Community Help

Food Bank

Parkway Communities Services (Food Bank)


Tuesdays 11am-3pm

Thursdays 11am-3pm

Items Needed:

Photo ID and proof of address.

If you have any questions please contact them at.

Phone # 253-579-5090

Address: 11222 10th Ave South, Tacoma, WA. 98444

They do have satellite sites and request that you call to make an appointment

They have several programs set up for our community to benefit from. 


Backpack Program ~ weekly

Local Foodbanks ~ locally several times per week. 

Thanksgiving Giveaway ~ annually

Christmas Giveaway ~ annually

Local Assistance

Associated Ministries


Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday (Closed on Wednesdays):

Main Office: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Telephone: 253-383-3056 Email:

(Please note: this e-mail address is not for housing requests. Please go to this link if you are experiencing homelessness and need assistance with housing.)

Address: 901 S. 13th St., Tacoma WA 98405

Catholic Community Services Phone: 253-383-3697

Pierce County DSHS Phone: 877-501-2233 Address: 1301 E 72nd St, Tacoma WA 98404

Pierce County Community Phone: 253-798-6266


Housing Assistance Phone: 1-877-727-3838

Public Housing Assistance Phone: Tacoma: 253-207-4400 Phone: Pierce County: 253-620-5400


Tacoma Power Aid Tacoma public utilities customers only. Phone: 253-651-5065

Saint Andrews Catholic Church Phone: 253-891-6535


Community Health Care Phone: 253-597-4550


Military and Veteran Assistance

Pierce County Veterans Buraeu

Phone: 253-798-7449 Address: 925 Tacoma Ave S, Suite B, Tacoma WA 98402

Helping Military members, families and veterans with Food, Rent and Utilities

Veterans Crisis Line Phone: 1-800-273-8255 (PRESS 1)

Helping With Jobs (Veterans Puget Sound HCS 663A4 (American Lake) Contact: Fran Beard at

Pierce County Veterans Assistance Programs Phone: 253-798-7449 Address: 3602 Pacific Ave Suite 200, Tacoma, WA 98418

Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) Pierce County: Phone: (253) 471-5340 Address: 5050 South Tacoma WA, Tacoma WA 98408

VA Puget Sound Health Care System  American Lake Division Phone: 253-582-8440 OR 800-329-8387 Address : 9600 Veterans Drive Tacoma, WA 98493

WorkSource Young Adult Program

The WorkSource Young Adult Program will be hosting a weekly webinar that anyone in Pierce County ages 16-24 can participate in. They will be presenting topics like Business Etiquette and Goal Setting. They provide training courses in things like forklift, flagging, GED, and CNA for 16-24 year olds who are facing difficulties getting employed at no cost to the young adult. Below is a short video.

Please Call or E-mail Elliott Sawyer for more information.


Elliott Sawyer Talent Development Specialist WorkSource Pierce Center

Address: 2121 S State St. Suite 300, Tacoma Wa 98405

Phone: 253-205-8505


Aging and Senior Care Community Resources

For information on this program please visit. The website provides information on topics like financial support and care options that are available in Tacoma is a leading senior care resource for family caregivers seeking information and support as they care for aging parents, spouses and other loved ones. They have been featured by AARP, The Administration for Community Living, The National Legal Resource Center, and Forbes, as well as referenced by many governmental agencies and organizations across the Internet

Here is a link to the Tacoma Senior Care and Assisted Living Guide