Extended Care Health Option (ECHO)

ECHO may help some military families who have a family member with special needs. ECHO focuses on integrated sets of services and supplies beyond those available through TRICARE programs. Services are intended to reduce the disabling effects of a beneficiary’s condition. ECHO is only available as a supplement to TRICARE programs. If services or supplies Read More

The Respite Care Question for Military Children

The parents sitting in front of you are desperate for respite care. You’re very knowledgeable about respite care options in their community, but you’re not certain those will work out for this family – they’re a military family and might encounter difficulties. You’ve also heard there are military programs that might help this family, but Read More

Community Holiday Resources 2017

FREE HOLIDAY MEALS: 1. New Nativity House Location: 702 S 14th St, Tacoma, WA, 98405 (Yakima Avenue & S. 14th) Hours: Walk-in Day Center: 7 am-5 pm, daily Overnight Shelter: 5 pm-7 am, daily (more shelter details on Housing/short term tab) Agency: Catholic Community Services Southwest, Homeless Adult Services Business Phone: 253-383-3697 Services: Provides a Read More