Metropolitan Development Council

The Metropolitan Development Council (MDC), a nonprofit community action agency, provides family practice health services throughout Tacoma/Pierce County.

Services

Primary care, dental, and mental health services are provided in the Healthcare for the Homeless Clinic and at various sites throughout Pierce County. An all-female staff provides a weekly primary care clinic for victims of domestic violence.

Linkages

MDC has a long history of cooperative planning with other social service agencies that include regional and state Coalitions for the Homeless, Pierce County Continuum of Care, Tacoma Pierce County Health Department, public/private shools and universities, community mental health and primary care clinics, and veterans's organizations. MDC is one of the lead agencies in the development and implementation of Pierce County's Ten Year Plan to End Homelessness and a lead agency in Project Homeless Connect.

Statistics

Estimated homeless population: 7,500

Patients served: 2,511

Subcontractors

SeaMar Community Health Center

1112 South Cushman Avenue Tacoma, WA 98405
Phone:
253/593-2144

Greater Lakes Mental Health Center

9330 59th Avenue SW Lakewood, VA 98499 
Contact:
Troy Christianson 
Phone:
(253) 581-7020 
Email:
troy@glmhc.org