MDC’s Recovery Services can help you overcome addiction

Straight Talk - Social justice and community action

A conversation with National Community Action Partnership CEO Denise Harlow, NCAP Board Chair Bryan Duncan, and Norwegian Professor Sindre Bangstad about the intersection of fighting for social justice and the fight against poverty.


Watch previous Straight Talk episodes on MDC’s YouTube channel.

Rental assistance

MDC has rental assistance available right now for those living within the Tacoma city limits who could use help catching up with their rent during the COVID-19 pandemic. Visit the Energy Assistance page to see if you qualify!

Our Promise

To give hope in times of crisis, care in times of need, and guidance in times of opportunity.


MDC offers behavioral health services for economically disadvantaged and homeless members of our community. Our substance abuse treatment and dual disorder counseling services are available on a sliding payment scale for everyone.


MDC owns and manages 300 units of housing for homeless and low-income families and individuals, with three housing service models offered throughout Pierce County.


MDC Education programs help students from low-income, first-generation families graduate high school and prepare for college.


MDC offers access to Adult Education and Employment resources, to help individuals build assets and find a path to independence.