Event Calendar

This calendar is set up by city to make it easier to search what is happening near YOU!

Apr
24
Wed
Tacoma – Spark Pierce County – Power Hour @ PAVE Headquarters
Apr 24 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Logo representing the Spark Program

Join us at our Power Hour to learn more about growing your leadership skills! Found the power within you and meet other young people with similar interests. Our Power Hours are currently offered at the PAVE Office for youth and young adults age 21 and under with an intellectual and developmental disability.

Apr
25
Thu
Tacoma – April Volunteer Orientation @ PAVE Headquarters
Apr 25 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Tacoma - April Volunteer Orientation @ PAVE Headquarters | Tacoma | Washington | United States

Interested in volunteering for PAVE?   Great volunteer opportunities are available at PAVE. We can find the right fit for you.  Come learn what our mission is and together we can achieve that mission and help to make a difference in our community.

Highlighted Volunteer Opportunities:

Helpline Volunteer Position: This is the first point of access and connecting for many families and individuals with disabilities to get the help they need.  The Helpline collects information via calls and emails, works with referrals and data management. Time commitment is 2-4 hours a week, open Monday-Thursdays.

General Office Help: PAVE has various on- going office projects that we would love your help on. 

Please register online if you are interested in volunteering, we hope to see you there!

May
3
Fri
Tacoma – People First Pierce County Meeting @ PAVE Headquarters
May 3 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Tacoma - People First Pierce County Meeting @ PAVE Headquarters | Tacoma | Washington | United States

New members are welcome!

We are people first, our disabilities are secondary!
We are part of a strong and growing statewide self-advocacy organization since 1981 when we were officially incorporated and received our 501-c-3 status. We are part of a professional organization with:
A board of directors composed of members with disabilities representing all areas of the state. They oversee the organization and its activities.
We are 1 of over 30 active chapters around the state of Washington with a membership of over 1,000 individuals. We are one of the top self-advocacy organizations in the United States.
We also have numerous resources for training materials on self-advocacy, leadership, fundraising, etc.

EDUCATE, ADVOCATE, CELEBRATE

May
10
Fri
Tacoma – Leadership Training @ Summit Pierce County Library
May 10 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

We are hosting this leadership training for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Pierce County!

Join us for our Intro to Self-Advocacy training to learn about new and exciting local opportunities for YOU

Contact Caleb Campbell at ccampbell@wapave.org with questions.

Logo representing the Spark Program

May
13
Mon
Tacoma – Franklin Pierce Parent Group @ Franklin Pierce School District Board Room
May 13 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Tacoma - Franklin Pierce Parent  Group @ Franklin Pierce School District Board Room  | Tacoma | Washington | United States

Parenting is stressful for everyone and parenting a child with special needs is unique and can be isolating. Come to join us for coffee or tea with other parents who get it. This group is about emotional support, laughter, sharing resources and just having a safe place to talk about whatever is on your mind.

Support for parents and caregivers of children with disabilities or special health care needs

HOW WE SUPPORT EACH OTHER
• Parents supporting each other 
• Connecting to other parents
• Sharing community resources
• Building community

Orting – Parent Support Group @ Orting School District office
May 13 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Orting - Parent Support Group @ Orting School District office  | Orting | Washington | United States

Parenting is stressful for everyone and parenting a child with special needs is unique and can be isolating. Come to join us for coffee or tea with other parents who get it. This group is about emotional support, laughter, sharing resources and just having a safe place to talk about whatever is on your mind.

Support for parents and caregivers of children with disabilities or special health care needs

HOW WE SUPPORT EACH OTHER
• Parents supporting each other 
• Connecting to other parents
• Sharing community resources
• Building community

May
22
Wed
Tacoma – Spark Pierce County – Power Hour @ PAVE Headquarters
May 22 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Logo representing the Spark Program

Join us at our Power Hour to learn more about growing your leadership skills! Found the power within you and meet other young people with similar interests. Our Power Hours are currently offered at the PAVE Office for youth and young adults age 21 and under with an intellectual and developmental disability.

Jun
7
Fri
Tacoma – People First Pierce County Meeting @ PAVE Headquarters
Jun 7 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Tacoma - People First Pierce County Meeting @ PAVE Headquarters | Tacoma | Washington | United States

New members are welcome!

We are people first, our disabilities are secondary!
We are part of a strong and growing statewide self-advocacy organization since 1981 when we were officially incorporated and received our 501-c-3 status. We are part of a professional organization with:
A board of directors composed of members with disabilities representing all areas of the state. They oversee the organization and its activities.
We are 1 of over 30 active chapters around the state of Washington with a membership of over 1,000 individuals. We are one of the top self-advocacy organizations in the United States.
We also have numerous resources for training materials on self-advocacy, leadership, fundraising, etc.

EDUCATE, ADVOCATE, CELEBRATE

Jun
10
Mon
Tacoma – Franklin Pierce Parent Group @ Franklin Pierce School District Board Room
Jun 10 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Tacoma - Franklin Pierce Parent  Group @ Franklin Pierce School District Board Room  | Tacoma | Washington | United States

Parenting is stressful for everyone and parenting a child with special needs is unique and can be isolating. Come to join us for coffee or tea with other parents who get it. This group is about emotional support, laughter, sharing resources and just having a safe place to talk about whatever is on your mind.

Support for parents and caregivers of children with disabilities or special health care needs

HOW WE SUPPORT EACH OTHER
• Parents supporting each other 
• Connecting to other parents
• Sharing community resources
• Building community

Orting – Parent Support Group @ Orting School District office
Jun 10 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Orting - Parent Support Group @ Orting School District office  | Orting | Washington | United States

Parenting is stressful for everyone and parenting a child with special needs is unique and can be isolating. Come to join us for coffee or tea with other parents who get it. This group is about emotional support, laughter, sharing resources and just having a safe place to talk about whatever is on your mind.

Support for parents and caregivers of children with disabilities or special health care needs

HOW WE SUPPORT EACH OTHER
• Parents supporting each other 
• Connecting to other parents
• Sharing community resources
• Building community