Disabled (People with disabilities)

Name/Description/Contact Info Name/Description/Contact Info

Clover Park School District Special Education Department

Oversees Special Education programs and services for student with disabilities in Clover Park SD including Child Find, SPED records, Section 504, and other related programs.


10903 Gravelly Lake Dr SW, Rm 1, Lakewood


https://www.cloverpark.k12.wa.us/cms/One.aspx?po rtalId=236158&pageId=23536743

Vocational Rehabilitation – DSHS Tacoma

Services for persons with functional, psychological, development, cognitive & emotional or health disabilities including rehabilitation counseling, assessments, individualized plans for employment, independent living services, assistive technology services, training and education services, job-related services.


1949 S State St, Tacoma, WA 98405 https://www.dshs.wa.gov/location/dshs-dvr-tacoma

Catholic Community Services

Provides an array of services including homeless services & referral to shelters & other homeless programs, housing assistance, Child/Youth & Family Services including behavioral rehab, Family Assessment & Stabilization, Foster Care, Pediatric Interim Care, Pregnancy & Parenting Support, Veteran Support, Services for Seniors & People with Disabilities, and Mental Health Services.


1323 South Yakima Ave, Tacoma, WA 98405



Free developmental screening for children age 0 – 6, with the emphasis on children birth – 3 years old. Children receive screening in language, motor, learning, growth and behavior.


8811 South Tacoma Way, #2, Lakewood, WA 98499

Pierce Co. Early Support for Infants & Toddlers

Formerly known as Early Intervention, refers to services available to families with children under age 3 who are not developing as expected, have medical conditions that can delay development, or are experiencing developmental delays for other reasons.


https://www.piercecountywa.gov/1972/Early- Supports-for-Infants-and-Toddlers

PAVE – Partnerships for Action, Voices for Empowerment

PAVE is a parent directed organization that works with families, individuals, and community members in all walks of life and with all types of disabilities to provide information, training, and advocacy. Can assist families with children who have disabilities navigate the educational and Special Education system.



6316 S 12th St, Tacoma, WA 98465 https://wapave.org/

Developmental Disabilities Administration

Provides support to empower people with disabilities to live the lives they want by promoting public policies.

Services include Advanced Home Care Aide Specialist, Assistive Technology, Non-Residential Services, Child Development Services, Community Residential Services, Employment & Day Programs, Medicare Reimbursement, Nursing Services, Residential Habilitation Program, Respite Services, and more.

1305 Tacoma Ave S, Suite 300, Tacoma, WA 98402



Center for Independence

A non-profit residential, community based organization operated by people with disabilities, serving people with disabilities ages 14 & up. Serves individuals with disabilities to fully access and participate in the community through outreach, advocacy, and independent living skills development.

7801 Bridgeport Way W, Suite 200, Lakewood 98499




Hope Sparks

Serves children and families in Pierce County who face trauma, abuse, and overwhelming life challenges.

Services include Behavioral Health Services, Children’s Developmental Services, Family Support, Pediatric Healthcare Integration, Relatives Raising Children support and more.

3408 South Union Tacoma, WA 98409



Hope Human Services

Provides supportive living services for adults with disabilities in their own home, licensed youth residential homes with intensive supervision and behavior management, as well as crisis diversion for individuals in crisis in their current placement.

10009 59th Ave SW, Lakewood, WA 98499 253-252-2217