Tacoma Pierce County Chaplaincy provides crisis support services to the First Responders and residents of Pierce County. We accomplish this mission by commissioning, training and supporting Public Safety Chaplains who serve police and fire agencies. Our organization is funded solely by donations made by First Responders and members of the community. Thank you for your support!
Annual Service Calls
TPCC Chaplains serve Police and Fire Departments throughout Pierce County.
Public Safety Chaplains
Board of Directors
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At TPCC, our mission is to provide crisis support services to First Responders and the community. 24 hours per day, 7 days per week, our Public Safety Chaplains respond to thousands of service calls each year, directly providing service to First Responders and to the nearly 900,000 residents of Pierce County.
After successful completion of our Academy, our Chaplains are equipped to serve in the following ways:
Confidential Counsel: giving First Responders a confidential resource to help them work through stress and mitigate the impact of absorbing the trauma that they are exposed to
Scene Stabilization: emergency assistance for first responders & members of the community on the scene of a traumatic incident
Crisis Intervention: the application of suicide intervention, mental health first aid & other techniques that promote recovery from a crisis
Death Notifications: contact, notify & support next of kin after the unexpected loss of a loved one
Peer Support Team & Critical Incident Stress Management: facilitate and/or participate in activities to aid in recovery & reactivation after a traumatic incident
Family Support: assist First Responder families & participate in Family Association events
Line of Duty Deaths: provide support to the families and peers of fallen first responders as we honor those who have made the ultimate sacrifice
Community Outreach: participate in events that strengthen relationships with the community