Community Health Resources

General Resource Information

Community Services

  • Office of Disability Insurance/SSI — 800-562-6074
  • Pierce County Transit Shuttle for Disabled — (Voice) 253-581-8100, (TDD) 253-582-7963
  • Tacoma Community House (Adult Literacy Program/ESL) — 253-383-3951
  • United Way Helpline — 253-572-4357
  • WIC — 253-403-1349
  • YWCA — 253-272-4181

Health Departments

  • Tacoma/Pierce County — 800-992-2456
  • King County — 206-296-4600
  • Kitsap County — 360-478-5235

Immunization Information

The sites below generally post accurate information. However, we cannot guarantee accuracy of all information on any Web page. In addition, such information may not apply to your unique circumstances. Discuss any questions with your provider. Be sure to look at our Internet Guidelines before making any decisions about what kinds of information you find online.

Developmental Screening

  • Child Reach (screening and referrals by a family resource coordinator) — 253-798-3698 or 800-562-0336
  • Tacoma Learning Center — 253-565-4887
  • Developmental Pre-school — 253-403-1449

Parent/Family Support

  • CHADD (Children and Adults with AD/HD) Tacoma — 253-596-1087
  • CHADD Gig Harbor — 253-851-2527
  • CHADD Federal Way — 253-952-5300
  • PAVE: Parent to Parent — 800-5-PARENT
  • A Common Voice — 253-537-2145
  • Family Health Hotline (health, nutrition and other resources) — 800-322-2588, www.parenthelp123.org
  • Family Help Line (support for parents and families) — 800-932-HOPE (4673), www.parenttrust.org
  • Washington State Child Care Resource & Referral Network (before- and after-school child care) — 800-446-1114, www.childcarenet.org
  • Washington State Libraries (libraries in your community; Internet access available at most locations) — 360-704-5200, www.libraries.wa.gov
  • Common Sense Media (information and reviews of movies, games and books) — www.commonsensemedia.org
  • Child and Family Web Guide — www.cfw.tufts.edu

Smoking Cessation Programs

  • American Lung Association — 253-272-8777
  • Pierce County Health Dept. Smoking Cessation — 253-798-6500
  • Tobacco Quit Line (Washington State Department of Health) — 800-QUIT-NOW (784-8669), www.quitline.com

Chemical Dependency

  • Horizon Treatment Services Inc. — 800-559-9503
  • Substance Abuse (MOMS and Women’s Recovery) 24-hour help line — 800-562-1240
  • Tacoma/Pierce County Health Department — 253-798-6405
  • Narcotics Anonymous Hotline — 253-531-8792
  • Alcohol Abuse for Teens — 800-562-1240
  • Drug Abuse Information/Referral — 800-662-4357

Mental Health

  • Comprehensive Mental Health — 253-756-9960
  • Greater Lakes Mental Healthcare — 253-584-8933
  • Horizon Treatment Services Inc. — 800-464-8367