Pierce County

Tacoma-Pierce County Coalition to End Homelessness

Regular Meetings:
2nd Thursday of the month
8:30-10 am
Pierce County Department of Community Services Office 3602 Pacific Avenue
Tacoma, WA 98418-7920

The Tacoma-Pierce County Coalition to End Homelessness is the City of Tacoma and Pierce County’s response to homelessness. It is the mission of the Coalition to preserve and create affordable housing, prevent homelessness, restore homeless persons to stable living environments, and promote community awareness of homelessness issues through education, legislative advocacy, mutual support and the sharing of resources.


United Way Helpline (877) 211-9274, or just dial 211.

Associated Ministries (253) 682-3401

Catholic Community Services Pierce County Family Center
1323 S. Yakima Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98405
“Services include: children and family, housing, emergency services, counseling and mental health, elderly and disabled, childcare.”

Martin Luther King Housing Development Association (Tacoma)
(253) 627-1099
Supportive housing, family shelter, men’s and women’s shelters, rental assistance, case management.

Metropolitan Development Council (MDC) (Tacoma)
MDC offers programs that fall under the following categories: Education, Children, Youth and Families, Drug and Alcohol Treatment, Housing, Homeless Services, Economic and Career Development, Phone Services and Prevention.
721 South Fawcett, Suite 201, Tacoma, WA 98402

Nativity House
Daytime Drop-In Center
2304 Jefferson Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402
(253) 779-9248

Pierce County Community Action Program
The mission of Pierce County Community Action is to create opportunities for economically disadvantaged families and to reduce the impact of poverty through a variety of social service and community programs.
253-798-7240 or 800-562-033

Tacoma Rescue Mission
(253) 383-4462
Emergency shelter, transitional housing, case management, youth services.

Helping Hand House (Rural Pierce County)
Located in Puyallup, WA
Emergency shelter, transitional housing, permanent supportive housing, case management.

Pierce County Housing Authority
The Pierce County Housing Authority is committed to excellence in offering quality affordable housing options and opportunities for the residents of Pierce County. (Pierce County Housing Authority Mission Statement.)
Physical Address: 603 South Polk Street, Tacoma, WA 98445
Mailing Address: PCHA, PO Box 45410, Tacoma, WA 98445-0410
(253) 620-5400

Tacoma Housing Authority
“Our purpose is to provide affordable, quality housing by working together to provide compassionate and respectable service to all, with special concern to low and moderate income people. Our service extends beyond just the housing needs of people and includes a commitment to be a catalyst and facilitator of human services.” (Tacoma Housing Authority Mission Statement)
902 South L Street, Tacoma, WA 98405
(253) 207-4400

The Food Connection
1323 S. Yakima, Ave
Tacoma, WA 98405
Food bank.