CommunityWe are committed to helping our neighbors in the communities that we serve. It's a commitment rooted in our core values and the belief that we can make a positive change in people's lives.
DESC - Downtown Emergency Service Center
DESC provides the largest emergency shelter in the region serving homeless men and women with major mental disorders, physical and developmental disabilities, severe addictive illnesses and other significant vulnerabilities. They also provide 190 apartments with supportive services for homeless adults with serious disabilities & State-licensed mental health and chemical dependency treatment services.
Signature employees serve on the BOMA (Building Owners Managers Association) Outreach Partnership Committee with the Downtown Emergency Service Center. We provide needed services throughout their facilities including landscape renovations & painting.
Janelle Rothfolk from DESC wrote:
Hi Linda and Doug, Thank you again for all your hard work and for your team, they were amazing! Such a transformation. This is going to be such a help for us, in passing our inspections, keeping the area nice for the neighborhood, and directing staff time to where it is needed most, helping clients. You're our superheros!
YES - Youth Eastside Services
Signature provides landscape maintenance services at no charge to the YES Bellevue facility, well as supporting their annual 'Invest in Youth' fundraiser.
YES is one of the largest providers of youth & family counseling and substance abuse treatment services in the Puget Sound Region. They offer comprehensive mental health and substance abuse treatment, prevention and education programs, as well as wrap-around services to help families with basic needs when necessary.
Signature Landscape Services has become a founding partner supporting HopeWorks Social Enterprises, a new Housing Hope affiliate. GroundWorks Landscaping is the first social enterprise of HopeWorks and it provides training, education and a number of career pathway opportunities for employment in a progressive wage field.
On any given day there are about 800 families in Snohomish County without shelter, and on a waiting list for housing. For 23 years Housing Hope has helped provide housing for homeless and at-risk families.
Mary Jonasen of HopeWorks writes:
This non-profit business has become a reality due in a large part to the generous commitment of Signature's Team.
Signature continues to provide mentoring for GroundWorks during its startup phase. This includes staff training, human resources consultation and support, finance and budget planning as well as business development and operations planning. This successful firm is well grounded in industry best practices and is knowledgeable about regulations, trade associations, suppliers, and contracting. It has a thirty year history of experience in King and Snohomish Counties and operates with 60 to 120 employees. Signature's dedication has led them to donate thousands of hours over the coming year to help make a difference in the lives of many families'.
Kent Youth & Family Services
Kent Youth & Family Services - Signature provides landscape maintenance services at no charge to the Kent Youth & Family Services main office, as well as their Watson Manor Apts. Kent Youth & Family Services provides professional counseling, education & supports services to children, youth & their families in the Kent & Covington communities, developing innovative programs that meet the evolving challenges of their diverse community in culturally sensitive ways. Read more about Kent Youth & Family Services at