Community Resources

* Please note that AZ211 has an app available with a search option available, and you can also reach a helpline counselor at (877) 211-8661

Helplines:

Crisis Hotline: (800) 631-1314

Shelter Hotline: (602) 256-6945

National Domestic Violence Hotline: (800) 799-7233

AZ Coalition to End Sexual and Domestic Violence: (602) 279-2900

Women’s and Family Services:

Fresh Start Women’s Foundation: (602) 252-8494, freshstartwomen.org

Some of the available resources: family law, employment assistance, life skills/budgeting, career assistance, workshops, mentoring.

UMOM: (602) 595-8700, umom.org

Housing and supportive services (job, childcare and wellness services for residents), for families, veterans and domestic violence survivors.

Save the Family: (480) 898-0228, savethefamily.org

Housing, eviction issues, and supportive services for homeless families

Community Action Projects (CAP):

Various services depending on locations, but food assistance, applying for benefits, social services, case management, employment and education referrals

Chandler CAP: (480) 963-1423, 345 S California St, Chandler 85225

Gilbert CAP: (480) 892-5331, 44 N Oak St, Gilbert, 85233 (inside the Boys and Girls Club)

Tempe CAP: (480) 350-5882, 2150 E Orange St, Tempe, 85281

Mesa CAP: (480) 833-9200, 635 E Broadway, Mesa, 85204 (located inside Pat Gilbert Center)

* If your city is not located you can typically visit the one closest to you for assistance.

Apply for benefits (food stamps, cash assistance and AHCCCS): healthearizonaplus.gov

(855) 432-7587

Legal Assistance:

Community Legal Services: CLSAZ.org, 1220 S Alma School Road, #206, Mesa, 85210, (480) 833-1442

Food boxes:

Association of Arizona Food Banks: azfoodbanks.org (you can search for local food banks, community meals, * INFANT BOXES*)

Its best to use the search option on their website, if you can – if not, you can reach the agency at (800) 445-1914

Childcare:

Arizona Childcare Resource and Referral: (800) 445-1914, arizonachildcare.org

Diaper Bank: diaperbankaz.org

There are many listed on the website – please search and then call if possible, as this type of resource changes frequently.

Arizona Baptist Children’s Services: (480) 838-9071, 1001 E Southern Ave, Tempe

only open on Tuesdays from 9am-4pm

Will need to bring photo ID and birth cert for the children that need diapers

New Life Pregnancy Center: (602) 726-2307, 819 S MacDonald, Mesa

Only open Wednesdays 9am-12pm

Hope Women’s Center: (480) 983-4673, 252 N Ironwood Dr, Apache Junction

Teen Outreach Pregnancy Services: (480) 668-8800, 931 E Southern Ave, Mesa

Emergency diapers and baby clothes, parenting education, healthy pregnancy assistance

 

Every QT is a safe zone.  All you need to do is walk into a QT and tell them you do not feel safe and you will get help.