Compass Health launched ‘It’s Time: The Campaign for Compass Health,’ a $14 million capital campaign to fund a state-of-the-art facility in Everett.

Compass Health launched ‘It’s Time: The Campaign for Compass Health,’ a $14 million capital campaign to fund a state-of-the-art facility in Everett.

Compass Health invites community members to help build the future of behavioral healthcare with launch of capital campaign

Dramatic increases in mental health and substance abuse issues, often coupled with homelessness, are among the most critical issues facing our region and beyond. Behavioral health disorders affect about 1 in 4 Americans and chronic homelessness now accounts for more than 50 per cent of all people experiencing homelessness in Snohomish County.

It’s time to invest in solutions to these visible and pressing needs.

That’s why this fall, Compass Health launched ‘It’s Time: The Campaign for Compass Health,’ a $14 million capital campaign to fund a state-of-the-art facility designed specifically to meet the complex mental health needs of our region’s most vulnerable populations.

Housing multiple intensive behavioral health programs, the facility will serve individuals who require frequent care in an effort to help them achieve their goals for recovery, such as remaining housed or employed. A 16-bed voluntary crisis triage center will also help stabilize individuals experiencing behavioral health crises, supporting self-referrals regardless of ability to pay, and enabling drop-offs from law enforcement in a safe and secure environment.

Compass Health’s first-ever capital campaign has already raised over $10 million

Compass Health’s first-ever capital campaign has already raised over $10 million

Project leaders anticipate serving about 1,500 clients annually through more than 30,000 points of care. By keeping individuals engaged in evidence-based treatment, these programs help alleviate demand on local hospitals and emergency services and prevent crisis escalation or jail for those at risk.

“This facility will offer the compassionate, successful care delivery system that our community needs to address the mental health challenges that are weighing on us so heavily,” said Dr. Gregg Jantz, Founder of The Center – A Place of Hope, and contributor to ‘It’s Time.’ “In my eyes, and in the eyes of many, Compass Health is the bridge of hope, and through this project, they are only strengthening and widening that bridge.”

Compass Health’s first-ever capital campaign has already raised over $10 million, thanks to lead funders including the Sunderland Foundation, the M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust, The Norcliffe Foundation, Premera Blue Cross, the Martyn Family Foundation, the Cronin Family Foundation, and several significant corporate, individual, and family gifts.

“We’re thrilled to invite the community to be a part of this initiative, which will not only transform a block in downtown Everett but will transform behavioral health care in Northwest Washington,” said Tom Sebastian, President and CEO of Compass Health.

The Bailey Building, Compass Health’s facility on Broadway Avenue.

The Bailey Building, Compass Health’s facility on Broadway Avenue.

Compass Health’s facility on Broadway Avenue, the Bailey Building, has served our region well, but its aging facilities are no longer able to meet the growing and changing needs of the community.

To learn more about the ‘It’s Time’ capital campaign and to donate, visit compasshealth.org/itstime. For more information about the entire Broadway Campus Redevelopment, visit compasshealth.org/broadwayredevelopment.

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