Surplus Vehicles Awarded to Area Agencies

Intercity Transit has selected seven organizations to receive retired vans through a competitive application and review process. The organizations will provide vital transportation services to their clients. Intercity Transit Authority Chair Debbie Sullivan said, “Our surplus Van Grant program extends our mission at Intercity Transit to help Thurston County residents with their transportation needs. Giving…

Olympia Behavioral Health LLC to Establish an 85-Bed Psychiatric Hospital in Lacey, WA

On Monday, Dec. 11, Olympia Behavioral Health LLC (OBH), US HealthVest (USHV) and the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) signed a three-party settlement agreement to address the need for inpatient psychiatric beds in Thurston County and the surrounding area. OBH is a joint venture between Providence St. Peter Hospital and Fairfax Behavioral Health, a…

Saint Martin’s College of Education and Counseling Psychology Awarded State Grant to Address Diversity, Equity and Access Within Education Programs

Saint Martin’s College of Education and Counseling Psychology (CECP) has been awarded a two-year grant, totaling $20,000, from the State of Washington Professional Educators Standards Board’s (PESB) Pilot to Policy Grant: Advancing Systemic Equity program. The grant is intended to be used by educator preparation programs to increase equity and recruit and retain diverse students,…

Christmas Forest Raises $672,000 to Help Further the Providence Mission

Providence St. Peter Foundation is pleased to announce that the 30th annual Christmas Forest raised $672,000 to benefit the Providence Mission of providing compassionate and excellent health care to all, with a special concern for the poor and vulnerable. This annual six-day event, sponsored by Titus-Will, is the foundation’s largest fundraiser and community event which…