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Housing Guide

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Pierce County Housing Authority

253-620-5400, www.pchawa.org

Associated Ministries Housing Assistance

253-383-3056, www.associatedministries.org
(Click on “programs,” housing and shelter info, this brings you to an updated vacancy report
by the Tacoma/Pierce County Coalition for the homeless.)

Access 4Point Housing


Shared Housing Services

253-272-1532, www.sharedhousingservices.org 
Matches individuals and families who are in need of housing with those who have housing but are unable to live on their own (financial/health reasons).

Phoenix Housing Network (Transitional & Shelter)

All services are for families with children only, although they do not provide emergency services. A Catholic Community Service program (intakes must be completed).

Helping Hand House

253-848-6096, www.helpinghandhouse.org 
For transitional (up to 2 years) and homeless (up to 3 months) families only, must complete application and follow strict guidelines.

MLK Housing Development Association


Pierce County Housing Programs

Provides housing/counseling services, landlord/tenant info, and housing resources. Free confidential service to low-income Pierce County residents; M-F, 8:00 - 4:30. This is NOT Pierce County Housing Authority.

NW Housing Development

Low-income home ownership, 888.U BUILD 1

Tacoma Rescue Mission

253-383-4493, www.rescue-mission.org
Transitional housing.  
702 Pacific Avenue, Tacoma, WA 98402
Tyler Family Campuses – For familiesAdams Campus- for single or families

United Way of Pierce County

Low income rental apartment information

Affordable Rental – Pierce County housing locator


Rebuilding Together South Sound                        

253-238-0977, www.rebuildingtogetherss.org
Helping low income families repair homes    

Tacoma Housing Authority

253-207-4400, www.tacomahousing.net
Provides housing assistance to qualified applicants. 

Affordable Housing Consortium

253-627-0949, http://www.affordablehousingconsortium.org/index.php/Home/

Provides affordable rent options, shelter and housing options and a variety of sites to help look up housing resources.


St. Vincent de Paul

Church ministered clothing bank. Some prescription and utility assistance. Open M-SA, 9-5 Sun, 10-4:30 pm. Will refer to church in home zip code.

Lakewood Area Shelter Association

Outreach Program: M-F, 10:00 am – 12:00 noon, 253-582-5320
Referral to shelters for families with children. Bus tickets, and new written RX (no refills, no narcotics) assistance offered for Lakewood residents only. Outreach program available for Lakewood or Steilacoom residents. Outreach provides emergency relief for utility  and rental assistance (2nd Tuesday of month at 12:30 pm) based on funds available.

Francis House

Serves most Pierce County residents (Puyallup, Fife, Bonney Lake, Spanaway, Parkland, Graham, Eatonville, Shalishan). Clothing, bedding, kitchen utensils, and appliance items provided when available. Offers ESL classes. 

Pregnancy Aid of Tacoma

Baby furniture, clothing/food bank-Also, some money may be available
for rent, utilities, gas for emergency appointments. Open M-F 10-1:30 pm.