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Working Connections Child Care

Agency: DSHS - Community Services Offices - Pierce County

1949 S State St
Tacoma, WA, 98405 Map
Phone: (877) 501 - 2233
Hours: M-F, 8am-5pm
Hours for application/eligibility interviews are 8am-2pm.

Service Description

Child Care subsidies are available to families with incomes below 200% of the Federal Poverty Level (FPL), regardless of source of income. All families receiving child care subsidies pay a monthly copayment based on income.

Subsidies may be applied to:
-licensed or certified child care centers
-licensed or certified family child care homes
-relatives who provide care in their own homes
-adults who come to your home to provide care.


Accessibility features: Wheelchair accessible
Days of the Week: Friday; Monday; Thursday; Tuesday; Wednesday
Payment options: Low-Cost/Sliding Scale


Households with parents who are working, or are participating in a DSHS approved work activity and who have incomes below 200% of the Federal Poverty Level.

Application Instructions

Call or visit website.


Clients are subject to a co-pay based on monthly income and the number of people in the household.

Business Hours

Office: M-F, 8am-5pm

Area Served

Pierce County ZIP Codes 98329, 98332, 98333, 98335, 98349, 98351, 98394, 98395, 98401, 98402, 98403, 98405, 98406, 98407, 98415, 98416, 98421, 98422, 98464, 98465, 98466.


Telephones: types, numbers and hours
CSO Complaint Line (800) 865 - 7801
EBT Quest Card Replacement (888) 328 - 9271
Fax (888) 338 - 7410
Statewide Customer Service (877) 501 - 2233
TTY (800) 209 - 5446
Washington State Medicaid Customer Service (800) 562 - 3022

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