Arizona Emergency Assistance
Courageous individuals and organizations from both the private and public sectors are developing innovative ways of fighting hunger, providing shelter, and offering creative solutions in resolving all types of life-changing trouble. If you know of such an organization, please contact us and if approved, we will post their information on our site.
Arizona COVID-(19) Statewide Emergency Information, Resource and Response Management
FEMA – Federal Emergency Management Agency COVID-19 RESPONSE
FEMA is the Federal Agency responsible for providing citizens with financial and emergency support and relief in times of state declared and national emergency disasters such as pandemics, hurricanes, earthquakes, floods, and tornadoes.
As of 2020, FEMA has been focusing its research and emergency management response to the COVID-19 epidemic.
Visit these federal government websites for contact information related to our government’s response to coronavirus (COVID-19).
Stimulus Payment Updates from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).
COVID-19 health information from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).
Visit Coronavirus.gov for the latest official information from the White House Coronavirus Task Force.
FEMA has 11 offices around the United States. To contact FEMA to obtain emergency information, go to www.FEMA.Gov
FEATURED HOMELESS SHELTER:
Western Arkansas Youth Shelter
2 116 W Highway 96
Cecil AR 72930
Vista Colina Shelters and Services
1050 West Mountain View
Phoenix AZ 85201
Vista Colina Services
1050 West Mountain View
Phoenix AZ 85021
Sunshine Rescue Mission
124 S. San Francisco
Flagstaff AZ 86001
HomeBase Youth Services
1301 E Almeria
Phoenix AZ 85006
Central Arizona Shelter Services
1209 West Madison St.
Phoenix, AZ 85007
1639 E McDowell Road
Phoenix AZ 85006
Church on the Street
2551 W. Orange Grove Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85741
FEATURED FOOD BANKS AND PANTRIES
Community Food Center 3003 S. Country Club Rd. Tucson, AZ 85713, 520- 622-0525
Salvation Army Food Bank 1021 N. 11th Ave Tucson, AZ 85705, 520-622-5411
Southwest Family Resource 6855 S. Mark Rd. Tucson, AZ 85757, 520-908-3980
Saint Monica Food Pantry 212 W. Medina Tucson, AZ 85756, 520-741-1230
New Covenant Food Bank 1290 W. 1st Place South St Johns, AZ 85936, 928-337-3205
The Arizona food assistance program uses electronic transfer debit cards to dispense benefits to qualified low-income people. Food debit cards can be used anywhere that SNAP food benefits are accepted. In order to be accepted into the program and receive a food debit card, it is necessary to first apply at your local state-run office that facilitates the SNAP program. You can locate the closest SNAP Office by contacting: Dept. of Economic Security Communication Center Phone number for request messages can be left at: (602) 771-2047
FEATURED LOW INCOME ASSISTED PUBLIC HOUSING
990 N THORPE DR
FLAGSTAFF, AZ 86001-1570
750 S 4th St
Avondale, AZ 85323-2933
PONDEROSA PLAZA APARTMENTS
2820 N Ellen St
Flagstaff, AZ 86004-3657
6001 W Missouri Ave
Glendale, AZ 85301-5754
910 S Dysart Rd
Avondale, AZ 85323-1824
1251 S MESA DR
MESA, AZ 85210-5361
Find Local “Section 8” Public Housing (Housing Choice Voucher Program; Find Affordable Elderly And Special Needs Housing; Get Rental Help; Find Homeless Resources; Talk To A Housing Counselor. For telephone information about subsidized public housing phone them at 1-800-955-2232.
TANF is a federally sponsored program that works with Arizona to offer low-income families temporary cash assistance, job training, and child care assistance. For more information visit or call: Family Assistance Administration 602-542-9935
If you are homeless or going through a financial hardship, you may qualify to receive free or low-cost legal services. The following organization(s) can provide you with information on free and low-cost legal assistance: Arizona Foundation for Legal Services and Education AZLawHelp.org
OTHER HELPFUL RESOURCES
Feeding America: Is one of the leading hunger-relief organizations providing food assistance for over 25 million low-income people across the country including children and seniors.
The Salvation Army Assists children, women, elderly men, addicts, and families through troubled times. Find a location near you.
Department of Veterans Affairs: Serves homeless veterans and their dependents.
Social Security Administration: The following two programs help people with disabilities and financial assistance. The Social Security Disability Insurance (SSD) and Social Security Supplemental Income (SSI).