PIERCE COUNTY EVENTS & ACTIVITIES
PLEASE CHECK WITH EACH GROUP AS MEETING ARRANGEMENTS
MAY BE CHANGED DUE TO COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS.
Special Blessings Bible Class for Teenagers & Adults with Developmental Disabilities
Every Monday, 5-6 p.m. Held at Life Center Church, 1717 South Union, Tacoma, in Room 211. Contact Geri for more information at 253.223.4800.
Pierce Transit Board Meeting
2nd Monday of the month, 4 p.m. Held at 3720 96th Street SW, Lakewood (Rainier Room, first floor of Pierce Transit Training Center). Call Deanne Jacobson, 253.581.8066, the week prior to verify or for more info.
Metro Parks Board Meeting
2nd & 4th Mondays of the month, 6 p.m. Held at 4702 South 19th Street, Tacoma. Call Jennifer for more information at 253.305.1091 or visit www.metroparkstacoma.org
Transition Advisory Committee Meeting
2nd Tuesday of the month, 7-8:30 a.m. Held at Elmer's Restaurant, 7427 South Hosmer. For all those with a vested interest in transition students. Parents welcome! For more information, contact Sundus Ali, Pierce County Human Services, DD, 253.798.4368. (No meetings in July & Aug.)
SPECIAL Families of Puget Sound - Olympia
3rd Tuesday of the month, 6:00 p.m., held at First Christian Church, 701 Franklin SE, Olympia.
Visit www.exceptionalfamilies.org/sfps-olympia.html for more info.
Pierce Co. Interagency Coordinating Council (CICC)
2nd Wednesday of the month, 9:30-11 a.m. Meetings held at Pierce County Tacoma Mall Plaza, Room 210, 2702 S. 42nd Street, Tacoma. This meeting is for parents & providers in Early Intervention services community. (No meeting in August.)
Family Childcare Assoc. of Pierce County
2nd Wednesday of the month, 6-8:30 p.m. Meetings held to promote & encourage in-home childcare providers. Bates South Campus, 2201 S. 78th St., Tacoma. Fee to attend. Dinner mtg. Call for more info call Roberta at 253.565.1683.
ADD Resources Support Group for Adults with ADD/ADHD
2nd Wednesday of the month, 7-9 p.m. Hosted by ADD Resources. Meetings held at Jackson Hall, 314 MLK Jr. Way (across from TG Hospital). Free parking after 6 p.m. in the Baker Ctr. Garage. Meetings are free & everyone is welcome. Call 206.724.0599 or www.addresources.org for more info.
Families Building Better Lives for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities
(formerly Tacoma Parent Group)
3rd Wednesday of the month, 6-8 p.m. Held at TACID, 6315 South 19th Street, Tacoma. For more information, please call 253-948-7263.
Pierce County DD Advisory Board Meeting
3rd Wednesday of the month, 4:30-6 p.m., meetings every other month. Meetings held at 3611 S. D St., Tacoma, WA 98418. For more info or meeting schedule, call 253.798.6109.
Sharing Down Syndrome Group - Leadership Team
3rd Wednesday of the month via Zoom & at PAVE from 10:15 to 11:15 a.m. (schedule subject to change). Contact Doreen or Liz for more information at 253.224.9423.
SPECIAL Families of Puget Sound - Tacoma
2nd Thursday of the month, 6:00 p.m., held at Children's Museum of Tacoma, 1501 Pacific Ave, Tacoma. Limited childcare available with advance registration. For more information please visit http://www.exceptionalfamilies.org/sfps-tacoma.html
Tacoma Area Commission on Disabilities
2nd Friday of the month, 4-6 p.m. Meetings held at Fleet Operations Conference Center, 3639 South Pine Street, Tacoma. For more information, contact Lucas Smiraldo at 253.591.5048.
Sharing Down Syndrome Group - Mom's Night Out
2nd Friday of each month, September-June. Contact Doreen or Liz for more information at 253.224.9423. Visit links below for detailed schedules:
Pierce County Coordinated Transportation Coalition (PCCTC)
3rd Friday of the month, in May, August, and November. PCCTC is a group of people representing human services agencies, private and nonprofit transportation providers, the Medicaid transportation broker, local public transportation agencies, and people who use transportation services. For more information, contact Jerri Kelly, Pierce County Mobility Manager, 253.798.4465 or email email@example.com
3rd Friday Dance (formerly GLADD Dances)
3rd Friday of each month, 6-8 p.m., September-June. So. Park Comm. Ctr., 4851 So. Tacoma Way. $4 suggested donation per person. Music & snacks provided. For individuals 18 & over. Call Geri for more info. 253.223.4800. If you need special care or supervision, please bring support.
Kayla’s Creative Connection (Art Friday)
Last Friday of the month, 10 a.m.-12 noon. Providing individuals with disabilities an in-depth opportunity to create art and learn about different artists and their styles. Held at the PC2 offices, 3716 Pacific Avenue, Suite A, Tacoma. Call 253.564.0707 for more information or to register.
Not Forgotten Ministries
Meets on the 3rd Sunday of the month, 1 p.m. A worship service for families with special needs or disabilities. Inside Boles Chapel (across from main sanctuary), 2001 South J Street, Tacoma. Contact Carl Brooks, Director, for more information
at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 253.572.7054. A program of Transformation Ministries International (www.tmitacoma.org).
Sharing Down Syndrome Group - Play Group
3rd Sunday of the month through the Summer months and monthly at available times throughout the Fall, Winter, & Spring months. Contact Doreen or Liz for more information at 253.224.9423. Visit links below for detailed schedules:
PAVE - “PURPAS - PAVE-ing a Unique Road for People on the Autism Spectrum” Support System for Young Adults with High Functioning Autism and their Families
For meeting location or other information, visit https://wapave.org/get-help/calendar/
Contact Susan Jackson for more info. at 253.722.9679 or email@example.com
PAVE Pierce County Support Parent to Parent Down Syndrome Support Group Moms Night Out
For location or other information, contact Doreen VanderVort at 253.439.8001 or email P2P@wapave.org
PAVE Pierce County Support Parent to Parent Coffee or Tea with P2P
For location or other information, visit https://wapave.org/get-help/calendar/
PAVE - Spark Pierce County
Leadership & self advocacy opportunities for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. For meeting locations or other information, visit https://wapave.org/get-help/calendar.