Emergency Resources

If you find yourself or someone else in a urgent medical/health situation, please do not hesitate to utilize the following resources.

For EMERGENCIES (an immediate threat of harm to yourself or someone else) if on campus call PLU Campus Safety at 253-535-7911 or if off of campus call 911.

Urgent After-Hours Care

If you need urgent medical services after regular business hours, please use TimelyCare virtual services (select “Medical Now”), contact the MultiCare Consulting Nurse Line, or visit a local urgent care clinic.  The MultiCare Good Samaritan Parkland Emergency Department is also located near the PLU campus in the event of an emergency.  View below for more info.

Call the Multicare Consulting Nurse Line at 253-693-7714 for urgent after-hours medical assistance.  This line is available 24/7/365 (evenings, weekends, holidays).

TimelyCare (formerly Lute Telehealth) is a 24/7/365 free medical care resource for currently enrolled PLU students, using HIPAA compliant, on-demand virtual and phone-based services.

  • Log in with your PLU credentials, then select “Medical Now” to connect with a medical provider within minutes.
  • This services is unlimited and available for video or phone chat.

Call the PLU Crisis Line at 253-535-7075 to speak with a mental health professional within moments.  This line is available 24/7/365 (evenings, weekends, holidays) and you need not be in crisis to utilize it.

Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence

Pierce County Sexual Assault Center at 800-756-7273 or Pierce County Domestic Violence Helpline at 800-764-2420.

Crisis Hotlines

988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline – 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources

Pierce County
Pierce County Crisis Clinic: 253-798-4333
Pierce County Crisis Intervention: 1-800-576-7764

King County
Seattle/King County Crisis Clinic: 206-461-3222

Thurston County
Crisis Clinic: 360-586-2800
Crisis Resolution Services: 360-754-1338

Local Hospitals / Emergency Departments

Bremerton / Silverdale

St. Michael Medical Center Emergency Services
(formerly Harrison Hospital)


St. Peter Hospital

Mobile Urgent Care

DispatchHealth Urgent Care – Affordable Urgent Care at Home