Frequently Requested Numbers

Animal Licensing ..................................................................(253) 512-2269

Business Information

  • Attorney General's Office......................................................(253) 597-3832
  • Better Business Bureau........................................................(253) 830-2924
  • Consumer Protection Line-Attorney General.........................(253) 593-2904
  • Lakewood Chamber of Commerce........................................(253) 582-9400

Blood Bank

  • Cascade Regional Blood Services/Lakewood.......................(253) 383-2553

Bus Services

  • Pierce Transit........................................................................(253) 581-8000
  • Sound Transit........................................................................(888) 889-6368

City of Lakewood

  • City Hall.................................................................................(253) 589-2489
  • Community Development Department....................................(253) 512-2261
  • Courthouse (Lakewood)........................................................(253) 589-2489
  • Parks & Recreation...............................................................(253) 589-2489

Colleges

  • Bates Technical College.......................................................(253) 680-7000
  • Chapman University.............................................................(253) 584-5448
  • Clover Park Technical College..............................................(253) 589-5800
  • Pacific Lutheran University....................................................(253) 531-6900
  • Pierce College Fort Steilacoom.............................................(253) 964-6780
  • Southern Illinois University (McChord)....................................(253) 585-6561
  • University of Puget Sound....................................................(253) 879-3100
  • University of Washington–Tacoma Campus...........................(253) 692-4000

Community Centers

  • Lakewood Community Center..............................................(253) 798-4176
  • Lakewood Family YMCA.............................................. .......(253) 584-9622
  • Senior Center.......................................................................(253) 798-4090
  • Tillicum/American Lake Garden Comm Ctr............................(253) 584-1280

Employment

  • Job Service (Lakewood).......................................................(253) 589-6311
  • Job Line (Lakewood)............................................................(253) 512-2265
  • Pierce County.......................................................................(253) 798-7466

Ferry

  • Pierce County Ferry.............................................................(253) 796-2766
  • Washington State Ferry (WA & BC).....................................(888) 808-7977
  • Washington State Ferry (Seattle).........................................(206) 464-6400

Fire Department

  • Fire District - Lakewood........................................................(253) 582-4600
  • Fire District – Tacoma...........................................................(253) 591-5737

Food/Clothing/Shelter Assistance

  • Emergency Food Network....................................................(253) 584-1040
  • Living Access Support Alliance.....................................(253) 581-8689

Hospitals

  • Lakewood MultiCare Urgent Care........................................(253) 459-6065
  • Madigan Army Medical Center.............................................(253) 968-1110
  • St. Clare Hospital ................................................................(253) 588-1711
  • VA Puget Sound Health Care System..................................(253) 582-8440
  • Western State Hospital........................................................(253) 582-8900

Library

  • Library (Pierce County/Lakewood).......................................(253) 582-6040

Licenses/Permits/Certificates

  • Auto Licensing/Active Military Agency...................................(253) 588-7786
  • Business Licenses in Lakewood...........................................(253) 512-2261
  • Building Permits in Lakewood................................................(253) 512-2261
  • City of Lakewood Community Development..........................(253) 512-2261
  • Driver’s Licensing - 27th Street W.........................................(253) 534-3218
  • Public Works Department.....................................................(253) 983-7795

Mental Health

  • Greater Lakes Mental Health Center....................................(253) 581-7020
  • Western State Hospital.........................................................(253) 582-8900

Military

  • Camp Murray (National Guard Public Affairs)........................(253) 512-8481
  • Fort Lewis, Public Affairs......................................................(253) 967-0156
  • Madigan Army Medical Center..............................................(253) 968-1110
  • McChord AFB, Public Affairs................................................(253) 984-5637

Parks & Recreation

  • Lakewood Parks & Recreation.............................................(253) 589-2489
  • MetroParks Tacoma.............................................................(253) 305-1000
  • Pierce County Parks & Recreation.......................................(253) 798-4176

Pierce County

  • Harry Sprinker Recreation Center.........................................(253) 798-4000
  • Pierce County Auditors.........................................................(253) 798-7427
  • Pierce County Assessor-Treasurer.......................................(253) 798-6111
  • Pierce County Council..........................................................(253) 798-7777
  • Pierce County Executive......................................................(253) 798-7477
  • Pierce County Household Hazardous Waste........................(800) 287-6429
  • Pierce County Parks & Recreation.......................................(253) 798-4176
  • County Parks Group Picnic Information................................(253) 798-4011

Police & Safety

  • Lakewood Police Department................................................(253) 830-5000 / 911
  • Lakewood Police – Non Emergency......................................(253) 798-4721
  • Safe Streets..........................................................................(253) 272-6824

Post Office (Lakewood).........................................................(253) 983-8266

Rail Transporting

  • Burlington Northern Sante Fe Railway..................................(800) 795-2673
  • Union Pacific RR...................................................................(800) 272-8777

Refuse & Recycling

  • Refuse (Lakewood Refuse Service)......................................(253) 588-1705
  • Washington State Recycling Hotline.....................................(800) 732-9253

Schools

  • Charles Wright Academy......................................................(253) 620-8300
  • Clover Park School District...................................................(253) 583-5000
  • Lakewood Lutheran School..................................................(253) 584-6024
  • St. Francis Cabrini................................................................(253) 584-3850
  • St. Mary's Episcopel School..................................................(253) 588-6621

Trains

  • Amtrak.................................................................................(800) 872-7245

Utilities

Cable

  • Click! Network.....................................................................(253) 502-8900
  • Comcast Cable Services......................................................(877) 824-2288

Electric

  • Lakeview Light & Power.....................................................(253) 584-6060
  • Puget Sound Energy..........................................................(888) 225-5773
  • Tacoma Public Utilities........................................................(253) 383-2471

Garbage & Recycling

  • Lakewood Refuse Service..................................................(253) 588-1705

Gas

  • Puget Sound Energy..........................................................(253) 225-5773

Sewer

  • Pierce County Sewer..........................................................(253) 565-3440

Telephone

  • Comcast.............................................................................(800) 266-2278
  • Qwest.................................................................................(800) 244-1111
  • AT&T..................................................................................(800) 222-0400
  • MCI.....................................................................................(800) 888-0800
  • Sprint..................................................................................(800) 877-7746

Traffic

  • Road Conditions.................................................................(800) 695-7623

Water

  • Lakewood Water District......................................................(253) 588-4423

Voting

  • Auditor/Elections (Pierce County)........................................(253) 798-7427

Washington State

  • Department of Social and Health Services..........................(253) 476-6800
  • Social Security Office..........................................................(800) 772-1213