COVID-19 RESPONSE RESOURCES

Health and safety is our overriding priority, for our staff, volunteers, family members, clients and community. We are meeting the challenge while serving our most vulnerable neighbors during this time of unprecedented need.

HEALTH AND SAFETY

ACCESS TO INFORMATION

MDC is tracking the latest developments related to new virus variants and take measures to protect the health and safety of our staff and clients. Please see the guidance below from governing health authorities for additional information and resources.

CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL

In response to the dynamic circumstances of emerging infections and public health emergency responses, CDC has customarily issued guidance documents that are updated as new information and insights are gained. (source: CDC)
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WASHINGTON STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

DOH programs and services help prevent illness and injury, promote healthy places to live and work, provide information to help people make good health decisions and ensure our state is prepared for emergencies.
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TACOMA-PIERCE COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

Your family’s health is our top priority as we work to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in Pierce County.
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OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR

Nearly every Washingtonian has now been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s OK to ask for help. This page includes resources to help your family stay healthy both physically and mentally.
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LATEST UPDATES

AUGUST 18

Dr. Anthony L-T Chen, Director of Health for Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department, issued a countywide mask directive Wednesday, Aug. 18. Everyone 5 years and older in Pierce County should wear a face covering both indoors in public spaces and outdoors where physical distancing is not possible regardless of vaccination status…read more

METROPOLITAN DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL IS PROVIDING SERVICES

The Center
In person with health and safety protocols in place.

Call (253) 593-2740

Detox
In person with health and safety protocols in place. Open 24 hours.

Call (253) 593-2413 

Evaluation and Treatment
Accepting clients in person health and safety protocols in place. Open 24 hours.

Call (253) 207-4302

Energy Assistance
Operating remotely. Email application and supporting paperwork to energydesk@mdc-hope.org. All required paperwork can be found on the website.

Call (253) 572-5557

Weatherization
Call (253) 593-2336 or email: weatherization@mdc-hope.org

Housing
MDC Housing programs must have a referral from Coordinated Entry.

If you are seeking rental assistance, please call 211 to see what might be currently available in Tacoma and Pierce County.

 

Youth Education
To make an appointment with one of our advisers, use the contact form.

Education Opportunity Center
Staff are currently offering virtual services. Schedule an appointment and request an interview by phone, email, or video chat with an advisor today.

The Child and Adult Care Food Program
Call (253) 284-7865 or (800) 843-9317 or email: childnutrition@mdc-hope.org

Contact US

For an appointment with one of our advisers, use the contact form.

Monday through Thursday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Closed Weekends and Holidays