Update From Pierce County Rental Assistance Program

The Pierce County Rental Assistance program will stop accepting applications on August 1, 2022.  Tenants will have until then to submit or make changes to their rental assistance application. Applications will be processed normally until all funds have been distributed.  To qualify, you must be overdue on rent and prove you have been impacted by…

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OTR Partners, Dads MOVE, Searching For New Board Members!

Our Partners at Dads MOVE have asked us to reach out to our various networks to spread the word: They are searching for new Board Members! Dads M.O.V.E. (Mentoring Others Through Voices of Experience) started in the summer of 2011. Seven fathers who had met at various events who all had children with behavioral health…

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Asia Pacific Cultural Center Now Offering Covid-19 Vaccination for 6mos-5 years

Hello everyone, Sharing with you that Asia Pacific Cultural Center is now offering COVID-19 vaccine approved for 6 months to 5 yrs. old.  Adults and teens can also get vaccinated. Walk-ins accepted: Wednesdays 2 pm to 6 pm Asia Pacific Cultural Center 4851 S Tacoma Way, Tacoma, WA 98409 (253) 383-3900   Also, the attachment…

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Life Jacket Coupon!

According to the Washington State Department of Health, in 2020, approximately 174 people lost their lives to drowning in Washington State. Over half of these unintentional drowning deaths occurred in open water settings, i.e., lakes, rivers, oceans. Drowning fatalities are preventable. Drowning Prevention and Water Safety Tools: Water safety for lakes, rivers, beaches, pool safety,…

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Community Health Worker Listening Session Invitation

Good Afternoon, Please see below for a listening session from WA Department of Health: COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKER LISTENING SESSION INVITATION Washington State Department of Health together with partners Northwest Regional Primary Care Association (NWRPCA) and Washington Association for Community Health are developing a project for a HRSA grant to support CHW training and experiential learning in…

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County Council Resolution Needs Your Support

From an email we received: Hello PCHSC members, The county council is taking final consideration of a resolution to transfer surplus land from the county located at 3561 Pacific Ave to the city of Tacoma or Tacoma Redevelopment Board. The executive committee is in full support of this, your help is important and needed so…

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Job Opportunity: Executive Director with Neighborhood Clinic

See the information below for a job opportunity with Neighborhood Clinic: The Neighborhood Clinic community is in need of a new director for their clinic located in the hilltop neighborhood of Tacoma. More information here for anyone interested: https://neighborhoodclinictacoma.org/executive-director/. Thank you, Executive Team, CHW Collaborative of Pierce County: Cathy Tashiro, Ina Smith, Nary Pung, Jan Runbeck, &…

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Korean Women’s Association Job Posting

Korean Women’s Association (KWA) is seeking to hire full time/part-time Home Care Aides (Caregivers) 100% PAID TRAINING-Homecare Aide Certification Training and License. Competitive Wage starting at $17-.00-19.37 Base Pay, plus additional pay Depending on Experience, Please fill out the application at: KWA, Korean Women’s Association, 3625 Perkins Lane SW, Lakewood, WA. 98499 KWA In Home…

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Warming Centers for December 2021 Cold Weather

Message from Pierce County Coalition to End Homelessness …. It is getting cold. It is getting snowy. It is Inclement Weather time – where we focus myopically on one goal and one goal alone: no one dies. Inclement weather has been called for today Saturday, December 25th, 2021 through at least the end of the…

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Holiday Resources for Children

Pierce County Toys for Tots – This provides gifts to children using donations. New, unwrapped toys, legos, games, books, bikes, video games, and more may be offered. The applications are normally processed in November and early December. Town of Sumner as well as Bonney Lake– Applications are done by each child’s school. ELKS 174, 2013…

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