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Metropolitan Development Council

The Metropolitan Development Council (MDC), a nonprofit community action agency, provides family practice health services throughout Tacoma/Pierce County.


Primary care, dental, and mental health services are provided in the Healthcare for the Homeless Clinic and at various sites throughout Pierce County. An all-female staff provides a weekly primary care clinic for victims of domestic violence.


MDC has a long history of cooperative planning with other social service agencies that include regional and state Coalitions for the Homeless, Pierce County Continuum of Care, Tacoma Pierce County Health Department, public/private shools and universities, community mental health and primary care clinics, and veterans’s organizations. MDC is one of the lead agencies in the development and implementation of Pierce County’s Ten Year Plan to End Homelessness and a lead agency in Project Homeless Connect.


Estimated homeless population: 7,500

Patients served: 2,511


SeaMar Community Health Center

1112 South Cushman Avenue Tacoma, WA 98405

Greater Lakes Mental Health Center

9330 59th Avenue SW Lakewood, VA 98499 
Troy Christianson 
(253) 581-7020 

General Info


Mark Pereboom

HCH Coordinator

Gregory Kleiner

Medical Director

Charissa Fotinos, MD

UDS Number


Contact Info

Phone Number

(253) 627-5445

Fax Number

(253) 593-2744




Physical Address

721 S Fawcett
Suite 201
Tacoma, WA 98332

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This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U30CS09746, a National Training and Technical Assistance Cooperative Agreement for $1,625,741, with 0% match from nongovernmental sources. This information or content and conclusions are those of the authors and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.

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