Community Resources

Family Resources
Information as of 4/6/2016.  Call numbers to get updated information.
All phone numbers are 253 unless otherwise stated. 
CALL 2-1-1 for more resources and assistance.


  • Carl Lindquist Clinic  130 131st St. S., Tacoma  539-7445 For children only Low cost, accepts DSHS medical coupons, Tri-Care, private insurance or a sliding scale


  • FISH Food Bank   (On Stewart in Puyallup)     848-5240
  • All Saints   (6th Ave SW) – call ahead M-F a.m.)   848-2000                

Hot Meals

  • St. Francis House at National Guard Armory  622 4th Ave. SE, Puyallup    848-3618   Monday through Fridays 5:30 pm-6:30pm
  • Peace Lutheran  Saturday 11:00 am (lunch)     214 E. Pioneer, Puyallup      845-8819
  • Emanuel Food Pantry/St. Andrew’s Parish,704 Kincaid, Sumner 863-3655 Tue/F 6:00pm
  • United Methodist 901 Wood Ave. Sumner      863-4287   Wednesday 5:30 pm
  • Edgewood Community (Mt. View Lutheran Church) Food Bank Hours: 3:30-6:30 Thurs.; 11:00-2:00 Sat.

Utility Assistance

  • Salvation Army 841-1491 call M-F 8:00 am -12:00 pm, 1:00-3:30 pm

 zip codes 98371-98375 only; medical emergencies or disconnect notices

  • Pierce County Community Action Energy Assistance  1-866-223-1359  Pierce Co. except Tacoma City Limits; no disconnect notice needed
  • Pierce County Community Action Energy Assistance  798-3590  Pierce Co. except Tacoma City Limits; must have utility disconnected
  • All Saints Catholic Church 6th Ave SW  Puyallup  M-TH 10-12, 1-3  848-2000
  • Sumner Family Support Center (Serves Puyallup Families as well) Daffodil Elementary Portable 1 1503 Valley Ave. Sumner 891-6535

Rent/Housing Assistance

  • Access Point for Housing, Phone: (253) 682-3401, centralized intake for all housing resources in Pierce Co.

  • All Saints Catholic Church   6th Ave SW  Puyallup  M-TH 10-12, 1-3         848-2000
  • Open Hearth (Emergency Motel up to 7 days)  253-307-2274
  • Housing Search NW (helps locate low income rental/housing options by location).   M-F 6:00 – 5:00     877-428-8844
  • Pierce County Affordable Rental (an updated listing of available housing/rentals). You can look up by location, # of bedrooms needed, cost, etc.
  • Homeward Bound/St. Francis House 770-6991

Low Cost Internet

  • Comcast 1-855-846-8376 For qualifying families: $9.95/month; Computer vouchers:$149

    Free Clothing

  • Francis House   322 7th St. SE, Puyallup    848-3618

Auto Repair

  • Our Savior Lutheran Church     4519 112th St E.,  253-531-2112 (call to schedule an appointment)  Free oil changes and minor auto repair for low income families on the third Saturday of each month.

Legal Services

  • Northwest Justice Project, 1-888-201-1014 (M-F, 9-12:30) Free legal services for civil issues like family law (domestic violence, child custody, child support), unlawful evictions, difficulties with social security and bankruptcy.

Help Registering for Medical Insurance

  • Sound Outreach, Faith Holman 253-593-2111 ext. 102
  • Sea Mar Medical , Leslie 253-864-4546
  • SHIBA: Statewide Health Insurance Benefit Advisors – 253-596-0918

Domestic Violence Assistance
24-hour Crisis Line:  (253) 475-9010/National 24-hour crisis line:  1-888-550-3915