Community Resources
Below are referral agencies that can connect you with a variety of services, including financial, family and utility/housing needs:

United Way (211) – may know of money for rent, utilities, and other services. It’s a good starting point.

Access 4 Housing (211 and ask for Access for Housing) This agency coordinates all housing for homeless families in Pierce County.


Food Banks:

Puyallup Fish Food Bank (848-5240) at 239 W Stewart  You must call to make a same day appointment. Phone hours are Mon, Tues, Wed and Fri from 9:15 to 2:30. They also have personal hygiene and pet supplies. Need mail with a current address and ID for each child.

All Saints Food Bank (848-2000) at 204 6th Ave SW Delivers food to homes. Call Mon – Thur from 10:00 to 12:00 or 1:00 to 3:00 to schedule a delivery. Need to be in city limits or 98374 zip code. Also offers rental and utility assistance when it is available.

Graham/South Hill Fish Food Bank ( 253-846-3804) at 10425 187th St E Works with All Saints and meets need of families further south in our district

Edgewood Fish Food Bank at Mt. View Lutheran Church (826-4654)

Thursday 3:30 to 6:30 and Saturday 11:00 to 2:00

Salvation Army (841-1491) at 4009 9th St SW Open Mon, Tues and Wed from 9:00 to 11:30 and 1:00 to 2:30. Open Fri from 9:00 to 11:30. Need proof of current residence and ID for all living in home. No more Puget Sound Energy funds for 2012


Other Services:

St. Francis House (848-3618 or 770-6991) at 322 7th St SE Offers free clothing, furniture and household items on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday and evening meals Monday through Friday.

Love Inc. (531-2366) – has household and other items. Call to leave a message or access the online request form.

Comcast (1-855-846-8376) For families who qualify for free lunch and do not have current Internet; $10 month Internet, voucher for a $149 computer and free computer training


Counselors that work on a sliding scale and take medical coupons:

Good Samaritan Behavioral Health: 848-5571

East Pioneer Puyallup

Sea Mar Community Health Center: 864-4550

10217 125th   St. Ct. E Puyallup