Human Services COVID-19 Help

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Human Services offices are closed until further notice, but we are still offering alternative service options. 
For assistance please call 253-798-4500 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. View our resources below if you have been impacted by COVID-19.


Landlords can pre-register and renters currently have two options to apply.


1. Click here to apply online.

2. Call 2-1-1 to apply over the phone only if you don't have internet access.


Opportunities to apply in person will be available later this Spring.

COVID-19 Resources
find covid shot time
covid vaccineinfo
Support for older adults
homeless button
0-3 developmental screening screening
behavioral health services
domestic abuse support
eviction resolution program
food pantries
Diaper bank
WA listens counseling
apply for WA state services
  1. Children + Families
  2. Housing + Finances
  3. Health Guidance 
  4. Cloth Masks

Children

Families

Food

Housing

  • If you are experiencing homelessness, call 2-1-1 for on-demand support or to schedule a virtual Coordinated Entry housing appointment. Youth experiencing homelessness ages 12-24 can access housing and other services online through the REACH center.
    • New Hope Mobile Resource Response Team provides access to showers, laundry services, food, clothing, phone chargers, bus passes, first aid supplies, mental health services and more. Hours and locations vary. Call 253-845-0174 for the updated schedule.
  • If you're at risk of being evicted for non-payment of rent, TacomaPROBONO is offering FREE EVICTION RESOLUTION services. Landlords and tenants can contact them at 253-572-5137 ext. 102 or hjp@tacomaprobono.org
  • Pierce County Minor Home Repairs program can help homeowners address health and safety issues. Residents must live outside the city limits of Tacoma, Lakewood and Bonney Lake to qualify. Call 253-798-4400 (press #2).

Health and Wellness

  • Free flu shots are available at Find Your Flu Shot.
  • If you're experiencing domestic abuse, contact the Crystal Judson Family Justice Center at 253-798-4166.
  • Support for family law help can be found through TACOMAPROBONO. Call 253-572-5134 ext. 102 or email VLS@tacomaprobono.org.
  • Washington Listens is a free community service that helps people manage stress and anxiety they may be experiencing because of COVID-19. If you or anyone you know is in need of support, help is out there. Call the Washington Listens support line at 1-833-681-0211 Monday-Friday from 9AM-9PM, and 9AM-6PM on weekends.
  • National Disaster Distress Helpline 24/7/365 crisis counseling & emotional support continues to be available for anyone experiencing distress or other mental health concerns during the ongoing COVID-19 infectious disease outbreak. Calls (1-800-985-5990; press "2" for Spanish) and texts (text TalkWithUs to 66746) are answered by trained counselors from a network of independently-operated crisis centers located across the U.S.
  • Find mental health counseling and substance use support using our Behavioral Health Services Locator.
  • For a non-life threatening but urgent behavioral health crisis, please contact the Pierce County Crisis Line at 1-800-576-7764 or text 741-741.
  • The Washington Warm Line is a peer support help line for people experiencing emotional and mental health challenges. Call 1-877-500-WARM or 877-500-9276.
  • Apply for resources like Basic Food, SNAP-Ed, Apple Health and more at Washington Connections.
Human Services Updates
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  2. unboxed pierceADRC
  3. square - dotting is crossing ts
  4. insta - RA posts
  5. social security disability workshop
  6. ADRC event - normal vs aging
  7. how to avoid scams
  8. inclement weather
  9. talking with your doctor
  10. Think Tank Recap
  11. all about funerals
  12. how to spoil your retirement
  13. Options for the Future
  14. holiday conversations
  15. Mobile Resource Center
  16. Community Think Tank
  17. bringing parents home
  18. Birth to 25 Advisory Board
  19. alzheimer&#39s and driving
  20. SS retirement ADRC
  21. Affordable Housing Operations
  22. MAC and TSOA training
  23. essential express
  24. Affordable Housing Operations
  25. falls prevention awareness day
  26. homeless covid update
  27. Mortgage Assistance - Square
  28. OMGosh now what - dealing with alzheimer&#39s diagnosis
  29. 2020 alzheimers conference
  30. Senior centers awarded funding
  31. DV services
  32. behavioral health funding for $1.5M awarded from CARES Act funding
  33. social security disability workshop
  34. medicare and covid19 workshop
  35. homeowner support
  36. senior center funding available
  37. DV news flash
  38. childcare newsflash
  39. homeless news flash
  40. homeowner support
  41. Veterans services
  42. homeless news flash
  43. homeless news flash
  44. rental assistance graphic
  45. senior farmers market voucher program is open apply now
  46. homeless news flash
  47. ADR News Flash Update about senior nutrition
  48. homeless covid update
  49. homeless covid update
  50. minor home repair services are still available
  51. Early Childhood Education and Assistance Programs has alternative programming available
  52. homeless covid update
  53. Ways to Help and Get Help
  54. the aging and disability resource center is open
  55. Veterans services have expanded.
  56. COVID-19 homelessness response
  57. Choose Your Ride poster
  58. No scam
  59. Lonnie and Rannah
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Funding Opportunities

The federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act passed by Congress allocated federal funds to jurisdictions across the country. Pierce County received an allocation of approximately $158 million and roughly $32 million will be spent on community response and resilience. Interested organizations may apply for these funding opportunities.