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General Resources


2-1-1 Arizona Community Information and Referral Services

24/7 Hotline, Dial 211 or

Arizona Mutual Aid Resource Document

Arizona Unido

Arizona Department of Education

Arizona Department of Health Services

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

For Domestic Violence /Abuse Support

Arizona Coalition to End Sexual and Domestic Violence 

Download: Arizona Sexual and Domestic Violence Services 

Arizona Sexual and Domestic Violence Helpline 

Homeless/Shelterless Support

Phoenix Rescue Mission 

A New Leaf 

Food Assistance

Arizona Food Bank Network 

School Lunches

Arizona Department of Education – Health & Nutrition Services 

Job Assistance/Unemployment


Arizona Department of Economic Security – Unemployment Insurance Benefits 

Rent/Mortgage/Housing Assistance

Maricopa Cunty Emergency Rental Assistance 

Glendale: City of Glendale Community Action Program 

Mesa: City of Mesa 

Phoenix: City of Phoenix Human Services Department 

A New Leaf 

Utility Assistance

Maricopa County 

Child Care Assistance

Arizona Child Care Resource and Referral 

Southwest Human Development – Birth to Five Helpline 

How to Apply for Child Care Assistance (DES)

Mental Health Resources

Resilient Arizona Crisis Counseling Program

Addiction Support

Rehabs in Arizona for Drugs and Alcohol 

Live Another Day – Live Another Day believes in equal access to life-saving mental health and substance use resources. This website provides extensive information on the best resources available. 

Detox Local – An excellent resource that features abundant information including mental health and substance use resources specifically for the AAPI (American Asian and Pacific Islander) community. 

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

1-800-273-TALK (8255)

National Substance Use and Disorder Issues Referral and Treatment Hotline:

1-800-662-HELP (4357)

National Suicide and Crisis Hotline: Call or Text 9-8-8 Free, 24/7, confidential support from trained counselors 


ADA Ride – ADA Ride provides subsidized transportation for people with disabilities to travel wherever they choose. 

Senior Ride – The Senior Ride program provides subsidized transportation for Phoenix residents age 65 and older, to travel wherever they choose.   

Senior Center Shuttle – The Senior Center Shuttle program provides registered members of the city of Phoenix sponsored senior centers flexible transportation between their personal residence and their nearest senior center during center operating hours. 

Employment Transportation – The Employment Transportation program subsidizes travel to and from jobs for people with disabilities. 

Medical Trip – The Medical Trip program subsidizes travel to and from medical centers for ongoing medical treatment including dialysis treatment, radiation therapies, and other medical treatments. 

(For more information on city of Phoenix alternative transportation programs, call MV Transportation at 602-801-1160.)