Human Services

About Human Services

Human Services provides essential assistance to vulnerable populations in Pierce County.

Learn more about Human Services

Download the Human Services Strategic Plan Poster

Empowered individuals, healthy families, and thriving communities. 

We work to ensure all of Pierce County has equitable access to community-based services that respect each person's unique experience. 

How Can We Help You?

Aging & Disability Resources
We help with resources to live healthy, safely and independently in the community. Call the Aging & Disability Resource Center at 253-798-4600 to see how we can assist you or someone you love.
Community Development
We fund youth violence prevention programs, low-income public service programs and public facilities improvements.
Developmental Disabilities
We provide services to individuals with developmental disabilities, through contracts with various community agencies.
Early Childhood Education
We provide ECEAP (Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program), comprehensive preschool classrooms across Pierce County.
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Energy Assistance
We provide assistance with power and heating bills as well as conservation education.
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Homeless Services
We fund housing and support services that respond to homelessness across Pierce County.
Housing Assistance
We provide down payment assistance, home repair, weatherization assistance, and funding for affordable housing.
Prevention Services
Partners with schools, social service agencies and non-profits to educate communities and reduce substance abuse among youth.
Transportation Services
We develop transportation services to support community members.
Veterans Assistance Programs
We provide emergency assistance with food, rent and utilities to qualified indigent veterans and family members.
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WSU Extension
WSU Extension offers a variety of programs: 4-H, SNAP, Community & Master Gardeners, Tech Wizards, and Nutrition.
  1. Contractors & Providers
  2. Boards & Committees
Solicitations & Competitive Bids

Opportunities for funding and requests for services are regularly made available and posted here.
Program Plans
News and Events

Contact Us

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Downtown Office

1305 Tacoma Ave S.
Suite 104 

Sound View Office

3602 Pacific Ave.

Aging & Disability
Resource Center