Community Resources for Pierce County, Washington - Compiled by 4People.org


Major Update 11/11/2011 - Minor Update 11/28/2012


CRISIS
For emergency dial 911, or from cell phone 112
Crisis Line 1-800-576-7764 or 1-866-353-7180 TTD
Domestic Violence Crisis Lines
- City of Tacoma Domestic Violence Help Line 1-800-764-2420 or 253-798-6050 TTD
- DAWN (Domestic Abuse Women’s Network) 425-656-7867
- Family Renewal Shelter 253-475-9010
- Pierce County Sheriff's Domestic Violence Line 253-798-6516
- YWCA of Pierce County 253-383-2593
Emergency/Disaster Management
- For emergency dial 911
- Buckley 253-862-9059
- Lakewood 1-800-525-0321
- Pierce County 253-798-6595
- Puyallup 253-770-3336
- Tacoma 253-404-3700
Helping Hand House 253-682-3401
Sexual Assault Center of Pierce County 1-800-756-7273 or 253-474-7273
United Way of Pierce County Help Line 1-877-211-WASH (9274) or 211

CASE MANAGEMENT
DSHS Community Services Offices (CSO) 1-877-501-2233
- Lakewood, 5712 Main Street SW, Lakewood 98499
- Pierce North, 1949 S State St, 1st Floor, Tacoma 98405
- Pierce South, 1301 E 72nd St, Tacoma, 98404
- Puyallup Valley, 201 West Main St, Puyallup, 98371
DSHS Aging & Disabilities 1-800-442-5129
DSHS Division of Developmental Disabilities 253-404-6500 or 1-800-248-0949
DSHS Division Of Vocational Rehabilitation:
- Puyallup 253-445-7260 or 1-800-548-1406 Voice/TTY
- Tacoma 253-983-6500 or 1-800-548-1406 Voice/TTY
Homeless Youth in School:
- Bethel School District 253-683-6017 or 253-683-6052
- Carbonado School District 360-829-0121
- Chief Leschi Schools 253-445-5006
- Clover Park School District 253-583-5157
- Dieringer School District 253-862-2357
- Eatonville School District 360-879-1087
- Fife School District 253-517-1030
- Franklin-Pierce School District 253-298-3021
- Orting School District 360-893-6500 ext 233 or 234
- Peninsula School District 253-530-1081
- Puyallup School District 253-840-8841
- Steilacoom School District 253-983-2506
- Sumner School District 253-891-6066 or 253-891-6362
- Tacoma School District 253-571-1875
- University Place School District 253-566-5645 ext 3335
- White River School District 360-829-3959
Gateways for Youth and Families 253-383-4361
Metropolitan Development Council (MDC) (Homeless) 253-383-3921
New Connections (Offender Re-entry) 253-617-1405
Offenders Employment Resources
- Bates Technical College (Tacoma) 253-680-7240
- Clover Park Technical College (Lakewood) 253-583-8947
- Department of Corrections (DOC - Tacoma) 253-680-2698
- DSHS Division Of Vocational Rehabilitation:
--- Puyallup 253-445-7260 or 1-800-548-1406 Voice/TTY
--- Tacoma 253-983-6500 or 1-800-548-1406 Voice/TTY
- Goodwill Industries Tacoma 800-584-7980 or 253-272-5166
- Pierce College Fort Steilacoom (Lakewood) 253-964-6364
- Tacoma Community College 253-566-5188
- Tacoma Community House 253-383-3951
- Tacoma Housing Authority 253-284-9489
- Vadis (Sumner) 253-863-5173 x228
- WorkSource Lakewood Affiliate 253-589-7119
- WorkSource Pierce (Tacoma) 253-593-7300
Pierce County Aging and Long Term Care 253-798-7376
Pierce County Human Services
- Aging & Long Term Care 253-798-7376
- Developmental Disabilities 253-798-6109 or 1-800-642-5769
OptumHealth Pierce RSN (mental illness) 253-292-4200 or 1-866-673-6256
Pierce County AIDS Foundation 253-383-2565
Pierce County Community Action Program (Homeless case management) 253-798-7240
Pierce County Veterans Bureau 253-798-7449
Project Homeless Connect 253-591-5070
Puyallup Tribe of Indians
- Community/Family Services (substance abuse) 253-573-7920
- Energy and Crisis Assistance Program 253-573-7989
Salvation Army
- Puyallup Valley Corps Community Center 253-841-1491
- Tacoma Corps Community Center 253-572-8452
Tacoma Community House 253-383-3951
Transitional Housing, Operating & Rent assistance 253-798-6912
Veterans Independent Enterprises 253-922-5650

CHILD CARE OR RESPITE CARE
Ashley House (respite & care for medically fragile children) 360-825-6525 or 253-925-9220
Child care resource & referral 253-591-2025
Excelcare (nanny service) 253-565-8252
Tacoma Adult Day Health Center 253-459-7222
Tacoma-Pierce County Child Care Referral & Resource Line 253-591-2025
United Cerebral Palsy Respitality Program (paid babysitter, hotel, dinner) 253-565-1463
YMCA Child Care 253-534-7840

CHILD DEVELOPMENT, SERVICES & PROGRAMS
Achieve Pediatric OT 253-973-1181
Birth to Three Developmental Center 253-874-5445
C.C. Manning & Associates (Speech & Hearing) 253-460-5088
Center for Therapeutic Intervention - Gig Harbor 253-851-3874
Family Resource Coordinators (birth - 3yrs) 253-798-3790 or 1-800-642-5769
Family Support Centers (Tacoma Pierce County Health Department)
- Bethel 253-683-6850
- Eastside 253-627-7368
- Hilltop 253-571-4933
- Key Peninsula 253-884-5433
- Lakewood 253-284-9060
- McKinley 253-571-2380
- Oakland-Madrona 253-798-4608
- Orting 360-893-8500 or 1-888-352-8905
- Parkland 253-798-6557
- Puyallup 253-845-9177
- Sumner 253-891-6535
- White River 360-829-5883
Good Samaritan’s Children’s Therapy Unit (Puyallup): 253-697-5200
Harbor Children's Therapy (OT) 253-853-5155
Mary Bridge Children’s Health Center 253-403-1400
Peninsula Pediatric Therapy 253-857-5437
Puget Sound Therapy Services 253-383-2423
South Sound Outreach Services 253-593-2111
Special Dietary Needs TACS 253-272-8289
St. Joseph's Speech & Language services 253-426-6763
Tacoma Speech-Language Clinic: 253-472-6454

CLOTHING, FURNITURE & HOUSEWARES
Asbury Methodist Urban Ministries 253-472-4239
Bikers Against Statewide Hunger (BASH) 253-531-9600
Care Net Parenting (diapers, formula, low cost clothing, parenting classes):
- Puyallup 253-770-8697
- Tacoma 253-383-6073
Eatonville Family Agency 360-832-6805
God’s Closet (Puyallup) 253-845-1639
Got Jesus Ministries 253-232-9988
Lion of Judah Evangelistic Center (appointment only) 253-779-2449
Nativity House 253-272-5266
New Jerusalem Feed and Clothing Bank 253-376-3152
Salvation Army:
- Puyallup Valley Corps Community Center 253-841-1491
- Tacoma Corps Community Center 253-572-8452
St. Francis House 253-848-3618
St Vincent De Paul:
- Puyallup 253-770-0264
- Tacoma 253-472-7334 or 253-301-2376
Tacoma City Association of Colored Women’s Clubs 253-272-9412
Tacoma Goodwill:
- Puyallup 253-848-6620
- Tacoma 253-573-6500
Tacoma Rescue Mission 253-383-4493
The Crossing 253-537-2001
United Lutheran Church 253-475-3175

DOCUMENT REPLACEMENT, SCHOOL SUPPLIES, QUALITY OF LIFE
Make A Wish Foundation of Alaska & Washington 1-800-304-9474
Pierce County Community Action Programs 253-798-7240 or 1-800-562-0336
Salvation Army:
- Puyallup Valley Corps Community Center 253-841-1491
- Tacoma Corps Community Center 253-572-8452
Starlight Foundation Wishes Program 1-866-236-6379
St Vincent De Paul:
- Puyallup 253-770-0264
- Tacoma 253-472-7334 or 253-301-2376
Vital Records Tacoma-Pierce Health Department (birth certificates) 253-798-6413

EDUCATION: SCHOOL DISTRICTS, SPECIAL ED
Bethel School District 253-683-6000
Bethel School District Special Services 253-683-6926
Carbonado School District 360-829-0121
Chief Leschi Schools 253-445-5006
Chief Leschi Schools Special Education253-445-6000 ext 3115
Clover Park School District 253-583-5000
Clover Park School District Special Education 253-583-5170
Dieringer School District 253-862-2537
Eatonville School District 360-879-1800
Eatonville School District Special Education 360-879-1800
Fife School District 253-517-1000
Fife School District Special Services 253-517-1030
Franklin-Pierce School District 253-298-3000
Franklin-Pierce School District Learning Support Services 253-298-3048
Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction 360-725-6000
Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction Special Education 360-725-6075 or 360-586-0126 TTY
Orting School District 360-893-6500
Orting School District Special Services 360-893-6500 ext 234
Peninsula School District 253-530-1000
Peninsula School District (Student Services): 253-530-1081
Puyallup School District 253-841-1301
Puyallup School District Special Services 253-841-8700
Steilacoom School District 253-983-2200
Steilacoom School District Pupil Services 253-983-2570
Sumner School District 253-891-6000
Sumner School District Special Services 253-891-6040
Tacoma School District 253-571-1000
Tacoma School District Special Education 253-571-1224
University Place School District: 253-566-5600
University Place School District Special Education 253-566-5645 ext 3328 or 3329
White River School District 360-829-3820
Transitional Center (homeless families w/ children) 253-571-1875 or 253-571-1898
Tutor Hunt

EDUCATION: Early Learning, Head Start
Pierce County Community Action Program - ECEAP & Head Start 253-798-7379 or 1-800-562-0336
Tacoma Early Learning & Head Start
- ECEAP (Early Childhood Education & Assistance Program) 253-571-1870
- Head Start 253-571-1948
- Special Education Preschool 253-571-1047
- Title 1 Preschool 253-571-1111

EDUCATION: Colleges, Trade and Technical Schools
Alexandar Massage School 1-877-472-1142
Bartending Academy of Tacoma 253-474-0330
Bates Technical College
- Downtown Campus 253-680-7000
- Mohler Campus 253-680-7700
- South Campus 253-680-7400
BJ’s Beauty & Barber College
- Puyallup 253-848-1595
- Tacoma 253-473-4320
Brandman University:
- Ft Lewis 1-800-746-0082
- McChord AFB 1-800-746-0082
- Online 1-800-746-0082
Central Washington University Pierce County 253-964-6636
City of Tacoma LEAP (Local Employment & Apprenticeship Training Program)
City University of Seattle - Tacoma 253-896-3210 or 1-800-345-9056
Clover Park Technical College 253-589-5800
College of Medical Training 253-566-8282 or 1-888-724-6464
Commercial Driver Services 253-983-0200 or 1-888-558-7120
Computer Training at Washington Women Employment & Education (WWEE) 253-474-9933 or 1-888-758-9933
Corban University School of Ministry (formerly Northwest Baptist Seminary) 253-759-6104 x 100
Educational Opportunity Center (help obtaining higher education) 253-572-5960
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University 386-226-6100 or 1-800-862-2416
Evergreen State College - Tacoma 253-680-3000 or 360-867-3000
GED Programs
- Bates Technical College 253-680-7091
- Clover Park Technical College 253-589-5760 or 253-589-5702
- Green River Community College 253-833-9111
- Pierce College:
--- Fort Steilacoom 253- 964-6657
--- Puyallup 253-840-8455
- Pierce County CAREER Program 253-798-3835
- Tacoma Community College 253-566-5093
- Tacoma Community House 253-383-3951
Green River Community College 253-924-0180
H&R Block Tax Training Course
Lesley College Graduate School 253-536-3303
Lincoln Beauty School 253-473-0501
Northwest Aviation College 253-854-4960
Northwest Baptist Seminary 253-759-6104 or 1-877-311-6104
Pacific Lutheran University 253-531-6900
Pierce College 253-840-8400
Soma Institute 360-829-1025
Tacoma Community College:
- Gig Harbor Campus 253-460-2424
- Tacoma Campus 253-566-5000
Tacoma Community House (GED program) 253-383-3951
The Salon Professional Academy 253-617-7010
Trans Union Truck Driving School 1-800-922-0870
University of Phoenix 253-620-3400
University of Puget Sound 253-879-3211
University of Washington - Tacoma 253-692-4000 or 1-800-736-7750
Western Pacific Truck School 1-800-333-1233
Western Reformed Seminary 253-272-0417
WSU Extension Pierce County 253-798-7180

EDUCATION & SUPPORT FOR PARENTS
Family Support Centers (Tacoma Pierce County Health Department):
- Bethel 253-683-6850
- Eastside 253-627-7368
- Hilltop 253-571-4933
- Key Peninsula 253-884-5433
- Lakewood 253-284-9060
- McKinley 253-571-2380
- Oakland-Madrona 253-798-4608
- Orting 360-893-8500 or 1-888-352-8905
- Parkland 253-798-6557
- Puyallup 253-845-9177
- Sumner 253-891-6535
- White River 360-829-5883
Gateways for Youth and Families 253-383-4361
Pierce College Foster Parenting Classes 253-964-6244
Pierce County Coalition for Developmental Disabilities 253-564-0707

EMPLOYMENT
Action Employment Services 253-841-2077
Adecco Employment Services 253-475-1500
Aerotek 253-926-4550
Almond & Associates 253-952-5555
Career Staff Unlimited 1-866-317-1232
Centro Latino 253-572-7717
City of Tacoma LEAP (Local Employment & Apprenticeship Training Program)
CLP Resources 253-475-1070
Corestaff Services 253-582-2577
Dislocated Worker 253-593-7300
DSHS Division Of Vocational Rehabilitation:
- Puyallup 253-445-7260 or 1-800-548-1406 Voice/TTY
- Tacoma 253-983-6500 or 1-800-548-1406 Voice/TTY
Evergreen Staffing 253-572-1400
Express Employment 253-475-6855
Goodwill Industries 253-573-6635
Kelly Services 253-471-0415
Labor Ready
- Puyallup 253-445-0908
- Tacoma 253-581-8646 or 253-383-8909 or 253-383-9101
Labor Works
- Gig Harbor 253-853-3444
- Tacoma 253-627-9675 or 253-627-0490
Manpower 253-473-5023
Metropolitan Development Council 253-591-7026
Oasis of Hope Center 253-383-0077
Offenders Employment Resources:
- Bates Technical College (Tacoma) 253-680-7240
- Clover Park Technical College (Lakewood) 253-583-8947
- Department of Corrections (DOC - Tacoma) 253-680-2698
- DSHS Division Of Vocational Rehabilitation:
-- Puyallup 253-445-7260 or 1-800-548-1406 Voice/TTY
-- Tacoma 253-983-6500 or 1-800-548-1406 Voice/TTY
- Goodwill Industries Tacoma 800-584-7980 or 253-272-5166
- Pierce College Fort Steilacoom (Lakewood) 253-964-6364
- Tacoma Community College 253-566-5188
- Tacoma Community House 253-383-3951
- Tacoma Housing Authority 253-284-9489
- Vadis (Sumner) 253-863-5173 x228
- WorkSource Lakewood Affiliate 253-589-7119
- WorkSource Pierce (Tacoma) 253-593-7300
Opti Staffing Group 253-284-2400
ORM Staffing 253-722-5877
PACE Staffing Network 253-922-5508
Pierce County Community Action Programs – CAREER 253-798-3835
Pierce County Jobline 253-798-7466
Pierce County Roofers JATC 253-474-0528
Spherion 253-475-9440
Tacoma Community House 253-383-3951
Tacoma Jobline 253-591-5795
Tradesmen International 253-922-5585
Vadis Northwest (For Individuals With Disabilities) 253-863-5173
Veterans Independent Enterprises 253-922-5650
Washington Women’s Employment & Education 253-474-9933
West Sound Workforce 253-853-3633
WorkSource Pierce County 253-593-7300

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE
All Saints Community Services 253-848-2000
Asset Building: Contact Barb Gorzinski at Associated Ministries 253-383-3056
Asset Building: Contact Elizabeth Tail at The Alesek Institute 253-922-5269
Consumer Credit Counseling Service (help with money & debt management) 253-588-1858
DSHS Community Services Offices (CSO) 1-877-501-2233
- Lakewood, 5712 Main Street SW, Lakewood 98499
- Pierce North, 1949 S State St, 1st Floor, Tacoma 98405
- Pierce South, 1301 E 72nd St, Tacoma, 98404
- Puyallup Valley, 201 West Main St, Puyallup, 98371
DSHS Division of Child Support 1-800-442-5437
Family Need of Tacoma 253-593-3499
Foreclosure Assistance:
- ACORN of Pierce County 253-572-4959
- CCCS of Olympic South Sound 1-800-355-2227
- South Sound Outreach Services 253-593-2111
- The Martin Luther King Housing Development Association 253-627-1099 ext 1313
Supplemental Security Income (SSI) (For the disabled through Social Security) 1-800-772-1213
South Sound Outreach Services 253-593-2111

FOOD ASSISTANCE & NUTRITION
Note: Visit website, if provided, or call for hours & qualifications

Tacoma
Allen Renaissance (Food Pantry) 253-572-5733
Asbury Community Food Bank 253-472-4239
Asbury Methodist Urban Ministries 253-472-4239
Bikers Against Statewide Hunger (BASH) 253-531-9600
Bounty Food Bank 253-475-7098
Edward’s Temple Church 253-627-6203
Elouise Cooking Pot Food Bank 253-426-1994 (delivery available for seniors & disabled)
Father's House Ministries, 7310 12th Avenue East
- Tues 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm; Sun; 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm & 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
FISH Food Banks of Pierce County 253-383-1816
- Bread Box/South Tacoma, Christian Fellowship Church, 5010 South G St
- Jackson Street, St Andrews Episcopal Church, 7410 S 12th
- Northwest Tacoma, Mason United Methodist Church, 2710 N Madison
- Southeast, Lutheran Church of Christ the King, 1704 E 85th
Food Connection (St. Leo's), 1323 South Yakima Ave (former St Leo's school)
Food Stamps:
DSHS 1-877-501-2233
- Lakewood, 5712 Main Street SW, Lakewood 98499
- Pierce North, 1949 S State St, 1st Floor, Tacoma 98405
- Pierce South, 1301 E 72nd St, Tacoma, 98404
- Puyallup Valley, 201 West Main St, Puyallup, 98371
Good Shepard Lutheran Church 253-473-4848
Hospitality Kitchen (CCSWW) 253-502-2763
Immanuel Celebration Church 253-537-2766
Mason United Methodist Church 253-756-4974
Meals on Wheels (Lutheran Community Services NW) (disabled, seniors) 253-722-5684
My Sisters Pantry at First United Methodist Church 253-627-1186
Meals on Wheels (Lutheran Community Services) 253-722-5684
Nativity House (drop-in center) 253-272-5266
New Covenant Pentacostal Tabernacle 253-383-1115
New Jerusalem Food Bank 253-572-6785
Our Father’s Kitchen (United Lutheran Church) 253-475-3175
Parkland First Baptist Food Bank 253-535-1293
Peace Lutheran Church 253-845-8819
Resource Distribution Council 253-473-7669
Salvation Army - Tacoma Corps Community Center: 253-572-8452
Pierce County FISH:
- Jackson Street: (St. Andrew's Episcopal Church) 7410 S 12th (last Wed of the month)
- Northwest Tacoma (Mason United Methodist Church) 253-756-4974
- Southeast Tacoma (Lutheran Church of Christ the King) 253-531-4530
Southeast Asian Food Bank 253-472-7264
Special Dietary Needs (TACS for people with long term illnesses) 253-272-8289
St Charles Borremo 253-564-5185 ext 3013
St Leo’s Food Connection, 1323 South Yakima Ave (former St Leo's school)
St Vincent de Paul Community Service Office 253-474-0519
Tacoma Rescue Mission 253-383-4493
Tahoma Family Center (CCSWW) 253-383-3697 or 253-502-2629
Tahoma Indian Center (CCSWW) 253-593-2707
The Emergency Food Network 253.584.1040
The King Center 253-383-1585
Trinity Lutheran Church 253-537-0201
United Lutheran Church (Lunch) 253-475-3175
WIC (Women, Infants, Children): 1-800-322-2588
- Family Clinic 253-597-4163
- Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital & Health Center 253-403-1349
- Multicare WIC 253-403-1349
- WIC Nutrition Service 253-535-8714

Bonney Lake
Bonney Lake Food Bank 253-863-4043

Buckley
Bread of Life 360-862-4890
Buckley Kiwanis Food Bank 253-905-821

Eatonville
Eatonville Family Agency 360-832-6805
Joseph’s Storehouse360-832-4220

Edgewood
Pierce County FISH:
- Edgewood Community FISH (Mountain View Lutheran Church) 253-826-4654
St Martin’s Catholic Church 253-922-0960

Fife
Fife FISH 253-922-0960
St Martin’s Catholic Church 253-922-0960

Ft Lewis
Ministries of Bread of Life 253-582-2515

Gig Harbor
Eagles Club Bldg 253-858-6179
Gig Harbor Peninsula FISH Community Resources: 4425 Burnham Drive (in the Eagles Building)
- Monday 9:30-3:30, Wednesday 9:30-6pm, Thursday 9:30-6pm, Friday 9:30-3:30

Lakebay
Key Peninsula Community Services 253-884-4440

Lakewood
Bread of Life Food Bank (Lake City Community Church) 253-582-2515
Emergency Food Network 253-584-1040
Pierce County FISH:
- Lakes Area FISH (United Methodist Church at Lakewood) 253-581-1116
Prince of Peace Lutheran Church 253-584-2565
Provider’s Pantry 253-581-7600
Small Tribes Organization of Western Washington 253-589-7101
WIC - St Clare Hospital 253-531-2460

Milton
St Martin’s Catholic Church 253-922-0960

Orting
Orting Food Bank 360-893-3150

Parkland
Parkland First Baptist Church 253-535-1293

Puyallup
All Saints Community Services 253-848-2000
Pierce County FISH:
- Graham/South Hill FISH 253-846-3805
Puyallup Food Bank 253-848-5240
Salvation Army - Puyallup Valley Corps Community Center 253-841-1491
St. Francis House 253-848-3618

Roy
Roy FISH 253-843-3033

Spanaway
Spanaway FISH 253-383-1817

Steilacoom
WSLA Steilacoom Food Pantry 253-588-8445 or 253-581-1076

Sumner
Bread Box 253-826-6099
Emanuel Food Pantry (St Andrew’s Catholic Church) 509-863-2253
St Andrew’s Food Bank 509-863-2253
Sumner FISH 253-597-6680

University Place
Bread Basket 253-565-3271
Families Unlimited Network 253-460-3134
University Place FISH 253-460-3034

HEALTH INSURANCE
DSHS 1-877-501-2233
- Lakewood, 5712 Main Street SW, Lakewood 98499
- Pierce North, 1949 S State St, 1st Floor, Tacoma 98405
- Pierce South, 1301 E 72nd St, Tacoma, 98404
- Puyallup Valley, 201 West Main St, Puyallup, 98371
SHIBA (State Health Insurance Benefits Advisors) 1-800-562-6900
Washington Apple Health for Kids (free/low cost child health insurance) 1-877-543-7669
Washington Basic Health Plan (low income health insurance) 1-800-660-9840

HEALTH SERVICES: MEDICAL
Allenmore Hospital & Medical Center 253-459-6633
Center on Human Development & Disabilities (CHDD) UW, Seattle: 206-685-1242
Children's Hospital & Regional Medical Center: 206-987-2000 or 1-866-987-2000
Children with Special Health Care Needs Program (CSHCN) 253-798-3595
Community Health Care: 253-597-4550
- Downtown Tacoma 253-597-3813
- Eastside 253-471-4553
- Lakewood 253-589-7030
- Parkland 253-536-2020
- Spanaway 253-847-2304
- Tanbara Children’s 253-471-4553
- Women’s Health 253-597-4163
- Urgent Care 10510 Gravelly Lake Drive, SW, Lakewood
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Hotline 206-685-9888
Gig Harbor Medical Clinic (Franciscan Medical Group) 253-858-9192
Good Samaritan Family Care Clinics
Good Samaritan Hospital 253-697-4000
Good Samaritan Urgent Care Clinics
- Children’s Express at Gig Harbor 253-530-8000
- Gig Harbor 253-530-8000
- Lakewood 253-459-6065
- Tacoma (Westgate) 253-459-7100
- University Place 253-459-7177
Johnson Family Practice 253-272-8865
Madigan Army Medical Center 253-968-1110
Mary Bridge Children's Health Center 1-800-552-1419
Maternity Support Services (home visit nursing services for Medicaid eligible) 253-798-6403
Neighborhood Clinic 253-627-6353
Multicare Good Samaritan Family Care Clinics
Multicare Good Samaritan Hospital 253-697-4000
Multicare Good Samaritan Urgent Care Clinics:
- Children’s Express at Gig Harbor 253-530-8000
- Gig Harbor 253-530-8000
- Lakewood 253-459-6065
- Tacoma (Westgate) 253-459-7100
- University Place 253-459-7177
Multicare Mary Bridge Children's Health Center 1-800-552-1419
Multicare Tacoma General Hospital 253-403-1000
Northwest Center for Integrative Medicine 253-472-7844
Planned Parenthood 1-800-230-7526
Public Health Information Line (Pierce County Health Department) 253-798-2987
Puyallup Tribal Health Authority 253-593-0232
Seamar Community Health Centers in Pierce County:
- Puyallup Medical Services 253-864-4550
- Tacoma Medical Clinic 253-593-2144
Seattle Children’s Hospital 206-987-2000 or 1-866-987-2000
St Anthony Hospital (Franciscan Health System) 253-530-2000
St Clare Hospital (Franciscan Health System) 253-985-1711
St Joseph Medical Center (Franciscan Health System) 253-426-4101
Tacoma General Hospital 253-403-1000
Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department 253-798-6500
Trinity Neighborhood Health Clinic (walk-in, free for uninsured) 253-884-4096
VA Medical Center American Lake 253-582-8440 or 1-800-329-8387
VA Puget Sound Health Care System 253-582-8440 or 1-800-329-8387

HEALTH SERVICES: DENTAL
Pierce County Dental Resource List (online only)
ABCD Program (birth-6 low income dental care) 253-798-4720
Bates Dental Clinic 253-680-7310
Bonney Lake Family Dentistry 253-863-5185
Community Health Care (accepts Medicaid):
- Lakewood Family Dental 253-589-7188
- Milgard Family Dental 253-572-7002
Dental Village Tacoma (birth-18)(accepts Medicaid) 253-476-0556
Eric Sohn, DDS 253-475-0262
Everlast Family Dental Clinic (ages 2-adults) 253-573-0070
Fillipinas Dental Clinic 253-475-1181
Fircrest Children’s Dentistry 253-564-2222
George Brain, DDS (accepts Medicaid) 253-272-9777
Greg Fisher, DDS (accepts Medicaid) 253-460-3431
Harbor Kid’s Teeth (accepts Medicaid) 253-858-8581
Lindquist Dental Clinic for Children (non-profit, accepts Medicaid) 253-539-7445
Paul Sioda, DDS 253-759-7941
Pediatric Dental Associates (also orthodontics) 253-582-2626
Pediatric Dental Care Center (accepts Medicaid) 253-627-6023
Pierce College Dental Hygiene Clinic 253-964-6694
Puyallup Dental Clinic (Seamar) 253-864-4760
Puyallup Family Dentistry 253-864-9889
Seamar Community Health Centers in Pierce County:
- Puyallup Dental Clinic 253-864-4760
- Tacoma Dental Clinic 253-593-2144
Sidney Gallegos, DDS (Federal Way) 253-924-0717
Tacoma Dental Center 253-627-5707
Tacoma Dental Clinic (Seamar) 253-593-2144
Tacoma Medical Center Dentistry (ages 4 to adult) 253-383-3713 or 1-866-289-7294

HEALTH SERVICES: MENTAL or BEHAVIORAL
24-Hour Mental Health Crisis Line 1-800-576-7764 or 253-798-4333
Action Association Counseling Services 253-572-8170
All for You Counseling 253-474-0633
Asbury Urban Ministries 253-472-4239
Asian Counseling Services 253-471-0141
Behavioral Health/Mental Health Counseling (Good Samaritan) 253-697-8800
Bridges - A Center for Grieving Children 253-272-8266
Catholic Community Services Counseling 253-759-9544
Child Study & Treatment Center 253-756-2504
Comprehensive Mental Health (CMH) of Tacoma-Pierce County:
- Adults 253-396-5000
- Children & Families 253-396-5800
Crisis Intervention Teams:
- Lakewood (Greater Lakes Mental Health Care) 253-584-8933
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Tacoma (Comprehensive Mental Health) 1-800-576-7764
Crisis Triage Center 253-798-4357
Federal Way Youth & Family Services (Valley Cities Counseling) 253-939-4055
Good Samaritan Behavioral Health Care 253-697-8400 or 1-888-910-6300 or 1-888-445-8120
Greater Lakes Mental Health Care 253-581-7020
Kwawachee Counseling Center (Puyallup Tribal Health Authority) 253-593-0232 ext 247
Pastoral Therapy Associates 253-627-1691
Pierce County Regional Support Network (Optum Health) 253-292-4200 or 1-866-673-6256
Renewal Counseling Services:
- Tacoma 253-537-3100
- University Place 253-565-6565
Seamar Community Health Centers in Pierce County:
- Puyallup Outpatient Behavioral Clinic 253-864-4770
- Tacoma Outpatient Behavioral Clinic 253-396-1634
- Tacoma Treatment Center (inpatient) 253-280-9860
Sexual Assault Center of Pierce County 253-474-7273or 1-800-756-7273
Tacoma Veterans Center 253-565-7038
Social Treatment Opportunity Programs (domestic violence counseling) 253-472-8192
Tacoma Youth Services (Consejo Counseling) 253-414-7461
Western State Hospital 253-582-8900

HEALTH SERVICES: SUBSTANCE ABUSE
A Avenue of Recovery 253-548-0779
A Chance to Change 253-853-7954
A Change Counseling Services 253-473-1844
A-1 Solutions Counseling Services 253-879-1200
Action Association Counseling Services 253-572-8170
Affirmation Counseling Services 253-473-0150
Alcohol Drug Services of Washington Puyallup 253-848-6887
Alcoholics Anonymous 253-474-8897
Casteele Williams and Associates 253-536-3478
Crossroads Treatment Center:
- Lakewood 253-473-7474
- Tacoma 253-535-3919
Exodus Counseling & Treatment 253-891-2662
Foundation for Multicultural Solutions 253-572-3214
Gig Harbor Counseling 253-851-2552
God Heals LLC 253-593-0935
Highline Recovery Services (Tukwila) 206-248-4787
Horizon Treatment Services:
- Parkland 253-531-9320
- Puyallup 253-845-1171
- University Place 253-564-3377
In Touch Counseling & Treatment 253-272-2911
Lakeside-Milam Recovery Centers:
- Puyallup 253-840-8687
- Tacoma 253-272-2242
MDC Center for Substance Abuse & Treatment:
- The Center Lakewood 253-284-7814
- The Center Sumner 253-284-9030
- The Center Tacoma 253-593-2740
MOMS/Womens Recovery Center 253-798-6655
My Service Mind of Northwest 253-584-5615
Pacific Rim Counseling 253-841-4284
Parent Child Assistance Program (UW Tacoma) 253-475-0623
Perinatal Treatment Services of Washington 253-471-2782 ext 229
Pioneer Adult Counseling 253-274-0484
Prosperity Counseling & Treatment Services 253-863-9667
Prosperity Wellness Center 253-531-2103
Puyallup Tribal Health Authority 253-593-0232
Reflections Recovery and Learning Center:
- Spanaway 253-846-9779
- Tacoma 253-581-5556
Renewal Counseling:
- Tacoma 253-537-3100
- University Place 253-565-6565
Seamar Tacoma Residential Treatment Center 253-280-9860
Serenity Counseling Services 253-922-6522
Sobering Center of Tacoma 253-284-9066
Social Treatment Opportunity Programs:
- Puyallup 253-770-4720
- Tacoma 253-471-0890
Sound Counseling 253-841-8165
Tacoma Detox Center (MDC) 253-593-2413
The Center for Abuse Recovery:
- Lakewood 253-284-7814
- Sumner 253-284-9030
- Tacoma 253-593-2740
Western State Hospital 253-582-8900
Western Washington Alcohol & Drug Treatment Center 253-536-5549

HOME CARE SERVICES OR MEDICAL EQUIPMENT
Choice Medical 1-800-456-3500
Heart Warming Care (for seniors) 253-460-1574 or 1-888-927-6227
Incontinent Solutions 253-891-1562
Lutheran Community Services Northwest 253-272-8433 or 1-800-335-8433
Mary Bridge Pediatric Home Infusion & Specialty Services 253-403-1833 or 1-888-881-9850
Mobility Concepts, Inc. 1-888-227-6375
Multicare-Good Samaritan Home Health & Hospice 253-301-6400 or 1-888-516-4504
National Organization Caring for Kids 253-851-6625
Olympic Pharmacy 253-858-9941
Pierce County Community Action/Housing Program (disability modifications assistance) 253-798-7038
Shield Healthcare 1-800-720-7440
Sound Options (in home care, attendant care for seniors) 1-800-628-7649
Tacoma Homecare (Maxim Healthcare) 253-671-9909
Visiting Angels 253-537-3700
Washington Assistive Technology Alliance (WATA) 1-800-214-8731

HOUSING: Assistance & Authorities
AIDS Housing Association of Tacoma 253-272-5533
Associated Ministries 253-383-3056 ext 119
Catholic Community Services Tahoma Family Center 1-800-372-3697
Families Unlimited Network 253-460-3134
Foreclosure Assistance:
- ACORN Housing Seatte/Tacoma 206-243-4663
- CCCS of Olympic South Sound 253-588-1858
- CCCS of the Midwest 253-355-2227
- The Martin Luther King Housing Development Association 253-627-1099 ext 1313
Housing assistance:
- City of Seattle Office of Housing 206-684-0347
- Pierce County Housing Programs (PCHA) 253-798-6908
Northwest Housing Development (home ownership program) 253-441-2170
Phoenix Housing Network 253-471-5340
Pierce County Community Action 253-798-7240
Pierce County Housing Authority 253-620-5400
Tacoma Housing Authority 253-207-4400
Tacoma Pierce Affordable Housing Consortium (information only)

HOUSING: Emergency, Homeless
Helping Hand House (Rural Pierce County) 253-848-6096
Lakewood Area Shelter Association (serves all Pierce county) 253-581-8689
Martin Luther King Housing Development Association (Tacoma) 253-627-4378
Metropolitan Development Council (MDC) (Tacoma) 253-597-6728
Nativity House Daytime Drop-In Center 253-272-5266
Open Hearth Ministry 253-307-2274
Phoenix Housing Network 253-471-5340
Salvation Army Tacoma 253-572-8452
Stand Up for Kids Tacoma 1-800-365-4KID
Su Casa (domestic violence) 562-402-4888
Tacoma Avenue Shelter 253-572-0131
Tacoma Rescue Mission: 253-383-4493
- Family Shelter
- Men’s Shelter
- YWCA Shelter (domestic violence) 253-383-2593 or 253-274-5661 TTY

HOUSING: Low Income (Agencies that own/manage housing)
Catholic Community Services Pierce County Family Center 1-800-372-3697
Metropolitan Development Council (MDC) (Tacoma) 253-597-6728
Pierce County Housing Authority 253-620-5400
Pioneer Human Services 206-766-7940
Tacoma Housing Authority 253-207-4400

HOUSING: Transitional, Supportive
Allen Renaissance 253-383-8775
Catholic Community Services Tahoma Family Center 1-800-372-3697
Exodus Housing (families) (domestic violence) 253-862-6808
Faith Homes Hope Center (girls 13-17) 253-381-5130
Faith Homes Jump Start (women 16-25) 253-572-0458
Fresh Start Housing (accepts ex-felons) 253-627-0212
Helping Hand House (Rural Pierce County) 253-848-6096
Lakewood Area Shelter Association (serves all Pierce county) 253-581-8689
Martin Luther King Housing Development Association (Tacoma) 253-627-1099
Metropolitan Development Council (MDC) (Tacoma) 253-597-6728
New Connections - Irma Gary House (female ex-offenders) 253-617-1405
New Phoebe House (women) 253-383-7710
New Season Family Life Center (families) 253-841-9394
Oxford Houses of Washington (Chapter 10) 253-536-3055
- Adams Oxford (Men) 253-302-3558
- Freeman Park Oxford (Men) 253-507-4460
- John Harrison Oxford (Men) 253-345-4665
- Melrose Place Oxford (Men) 253-267-5802
- Ruston View Oxford (Women) 253-752-8605
- South Tacoma Oxford (Men) 253-476-2731
- Stewart Heights Oxford (Women & Women with Children) 253-473-0477
- Tacoma Narrows Oxford (Men) 253-566-8135
Oxford Houses of Washington (Chapter 19) 253-536-3055
- Alder Oxford (Men) 253-474-0102
- B Street Oxford (Women) 253-301-2569
- East Side Oxford (Men) 253-507-5570
- Fern Hill Oxford (Women) 253-536-3055
- Pacific Terrace Oxford (Women & Women with Children) 253-302-4038
- Puyallup Oxford (Men) 253-435-8629
Phoenix Housing Network 253-471-5340
Pioneer Human Services 206-766-794S
Shared Housing in Tacoma (4 DOC certified houses) 253-678-4800
Shared Housing Services 253-272-1532
Stand Up for Kids Tacoma 1-800-365-4KID
Tacoma Pierce Affordable Housing Consortium (information only)
Tacoma Rescue Mission 253-383-4462
Taylor Houses
- B Street House 253-691-7463
- D Street House 253-475-1823 or 253-471-1823
- I Street House 253-691-7463 or 253-396-0784
- J Street House 253-691-7463
- M Street House 253-691-7463 or 253-474-5856

INFORMATION, SUPPORT OR ADVOCACY
211 - United Way of Pierce County 253-272-4263
A Common Voice for Pierce County Parents (Parent support groups, trainings and workshops): 253-537-2145
Alcoholics Anonymous - Pierce County 253-474-8897
Birth to Three Developmental Center 253-874-5445
Center for Children with Special Needs
Centro Latino (family support services, adult learning, youth employment) 253-572-7717
Christian Biker Tabernacle (for women) 253-536-2584
Community Inclusion Program of Pierce County 253-565-2266
DSHS Division of Developmental Disabilities 1-800-248-0949
Exceptional Families Network (mental, behavioral issues support) 1-888-860-1508
Fair Housing Center of Washington 253-274-9523
Family Faces (Info/support for craniofacial disorders): 1-866-987-2000 x 3271
Family Food Hotline (connection to food resources) 1-888-436-6392
Family Health Hotline 1-800-322-2588
Family Support Centers (Tacoma Pierce County Health Department):
- Bethel 253-683-6850
- Eastside 253-627-7368
- Hilltop 253-571-4933
- Key Peninsula 253-884-5433
- Lakewood 253-284-9060
- McKinley 253-571-2380
- Oakland-Madrona 253-798-4608
- Orting 360-893-8500 or 1-888-352-8905
- Parkland 253-798-6557
- Puyallup 253-845-9177
- Sumner 253-891-6535
- White River 360-829-5883
Family Voices Family Voices
Fathers Network (fathers & families of children with special needs): 425-747-4004 x218
Good Samaritan Children’s Therapy Unit 253-697-5200
Joint Base Lewis McChord Family, Morale & Welfare
- Lewis 253-967-1110
- McChord 253-982-1110
Multicultural Self Sufficiency Movement (MSM) 253-584-5615
Open Hearth Ministry (homeless) 253-307-2274
Optum Health Pierce RSN (mental health) 253-292-4200 or 1-866-673-6256
Parent to Parent Pierce County 253-565-2266
Pierce County Coalition for Developmental Disabilites 253-564-0707
Pierce County Human Services
- Aging & Long Term Care 253-798-7376
- Developmental Disabilities 253-798-6109 or 1-800-642-5769
- Support Groups
Pierce County AA 253-474-8897
Point Defiance AIDS Project Needle Exchange 253-272-4857
Puyallup Tribe of Indians 253-573-7959
Rise 'n Shine (youth, teens affected by AIDS) 206-628-8949
Spina Bifida Association of Washington 253-589-3700
St. Joseph Medical Center Library 253-403-1075
TACID (Services for people with disabilities) 253-565-9000
Tacoma Community House 253-383-3952
Tahoma Indian Center (Native Americans only) 253-593-2707
United Cerebral Palsy of South Puget Sound 253-565-1463 or 1-866-812-8736
Washington P.A.V.E. (educational advocacy) 1-800-572-7368

LEGAL SERVICES
Northwest Justice Project
- CLEAR 1-888-201-1014
- CLEAR*Sr (60-plus) 1-888-387-7111

RECREATION
Equest Special Riders (therapeutic horseback riding) 253-531-6549 or 253-847-9847
Northwest Equicare (therapeutic horseback riding) 360-832-6386
Rainbow Festival (Free community picnic for children and adults with developmental disabilities) 253-564-0707
Skiforall (year-round recreation for people with disabilities) 425-462-0978
Special Olympics (Year-round sports training & competition) 1-800-752-7559
Team Shadow (NW Wheelchair Sports) 360-357-9202

RE-ENTRY OFFENDER RESOURCES
Community Corrections Offices
- Lakewood 253-983-7120
- Lakewood OMNU 953-589-7050
- Parkland South 953-589-7000
- Pierce County Community Justice Center 953-680-2600
- Puyallup 253-840-4664
- Tacoma Unit 2 253-593-2550
New Connections 253-617-1405
Offenders Employment Resources:
- Bates Technical College (Tacoma) 253-680-7240
- Clover Park Technical College (Lakewood) 253-583-8947
- Department of Corrections (DOC - Tacoma) 253-680-2698
- DSHS Division Of Vocational Rehabilitation:
--_ Puyallup 253-445-7260 or 1-800-548-1406 --_ Tacoma 253-983-6500 or 1-800-548-1406 Voice/TTY
- Goodwill Industries Tacoma 800-584-7980 or 253-272-5166
- Pierce College Fort Steilacoom (Lakewood) 253-964-6364
- Tacoma Community College 253-566-5188
- Tacoma Community House 253-383-3951
- Tacoma Housing Authority 253-284-9489
- Vadis (Sumner) 253-863-5173 x228
- WorkSource Lakewood Affiliate 253-589-7119
- WorkSource Pierce (Tacoma) 253-593-7300
Online Resources (Excel spreadsheet)
Printable Printable (PDF file)
Tacoma/Pierce County Re-Entry Resources Wiki

SENIORS
Care Focus Companion Services 1-866-418-6864
Elouise Cooking Pot Food Bank 253-426-1994 (delivery available for seniors & disabled)
Heart Warming Care (in home care, attendant care) 253-460-1574 or 1-888-927-6227
Home Care Services (Lutheran Community Services NW) 253-272-8433 or 1-800-335-8433
Medicare 1-800-633-4227 or TTY 1-877-486-2048
Meals on Wheels (Lutheran Community Services NW) 253-722-5684
Multicare-Good Samaritan Home Health & Hospice 253-301-6400 or 1-888-516-4504
Northwest Justice Project – CLEAR*Sr 1-888-387-7111
Pierce County Aging and Long Term Care 253-798-7376
Pierce County Veterans Bureau 253-798-7449 or 1-800-992-2456
Puyallup Senior Services 253-841-5555
Senior Centers:
- Beacon Activity Center (Tacoma) 253-591-5083
- Lighthouse Activity Center (Tacoma) 253-591-5080
Senior Companion Program (Lutheran Community Services NW) 253-272-8433 or 1-800-335-8433
Seniors with Pets Assistance Program 253-581-8870
Social Security 1-800-772-1213
Sound Options (in home care, attendant care) 1-800-628-7649
South Sound Outreach Services 253-593-2111
Tacoma Adult Day Health Center 253-459-7222
VA Medical Center American Lake 253-582-8440 or 1-800-329-8387
VA Puget Sound Health Care System 253-582-8440 or 1-800-329-8387

TECHNOLOGY PROGRAMS, ACCESS, LITERACY & VITAL CONTENT
Allen Renaissance 253-383-8775
Associated Ministries 253-383-3056
Pierce County Community Services 253-798-7205
Pierce County Library: 253-536-6500
- Bonney Lake Library 253-863-5867
- Buckley Library 360-829-0300
- DuPont Library 253-964-4003
- Eatonville Library 360-832-6011
- Graham Library 253-847-4030
- Key Center Library 253-884-2242
- Lakewood Library 253-582-6040
- Milton Library 253-922-2870
- Orting Library 360-893-2661
- Parkland Spanaway Library 253-531-4656
- Peninsula Library 253-851-3793
- South Hill Library 253-848-8686
- Steilacoom Library 253-588-1452
- Summit Library 253-536-6186
- Sumner Library 253-863-0441
- Tillicum Library 253-588-1014
- University Place Library 253-565-9447
Tacoma Goodwill 253-284-3318
See Education: Colleges, Trade and Technical Schools for more about technology programs and literacy

TRANSPORTATION
Angel Flight West (free air transport for non-urgent, medically related) 1-888-426-2643
Mary Bridge Center for Childhood Safety 253-403-1417
Mustard Seed Project 253-884-2216.
Pierce County Coordinated Transportation Coalition
Pierce Transit 1-800-562-8109
Pierce Transit Shuttle (for those unable to take the regular bus) 253-581-8100
Sound Transit 1-888-889-6368
Tacoma Community House 253-383-3951

UTILITIES, TELEPHONE & CELL PHONE
Assurance Wireless (free for low income) 1-888-898-4888
AT&T Wireless Lifeline Service 1-800-377-9450
Catholic Community Services Tahoma Family Center 1-800-372-3697
Family Need of Tacoma (energy assistance, including oil, heat):
- If you live in Tacoma - Metropolitan Development Council 253-572-5557
- If you live outside Tacoma - Pierce County Community Services 1-800-348-7144
Families Unlimited Network 253-460-3134
Pierce County Community Action Program 253-798-7240
Safelink Wireless (free for low income) 1-800-723-3546
South Sound Outreach Services 253-593-2111
Tacoma Public Utilities (payment assistance information)
Washington Telephone Access Program 1-800-562-6150

VETERANS SERVICES
County Veterans Coalition
Disabled American Veterans 253-752-2970
Fort Lewis Worksource Center 253-967-2790
Military Order of the Purple Heart 253-583-1079
Pierce College Veterans Service Office 253-964-6607
Pierce County Veterans Bureau 253-798-7449 or 1-800-992-2456
Stand-Down 253-798-7449
Tacoma Veterans Center 253-565-7038
VA Medical Center American Lake 253-582-8440 or 1-800-329-8387
VA Puget Sound Health Care System 253-582-8440 or 1-800-329-8387
Veteran Employment (online search)
Veterans Independent Enterprises Workshop (VIEW) 253-922-5650

YOUTH GROUPS & SERVICES
4H Program-WSU Cooperative Extension 253-798-7160
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Puget Sound 253-396-9630 or 1-877-700-BIGS
Boy Scouts Pacific Harbors Council 253-682-2217
Camp Fire USA Orca Council 253-597-6234
Children’s Museum of Tacoma 253-627-6031
Daughters of Triumph Sisters of Vision 253-627-6855
Girl Scouts of Western Washington 1-800-767-6845
Gateways for Youth and Families 253-383-4361
Maranatha Youth Outreach Center: 253-471-3880
OASIS Youth Center 253-671-2838
Rise 'n Shine 206-628-8949
Stand Up for Kids Tacoma 1-800-365-4KID
Swim for Exceptional Children (Morgan Family YMCA): 253-564-9622 ext 8835
Tacoma Community House Youth Program 253-383-3951
Tutor Hunt
YMCA of Pierce & Kitsap Counties
- Camp Seymour 253-884-3392
- Gig Harbor Family 253-853-9622
- Lakewood Family Branch 253-584-9622
- Mel Korum Family (Puyallup) 253-841-9622
- Morgan Family Branch 253-564-9622
- Tacoma Center Branch 253-597-6444
YouthWorks 253-552-2536

OTHER
National & Washington State Hotlines & Websites
Pierce County Animal Welfare 253-564-7797
Prison Pet Partnership Program 253-858-4240
Seniors with Pets Assistance Program 253-581-8870

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