATR Directors Visit Recovery Cafe

We were thrilled to host the Access to Recovery Federal Grant Statewide Directors from North Carolina, Missouri, Iowa, Connecticut,  and Massachusetts in person, and Oregon and Illinois by phone for two days in August to share how Recovery Café’s model works. Cheryl Wilcox, a great friend to Recovery Café and the Washington State’s Access to … Continued

Advocating for Systemic Change

Please vote Yes! on the Veterans, Seniors and Human Services Levy At Recovery Café we see the miracles and triumphs of recovery every day. We have an intimate connection with the lives of the women and men of this transformative community.  We are committed to meeting people where they are and walking with them on … Continued

2017 Artist and Writers Showcase

On June 26th Recovery Café hosted our 3rd Annual Artist and Writers Showcase, highlighting the amazing art and writing produced by Members of Recovery Café in our School for Recovery classes. This year’s event, hosted by Recovery Café’s Community Engagement Board, saw nearly 100 guests at the Café who enjoyed the room filled with art and listening to … Continued

Member Profile: Allen

The Healing Power of Art By Ashley Dykstra “Everyone discusses my art and pretends to understand, as if it were necessary to understand, when it is simply necessary to love.” ~ Claude Monet Seemingly displaced from 16th century England, Queen Elizabeth I saunters through Recovery Café’s front doors on Saturday night with an aristocratic grace … Continued