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"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 (10) families.

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



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) 754-1079 or(253) 572-6751 to get more information on our shelter

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