News Flash

Human Services

Posted on: June 18, 2020

Round 2 Award Recipients of CARES Funding for Homelessness Announced

homeless news flash

Pierce County Human Services is announcing the funding decision from round 2 from federal CARES Act dollars. These expenditures are part of the community response and resilience plan to prevent people from losing their current housing, keep people in shelters safe and provide necessary resources to our unsheltered residents. A total of $2,364,697 will be allocated to the following agencies:

Hygiene/Sanitation Services - $71,243

  • Homeward Bound- New Hope
  • Salvation Army- Puyallup
  • Salvation Army- Tacoma
  • Sea Mar Community Health Center

Rental Assistance - $1,493,656

  • Children’s Home Society of Washington
  • Goodwill of the Olympics and Rainier Region
  • Korean Women’s Association
  • LASA
  • Multicultural Child and Family Hope Center
  • Salvation Army- Puyallup
  • Tacoma Recovery Center

Emergency Shelter Expansion - $799,798

  • City of Puyallup
  • City of Puyallup
  • Community Youth Services
  • Metropolitan Development Council Bethlehem Shelter
  • Salvation Army- Puyallup
  • Salvation Army- Tacoma

Additional funding for housing stability and homelessness will become available soon.

Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in Human Services

medicaid pierceADRC

Learn the basics of Medicaid

Posted on: May 3, 2021
how to avoid scams

Tools and techniques to avoid scams

Posted on: February 17, 2021
inclement weather

Extra homeless shelter beds available

Posted on: February 10, 2021
talking with your doctor

Get the most out of your doctor visit

Posted on: January 29, 2021
MAC and TSOA training

New supports for caregivers at home

Posted on: October 9, 2020
Ways to Help and Get Help

Pierce County Donations Connector

Posted on: March 27, 2020
COVID-19 homelessness response

Homeless Response from Pierce County

Posted on: March 23, 2020

Funny film explores outsourcing retirement

Posted on: February 19, 2020

Guidance for Social Security in 2017

Posted on: November 29, 2016

Dementia: Setting the Record Straight

Posted on: November 3, 2014

Your feet may be telling you something

Posted on: August 29, 2014