Welcome to

Comprehensive Life Resources

We have been providing behavioral health services to the Tacoma and Pierce County community for over 50 years.

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Our Mission

We offer accessible community-based behavioral health services in Pierce County and to serve as a valued partner in alliances that promote whole health and enhance the well-being of people in our community.

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Our Vision

To provide a full continuum of excellent, accessible behavioral health services in Pierce County and to serve as a valued partner in alliances that promote whole health and enhance the well-being of people in our community. 

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Need help today?

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For those covered by Medicaid and are seeking mental health and substance use treatment, same day appointments for assessments are available during our walk-in hours:

  • Monday 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Tuesday 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Wednesday 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Thursday 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Friday 9:00 AM - 1:30 PM

mental health treatment

All services are tailored to individuals’ and their families’ needs and are focused on each individual’s strengths and aspirations. Services include individual and family counseling, skills training and development, case management, medication management, psychiatric services and much more.



free counseling

CLR and the City of Tacoma offer free counseling and employment services through our Life Connections program. This is for anyone who has no insurance or is underfunded. You are eligible for 4-6 free sessions. No appointment is needed! Come see us during our regular walk-in hours listed above.

substance use services

We provide assessment and outpatient substance use treatment, including court ordered treatment. We specialize in working with individuals struggling with mental illness and substance use. We offer a harm reduction model that focuses on an individual’s recovery goals. We do not require abstinence and are not compliance oriented. We offer an alternative to traditional treatment models.


Homeless outreach services

CLR understands many who need our support the most may find it difficult to trust helping systems. Our outreach workers offer services throughout the county and at pace that is comfortable for clients.


Our Impact



Individuals Served in 2017

CLR served 6,207 individuals across all our programs in 2017. To learn more about our services, please click here.



Individuals contacted by Homeless outreach

CLR's Homeless Outreach programs contacted 1,708 individuals in 2017. To learn more about our Homeless Outreach programs, please click here



individuals Received free services

CLR's Life Connections program served 363 individuals in 2017. To learn more about the free services available through our Life Connections program, please click here.

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Get Involved



We offer our staff a challenging place to learn and grow, as well as an opportunity to make a difference. Just as important, we offer a competitive benefits package! Become a part of the team and help people in the community. 

clinical internships

Are you a student seeking a challenging and rewarding place to learn and grow to complete your degree? We are affiliated with several universities to provide excellent internship opportunities for both Bachelors' and Masters' level students.


supported internships

At CLR, we are dedicated to providing supported employment internship opportunities to our clients, as well as those in the community who are working with another social service agency.