Washington Elks Therapy Program for Children

Since 1954, the Washington Elks Therapy Program for Children has provided home-based occupational or physical therapy to children with developmental delays or physical disabilities. Services are provided at no cost to the family served.

Contact Us

253-472-6223 or

Office Hours

8 a.m.–4 p.m. PST

Our Kids


March 2016

A real “plus” for the Elks Therapy Program sessions being held in the home is showing parents how to use everyday household items as therapy “tools” to help their children. Two-year-old Angelito has mild cerebral palsy from being born three months prematurely. A plastic tote is just the right size for him to pull up... Read more


January 2014

Mealtimes can be stressful for many families, but for Grant’s family they were particularly difficult. There were tears and tantrums and general frustration. At 3 years old, Grant was only willing to eat crunchy carbohydrates, such as crackers. No vegetables or fruit, and no protein except for peanut butter. This was all due to an... Read more


August 2014

Thane is a seven year old boy. He will be starting second grade in the fall. Thane was referred to Elks Therapy because he has texture related food aversions which means Thane would gag or vomit when eating certain food textures. This began when Thane was around three years old. Over time, he had severely... Read more

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James B. Garland Charity Golf Tournament @ Allenmore Golf Club
Jul 28 @ 9:00 am
James B. Garland Charity Golf Tournament @ Allenmore Golf Club | Tacoma | Washington | United States




Registration forms are available here

Come to the 10th ANNUAL JAMES B. GARLAND CHARITY GOLF TOURNAMENT supporting the Washington Elks Therapy Program for Children on July 28th, 2018 at the Tacoma Elks Allenmore Golf Club in Tacoma, Washington.

Come to the tournament prepared to play and have FUN doing it!  Can you make a long drive?  How close can you drive to the pin? And how about a HOLE-IN-ONE!!!  Those are all great BUT, how much FUN can you have doing it!?

Forks Lodge is challenging you on this one.  Our team and groupies had such a good time last year we are ready to do it again.  We didn’t win the tournament, but we didn’t care! We had a good team name, awesome shirts and we had tons of FUN!!!  We were there for “Our Kids” and the Therapy Program.

This is a call to ALL Golfers, both good and not so good.  Come out and join us!

Can you come up with an interesting team name?  Do you have Fantastic shirts and groupies?  How awesome is your team chant or cheer?  We challenge you to help make this event even more FUN this year.  You will likely see old friends, hopefully make a few new ones and BEST of all, you are supporting the Therapy Program!

So bragging can continue throughout the year, there will be a revolving “FUN” trophy presented to the team that appears to be having the most FUN!!!  Rest assured, we WILL be watching you!!!


The Forks Elk Lodge # 2524

See you at the Tournament!!!!