Located in downtown Tacoma, the Tahoma Indian Center has met the basic needs of low-income and homeless Urban Native Peoples for more than 20 years in a safe, warm, peaceful and drug- and alcohol-free environment. The purpose of the Center is to restore and sustain the dignity and culture of Urban Native Americans in Pierce County.


The Tahoma Indian Center is open 9 am – 2 pm Monday through Friday.

  • Provide a safe, warm friendly, peaceful, respectful drug and alcohol-free environment for Urban Native American Indians
  • Provide coffee and a daily meal Monday-Friday
  • Provide referrals to needed social services such as housing, food, clothing, employment and training, legal services, education and counseling
  • Provide referrals to culturally specific services such as tribal registration, pow-wows, education and training, employment services, counseling and healing circles
  • Provide a site for native cultural/spiritual ceremonies and activities
  • Provide for basic needs such as food, clothing and referral to shelters and housing programs, a mailing address and phone messages
  • AA Meetings Thursdays at 7:00 pm
  • Tobacco Cessation Programs