"Giving Homeless Families A Chance"

The GMAC Family Shelter opened on February 27, 2020 as a 12 hour overnight emergency family shelter.  At opening, we reached our capacity.  The shelter accepts homeless families in Pierce County with children up to age 17.  We are a smaller shelter, housing a maximum of eight (8) families.

Our shelter participates in the Pierce County Homeless Management Information System (HMIS).

 

COVID-19 HOURS OF OPERATION

Under the COVID-19 pandemic, the shelter extended its hours of access from 12 to 24 hours.  We are still currently operating on a 24 hour schedule until further notice.

What We Offer:

  • Laundry Services

  • Private Rooms

  • Showers

  • Three (3) meals a day prepared on site

  • Internet Access

  • Desktop computers

  • Emergency toiletries (while supplies last)

  • Emergency diapers and wipes (while supplies last)

  • Shoes and clothing (while inventory lasts)

  • (Coming Soon) Notary Services

  • Additional services or items as needed per family (usually done by collaboration with other organizations)

  • Onsite vehicle parking

  • Pierce Transit Bus passes (while supplies last)

Are you a homeless family living in Pierce County?

Call the office at (253) 572-6751 to inquire about our shelter and to check our availability

Are you a Case Manager or other Social Services Agency working with homeless families?

Feel free to call the office at (253) 572-6751 to get more information on our shelter

THANK YOU FOR STOPPING BY

The Altheimer Memorial Church Family is honored you have visited our website.  If you are ever in the Tacoma area, we invite you to come visit us at 1121 South Altheimer Street.  "Come with us and we will do you good!"

CONTACT US

253-572-6751

 

MAILING ADDRESS:

1119 South Altheimer Street

Tacoma, WA 98405

 

altheimerc@comcast.net

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