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


October 2014

Violet was born 6.5 months into her mother’s pregnancy– that’s 3.5 months early! At 1lb, 14oz., her under-developed lungs resulted in a condition called Broncho-Pulmonary Dysplasia (BPD). The baby was placed on a ventilator for 50 days before weaning to oxygen through a nasal cannula. Her breathing took so much effort that she was unable... Read more


November 2014

Fifteen-month-old Pedro had a very rough start in life. His mother’s diabetes was difficult to control and he was born by emergency c-section with problems ranging from kidney and heart failure to seizures. As these were treated and controlled over his early months, it was determined that Pedro had severe hearing loss and was slow... Read more


December 2015

There is almost nothing more devastating than finding out that what you thought was a double ear infection on top of bronchitis, is much bigger and much more ominous. Two years ago, Damon’s family received such news. At the age of 18 months, Damon was diagnosed with Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL). Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (or... Read more

Upcoming Events

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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

UPDATE (6/29): A challenge from William A. Vincent for his 90th birthday





Print registration forms are available here

Online registration is 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!!!

Online registration is available here

The Forks Elk Lodge # 2524

See you at the Tournament!!!!