Program Partners

Our partners help us provide all the support services that are critical to our students’ success, including housing, legal and mental health support. They are truly vital to our work, and we offer our heartfelt thanks to these organizations for the role they play in our students’ lives.

 

Adult Culinary Program

This is our longest running program, and it was built with the help of some of our longest and most important partner relationships:

Basic Food Employment & Training (BFET)

Columbia Legal Services

Compass Housing

Jubilee Women’s Center

Recovery Café

Salvation Army

Sound Mental Health

Solid Ground

Youth Barista and Customer Service Training Program

Our Youth Barista Program was built in collaboration with YouthCare to address the complex and unique needs of homeless youth in our community.  In addition to YouthCare, we are truly grateful to these organizations for their tremendous support:

Starbucks

Caffe Vita

PCC Natural Markets

Youth Culinary and Customer Service Training Program

The Youth Culinary Program is a collaboration with Seattle Public Schools Interagency Academy. It is specifically is designed to support Interagency Academy students in achieving their academic and career goals. We're happy to announce our first partner:

PCC Natural Markets

Our graduates get hired

More than 90% of FareStart adult graduates are employed within 90 days of finishing the program. 

The FareStart Experience

What is it like to be a FareStart student or graduate? These short videos will give you a good idea of what our programs are really like, and how they can help you turn your life around.

FareStart: A Chain Reaction

Conversations with Loved Ones