MDC’s Recovery Services can help you overcome addiction

Straight Talk - Finding gratitude in a pandemic

During this time of holiday traditions, the team held a panel discussion on Nov. 23rd with Maralise Hood Quan and Laurie Davenport about Finding Gratitude in a Pandemic:

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!

Rental assistance and mortgage assistance are also available for qualified Pierce County residents. Learn more on the Pierce County website!

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.