We are in Safe Start Phase 2. Read our press release.

Questions about COVID-19? Visit our COVID-19 pages.

We suspended most in-person services. Read our blog post.

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Treatment Services is open. Questions? Call (253) 798-6576.

MedsFirst is open. Questions? Call (253) 798-3502.

We can help you.

Are you ready to start your path toward recovery? Our medication assisted treatment provides hope and support.

Patient-centered services

  • Medication assisted treatment.
  • Substance use disorder treatment. Includes outpatient mental health help.
  • Group and individual counseling.
  • Ongoing care and follow-up.
  • Education.
  • Resource and referrals.


  • Dosing—Monday through Friday, 5-11:30 a.m. and Saturday, 5-8:30 a.m.
  • Clinic—Monday through Friday, 5 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Front Desk/General Questions

Contact Ruby Fierroz at or (253) 798-6576.


Contact Ursula Bradford at or (253) 798-3531.


Contact Candy Nelson at or (253) 798-6551.


Walk in to the lower level of Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department and ask for services.



  • What is methadone? Is it safe?
  • Are there any openings for new patients in the clinic?
  • How do I get started in treatment?
  • How long does it take to get on the clinic?
  • How long does treatment last?
  • How do I pay for treatment? What are my options?
  • What is the Early Worker Program? How does it work?
  • Is there a Mental Health Program on-site? What does it offer?
  • Can I receive Medication Management in the Mental Health Program?
  • Does the Health Department offer courtesy dosing?

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