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Emergency Food Assistance Program

emergencyfood-450hTCSC provides food to a growing number of families throughout the Tenino-Bucoda area. The Food Bank hours are 8:30am to 10:30am on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 224 Sussex East in Tenino. The Food Bank offers extended hours before the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays.

New Building

newbuilding-450wAs the only community service center in the Tenino-Bucoda area, TCSC seeks to increase its services for local senior citizens, the homeless, and veterans by providing shelter, meeting space, and classes. TCSC is seeking funding for the construction of a new building, which would help to make this happen.

Bac-Pac Program

bacpac-450wTCSC works directly with schools and families to provide food for school-age children. TCSC’s Bac-Pac Program is the only program in the area that serves children year-round.

Tenino Resource Connection

resourceconnection-450wThe Tenino Resource Connection is designed to provide additional resources beyond food to area residents and helps to raise awareness that additional help is available for those in need. Below is a list of some of the referral services the program provides:

  • Medical referrals
  • Assistance to veterans
  • Senior citizen services
  • Disaster preparedness
  • Christmas House
  • THS scholarship fund
  • Salvation Army Extension
  • Tenino Community Thanksgiving Day Dinner
  • Assistance for local students
  • Boy & Girl Scouts of America
  • Salvation Army summer camp
  • WinterFest in Tenino


volunteer-450wThinking about volunteering with TCSC? Please join us! TCSC is looking for responsible volunteers who can help with everything from food distribution to fundraising to marketing. For information on volunteering, please contact Pat Haller at (360) 264-5505 or tcsct9o@scattercreek.com.


donations-360wTo make a donation, please contact Pat Haller, TCSC/Tenino Foodbank Plus, PO Box 1239, Tenino, WA 98589.

Washington State employees can donate to Tenino Community Service Center through the Combined Fund Drive: https://www.cfd.wa.gov/




TCSC/Tenino Foodbank Plus
PO Box 1239
224 Sussex Ave E
Tenino, WA 98589