Pierce County increases funding to CARES Act Programs

Pierce County recently dedicated $7.5 million from its federal CARES Act allocation to create a program that would offer a 30 percent discount to dine-in customers, excluding alcohol purchases. The 30 percent discount is only available to customers eating at eligible restaurants during a two-week promotional window. The promotional dates have not been set.

Pierce County recently increased funding to the following CARES Act programs:

  • $5 million to the existing residential rental assistance program;
  • $4 million to the existing Commercial Rent and Mortgage Assistance Program;
  • $1 million to the existing childcare program; and
  • $1 million to the existing veteran assistance program.

Residents seeking rental or mortgage assistance, those looking for childcare assistance or veterans seeking help can find information online at piercecountywa.gov/COVID19help or by calling 253-798-7171.

Business owners looking for more information about available business relief options should visit piercecountywa.gov/CARESbusiness  or call 253-798-6150.