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May 4, 2020
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April 30, 2020


Coordinated Entry/Diversion
Visit Coordinated Entry access points to schedule an appointment or view drop-in centers.
Hours: Varies
Phone: Call 211 for live support or to schedule an appointment or call (253) 682-3401 ext. 1
Coordinated entry will work with individuals facing homelessness to enable stability. Services will include but are not limited to, referrals to housing programs or independent housing and assistance/referrals in securing benefits. .

Salvation Army Family Lodge
1521 6th ave Tacoma, Wa 98405
Phone: (253) 627-3962
Provides disaster services, domestic violence, emergency services, food and nutrition programs, emergency shelter, seasonal services, case management, emergency shelter, visitation services.

New Beginnings
Phone: (206) 522-9473
New Beginnings offers support and help to find new housing or stay in your current home. They can offer flexible funds to help you stay in your safe home or move to new housing by paying for back rent, travel to relocate, move-in costs, utilities, or other expenses that might help you get or keep housing. New beginnings offer short term housing for survivors of all genders, individually or with children, who have left an abusive relationship and are in danger or face other special challenges to finding housing. Applicable for residents of King County only.

Associated Ministries
901 S 13th St., Tacoma WA 98405
Phone: (253) 383-3056
Associated ministries offer centralized intake for homelessness intervention, assisting families and individuals with re-housing; working with families and communities to reduce barriers.

Catholic Community Services
1323 S. Yakima Ave. Tacoma, WA 98405
Phone: (253) 383-3697
Catholic Community Services offers shelter, housing assistance, addiction recovery, parenting & pregnancy support, mental health services, senior and in-home care, supportive services for veteran families.

Family Housing Network
5050 S. Tacoma Way, Tacoma WA, 98408
Phone: (253) 471-5340
Housing referrals go through Coordinated Entry. Provides assistance to house families experiencing homelessness, while helping to connect them with resources that maximize stability and self-sufficiency, in order to prevent future homelessness.

Family Day Center
5050 S. Tacoma Way, Tacoma WA, 98408
Phone: (253) 471-5340
Hours: Mon, Tues, Thu, Friday: 9:00am - 4:00pm; Wednesdays: Noon to 6:00pm
No appointment is necessary. Homeless families can drop in anytime within these hours. They will have access to showers and laundry, kitchen facilities for cooking, and computers. A case manager is also present to provide Coordinated Entry assessments and assist families with housing and additional resources. (“Family” is defined as a parent or parents with minor children in their custody or a pregnant woman.)

Pierce County District Court Resource Center
901 Tacoma Ave. S, Tacoma WA, 98402
Hours: M-F; 8:30am-11:30 am, 12:30pm to 4:30pm
Phone: (253) 798-7631
Provides access to a variety of social services and programs to justice-involved individuals and those in need in one centralized location. Provides connections to the following services: Chemical Dependency Evaluations, Mental Health Services, Just Threads Clothing Bank, Housing, Navigation, License Reinstatement Assistance, ID Card Vouchers, Employment Training and Education, Jail Transition Services, Homelessness Prevention, Resource Navigation, Medicaid Enrollment and Navigation, Public Assistance Enrollment, Social Security (SSI) Enrollment and Navigation, Case Management, Child Support Payment Planning.

Domatac Housing
Contact: to set up an appointment.
Domatac Housing houses Tacoma area residents who need an affordable place to live. Combined with partner companies, Domatac Housing provides housing for over 100 residents.

Shared Housing Services
901 S. 11th St., Tacoma WA, 98405
Phone: (253) 272-1532
Shared housing offers individuals and families innovative and affordable solutions to prevent homelessness and foster independence through home sharing and transitional housing programs that include case management services and connections to other resources.

Puyallup Tribe of Indians
1501 Alexander Ave. E., Fife WA, 98424
Phone: (253) 680-5499
Our program serves anyone in need of assistance in ending the violence in their lives. Receive domestic violence advocacy and information, safety planning, support groups, confidential shelter, resource referral, community education and outreach, assistance with obtaining an order of protection, court accompaniment, transportation to domestic violence-related service. Victims can be male, female, young or old. The shelter assists Native American women, Native American women with children, Non-Native American women with Native American children.

New Phoebe House
712 MLK Jr. Way, Tacoma WA
Phone: (253) 383-7710
Transitional housing services and support for Pierce County mothers and children, or pregnant mothers impacted by substance abuse, or are in recovery. Must be homeless and cannot be on suboxone or methadone.

Tacoma Housing Authority
902 S L St., Tacoma WA
Phone: (253) 207-4400 THA administers three programs for low-income families: Housing Choice Voucher Program (formerly Section 8), Housing Opportunities Program (HOP), and Public Housing Program. The waiting list is long but a good source of low-income housing when available.

St. Vincent DePaul
4009 S. 56th St., Tacoma WA, 98409
Phone: (253) 426-1710
Email: [email protected]; provide basic information, zip code, and assistance requested.
Provides emergency assistance; Gas. clothing, food, rent/utility assistance.

Metropolitan Development Council
Referrals go through Coordinated Entry
Phone: (253) 682-3401
MDC manages a continuum of affordable rental units in Pierce County for qualified low-income residents. Options include single-family homes, duplexes, shared housing, and multi-family. Receive financial assistance for utility bills.

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