We are a community action agency working against the tide of poverty by partnering with individuals who are looking for personal and generational stability. We help individuals in need by guiding them toward life-changing growth and the capacity to thrive.

Our Programs

Founded in 1964 as a non-profit Community Action Agency, MDC responds to community needs by providing services in the areas of healthcare, housing, education, and employment that address the challenges faced by low-income individuals and families.

MDC serves more than 26,000 people each year
MDC owns and manages 230 units of housing for homeless and low-income families
MDC offers three housing service models offered throughout Pierce County
4,209 households receive energy assistance
2,350 people recovering from substance abuse
2,714 young learners planning for life beyond high school
4,850 providers feeding children
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