Counseling Resources

Counselors

·        Steve Parkinson, Rainier Associates

·        Llew Ingram (school counselor in Federal Way, who also has a private practice (lingram@fwsd.wednet.edu)

·        Aleka Lindsley, Good Samaritan

·        Phillip Frank (near Allenmore), Tacoma

Psychiatrists

·        Dr. Robert Sands, Bellmore Center 253 752-6056

Psychologists

·       Dr. Art Peskin, Bellmore Center, Tacoma (253)752-6056

·       Carol Sheehan, Bellmore Center, Tacoma (253)752-6056

·       Dr. Rick Wyma, Woodcreek Pediatrics

Mental Health Agencies

·       Good Samaritan (253) 697-8400

·       Catholic Community Services, Tacoma (253) 502-2696

 ADHD Evaluations

·        Dr. Carl Plonsky (pediatrician specializing in neuro-developmental conditions, Union Avenue Pediatrics Center, Tacoma (253) 759-3333

·        Dr. Heather Daniels, Union Avenue Pediatrics Center, Tacoma (253) 759-3333

Family Resource Center

They have student clothing available as well as limited food items (located in the portable behind Discovery Primary) Open on Wednesdays, from ________________)

Associated Ministries Resource Connections Center:  Open Tuesday – Friday, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

·        All applicants are seen by appointment only – please call (253) 383-3056 EXT 146

·        Apply for Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) benefits

o   Basic Food Program

o   Medical Assistance Programs

o   Working Connections Child Care

o   ADATSA for drug and alcohol treatment

o   Work First program

o   High school completion (GED)

o   Job training Programs

o   Resume building and interview skills

o   Computer training programs

o   Parenting Support

 
Food Banks

·       Angel Food Ministries, Calvary Community Church (253) 863-3352 (located at 15116 Gary Street, Sumner)

·       Mountain View Community Center and Edgewood Food Bank (253) 863-5171

·       Food Bank, Fife (253) 922-0960 (open M,W,F   9:00 –12:00 noon

Housing Resources

·        Pierce County Housing Authority (253) 620-5400

·        MLK Housing Development Association (253) 627-1099

·        Shared Housing Services (253) 272-1532

·        Tacoma Housing Authority (253) 207-4400

Transitional Housing

·        Exodus Housing (253) 862-6808

·        Helping Hand House (253) 848-6096

·        Phoenix Housing (253) 471-5340

Low-Cost Dental Care Resources for Pierce County Residents

·       Lindquist Dental Clinic (253) 539-7445

·       SEAMAR Dental Clinic (Bilingual–Spanish) (253) 593-2144

Legal Assistance

Lawyer Referral (253) 383-3432

 Domestic Violence

·        24-hour Line, (253) 798-4166

·        Safe place to Talk

·        Shelter Referrals

·        Safety Planning

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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