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The Pierce County CARES rental assistance program has reopened! Utility assistance will now also be offered through the CARES program. Pierce County has updated their website, and information about rent and mortgage assistance can now be found at:

St. Vinnie's will be referring rental assistance requests to Pierce County. We will continue to help individuals and families facing immediate financial crisis or basic needs. Please call the St. Vinnie’s Help Line at 253 426-1710 or email and we will get back to you as quickly as possible.

It's important to know your rights and the resources available to you during these difficult times. We recommend checking back to the Pierce County Housing Assistance webpage for updates. This webpage also contains links to the Eviction Resolution Program and additional COVID relief resources.

For additional resources, please call 2-1-1.

Thank you and God Bless.

Emergency Assistance

For all rental assistance requests; please go to

St. Vinnies is here to help. If you need emergency assistance to help pay for basic needs, gas, food, clothing or links to other resources, we want to help.

We review all requests and try to respond in a timely manner. Due to an increase in requests, it may take up to 48 hours to get a call back. Please have proof of income and hardship info available to expedite assistance. You do not need to be a member of any religion or faith to receive help. We welcome all who seek our services.

Please email us at or call the Helpline at 253 426-1710. Include your basic information, zip code and assistance requested and a team member will contact you within 24-48 hours –either from our office or one of our St. Vincent Parish Conferences.

Local Parish Partners - Our Conferences

Our local Conferences consist of compassionate volunteers from Catholic churches who are members of St. Vincent de Paul of Tacoma, Pierce County. Again, you do not need to be a member of any religion or faith to receive help. We welcome all who seek our services.

Conferences tend to assist those in need that reside in their zip code and also keep their own office hours. Please call the Conference directly if you would like to request assistance, or please email or call the Helpline at 253 426-1710.

Holy Disciples: 253 693-8863
Zip codes: Tacoma - 98328, 98338, 98373, 98374, 98375

Our Lady Queen of Heaven: 253 537-5266
Zip codes: Tacoma- 98387, 98580

Sacred Heart: 253 472-7738
Zip code: Tacoma - 98404

St Andrew’s: 253 863-4394
Zip codes: Sumner – 98390, 98391

St. Ann: 253 228-4817
Zip codes: Tacoma – 98408, 98444, 98445, 98446

St. Francis Cabrini: 253 655-7837
Zip codes: Lakewood – 98438, 98439, 98499

St. John Bosco: 253 820-9472
Zip codes: 98303, 98388, 98467, 98498

St. Martin of Tours: 253 970-9037
Zip codes: Fife – 98354, 98422, 98424

St. Nicholas: 253 851-0554
Zip codes: Gig Harbor – 98329, 98332, 98333, 98335, 98349, 98351, 98394

St. Patricks: 253 383-2783
Zip codes: 98403, 98406

St. Paul Chong Hasang: 253 896-4489
Zip codes: All Korean

Sts. Cosmas & Damien: 360 830-6879
Zip codes: Orting - 98304, 98321, 98323, 98330. 98360, 98397