Maricopa County, AZ Assistance Programs and Resources

Maricopa County Housing Assistance Programs

Our housing assistance programs include HUD, housing assistance, Section 8, subsidized housing programs in Maricopa County.

YWCA

755 E. Willetta
Phoenix, AZ - 85006
(602)258-0990
Free housing for women and children; No boys over 8. Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm...

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St. Vincent de Paul Travelers Aid

320 W.Watkins Rd.
Phoenix, AZ - 85003
(602) 261-6852
Provides travel assistance to nonresidents who find themselves stranded, in crisis situations, in the Phoenix area. Through an intake process, our volunteers ensure that clients have housing or jobs available before they are sent home. We believe that being with family or friends is always better than sleeping on the streets. We provide transit to those stranded in the Phoenix area. Hours: Tuesdays, Wednesdays 9am to 11am only. ..

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Save the Family

125 E University Dr
Mesa, AZ - 85201
(480) 898-0228
Services: Homeless Families Intervention Project, Transitional Housing, Shelter + Care, Rapid Re-Housing; Satellite office. Hours of Operation: Wednesday from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. ..

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S.E.E.D.S.

P.O. Box 51357
Phoenix, AZ - 85076
(602)488-1295
Transitional housing for women with domestic violence and substance abuse issues; Can live up to 2 years; Support groups; Free health care; food boxes; Encourage education and job training...

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Phoenix Rescue Mission

1801 S 35th Ave
Phoenix, AZ - 85009
(602) 233-3000
Emergency shelter for men and women. Transitional housing, clothing, toiletries, free showers, counseling, free 3 meals a day. ..

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Office of Human Rights (for SMI)

150 N. 18th Avenue, Suite 210
Phoenix, AZ - 85007
(602)364-4584
Free service, must be SMI (seriously mentally ill) & in Magellan or any of the RBHA's (regional behavioral health authorities); Assist people in transitioning phase from 18-21 to get SMI services; Help people understand their rights, education programs @ advocacy; Special assistance with housing, medication, counseling, stakeholders & service planning; Attend all the mental health appointments; Advocate for discharge to least restrictive environments; Assist with working with bettering relationships their families and children...

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Community Bridges Inc.

554 S. Bellview
Mesa, AZ - 85204
(480)461-1711
Center for Hope (for pregnant women and children up to age of four years old); Inpatient housing for pregnant women with substance abuse concerns; No charge for stay - women are assisted with getting on AHCCCS; Assist with placement into a recovery home...

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Andre House

213 S 11th Ave
Phoenix, AZ - 85007
(602) 255-0580
André House is a ministry to the homeless and poor populations of the Phoenix area. Provides free dinner service, laundry, showers, clothing closet. Dinner Service: Sat. Sun. Mon. Tue. Wed. Thu. 5:30 pm-6:30 pm; Clothing Closet: Mon. Wed. Thu. 10:00 am-12:00 pm, Sat. 1:00 pm-3:00 pm; Laundry: Mon. Tue. Thu. 10:00 am-12:00 pm, Sat. 1:00 pm-3:00 pm;  Showers: Mon. Tue. Wed. Thu. Sat. 1:00 pm-3:00 pm;  Office: Mon. Tue. Wed. Thu. 10:00 am-12:00 pm, Mon. Tue. Wed. Thu. Sat. Sun. 1:00 pm-3:00 pm; Locker Hours: Mon. Tue. Wed. Thu. 3:30 pm-4:30 pm. Lockers can be accessed during dinner and shower times.; Breakfast Club: Sat. 7:00 am, Sun. 7:00 am; Mass: Mon. Tue. Wed. Thu. 9:00 am; Transitional Housing: Interview is required. For more information, call: 602-252-9023. ..

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Maricopa County Food Assistance Programs

Our list of food assistance programs includes: food pantries, soup kitchens, congregate meal programs in Maricopa County.

Vista Del Camino Center / CAP Office

7375 E. 2nd St.
Scottsdale, AZ - 85251
(480) 312-2323
(multiple locations)Residents only; CAP offices in various cities; Emergency rent, utilities, food boxes and clothing...

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The Cultural Cup Food Bank

342 Em Thomas Rd.
Phoenix, AZ - 85012
(602) 266-8370
Emergency Food Box, Emergency Baby Box, Emergency Pet Food, Emergency Adult Items, Gently used Clothing, Household Items, Gently used Baby Items, SNAP & AHCCCS APPLICATION PROGRAM...

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Stand Together and Recover Star East

340 W. University Dr. Suite 19
Mesa, AZ - 85201
(602)231-0071
Drop in center for people with mental illness; Serve free breakfast and lunch; Offer groups (i.e., weight management, double trouble in recovery, open group for any of life's issues, feelings group); When attend groups or do chores, you earn SELF dollars to use in the store to get food; Pick-up people and drop them off at their homes (in Tempe, Chandler and Mesa)...

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St. Mary's Alliance

4211 N. 43rd Avenue
Phoenix, AZ - 85031
(602)272-6326
Providing FREE food through 900 partner agencies in AZ; Monday - Friday 8am - 4pm; Very low cost food available to public...

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St Vincent De Paul Home Food Box Delivery

420 W. Watkins Rd.
Phoenix, AZ - 85003
(602) 266-4673
Their trained volunteers bring a box of food to a home in need. Rather than drop a food box on their doorstep and move on to the next need, they visit, with intensity, depth, real-life advice, encouragement, a prayer, and when we have enough funds, critical resources. ..

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Paz De Cristo

424 W Broadway Rd.
Mesa, AZ - 85210
(480)464-2370
Daily meal service between 5:30-6:45pm; Food Boxes (every 2nd Tuesday & every 4th Saturday); Empowerment programs (Financial assistance with Birth certificates & ID's (drivers licenses); Job Searches and Resumes. Hours: Monday - Friday, 10:00 am - 6:45 pm...

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Native American Community Health Center

4520 N. Central Avenue, 3rd floor
Phoenix, AZ - 85012
(602)279-5262
They assist with signing up on AHCCCS, TANF, or food stamps; Sliding scale fees; Health Start - teach young mothers about how to be a mother at young age, provide clothes for the children and have a pregnancy clinic. Hours of operation: Between 7:00 AM and 6:00 PM on Monday to Friday ..

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Mesa Active Adult Center

247 North Macdonald
Mesa, AZ - 85201
(480)962-5612
Mesa and Red Mountain Active Adult Centers give you the opportunity to get in touch with friends, engage in activities and hobbies, and participate in education and entertainment. The pantry is located in both centers provide casual surroundings to meet friends and enjoy a snack. Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. ..

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Interfaith Cooperative Ministries

501 S. 9th Avenue
Phoenix, AZ - 85007
(602)254-7450
Food & clothing bank; Financial assistance; Provides hygenie supplies; Bring photo ID & proof of residence. Hours: Monday - Saturday, 9:00 - 11:00 am..

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El Mirage Senior Center

14010 N El Mirage Rd
El Mirage, AZ - 85335
(623)876-4232
El Mirage Senior Center is designed to provide quality care, resources and assistance to El Mirage senior citizens 55 years of age and better. We provide the opportunity to participate in an organized congregate meal program that will emphasize wellness, nutrition and healthy diets. The activities and educational programs provide opportunities for seniors to maintain financial, physical and mental well-being. The Center enhances the participant’s lives by providing a positive, nurturing and supportive social environment...

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El Mirage Dining Room

14013 N. Verbena St.
El Mirage, AZ - 85335
(602) 266-4673
Services: Dining room of the Società di San Vincenzo De Paolo serving free meals to those in need. Free breakfast is served every day of the week from 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. ..

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Buckeye Senior Services & Community Center

201 E. Centre Avenue
Buckeye, AZ - 85326
(623)349-6600
The Buckeye Community Center is a place where seniors feel at home. You can enjoy programs, activitiesseniors playing bingo and services that improve your quality of life and enhance your independence. Our programs include fitness classes, outings, parties, social programs and meal menus, which are published in our monthly newsletter. Join us for social activities, wellness events, day excursions and outings...

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Banner Olive Branch Senior Center

11250 N. 107th Ave
Sun City, AZ - 85351
(623)465-6000
Since 1988, Banner Olive Branch Senior Center has been providing services to our community to help participants remain healthy, active and independent. The Center’s humble beginnings started with a food program in a local church, paying $1 annually in rent, with one loaned vehicle to deliver food. Today, Banner Olive Branch Senior Center has a fleet of 13 vehicles including 2 buses, and offers 25 programs and services. The Banner Olive Branch Senior Center offers a variety of social and educational activities as well as delicious and nutritious meals cooked in our kitchen...

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Avondale Community Senior Center

995 E Riley Dr.
Avondale, AZ - 85323
(623) 333-2705
Programs to assist senior citizens and those with disabilities. The Avondale Senior Center & Active Adult Program is family to over 150 seniors and those with disabilities in order for them to have daily socialization, nutritious meals, exercise, and resources to help them live independently. Programs hours: Monday - Thursday: 8:00 am to 2:00 pm Friday: 8:00 am to 12:00 pm ..

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Association of Arizona Food Banks

2100 N. Central Ave., Suite 230
Phoenix, AZ - 85004
(602)528-3434
Food provider directory & food assistance programs...

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Maricopa County Rent and Bill Pay Assistance Programs

Our financial assistance programs include rent assistance, bill pay services, prescription assistance programs, utility assistance, mortgage assistance programs in Maricopa County.

Mission of Mercy Arizona

3201 N 51st Ave
Phoenix, AZ - 85031
(602)486-7798
At Mission of Mercy Arizona, they offer a variety of services for their patients, from treatment to diagnosis to prescription services. With six clinics across the valley, they provided more than 200,000 patient visits and 300,000 free prescription drugs for the most vulnerable in their community. Hours of Operation: Every Tuesday from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Every   Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Services: Offers free prescription medication. ..

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Adam Diaz Senior Center

4115 W. Thomas Road
Phoenix, AZ - 85019
(602)262-1609
The Human Services Department provides programming and services for older adults at 15 senior centers. Each center provides a wealth of opportunities for activity, education and personal development. Some of what participants can expect to enjoy include recreation and social activities, nutrition programs, educational opportunities, and social services such as emergency utility and rental assistance and eviction prevention/move-in assistance. Centers also provide ​case management services for areas such as employment, budgeting, social and life-skills development. Moreover, each center provides information on senior programs and resources, such as Neighborhood Services' minor home appliance replacement/repair for seniors and community senior discount programs...

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Maricopa County Clothing Assistance Programs

See our list of free clothing assistance programs below.

Wheat Clothes Silo

4000 N. 7th Street
Phoenix, AZ - 85014
(602)955-5076
Free professional clothing (partners with AWEE), job training and mentoring; Need a voucher from AWEE to shop for clothing or can purchase outright,. Hours: Tuesday - Saturday, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm...

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Maricopa County Child Care Assistance Programs

Our list of child care assistance programs include subsidized child care, day care programs in Maricopa County.

International Institute of the Americas - Accredited Colllege

6049 N. 43rd Avenue
Phoenix, AZ - 85019
(623)849-7830
Offers free GED and certificate programs; Free child care during days and evenings for enrolled students; designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution according to the Department of Education); Offer everything from diploma programs to Bachelor's Degrees; Career placement..

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Maricopa County Health Care Assistance Programs and Clinics

Our list of clinics and healthcare assistance programs includes free and income based clincs: dental and medical, health care assistant payment programs, etc.

Mountain Park Health Center

2702 N. 3rd Street, #4020
Phoenix, AZ - 85004
(602)243-7277
Services: Free immunizations, Preventive dental services, Smoking cessation classes, Vision and hearing testing, Free HIV testing, Well-woman check-ups Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. ..

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Boys and Girls Club of Scottsdale

2311 N. Miller Rd.
Scottsdale, AZ - 85257
(480) 947-6331
Provides all types of General Dental and Vision Care. Proof of income to qualify; AHCCCS eligible children do not qualify; Ages 6-18...

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ASDOH Dental Clinic

5855 E. Still Circle
Mesa, AZ - 85206
480.248.8100
Hours: Mon - Fri, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Teaching clinic provides dental services including prevention, general treatment, pediatrics, orthodontics, cosmetic dentistry, implants, and other specialized services. The Dental Clinic at the Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health offers all the high quality services you would expect from a private-practice clinic, plus many advanced and specialized services you won't find at other clinics: Prevention, General Treatments, Special Care Dentistry, Pediatric Dentistry, Orthodontics, Cosmetric Dentistry, Special Unique Services, Imaging Capability, Implants..

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Maricopa County Homeless Shelters and Homeless Assistance Programs

Our list of homeless programs include emergency homeless shelters, day shelters, homeless resources for men, women, and families. Free public showers, etc

Southwest Behavioral Health Services, Inc.

1112 E. Washington St.
Phoenix, AZ - 85034
(602)256-2688
Mon-Fri 8am -5pm, Homeless seriously mentally ill, Hygiene bags (socks, shoes, misc.), will transport to safe haven, case management, psychiatric services, assistance with shelter, referral for medical and other benefit services, transportation services...

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Sojourner Center (Domestic Violence)

P.O. Box 20156
Phoenix, AZ - 85036
(602)244-0089
Domestic violence shelter; Case management; Family enrichment program..

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Central Arizona Shelter Services, Inc.

1209 West Madison Street
Phoenix, AZ - 85007
(602)258-5951
Central Arizona Shelter Services (CASS) managed two shelters: a downtown shelter houses 400 single adults, and a shelter in northern Phoenix houses 30 families. The CASS home page offers an overview of both facilities, information on how to volunteer, and writing samples from residents. ..

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Maricopa County Alcohol and Drug Rehab Assistance Programs

Maricopa County, AZ Alcohol and Drug Rehab

Local Rehab Assistance: 800-780-2294
Specialists trained to find the best treatment solutions at little to no cost. Call for location and rates for rehab.

Maricopa County Various Assistance Programs

Below we list an array of other helpful resource programs we have found in Maricopa County.

Tolleson Senior Center

9555 W. Van Buren
Tolleson, AZ - 85353
(623)936-2760
The Tolleson Senior Center is a place where people 60 years of age or older or disabled can gather for recreation and socialization. The Senior Center is funded in part by Area Agency on Aging and the City of Tolleson...

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Sunnyslope Dining Room

9227 N. 10th Ave.
Phoenix, AZ - 85021
(602) 339-7611
    Weekday Hours:     Breakfast: Closed;     Lunch: 11am-12:30pm;     Dinner: 4:30–5:30pm;     Weekend Hours;     Breakfast: Closed;     Lunch: Closed;     Dinner: 4:30–5:30pm; ..

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New River Senior Center

48606 N 17th Ave
New River, AZ - 85087
(623)465-0367
Join us at our beautiful facility with amazing desert views, cool indoor setting with an outdoor covered patio and barbque area, walking path and desert gardens..

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Mesa Dining Room

67 W. Broadway Rd.
Mesa, AZ - 85210
(602) 919-1658
Services: St Vincent De Paul serves free lunches daily from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. ..

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McDowell Health Care Center

1144 E. McDowell Road
Phoenix, AZ - 85006
(602)344-6566
Persons with HIV/AIDS receive ongoing medical care, oral health, nutritional, and psychosocial services; Co-case management and support groups offered free of charge. Hours: Monday -0 Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm...

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Lutheran Social Ministries West Food Pantry St. Johns Lutheran Church

7205 N. 51st Avenue, Room 6
Glendale, AZ - 85301
(623)848-8278
Hours of Operation: Monday, Wednesday, Thursdays: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Requirements: Bring ID to each family member. ..

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John C. Lincoln Children's Dental Clinic

9229 N. 4th St.
Phoenix, AZ - 85020
(602) 870-6363
$20 co-pay; Ages 4-18; Must live in North Central Phx Area; Provide proof of income...

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Home Base Youth Services

931 E. Devonshire St.
Phoenix, AZ - 85014
(602)263-7773
Services: Young people aged 14-21 years; a one-year transitional program for young people that allows them to live free of charge while they are working or going to school; assistance with identification, showers, laundry, employment. ..

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Guadalupe Senior Center

9401 S. Avenida del Yaqui
Guadalupe, AZ - 85283
(480)505-5393
The Guadalupe Senior Center Serves within the Boundaries of Mineral Rd to the North, Baseline Rd to the South, Highline Canal to the West and I-10 Freeway to the East...

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Granite Reef Senior Center

1700 North Granite Reef Road
Scottsdale, AZ - 85257
(480)312-1700
Scottsdale Senior Services provides an integrated system of services, resources and opportunities to help people improve their lives, neighborhoods and community through recreation, social services and health and wellness services...

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Glendale Adult Center

5970 W. Brown St
Glendale, AZ - 85302
(623)930-4321
The Glendale Adult Center extends open invitations to all adults (18+) to visit facilities and participate in exciting activities offered. The center is designed and equipped for individuals interested in participating in a variety of programs, browsing our library, surfing the free Wifi, playing pool, enjoying a nutritious lunch, or simply enjoying the comfort of a friendly company over a coffee. No membership fees or contracts! Day trips, quarterly, and annual memberships are available. Hours of Operation: Tuesday, 11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. ..

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Gilbert Senior Center

130 North Oak Street
Gilbert, AZ - 85233
(480)503-6061
They offer have a place for Adults 50 and older to meet new friends and share their life experiences at Gilbert Senior Center. ..

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Gila Bend Senior Center

202 N. Euclid St
Gila Bend, AZ - 85337
(928)683-2244
The Gila Bend Seniors' Centre is part of the Gila Bend Community Centre and offers activities, classes, exercises and much more to residents over 60 years of age, their spouses and residents with disabilities. ..

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FSL - Wickenburg “Wise Owl” Senior Center

255 N. Washington
Wickenburg, AZ - 85390
(602)258-0819
Senior Centers are vibrant hub for seniors to make meaningful friendships, explore their favorite hobbies and get the support they need. At Foundation for Senior Living, our centers are run by trained and qualified professionals who are dedicated to fostering a warm and fun environment for everyone...

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FSL - Peoria Senior Center

8335 W. Jefferson
Peoria, AZ - 85380
(623)979-3570
Senior Centers are vibrant hub for seniors to make meaningful friendships, explore their favorite hobbies and get the support they need. At Foundation for Senior Living, our centers are run by trained and qualified professionals who are dedicated to fostering a warm and fun environment for everyone...

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Fountain Hills Activity Center

13001 N La Montana Drive
Fountain Hills, AZ - 85268
(480)816-5226
The Activity Center encourages all adults to take part in these activities and programs and, where possible, to become one of the many valued volunteers. The fact that the Activity Center has nearly 300 volunteers is just one indicator that the center is a busy place. Stop by today to get involved!..

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Desert Mission Food Bank

9229 N. 4th St.
Phoenix, AZ - 85020
Offers emergen
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Dennis J. Cahill Senior Center

715 West 5th Street
Tempe, AZ - 85281
(480)858-2420
The center offers a fully equipped fitness room, computer lab, billiard table, luncheons, classes, workshops, entertainment and special events..

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Chandler Senior Center

202 E. Boston
Chandler, AZ - 85225
(480)782-2720
A meeting place for Chandler's active adult community. Services: Offers quality recreational, social and support services for mature adults and their families. ..

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Center for Healthcare Against Family Violence

2601 E. Roosevelt
Phoenix, AZ - 85008
(602)344-1545
Free advocates for crisis intervention; A rep. from this center will open up resources to help the person in a violent situation; Other support: when a patient discloses in a hospital, advocate will go and see them in hospitals all around the valley to do safety planning with the person and offer emotional support and referrals to counseling; Trains all medical providers to recognize signs of DV...

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Benevilla Life Enrichment Program

16752 N. Greasewood St.
Surprise, AZ - 85378
(623)584-4999
Benevilla Life Enrichment Programs provide a safe and active place for older adults living with chronic illness that require constant care and attention (24/7) by a family member. Your loved one will be invited to participate in physical, social and cognitive activities by our professional, caring and compassionate staff. Instead of sitting home watching TV or sleeping, your loved one, will be encouraged to join in group activities and social programs...

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Maricopa County Assistance Locations

Government and Private Assistance Programs

Housing Assistance

There are many non-profit and government based organizations dedicated to providing housing and support. We find them for you.

Food Pantry Assistance

Food pantries, soup kitchens, food baskets. We find these local resources and list them.

Free clothing assistance

Thousands of churches and religious organizations offer low-cost or free drug and alcohol treatment as part of their missions.