people sitting on a bench at a bus stop, with a transit map on the wall behind them

Do you need emergency gas money?

  • Pierce College Emergency Gas Card — Pierce College students in need of temporary assistance for gas purchases may visit the Welcome Center at Fort Steilacoom or the mental health Faculty Counselor’s office at Puyallup for a $20 gas card. This assistance is available up to two times a year. Student must be currently registered for classes and cannot have an outstanding balance owed to the college.

Are you a senior, have a disability, or have Medicare and need reduced fare on public transit?

Regional Reduced Fare Permit (RRFP) — Puget Sound Region

  • The RRFP program entitles senior riders (age 65+), riders with a disability, and Medicare holders to reduced fares around Puget Sound.
  • Visit the Regional Reduced Fare Permit website for more information and the application form.

Do you need more information about transportation options in the Puget Sound Region?

  • Find a Ride (Puget Sound Region) — Online resource gateway where you can search for transportation options and services in the Puget Sound Region. Transportation options include: public transit, special needs transportation, and community shuttles.

Do you need to get your driver’s license?

  • Department of Licensing — Steps, study guide and practice test.
  • 911 Driving School — Driving classes and driving tests in seven languages (multiple locations available, including Lakewood and Puyallup)
  • Freedom Driving School — Driving classes and driving tests (multiple locations available, including Lakewood and Puyallup)

Do you need to get your driver’s license back?

  • Tacomaprobono — Can help with civil legal issues in Pierce County when you cannot afford to hire an attorney. You do not have to be a Pierce County resident to get help with your case.
  • The Northwest Justice Project — Provides free civil (non-criminal) legal services for people who cannot afford a lawyer in Washington.

Do you need more information on suspended licenses?

For more information on types of suspensions, hearings, and how to have your license reinstated in the state of Washington, visit the Washington State Department of Licensing website.