Financial Education

Goodwill’s Financial Education program is designed to provide employees and members of the community with invaluable skills essential to building financial stability and self-sufficiency. This course incorporates banking basics, budgeting, debt management, investing, critical thinking skills, reading and understanding credit reports/scores. Class size is structured to ensure a supportive learning environment with the goal of giving each student the knowledge necessary to achieve a financially stable future. Click here for more information

GED® Program

Goodwill offers several ways to obtain your high school diploma.

  • ADULT 18+:  GED through Clover Park Technical College
  • Youth 16-21:  High School 21 through the Reach Center
  • Youth 16-24:  GED through the Reach Center

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Job Resource Room

The Job Resource Room is available to all Goodwill job seekers and the general public for an ongoing job search. Equipped with multiple computers, printer, phone and fax machine, as well as job postings, work guides, phone books and many other resources, the Job Resource Room is staffed with people available to assist you. For more information, call: 253.573.6577

Math Tutoring

Goodwill now offers MATH tutoring! Come get help at our Mathematics Assistance Tutoring & Help Center & receive one-on-one assistance, GED Completion Support, CASAS prep & testing and pre-employment math refresh. Drop in as often as you need. Age 16+

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REACH Center

The REACH Center is a partnership of local community agencies and schools that provides a one-stop approach to career, education and personal and professional development for at risk youth ages 16-24. REACH is located on the first floor of the Goodwill Milgard Work Opportunity Center. For more information, call: 253.573.6800

Tax Assistance & Filing

FUTURE PROGRAM: Feb – April 2019 / 714 S. 27th St., Tacoma

2018 AREA EXTENDED TAX SERVICES are available at Sound Outreach, Tacoma (253-719-3700) and Puyallup Elks Lodge one Sunday a month: June 10th, July 8th, Aug 19th, Sept 9 and Oct 7 (11 a.m. – 2 p.m.)

Next year from February – April 2019, Goodwill’s Milgard Work Opportunity Center will offer a FREE WEEKDAY TAX SERVICE for singles and families making less than $54,000 / year.  The service is sponsored by the IRS VITA Program, KeyBank, Goodwill and the Pierce County Asset Building Coalition.  Appointments will be required to ensure prompt service and reduce wait times.

Ticket to Work

Goodwill is an Employment Network (EN) for the Social Security Administration’s Ticket to Work Program. Beneficiaries who are between the ages of 18 and 64 and are interested in returning to work, or recently began working, are eligible for free services under this program which offers individualized services and support to assist participants in attaining financial self-sufficiency. Vocational goals and the services and support are developed on a case-by-case basis. Employed participants receive continuing employment support and work incentives up to five years. For more information, call: 253.573.6781

Veterans Services

Veterans Services is a one-stop program that partners with a vast network of agencies to provide support services to transitioning Veterans and their families with the goal of achieving job placement, retention and long-term financial stability. For more information, call 253.573.6789 or Click here for more information

Women 2 Work

Women 2 Work offers an individualized plan of services for women who have at least one child 8 or younger. The program takes a two generation approach to meet the needs of both mother and child together to put the whole family on a path to well-being and financial security. Click here for more information


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