Where to go for help or to volunteer

December 28, 2003 

For information about HIV and AIDS, or to volunteer, contact the following organizations in Tacoma and Seattle.

REACH Ministries

A Christian organization offering camp, mentoring, outreach and more to children affected by HIV and AIDS.

419 Martin Luther King Jr. Way

Tacoma, WA 98405

253-383-7616

www.reachministries.org

Multifaith Works

Offers practical and emotional support and housing for people living with AIDS and other life-threatening illnesses through individual volunteers, care teams and more.

1801 12th Ave., Suite A

Seattle, WA 98122

206-324-1520

www.multifaith.org

Point Defiance AIDS Project and North American Syringe Exchange

253-272-4857

Pierce County AIDS Foundation

Offers information and services to people living with HIV and AIDS and their families, including case management, information about HIV testing, emergency grants, outreach, food and transportation assistance and more.

625 Commerce St., Suite 10

Tacoma, WA 98402

253-383-2565

www.piercecountyaids.org

Rise n' Shine

Serving children and teens affected by HIV and AIDS through camp, mentoring programs, a support group and more.

1305 Fourth Ave., Suite 404

Seattle, WA 98101-2401

206-628-8949

www.risenshine.org

Tacoma-Pierce County Heath Department

Offers HIV and AIDS information, case management, referral service and testing.

3629 South D St.

Tacoma, WA 98418-6813

253-798-6410

www.tpchd.org

Tacoma Urban League

Offers HIV counseling, testing and outreach

2550 S. Yakima Ave.

Tacoma, WA 98405

253-383-2007, ext 225

www.tacomaurbanleague.org

Babes Network

Serving women facing HIV through peer support, advocacy, education and outreach.

1120 E. Terrace St.

Seattle, WA 98122

1-888-292-1912

People of Color Against AIDS Network (POCAAN), Tacoma

Offers support groups, HIV testing, AIDS education and referral for people of color.

919 S. Ninth St.

Tacoma, WA 98405

253-272-2577

www.pocaan.org

Planned Parenthood

Offers HIV testing and information

Call 1-800-230-7526 to find the nearest clinic.

www.ppww.org

Seattle AIDS Support Group

Provides support groups, mentoring and retreats for those living with HIV and AIDS.

303 17th Ave. E.

Seattle, WA 98112

206-322-2437

www.sasg.org

Lifelong AIDS Alliance

Offers HIV and AIDS information and education as well as practical support services such as food, transportation and housing assistance for those with HIV and AIDS, their friends and family and the gay community.

1002 East Seneca St.

Seattle, WA 98122

206-328-8979

SpiritMed

HIV counseling and testing, referrals, transportation, outreach and education.

7902 27th St. W.

University Place, WA 98466

253-565-0355

www.spiritmed.org

Washington State AIDS Hotline

1-800-272-2437

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