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Community Resources

PEARL Collective

 Pearl Collective A growing community resource for death and dying information in the Cascadia region. We are a group of individuals who assist individuals, families and pets in the end of life.  

All of whom agree to allow the love, wisdom, knowledge, law and strength of Death guide them.  

Resting Waters Aquamation

 Resting Waters gives our community an alternative to the standard pet cremation service is the foundation of our business. 

We chose Aquamation as our form of disposition because of its gentleness on your pet and our earth. Individual Aquamations and our disk tracking system allow us to ensure the integrity of the remains we return to you, and gives us the cleanest material to return to the earth for those who do not wish to receive remains.  

People’s Memorial Association

People’s Memorial Association (PMA), works to be the trusted resource and thought-leader for funeral choice, education and advocacy in Washington State. We envision a future where everyone has access to after-death arrangements that reflect their personal values and resources.  

White Eagle Memorial Cemetery

The stewards and creators of White Eagle Memorial Preserve Cemetery find great meaning in making natural burials available to people who, like us, believe in nourishing the Earth in our lives AND in our passing. We believe that to have one’s death actually inspire a healthier, more ecologically rich landscape, is a great act of love and generosity! 

End of Life Washington

VISION STATEMENT:  We envision a world where people understand their end-of-life choices and can die on their own terms, without barriers. 

MISSION:  End of Life Washington upholds your right to the full range of end of life choices, including Death with Dignity, through advocacy, education, and support.

Values:  Excellent Client Care, Integrity, Professionalism, Compassion, and Stewardship

Honoring Choices

A goal of Honoring Choices is that everyone in the Pacific Northwest will receive care that honors personal values and goals at the end of life.  

Honoring Choices Pacific Northwest is an initiative of the Washington State Hospital Association and the Washington State Medical Association who have gathered together professionals from various organizations across the region to work on a strategic plan for promoting advance care planning through increasing awareness, knowledge and resources. 

Elemental Cremation & Burial

Elemental Cremation & Burial is in the profession of making an extremely difficult time less complicated and easier to transition through. We are dedicated to creating memories for families that are something to be cherished. We do this by earnest listening, creative and custom service knowledge and a commitment to getting to know the lives that we are here to celebrate. All the while, making sure that we keep to our commitment of helping our planet and our communities. 


Recompose offers an alternative choice to cremation and conventional burial methods. Our service - recomposition -  gently converts human remains into soil, so that we can nourish new life after we die. 

Recovery Cafe

Recovery Cafe provides support, resources and a community of care along the entire continuum of a person’s need for recovery assistance. Whether in crisis, newer to recovery, in long-term recovery, after a relapse, during a difficult life change, or mental health transition, the Café is there as a refuge of care with evidence-based addiction support and love.