Partners

Elevate Health engages organizations across the community and throughout sectors to provide equitable access and better care at lower costs. We convene partners including but not limited to: providers, clinicians, managed care organizations, public health, emergency medical services and community based providers to share expertise, resources, and to commit to transform the “healthcare” delivery system to equitable whole-person health across life stages for community vitality.

(alphabetically by partner’s name)

Amerigroup offers real solutions that improve health care access and quality for our members, while proactively working to reduce the overall cost of care to taxpayers.

ANSWERS is designed to provide timely and effective services to participants of all ages and ethnic backgrounds. ANSWERS provides an active outreach service focused on an innovative, holistic and solution-based approach.

The Behavioral Health Administrative Services Organization (BH-ASO) for Washington, Beacon is responsible for behavioral health crisis services for all individuals, regardless of their insurance status or income level, in three regions Southwest Washington and Pierce County Beacon is also responsible for additional non-crisis services for low-income individuals who lack insurance coverage.

Asian Counseling Treatment Services (ACTS) educates, prevents, treats and helps people who have issues and problems in their life; Substance abuse, Mental health, Gambling problems, Domestic violence (for predator) and Co-occurring program.

Catherine Place seeks to improve the quality of life for women. By creating a gentle and sacred space, we encourage each woman to claim her dignity and worth, we welcome and honor her, and we provide opportunities for learning and spiritual growth.

Catholic Charities Foundation of Western Washington is committed to serving those individuals, children, families and communities struggling with poverty and the effects of intolerance and racism, and to actively joining with others to work for justice. CCS/CHS serves people in need, regardless of religious affiliation, race or economic status.

The Center for Dialog & Resolution provides a space for people in the community to respectfully and peacefully resolve conflicts prior to, or instead of, entering a courtroom.

CORE is an independent research team focused on improving the health of underserved populations. CORE strives to understand and illuminate how health care, social services and life experiences intersect to affect the health of individuals and communities.

Centerforce promotes and advocates for the general welfare of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities; foster the development of programs on the individual’s behalf; aid the client, parents, and/or guardians in the solution of issues that arise; coordinate efforts and activities on their behalf; and cooperate with all public and private agencies and organizations in the furtherance of these ends.

The Central Pierce Fire & Rescue (also known as Pierce County Fire District 6) provides 24 hour emergency medical and fire suppression protection to approximately 212,068 citizens and covers an 84 square mile area encompassing the communities of Parkland, Midland, Spanaway, South Hill, Puyallup, Summit and Frederickson.

Based in Tacoma, CHI Franciscan provides medical care at 11 acute care hospitals and over 200 primary and specialty care clinics throughout the greater Puget Sound.

Community Health Care currently operates five medical and behavioral health clinics, four dental clinics, and five pharmacies throughout Pierce County. Clinics are located in Eastside Tacoma, Hilltop Tacoma, Lakewood, Parkland and Spanaway. Community Health Care provides medical, dental, pharmacy and behavioral health services to their patients..

Comprehensive Life Resources (formerly Comprehensive Mental Health) is a private, not-for-profit community mental health agency providing a continuum of behavioral health and community support services. They are committed to a recovery-focused, whole health approach and philosophy that considers and embraces the whole person.

The Pierce County Mobile Community Intervention Response Team (MCIRT) uses a multi-disciplinary approach, comprised of a chemical dependency professional, mental health professionals, psychiatric nurse practitioners, case managers, registered nurses, and peer advocates.

Consejo Counseling and Referral Service is an award-winning agency that has provided behavioral health services to the Latino community in the state of Washington for near four decades.

Crisis Connections connects people in physical, emotional and financial crisis to services that will be of help.

Northwest Physicians Network (NPN), a part of DaVita Medical Group. Northwest Physicians Network is a collaboration of over 900 community-based primary care and specialty physicians in the Western WA area dedicated to providing high quality, coordinated care while reducing unnecessary costs and improving patient outcomes.

The Department of Health protects and improves the health of people in Washington State. DOH programs and services help prevent illness and injury, promote healthy places to live and work, provide information to help people make good health decisions and ensure our state is prepared for emergencies.

The Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) is Washington’s largest state agency. In any given month, DSHS provides some type of shelter, care, protection and/or support to 2.4 million of our state’s 7.1 million people.

Dignity Health is one of the largest health systems in the nation with 400 care sites across a 22-state network, including 39 hospitals — 24 of which are Catholic and 15 are other-than-Catholic.

East Pierce Fire & Rescue was created when the City of Bonney Lake Fire Department, Lake Tapps Fire and Pierce County Fire District 24 merged in 2000 with the goal of providing a seamless response to emergency situations.

Emergency Food Network provides 14.4 million pounds of healthy, nutritious food annually to 71 food pantries, hot meal sites and shelters for distribution to families and individuals in need.

First 5 FUNdamentals is the non-profit organization that provides staffing, leadership, communications, and data support to Project Child Success – Pierce County’s early learning movement. Project Child Success (PCS) is made up of over 90 organizations that are working together to achieve the vision that all Pierce County children thrive in nurturing relationships and environments.

Graham Fire & Rescue offers response services of Fire and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) from Stations 91, 93, 95 and 96. From Stations 92 and 94 (HQ), we respond to Fire and Basic Life Support (BLS) calls of which don’t require the response of a medic unit.

Greater Lakes Mental Healthcare believes that everyone has the potential to recover from mental illness, and to realize their hopes and dreams. They are committed to the principles of Recovery and Trauma Informed Care and provide evidence-based treatments which include counseling, case-management, peer support, and medication.

The Washington State Department of Health, in partnership with the Healthier Washington Initiative, launched a new resource called the Practice Transformation Support Hub (Hub).

The Hub provided coaching, technical assistance, and tools to help physical and behavioral health providers chart a course and succeed in the changing environment.

HopeSparks supports children and families in Pierce County with programs and services in behavioral health, early intervention, kinship care, home visiting, eating recovery and parent education.

The Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) has used improvement science to advance and sustain better outcomes in health and health care across the world.

Kaiser Permanente is dedicated to improving the health of their members and the communities they serve, by creating safe, healthy environments and providing care and coverage for all

The Korean Women’s Association (KWA) of Washington is a registered 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization, recognized for its commitment to the community, ability to reach and provide services to marginalized groups and capacity to serve various segments and sectors of Washington state’s diverse population.

The Local Initiatives Support Corporation is a US non-profit community development financial institution that supports community development corporations in 30 urban areas and dozens of rural areas in the United States.

Lutheran Community Services Northwest offers healing, help and hope. We help vulnerable children, families, refugees and others overcome life’s most difficult challenges to become contributing members of our communities.

MDC – Metropolitan Development Council is a vital community resource for Tacoma and Pierce County. Founded in 1964 as a non-profit Community Action Agency, MDC responds to community needs by providing services in the areas of healthcare, housing, education, and employment that address the challenges faced by low-income individuals and families.

The MIT community is driven by a shared purpose: to make a better world through education, research, and innovation.

Molina Healthcare’s mission is to provide quality health care to people receiving government assistance.

MultiCare is made up of eight hospitals and numerous primary, urgent and specialty clinics in Puget Sound and Eastern Washington. With 450 locations, it is the largest community-based, locally governed health system in Washington.

Nonprofit Finance Fund evolves with the needs of our society and our sector, helping nonprofits and their supporters be financially stable and nimble so they can explore opportunities, weather storms, and make use of data and ideas.

Northwest Integrated Health‘s mission is to create an evidence-based, patient-centered, comprehensive, integrated, treatment model for substance-use-disorder; and to increase awareness about addiction as a chronic disease.

Olalla Recovery Centers has been helping individuals begin a path of rehab and recovery from drug and alcohol addictions at our two alcohol and drug rehabilitation, recovery treatment centers.

The Pathways Community HUB model focuses on the comprehensive identification and reduction of risk in a culturally connected pay-for-performance approach. Community based care coordination organizations employ community health workers (CHWs) to reach out to those at greatest risk of poor health outcomes.

Pediatrics Northwest, PS, is a regional, multi-specialty pediatric group with four offices in Tacoma, Federal Way and Gig Harbor.

Perinatal Collaborative of Pierce County (PCPC) provides opportunities to learn about best practices in caring for mothers and infants in our community. They promote networking among providers to increase coordination of services for perinatal populations

Pierce County AIDS Foundation (PCAF) is dedicated to assisting persons living with HIV to meet their needs for food, housing, healthcare and personal support. PCAF provides personalized case management services to people living with HIV and extensive outreach/education/prevention programming to help stop the spread of HIV and combat HIV related stigma.

The mission of the Pierce County Alliance is to be a leader in the provision of human services, specializing in substance abuse and mental health services for individuals, families, and the community. The organization strives for client satisfaction through continuous quality improvement of services that are cost efficient and have measurable outcomes.

Pierce County Fire District #5 – Gig Harbor Fire & Medic One is an innovative leader in providing emergency medical services, fire suppression, and injury reduction and prevention services. They lead by responding quickly to our community’s needs, acting compassionately, and performing superbly.

Pierce County Fire District 18 Orting Valley Fire & Rescue is a combination fire district comprised of career and volunteer members. They serve an area of approximately 31 square miles with a population of nearly 14,000.

Through collaboration and partnerships, Pierce County delivers efficient, innovative and reliable public service to enhance our quality of life.

Pioneer Human Services is an entrepreneurial human service organization that provides a chance for change to people overcoming the challenges of criminal histories, substance use disorders and mental health issues by offering treatment, housing, training and employment services.

Planned Parenthood is a trusted health care provider, an informed educator, a passionate advocate, and a global partner helping similar organizations around the world. Planned Parenthood delivers vital reproductive health care, sex education, and information to millions of people worldwide.

Prosperity Wellness Center is a co-occurring program, focusing on substance use, mental health, relationships, and historic trauma. The program focuses on the creation of a recovery cycle process, to promote balanced living and interruption of the addiction behavioral cycle; each person identifies through individual and group session

RI International is a global organization with more than 50 programs located throughout the United States and abroad. The four primary business units offer services in Crisis, Health, Recovery and Consulting.

Safe Streets Campaign’s (SSC) mission is to empower individuals, families, youth, neighborhoods and organizations to create safe neighborhoods. We do this by: organizing neighborhoods and communities for action – through forming block organizations and planting seeds of grassroots community leadership.

Samoan Nurses Organization In Washington is located in Tacoma, Washington.

Sea Mar serves diverse communities, specializing in service to Latinx populations in our state, with a comprehensive network of more than 90 medical, dental and behavioral health clinics and a variety of nutritional, social and educational services.

Sound Outreach provides compassionate guidance and beneficial tools for individuals and communities to move from financial insecurity to financial wellness and prosperity.

Staten Island Performing Provider System (SI PPS) is an alliance of clinical and social service providers focused on improving the quality of care and overall health for Staten Island’s Medicaid and uninsured populations, which include more than 180,000 Staten Island residents.

Step By Step is to transform the lives of at-risk pregnant women, so they will deliver healthy babies, embrace positive parenting, and establish safe homes and secure futures.

Tacoma Area Coalition of Individuals with Disabilities‘ (TACID) mission is to promote the independence of individuals with disabilities through peer support, advocacy, and self-sufficiency programs.

The Tacoma Fire Department is a professional organization that prides itself in delivering the highest level of quality service possible. Their employees care about their city and strive to serve the citizens by utilizing Tacoma’s guiding principles (integrity, service, excellence, equity) in all they do.

The Tacoma Housing Authority (THA) provides high quality, stable and sustainable housing and supportive services to people in need. They do this in ways that help them prosper and help our communities become safe, vibrant, prosperous, attractive and just.

The purpose of the Tacoma Needle Exchange Program (TNEP) is to ensure that drug users have the same access to quality disease prevention and health care that other citizens of our society enjoy.

The Tacoma-Pierce County Affordable Housing Consortium provides community education and advocacy to represent its members in expanding opportunities for nonprofit corporations and others to finance, produce, and manage housing for low-income people.

Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department works so you can enjoy a meal, drink tap water, breathe clean air, and stay healthy and disease free. That’s why public health is essential.

United Way of Pierce County addresses the interconnected issues affecting children and families in our community, we are ensuring that families are stronger, individuals gain stability and kids are more successful. They know one organization alone can’t solve the community’s toughest problems.

Simpler health plans, better experience, healthier lives. UnitedHealthcare is here to bring it all together for you.

The University of Washington (UW) is one of the world’s preeminent public universities. Ranked No. 14 in the world on the 2018 Academic Ranking of World Universities, the UW educates more than 54,000 students annually.

The Washington State Health Care Authority (HCA) is committed to whole-person care, integrating physical health and behavioral health services for better results and healthier residents.

West Pierce Fire & Rescue (WPFR) was created March 1, 2011 with the merger of the Lakewood and University Place Fire Departments. The District provides service to the cities of Lakewood and University Place and contracted emergency services to the Town of Steilacoom.