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A Step Ahead in Pierce County

Categories: Education

Supporting families of infants and toddlers with special needs by enhancing their development and relationships both at home and in their community.

Executive Director

Candy Watkins


8717 S. Hosmer St., Suite A
Tacoma, WA 98444
Phone: (253) 471-2727

A Step Ahead in Pierce County provides educational and therapeutic instruction to children with developmental delays, ages birth to three. Our clients have a wide range of developmental delays and disabilities including Autism, Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, and the medically fragile. Children are primarily seen in their homes and childcares on a weekly basis. In addition, we offer playgroups, field trips, and family parties. We also provide home visiting services to infants and toddlers in foster care.


Annual Budget: $1,000,000 or more

Number of Employees: 16-30

Accepts Volunteers: Yes

Service Area: Pierce County

People Served Annually: 500