The Pierce County Library System welcomes and serves our entire community, including our neighbors from countries and cultures outside the United States. This page shares key organizations the Library recommends as starting places for community and government resources that help immigrants, refugees, and those looking to achieve U.S. citizenship.
Tacoma Community House – Since 1910 has promoted social justice offering equity-advancing programs
through immigration, education, employment, advocacy and housing.
KWA Korean Women’s Association – Non-profit organization providing multi-cultural, multi-lingual human services
NWIRP Northwest Immigrant Rights Project promotes justice by defending and advancing the rights of immigrants through direct legal services, systemic advocacy, and community education.
WA 2-1-1 Washington State’s central access point to community resources.
Tacoma/Pierce County Health Department
Washington State Office of Refugee & Immigrant Assistance – DSHS
US Dept. of Health and Human Services ORR Office of Refugee Resettlement
USCIS United States Citizen and Immigration Services
Pierce County Library - Virtual Talk Time English conversation
Centro Latino/Mi Centro - ESL and computer skills
Tacoma Community College
Clover Park Technical College
Tacoma Area Literary Council
Pronunciator (Pierce County Library card needed)
Tacoma Community House offers citizenship preparation services to refugees and immigrants from all over the world.
Basic eligibility requirements:
1312 S. St., Tacoma, WA 98405
253-383-3951 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Classes throughout the Puget Sound and assistance with citizenship processes
Check out books and DVDS to help you prepare for citizenship
Practice tests and resources for preparing for the U.S. Citizenship exam
Study guide for the civics portion of the U.S. Naturalization test
Gale Presents: Peterson’s Test Prep (formerly known as TERC – Testing and Education Reference Center)
Prepare for the U.S. Citizenship exam
Tel: 253-548-3300 Fax: 253-537-4600 Washington Relay TTY: 711
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