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Pierce County
Shelter and Housing
 

 

Below are the overnight shelters open to the general community. Other shelters, such as the Stability Site, are operating but require referrals through other agencies. Only a few shelters accept walk-ins, and those often have a waitlist, so it is best to contact the shelter prior to arrival.

VA Puget Sound Health Care System - Community Housing and Outreach Services Program (CHOS)

9600 Veterans Drive SW, Building 148
Tacoma, WA 98493
206-277-6280

http://www.pugetsound.va.gov 

Adams Street Shelter
Undiscl
osed
253-592-6401

https://www.trm.org/emergency-services/
This shelter does not accept walk ups; call the shelter to get on the waitlist. Open for households with minors.  
 

Bethlehem Baptist Family Shelter
4818 E Portland Ave, Tacoma, WA 98404
253-475-4173

https://www.bethlehembaptisttacoma.org/
Serves families with kids under 18 and parents between 18 and 60. Email BBCShelter@outlook.com or phone 253-475-4173 to access the site. 

FOB Hope's Veteran's Village
82nd and Pacific Avenue, Tacoma WA 98408

https://www.fobhope.org/
Adult Veteran singles and couples have priority, but serves all adults. 

 

Forging Paths Community - Mitigation Site
3561 Pacific Avenue, Tacoma, WA
253-383-4493

https://www.trm.org/

 

Give Me a Chance (GMAC) Family Shelter - Altheimer Memorial Church
1121 S Altheimer St, Tacoma, WA 98405
253-754-1079  
Phone (253) 754-1049 or email altheimerc@comcast.net to get into the site.

Harbor Hope Center
3781 Rosedale St NW, Gig Harbor WA 98335
844-841-1954

http://www.harborhopecenter.org/
Single young adults between 18 and 24.

Helping Hand House Emergency Shelter
Local Motel/Puyallup area
253-307-2274

https://helpinghandhouse.org/
Referral only from Open Hearth Ministries, limited to families with children under 18.

Holy Rosary Temporary Shelter
504 S 30th St, Tacoma, WA 98402
253-383-4493x1107

https://www.trm.org/
Single adult men - meet at dinnertime at the Tacoma Rescue Mission Downtown Campus at 425 South Tacoma Way   

LIHI Aspen Court
8620 S. Hosmer Street, Tacoma, WA 98444
253-302-4587

https://lihi.org/
This site does not take walk-ups. Referred through Urban League, Next Chapter, City of Tacoma Hot Team, Catholic Community Services, and other agencies.

LIHI S 69th and Proctor
S 69th and Proctor
425-295-5421

https://lihi.org/
This shelter does not accept walk ups. Contact 425-295-5421 to get on the waitlist. Open to single adults and couples. No sex offenders. Harm reduction model.

LIHI Village at 6th and Orchard
602 N Orchard St, Tacoma, WA 98406
206-496-2749

https://lihi.org/
Serving families (single women with children, couples with children), single women, and couples without children. 

 

Nativity House Shelter

702 S 14th St, Tacoma, WA 98405

253-502-2780

https://ccsww.org/get-help/housing/permanent-housing/nativity-house-apartments/nativity-house-day-shelter/

Serves adults 18 and over. This shelter nearly always has a waitlist for both the men and women sides - come to the shelter around 4:30pm to get on the waitlist.   

Next Chapter Pregnant and Single Mothers Shelter
7031 Pacific Ave, Tacoma, WA 98408
253-475-5516

https://www.nextchapterwa.org/
Pregnant women and single mothers. 
Contact shelter for availability.

Open Hearth
Local Motel/Puyallup area
253-307-2274

https://helpinghandhouse.org/
Immediate emergency shelter ONLY for families with children that are literally homeless.

 

Roosevelt Barracks Crisis Residential Center
1301 Orting Kapowsin Hwy E, Orting, WA 98360
253-263-0735

https://www.dva.wa.gov/
Serves homeless veterans, please call for eligibility. For admission to the site, contact Delena Josephsen at 253-263-0735 or delena.josephsen@dva.wa.gov or Melissa Frink at melissa.frink@dva.wa.gov.  

 

Safe Parking
253-346-6482

https://pchomeless.org/Home/SafeParking3
Serves all people living in their cars. Contact 253-348-4596 or email andepaa12@msn.com for access to safe parking sites.

Shiloh Emergency Shelter
1211 S I St, Tacoma, WA 98405
253-503-1033

https://shilohoftacoma.org/

Stability Site
1423 Puyallup Ave, Tacoma, WA
253-307-7517

https://ccsww.org/get-help/pierce-county/

Tacoma Rescue Mission Men's Shelter
425 South Tacoma Way, Tacoma, WA 98402
253-383-4493

 http://www.trm.org/
Adult men. There is typically a waitlist for the dorm, but if guests haven't stayed at the shelter before (or in the last 6 months), they will always provide a mat to sleep on.   

 

Tacoma Rescue Mission Women's Shelter
425 South Tacoma Way, Tacoma, WA 98402
253-383-4493

http://www.trm.org/
Adult women. There is typically a waitlist for the dorm, but if guests haven't stayed at the shelter before (or in the last 6 months), they will always provide a mat to sleep on.

Tacoma Salvation Army - Family Shelter
1501 6th Ave, Tacoma, WA 98405
253-572-8452

https://tacoma.salvationarmy.org/
Families referred through the C
CS Family Day Center.

Tacoma Salvation Army - Single Adults
1501 6th Ave, Tacoma, WA 98405
253-572-8452

https://tacoma.salvationarmy.org/
Single adult referrals from the Puyallup Police Department

The Beacon Center Young Adult Shelter
415 S. 13th St, Tacoma, WA 98402

http://lifeenrichmentgroup.org/
A drop-in overnight shelter for young adults aged 18 to 24. This shelter typically has room available.

The Loft

1424 Tacoma Ave S, Tacoma, WA 98402

253-328-6127

https://thecoffeeoasis.com/

Youth aged between 13 and 17.  Open daily 24x7.

SENIORS

The Ultimate Guide to Government Aid for Seniors

Caring

Website:  The Ultimate Guide to Government Aid for Seniors - Caring.com

 

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