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
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Rental assistance
Mortgage Assistance
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 [email protected]
  • 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 [email protected].
  • 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.
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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.