Health Care Referrals and Advocacy
Recovery Resources
Disability & Mental Health Resources

Health Care Referrals & Advocacy

Sound Outreach Services

Contact: (253) 593-2111
1106 Martin Luther King Jr. Way
Tacoma, WA 98405
Services: Assists senior, disabled, homeless, or economically vulnerable individuals in attaining Washington Basic Health, Medicaid, MediGap, Medicare Advantage Plus, prescription drug discounts, and other benefits. (SSOS is also listed under emergency services) Brochure

Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS)

DSHS Medical
Washington Healthplan Finder
Services: Find the health coverage that is right for you. You may qualify for free or reduced health insurance through Apple Health Medicaid

Puyallup Tribal Health Authority:

Contact: (253) 593-0232
2209 East 32nd Street
Tacoma, WA 98404
Services: The Puyallup Tribal Health Authority’s active patient population is approximately 10,000 American Indians/Alaska Native (AI/AN) individuals, representing 200 tribes. PTHA direct services are provided without charge to all eligible AI/ANs residing in Pierce County.

Social Support Groups -Aging & Disability Resource Center

Pierce County Community Connections

Listing of wide range of social support groups throughout the county
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Community Health Care (CHC)

Contact: (253) 597-4550
To locate the nearest CHC clinic, click here or phone the number above.
Services: CHC provides family practice care to those with or without insurance in the greater Tacoma and Pierce County area. Those without insurance are treated on a sliding fee scale based on income, family size, and services provided.

General Medical Clinics

Contact: Pacific General Medical Clinic (253) 475-0511
7440 Pacific Avenue, Tacoma, WA 98408
Services: DSHS Evaluation Exams, Walk-In, no appointment necessary
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 10 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.

Healthcare for the Homeless
Contact: (253) 284-9023, (253) 383-3921 MDC, (253) 627-5445
2342 Tacoma Avenue South, Tacoma, WA 98402
Hours: Vary depending on services you are seeking, call for update on days and hours.
Services: HCH provides primary health care as well as dental, psychiatric, and case management services for people experiencing homelessness. Other services include: case management, hygiene, laundry, and storage lockers.

Neighborhood Clinic of Tacoma

Contact: (253) 627-6353
1323 So. Yakima Avenue, (CCS, Hospitality Kitchen, St Leo's Food Connection building)
Entrance to clinic is on the north side facing church
Hours: Mon. & Thurs. - sign in 5 - 5:30 PM
Services: Neighborhood Clinic provides free urgent care to patients who cannot afford or access health care. Patients with long term (chronic) health care issues are referred to a health care provider in the community.

Trinity Clinic

Contact: Karla Strivens, Trinity Administrative Assistant:
1615 6th Ave, Tacoma, WA 98405
Hours: Tuesdays, 5:00-7:00
Services: The Medical Clinic is open to anyone without medical insurance. Volunteer doctors and nurses are available weekly to assist patients with a variety of medical concerns ranging from flu shots and sports physicals to diabetes help and prescription refills.

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MDC Mobile Medical and Dental Clinics

Contact: (253) 627-5445
Services: Provides mobile medical and dental clinics for homeless children and families at rotating sites in Pierce County.

Pierce College Dental Clinic

Contact: (253) 964-6694
Services: Low-cost preventive dental care is available to students and members of the community at the Pierce College dental hygiene clinic, located on the Fort Steilacoom campus. Dental hygiene students perform oral health assessments, x-rays,teeth cleaning, dental hygiene periodontal therapy, sealant and fluoride applications. Restorations (fillings) are performed on selected patients. Work is done by dental hygiene students and is checked by instructors who are licensed dentists and dental hygienists. Procedures take longer than in a private dental office.

Pierce County Dental Care Resource List

Contact: (253) 798-4600
Services: Information provided for dental services throughout Pierce County by geographic area
PDF of Low Cost Dental Resources in Pierce County

Sea Mar Community Health Center - Pierce County

Contact: 253.864.4760
10217 125th St Ct E, Puyallup, WA, 98374
Services: Provides general dentistry, restorative, and preventative services. Also offers cleanings and X-rays. Appointments needed.

Sea Mar Community Health Center - Dental Clinic

Contact: (253) 280-9840
1215 South 11th Street, Tacoma, WA 98405
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 A.M. to 5 P.M.
Services: Provides general dentistry, restorative, and preventative services. Also offers cleanings and X-rays. Appointments needed.
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Recovery Resources

Alcoholics Anonymous: Pierce County Central Services Office

Services: AA Literature, meetings scheduled in Pierce County

Court Ordered Programs: Agency Listings for Pierce County

If the court has placed you on Probation, your Probation Officer will determine the program most appropriate for your needs. If you are not on formal probation, you as the defendant are solely responsible for providing proof of completion to the court! You must include your case number on all correspondence. Programs may be available through the military for military personnel.

Narcotics Anonymous - Pierce County

Services: NA Literature, meetings scheduled in Pierce County

Oxford Houses of Washington State

Self-run, self-supported recovery houses.

Care: Community Assistance Resources & Education

(Metropolitan Development Council)

Contact: 253-572-2273

930 Tacoma Avenue S
Tacoma, WA 98402

Services: Drug and alcohol information and referral

Crossroads Treatment Center

Contact: 1-866-473-7575 or Office 253-473-7474
10828 Gravelly Lake Drive, Suite 204
Lakewood, WA 98499
Services: Crossroads Treatment services provide assessments, Alcohol and Drug Information School (ADIS), Intensive outpatient treatment, relapse prevention, and weekly aftercare. Also available are other specialized services and a link to community resources for free or low-cost medical, dental, and mental health clinics, services, and referrals.

Pierce County Chemical Dependency Treatment and Prevention

  • listing of county funded agencies that provide treatment and prevention services
  • substance abuse intake assessment, referral for other services
  • individual, group and family counseling
  • substance abuse education, and aftercare
Ethnic-specific services include a bilingual program for the Hispanic community and programming designed to address the culturally specific issues of Native American clients, as well as the needs of persons with disabilities.

Washington Recovery Help Line

Contact: 866.789.1511
Services: 24-Hour Help for Substance Abuse, Problem Gambling & Mental Health
The Washington Recovery Help Line is the new consolidated help line for substance abuse, problem gambling and mental health, as authorized and funded by the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services’ Division of Behavioral Health and Recovery. The Recovery Help Line is a service of Crisis Clinic and serves residents in Washington State.

F.H. Counseling & Associates PLLC

Individual, Group, Family Counseling

Chemical Dependency Outpatient Treatment, Aftercare and ADIS

Dept of Transportation Qualified Substance Abuse Evaluation

Contact: (206) 395-8237

917 Pacific Ave Suite 212
Tacoma, WA 98402

Links to other Recovery Resources

Please add to these if you are additional information:
Recovery Café (Seattle)
Recovery Cafe (Tacoma)
Teen Challenge
Housing Hope
Steps to Recovery
Mary Magdalene Ministries (homeless women Seattle)

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Disability & Mental Health Resources

Comprehensive Life Resources

Proctor Street Location
1201 South Proctor St.
Tacoma, WA 98405
Proctor Street Location
Good Samaritan Behavioral Healthcare
Contact: (253) 697-8400
Toll Free 1-888-910-6300
325 East Pioneer, Puyallup, WA 9837
Services: Mental health services for adults, older adults, children and families

Greater Lakes Mental Healthcare

Contact: (253) 581-7020
9330 59th Avenue S.W.
Lakewood, WA 98499-6600
Services: Adult/Elder Services/Child and Family Services/School Based Services/ Alcohol/Drug Services

NAMI Pierce County
PO Box 111923
Tacoma, WA 98411-1923
Primary Phone: (253) 677-6629
Email Address:
Web Site:
Services: NAMI provides education, and support groups for individuals diagnosed with a mental illness and for friends and family members of individuals diagnosed with mental health issues. NAMI also advocates for better policies in healthcare, corrections, housing and other arenas.

PTSD Program Counselors in Washington

OptumHealth-Pierce County RSN (Regional Support Network)

Contact: 253.292.4200
Toll Free: 1.866.673.6256
3315 South 23rd Street Suite 310, Tacoma, WA 98405
The Optum Pierce Regional Support Network (OPRSN) manages Washington State’s publicly funded mental health system for adults, youth, children and their families in Pierce County.
Consumer and Family Handbook
PDF Brochure

OptumHealth Mobile Outreach Crisis Line

(24 hours a day, 365 days a year)
Toll Free:1-800-576-7764
TDD: 253.798.4349

Recovery Response Warm Line

Available 3:00 PM to 11:00 PM
1.877.780.5222 or 253.942.5655
Services: intervention and evaluation for individuals with mental health crisis
Call 911 if a crisis is life threatening.

TACID: Tacoma Area Coalition of Individuals with Disabililities

Contact: (253) 565-9000
TTY: (253) 565-3486
6315 South 19th Street, Tacoma, WA 98466
Services: TACID Support Groups & Resources
The TACID Center was built under a Referendum 37 agreement between the State of Washington, the City of Tacoma and Tacoma Community College. The facility opened in April 1984. It is owned by the city on land belonging to the college. The space is operated by TACID. More than forty disability organizations collaborate to provide six different programs that serve over 3,000 different individuals each year.

Thurston & Mason County Toolbox

An Informational Guide to Mental Health Services and Resources in Thurston and Mason Counties

ADD Resources' Puget Sound Support

Tacoma Adults - 2nd Wednesday 7-9pm
This group is facilitated by Brandon Koch. Contact Brandon
  • 7 PM to 9 PM
  • Jackson Hall,
    314 M L King Jr Way,
    Tacoma, WA 98405. Google maps link. Brick Building across from Tacoma General Hospital. There is free parking after 6:30 pm in the Baker Center Garage, south of the meeting place.
Other resources for adults with ADD/ADHD:
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