Human Services

AlertHuman Services offices are closed from March 25, 2020 until at least April 8, 2020. 

We are offering alternative service options in response to the growing community concerns and to protect our staff and those we serve. For assistance please call 253-798-4500 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. If calling is not convenient, please send us a message using the button below. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause our customers. 

ADR Case Management253-798-4500
Aging and Disability Resource Center253-798-4600
Community Action Programs253-798-4400
Veterans Assistance Programs253-798-7449


AlertVeterans Assistance Programs has temporarily expanded service to help those affected by the COVID-19 outbreak. If you are a Veteran at risk of eviction or late on bills, please call 253-798-7449 to see what emergency assistance may be available to you and your family.

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About Human Services
Human Services provides essential assistance to vulnerable populations in Pierce County. Review our Strategic Plan.

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.
Contact Us
Downtown Office
1305 Tacoma Ave S. Suite 104 
Tacoma, WA 98402

Open weekdays 8AM - 4:30PM
Sound View Office
3602 Pacific Ave. Suite 200
Tacoma, WA 98418

Open weekdays 8AM - 4:30PM
Aging & Disability
Resource Center

Open weekdays 8AM - 4:30PM
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.
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Community Action Programs 
We help with resources  for families to live healthy. Services include education, energy assistance, home repair and more.

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.
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