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Shared Housing Services

Categories: Basic Needs

Connecting people and fostering independence through innovative and affordable housing, because everyone needs a place to call home.

Executive Director

Mark Merrill


901 South 11th Street
Tacoma, WA 98405
Phone: (253) 272-1532

Shared Housing Services addresses homelessness in Pierce County through the following programs:

  1. Adult Homesharing Program – matching homeowners (many of whom are elderly and/or disabled) that need extra income, help with chores, and/or companionship, with home seekers that are in need of affordable housing
  2. Transitional Family Housing Program – providing transitional housing and case management for homeless families with dependents under the age of 18 living with them.
  3. Youth Host Home Program – serving homeless youth and young adults, ages 16-24


Annual Budget: $500,001 - $1,000,000

Number of Employees: 6-15

Accepts Volunteers: Yes

Service Area: Pierce County

People Served Annually: 820