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Pierce County
Food Assistance

Community Resource Information Line: Dial 2-1-1

Family Food Hotline: 1-888-4FOODWA (1-888-436-6392)

Washington Connection: See if you qualify for additional benefits like cash, food, medical, shelter, education/training, or other at


Programs and resources to help families get the food they need.

Washington State Department of Social and Health Services

Contact DSHS for information on Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP); Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) for mothers of young children; or State Food Assistance Program (FAP) for legal immigrants who are not citizens.

Tacoma Area Food Bank and Location Map:


Home Delivered Meals

Asian Counseling and Referral 

Home Delivery only

Emergency Food and Meal Delivery: Call Jo Pullen (206)-774-2420

Catholic Community Services


The Home-Delivered Meals Program offers frozen home-delivered meals for older persons who are unable to leave their home to shop or prepare nutritious meals. The meals are prepared with the special dietary needs of seniors in mind and are adaptable to a variety of special diets. There are 30 entrees and five breakfast choices. Complete nutritional information and ''sight impaired'' menus are available upon request. Contact Catholic Community Services at 253-474-1300 to apply.

Eligibility for m

  • Be 60 years of age or older

  • Be homebound, unable to drive

  • Not be living with a caregiver that drives

  • Not have a paid caregiver authorized to cook and shop for them

Luth​eran Community Services Northwest

The Meals on Wheels at Lutheran Community Services offers frozen home-delivered meals to seniors and disabled people. This program has no age restriction and is available to anyone who is unable to get to the store or has trouble cooking for themselves. There is a choice of 22 different frozen lunch / dinner menu items and four choices for breakfast.

To apply, contact the Lutheran Community Services Meals on Wheels Program at (253) 272-8433 ext 225 or (800) 335-8433. An application will be sent to you or you can 
fill one out online. After receiving the completed application, a Meals on Wheels representative will contact you to review the application and take your first order. Further meals can be ordered by either mail or phone. Seven or more meals must be ordered at one time.

Mom's Meals

Mom's Meals is a USDA-approved and inspected fresh food preparation and delivery business dedicated to providing nutritionally sound, fresh meals. Mom's Meals prepares, packages and ships fresh, ready-to-heat and eat meals directly to customers.

Clients have their choice of up to 50 diabetic-appropriate breakfast, lunch and dinner meal options for each delivery, including culturally diverse meals. Meals are designed by our team of executive chefs and registered dietitians and are prepared by our kitchen staff in our USDA approved and inspected facility.

All meals are delivered by FedEx. Every meal has a USDA nutritional label, a use by date, and simple microwave heating instructions. Mom's Meals is an approved state waiver provider for home delivered meals. Call  1-888-726-4677 or e-mail for more information. For Private Pay, order online or call at (866) 971-MOMS.

General Food Banks

El Centro de la Raza

2524 16th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98144


Eligibility: Food Bank: General Public Meals: Older Adults 60+ and Eligible Participants

Food Bank:

Wed: (Seniors and mobility limited individuals ONLY): 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Thurs: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm & 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Fri: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm & 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Meal Program: Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs, Fri 11:00 am - 12:30 pm


Greenwood: 9501 Greenwood Ave N., Seattle


Tues: 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm Wed: Seniors: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm AND General Public: 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Wallingford: 1501 N 45th St, Seattle


Tues: 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm Thurs: 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm Fri: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

North Helpline

12736 33rd Ave NE, Seattle (Lake City)

(206) 367-3477

Wed: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Thurs: 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Sat: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Walk-up distribution of pre-packed food bags. No-cook option available.

Catholic Community Services of Western Washington

Black Diamond Community and Senior Center

31605 3rd Ave, Black Diamond, WA 98010


Older Adults 60+ and Eligible Participants

Limited Operations Food Bank: Mon & Wed: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm To-go Meal: Tues & Thurs: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm The front doors are locked to minimize foot traffic: please knock or call when you arrive



Federal Way Senior Center

4016 S 352nd St, Auburn, WA 98001


Older Adults 60+ and Eligible Participants

Limited Operations Food Bank: Mon & Thurs: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Distributing prepacked boxes or bags



Enumclaw Food Bank Enumclaw Senior Center/Plateau Ministries

1350 Cole St, Enumclaw, WA 98022


Contact Agency for Any Eligibility Requirements

Limited Operations Meals: Delivery and To-go Only Food Bank:

Wed: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Only delivering meals on Tuesdays Each delivery contains 7 frozen meals Please call ahead.

Instead of our usual ‘grocery store style’ shopping experience, we have set up a ‘drive-through’ (or walk through) operation. Customers can drive or walk through the alley and we will hand them a pre-packed allotment of food.


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