Case Management

School-based site coordinators empower students to stay in school through individualized access to needed resources, and ongoing encouragement and guidance to build confidence to reach their potential and achieve their dreams.

Ready, Set, Read -Tacoma!

Ready, Set, Read-Tacoma! is an early childhood literacy program designed to help prepare children for kindergarten in Tacoma Public Schools.

All Star Readers

With the help of our service partners, ASR is a reading tutoring program for struggling readers in elementary school.

3 Tiers of Support

Communities In Schools provides students at each school site with 3 tiers of support. The level of services provided to students is based on the Early Warning Indicators to support students.

Winter Wishes

Every winter, we offer all of the students at each of our schools the chance to nominate people they know to receive holiday gifts that they need but may not be able to afford.


The CIS H.I.R.E. program allows high school students the opportunity to gain exposure to career fields and provides them with skills to help build their portfolios. Through this experience, young people gain knowledge and confidence in their abilities and they learn about the many hats workers wear on the job.