Community Family Services – yayayəʔəb

Mission Statement

It is the mission of the Community Family Services (CFS) program to provide community members with a safe space to explore opportunities for treating substance use disorders in a culturally appropriate manner.

Contact Info

Hours of Operation
Monday – Friday
8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Physical Address:
1429 E 29th Street, Suite(s) 433-434
Tacoma, WA 98404

(253) 573-7919
F: (253) 573-7862

After Hours and Weekends: (253) 405-3045

Services Provided

The Community Family Services department reaches and engages clients in the Puyallup Tribal community through outreach, screening, assessments, active follow-up of referrals and case management services to assist in removing barriers to wellness. In addition, CFS provides the following:

  • Drug/alcohol screening, assessments and referrals:
    • In Office – for those living within a 50 mile radius from the Puyallup Tribe of Indians
    • Telehealth – for those living outside of a 50 mile radius from the Puyallup Tribe of Indians
    • Offsite – in coordination with Puyallup Tribal Restorative Justice Center, Tiny Homes, House of Respect, Chief Leschi Schools, area hospitals, and other locations outside of the office on a case-by-case basis with approval of the Director
  • Crisis intervention services to at-risk tribal community members
  • Individualized treatment planning based on the needs and circumstances of the individual
  • Short-term counseling for clients until fully engaged in services
  • Care coordination for members with area hospitals, other tribal social service departments, and PTHA providers
  • Active follow-up of all referrals and treatment
  • Transportation services to and from treatment will be provided via courier service, airplane, or bus (depending on treatment location)
  • NOTE: CFS cannot do DUI assessments (Blue Form)

Eligibility Requirements

In order to receive services through the Community Family Services program, individuals must be age 12 and older and fall into one of the two following categories:

Priority 1

  • Enrolled members of the Puyallup Tribe of Indians
  • Legally wed spouse of a Puyallup Tribal member who must also be an enrolled native from a federally recognized tribe
  • P1 members are eligible for ALL services provided by Community Family Services, with no location of residence restrictions.

Priority 2

  • Enrolled members of any federally recognized tribe (must reside in Pierce County)
  • Descendants of a federally recognized tribe (must reside in Pierce County)
  • Non-native parent or spouse of a Puyallup Tribal member (must reside within a 50-mile radius of PTOI)

P2 members are eligible ONLY for the following services:

  • Assessments
  • Grant funded treatment (one time, regardless of grant source, subject to funding availability)
  • Grant funded transportation (one R/T, regardless of grant source, subject to funding availability)
  • Treatment coordination with alternative sources of funding (i.e. private insurance, state health coverage)

Policies and Procedures

Community/Family Services Applications and Policies and Procedures can be obtained at the above address. Please Note: Policies are subject to change during the course of the year.

Program Contacts

Mona Miller – Director:
(253) 383-6197

Jessica Williams – Program Coordinator:
(253) 573-7920
Cell: (253) 320-0973

Tana Siler, SUDP – Substance Use Disorder Professional
(253) 680-5779
Cell: (253) 331-3848

Celeste Fossella, SUDPT – Administrative Assistant:
(253) 382-6094
Cell: (253) 331-8125

Michelle Ruiz – Administrative Assistant
(253) 382-6192

Samantha “JoJo” Pettibon – Re-Entry Navigator
(253) 382-6193

Ken Tuckfield – Re-Entry Navigator                         
(253) 382-6196

Danny Leonard – Re-Entry Peer Specialist 
(253) 382-6184