Community Resources

Community Assistance

 

  • Childcare
  • Parenting
  • Domestic Violence
  • Employment and Education
  • Financial Help
  • Food
  • Housing
  • Legal Services
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • Senior Assistance
  • Special Needs
  • Transportation
  • Youth Programs
  • Veterans Services
  • Many others services...

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Homeless Assistance

 

  • Food
  • Clothing
  • Housing/shelters
  • Counseling
  • Substance Abuse
  • Other Services...

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Community Assistance

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Domestic Violence Shelters/Services

 ASU Crime Victim Legal Assistance (602) 258-1812
Autumn House (Mesa) (480) 835-5555
AZ Coalition Against Domestic Violence (602) 279-2900
Chrysalis Shelter for Victims of DV (480) 481-0402
CONTACS 24-hr Hotline (800) 799-7739
De Colores (Phoenix & Spanish) (602) 269-1515
DOVES (Area Agency on Aging) (602)-264-4357
Family Advocacy Center (Phoenix) (602) 534-2120
My Sister’s Place DV Shelter (480) 821-1024
National Domestic Violence Hotline (800) 799-SAFE
Nat’l Advocacy & Training SEEDs (602) 369-7792 

Parenting Resources

 Assoc. for Supportive Child Care (480) 829-0500
Back to School Clothing Drive (602) 256-9408
Banner Poison Control 24-hr (602) 253-3334
Birth to 5 Helpline/Fussy Baby (877) 705-5437
Catholic Charities Community Services (480) 388-3292
Chandler WIC Program (480) 892-7702
Child & Family Resources (Phoenix) (602) 234-3941
Child Abuse 24-hr Hotline (602) 530-1800
Family Resource Center (Mesa) (480) 834-9424
Kyrene Family Resource Center (480) 783-3172
Parenting Arizona (602) 248-0428
Prehab Mayfield Youth Center (480) 464-7468
Pregnancy Care Center (480) 374-2994
Southwest Human Development (602) 266-5976
State of AZ Child Abuse Hotline (888) 767-2445
Support Through Other Parents (Phx) (623) 846-5464 

Child Care Resources

Childcare Resource & Referral (800) 308-9000
DES Family Assistance (602) 542-3598
East Valley Jewish Community Center (480) 897-0588
Headstart Program Registration (480) 464-9669 

Vision Exams

 AZ Optometric of AZ Association (602) 279-0055
Kyrene Family Resource Center (480) 783-3172
Lion’s Vision Center/Hearing Aids (602) 267-7573
Salvation Army Chandler (referrals) (480) 963-2041 

Employment and Education

 AZ Department of Education (602) 542-5393
AZ Women’s Education & Employment (602) 223-4333
Chandler-Gilbert Community College (480) 732-7000
Chandler Library: ESL/GED Classes, Adult
Literacy, and Job Center (480) 782-2800
Chandler School District (480) 812-7000
Day Labor Center (Light & Life) (480) 814-7814
Employment & Education Resources (cont.)
DES - Mesa Employment Services (480) 962-7678
East Valley Institute of Technology (480) 461-4000
Fresh Start Women’s Foundation (602) 752-8494
Industrial Commission/Labor Board (602) 542-4515
Maricopa Workforce Connections EV (480) 372-9748
Mesa Community College (480) 461-7000
Phoenix Job Corp (ages 16-24) (602) 254-5921
(800) 733-JOBS 

Senior Assistance

 AARP (602) 256-2277
About Care (480) 802-2331
Adult Protective Services (877) 767-2385
Alzheimer’s Association Desert SW (602) 528-0545
Area Agency on Aging (602) 264-2255
Arthritis Foundation (602) 264-7679
AZ Dept. of Veterans Services (602) 277-5551
AZ Braille & Talking Book Library (602) 255-5578
AZ Long Term Care (602) 417-6400
Chandler Senior Center (480) 782-2720
EMPACT Peer Counseling (480)784-1514 ext 1219
East Valley Adult Resources (volunteer) (480) 775-1466
Foundation for Senior Living (602) 285-1800
Gilbert Senior Center (480) 892-9898
Home Delivered Meals -Chandler (480) 963-6270
Hospice of the Valley (602) 530-6900
Medicare (1-800-Medicare) (800) 772-1213
Mesa Senior Center (480) 962-5612
Neighbors Who Care (meals/transport) (480) 895-7133
Rebuilding Together (Fall Prevention) (480) 774-0237
Seniors Helping Seniors (602) 331-3020
Senior Employment – DES (480) 542-4446
Senior Helpline (602) 264-4357
Social Security Administration (800) 772-1213
Suicide Prevention Center (480) 784-1514
Smoke Alarm Program -City (480) 782-2160
St. Vincent Medical Equipment (602) 261-6896
Tempe Senior Center (480) 350-5880 

Food Assistance

 Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation (480) 838-6556
AZCEND (480) 963-1423
Chandler CARE Center (WIC/food bank) (480) 812-7900
Chandler Senior Center (480) 782-2720
Chandler WIC Office (480) 892-7702
DES Food Stamp & SNAP Program (480) 777-1168
First Presbyterian Church (480) 964-8606
Gilbert Senior Center (home-delivered) (480) 503-6058
Help Yourself/United Food Bank (480) 926-4897
Kyrene Family Resource Center (480) 783-3172
Manna Food Bank (480) 838-2587
Matthew’s Crossing Food Bank (480) 857-2296
Paz de Cristo (480) 464-2370
Salvation Army Chandler (480) 963-2041
St. Vincent de Paul (480) 814-7778 

Financial Help

AZCEND (480) 963-1423
Merchant Information Solutions (602) 744-3700
NHS Financial Fitness Classes (602) 258-1659
Newtown –Foreclosure Prevention (480) 517-1589
Salvation Army Chandler (480) 963-2041
VITA Free Tax Preparation (year round) (480) 782-4358 

Medical Assistance

AHCCCS – Kids Care Insurance (602) 417-5437 

AZ Physicians IPA (800) 348-4058 

Baby AZ (free prenatal care) (800) 833-4642 

Care Partnership (480) 833-8987 Chandler Family Health Center (480) 344-6100 

Chandler Regional Medical Center (480) 728-3458 

Clinica Adelante (877) 809-5092 

Hope Community Health Center (480) 963-2720 

Kyrene Family Resource Center (480) 783-3172 

Tobacco Free AZ (602) 364-0824 

Mercy Care Plan (800) 624-3879 Pregnancy Care Center -Chandler (480) 374-2994 

Southwest Center for HIV/AIDS (602) 307-5330 

Mental Health/Substance Abuse Counseling

Al-Anon/Alateen (Mesa) (480) 969-6144
Alcoholics Anonymous (602) 264-1341
ASU Clinical Psychology Center (480) 965-7296
Centro de Amistad (Guadalupe) (480) 839-2926
Celebrate Recovery (480) 963-3997
Community Bridges (Mesa) (480) 831-7566
EMPACT Suicide 24-hr Crisis Line (480) 784-1500
Good Works Counseling (480) 821-1330
Interfaith Counseling (Phoenix) (602) 532-0777
Mentally Ill Kids In Distress (602) 253-1240
NOVA Safe Haven (602) 528-0758
Parc Place (17 yrs & younger) (480) 917-9301
Terros (Drug/HIV Info) (602) 685-6000
Salvation Army Chandler (480) 963-2041
Valley Hope Alcohol/Drug Treatment (800) 544-5101
Value Options/ABS Crisis Line (800) 631-1314
 

Dental Programs – Low Cost

Chandler CARE Center (480) 728-5790
Dave Pratt Dental Clinic (children) (602) 271-9961
Maricopa Integrated Health System (602) 344-1015
Phoenix Dental College (602) 285-7500
Rio Salado College Dental Hygiene (480) 517-8020
St. Vincent de Paul Dental (602) 261-6868
 

Immunizations and Vaccinations

Chandler CARE Center (480) 812-7900
Chandler Regional Medical Center (480) 728-3777
Children’s Info Center Hotline (800) 232-1676
 

Special Needs Programs

ABIL Program (602) 256-2245
Advocates for the Disabled (602) 212-2600
AZ Center for Blind & Visually Impaired (602) 273-7411
AZ Braille & Talking Book Library (602) 255-5578
Best Buddies AZ (602) 251-2337
Civitan Foundation (602) 953-2944
Chandler/Gilbert ARC (480) 892-9422
Dogs4Vets Program (480) 802-9339
Foundation for Blind Children (602) 331-1470
Recreation & Athletics for Disabled (480) 963-3963
Social Security Administration (800) 772-1213
Southwest Human Development (602) 266-5976
Tempe Center for Habilitation (480) 838-8111
Valley Center of the Deaf (602) 267-1921 

Homeless Assistance

Com Trans (transportation) (602) 231-0102
Chandler Christian Cmty Cntr -IHELP (480) 963-1423
Dress for Success (Phoenix) (602) 489-7397
Fans Across America-Student assistance (480) 821-3013
SafeLink Wireless (free cell phone) (800) 723-3546
Shoebox Ministry (480) 905-1610
The Clothes Cabin (480) 285-4111
The Salvation Army (480) 963-2041

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Transportation

Com Trans (crisis transportation) (602) 231-0102
Dial A Ride East Valley (480) 633-0101
East Valley Ride Choice (480) 962-7433
Valley Metro Bus Services (602) 253-5000 

Utility Assistance

APS Energy Support Program In Person @ office
AZCEND (480) 964-8606
Salvation Army Chandler (480) 963-2041
SRP Economy Price Plan (602) 236-8888
St. Andrews Church (Chandler) (480) 899-1990
St. Vincent de Paul (Chandler) (480) 814-7778 

Emergency Housing/Shelter

 A New Leaf - La Mesita Shelter (602) 834-8723
Central AZ Shelter Services (Phoenix) (602) 256-6945
Child Crisis Center (480) 969-2308
CONTACS Shelter 24-hr Hotline (800) 799-7739
Jacob’s Journey (Tempe-(allows pets) (602) 754-6558
Family Promise (480) 659-5227
Gift of Mary Home (Phoenix) (602) 254-8424
Homeless Shelter Hotline (800) 799-7739
House of Refuge East (480) 988-9242
Mesa Community Action Network (480) 833-9200
Paz De Cristo Community Center (Mesa) (480) 464-2370
Salvation Army Family Shelter (Phx) (602) 267-4130
Tumbleweed Teen Shelter (Phx) (602) 841-5799
UMOM New Day Centers (602) 275-7852
 

Home Ownership Programs

Chicanos Por La Causa (Phoenix) (602) 253-0838
Habitat for Humanity (602) 268-9022
Mercy Housing Southwest (480) 813-4609
Newtown (1st Time Homebuyers) (480) 517-1589
Neighborhood Housing Services (Phx) (602) 258-1659
NOVA Safe Haven (Phoenix) (602) 528-0758 

Emergency Home Repair

 A New Leaf - La Mesita (480) 969-4024
City of Chandler Housing Rehab (480) 782-4320
Foundation for Senior Living (602) 285-1800
Habitat for Humanity (480) 969-2520 

Transitional Housing

Community Housing Partnership (602) 253-6905
Homeward Bound Phoenix (602) 263-7654
House of Refuge East Mesa (480) 988-9242
Labor’s Community Services (602) 263-5741
Nat’l Advocacy & Training SEEDs (602) 369-7792
Save the Family (Mesa) (480) 898-0228 

Youth Programs

 Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central AZ (602) 264-9254
Boys & Girls Club of East Valley (480) 899-8302
Bride Youth Outreach Center (480) 963-1423
Camp Fire USA (480) 954-7544
Casa Center for Healthy Relationships (602) 254-6400
Chandler Children’s Choir (480) 699-9846
AZCEND (480) 782-2727
Chandler Education Foundation (480) 812-7631
Chicanos Por La Causa (602) 253-0838
Chandler Public Housing Youth Program (480) 782-3244
Chandler Public Library (480) 782-2800
Desert Sounds Performing Arts (480) 304-4762
Destination College: Chandler (480) 224-3030
Gabriel’s Angels (602) 266-0875
Girls Scouts (602) 228-6551
ICAN (480) 821-4207
Jr. Achievement of AZ (480) 219-0225
Kyrene Family Resource Center (480) 783-3172
Maricopa Workforce (jobs for youth) (480) 497-0350
MILK Mentoring Program (480) 553-2342
Phone Friend Program (602) 253-9099
Salvation Army Chandler (480) 963-2041
Si Se Puede (480) 310-2018
Tempe/Kyrene Comm. in Schools (480) 858-2316
Vision Gallery, Vision Kidz Program (480) 782-2695
YMCA (Chandler) (480) 899-9622
Youth Education & Social Services (480) 809-4585 

Legal Services

 

Burns Law Office/Immigration (480) 812-8713
Catholic Social Services/Immigration (602) 997-6105
Community Legal Services (Mesa) (480) 883-1442
Community Legal Services (Phoenix) (602) 258-3434
Family Lawyers Assistance Project (602) 506-7948
Fresh Start – Family Law Support (Phx) (602) 252-8494
Friendly House (Phoenix) (602) 257-1870

Maricopa County Bar Association (602) 257-4200
Maricopa County Lawyer Referral (602) 257-4434

▪ Orders of Protection (Ordenes de Proteccion)
Chandler Municipal Court (480) 782-4700
San Tan Regional Court Center (602) 372-3400

▪ Birth Certificates (Actas de Nacimiento)
AZ Office of Vital Records (602) 364-1300
VitalChek Express Certificate Svcs (877) 803-0609

Veteran Services

 ASAS Dogs4Vets & Transportation (480) 802-9339
National Call Center Homeless Vets (877) 424-3838
(800) 4AIDVET
Resurrection St Ministry –Transport. (480) 242-1813
Veterans Administration (800) 827-1000
Veterans Crisis Line (800) 273-8255 

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If a phone number is incorrect, please send an email to niki.tapia@chandleraz.gov so we can replace it with updated information.  Thank you!




**Dial “1” before 800, 877, and 888 numbers 

Homeless Assistance

Veteran Services

National Call Center for Homeless
Veterans 1-800-424-3838 or 1-877-4AIDVET
Veteran's Crisis Line   |   1-800-273-8255
Veterans Administration  |   1-800-827 -1000

Veterans Transporation |  Call Resurrection Street Ministry, Inc. thrift store at 480-649-1288 to schedule a ride.

I-HELP (Interfaith Homeless Emergency Lodging Program)

 I-HELP is a program based upon faith organizations opening their facilities one night a week/or month to provide a safe place to sleep for homeless individuals or those temporarily without shelter. Thanks to the AZCEND for running the I-HELP program, currently running seven days a week in Chandler. 

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Identification (ID) Assistance

Homeless ID Project is the only organization in Arizona with its sole mission to help men, women, and children experiencing homelessness to rebuild their lives by obtaining their identification.

 

AZ Relay Services

The Arizona Relay Services provides free 24-hour telephone access for people who are deaf, deaf-blind, hard of hearing, or have difficulty speaking. Dial 7-1-1 to connect with Arizona Relay Service. 

 

Single Individuals (Please Call 602-759-5356)

East Valley Men's Center

2345 N. Country Club Dr., Mesa
EVMC offers single homeless men shelter, food, and clothing: life skills training, work assistance, case management, counseling, legal services, GED preparation, substance abuse resources {on-site AA/NA), and referrals. 

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Lutheran Social Services of the Southwest

10201 S. 51st St., #180, Bldg. A, Phoenix
Provides programs and services throughout the state of Arizona to the homeless, the jobless, the poor, the disabled, and those in need of counseling​. 

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CASS Emergency Shelters

1214 W. Madison St., Phoenix (12th & Jefferson streets) 

CASS provides emergency shelter for homeless families, men and women; case management, employment search, and medical services.

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Jacob's Journey House

602-754-6558
2051 East Apache Blvd., Tempe AZ 85281
Providing emergency housing (including pets),
clothing, counseling, job search assistance, and education access. 

AZCEND

480-963-1423
345 S. California St. Chandler
The Center serves as the CAP office providing food,eviction prevention, utility assistance, case management, and I-HELP. Food Bank Hours: Mon. 12-3 p.m., Tues-Thurs. 9 a.m. -12 p.m., Fri. 9 a.m.
 

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Chandler CARE Center

480-812-7900
777 E. Galveston, Chandler
The CARE Center provides children with free acute-care medical treatment, well-child check-ups, prescriptions, TB skin tests, medical tests & imaging, immunization clinics, and a food bank. Dental services include screenings, cleanings & fluoride varnish treatment. 

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Chandler Public Library Adult Literacy & Job Center

480-782-2800
22 S. Delaware St., Chandler
The Adult Literacy program provides language tutoring, conversation groups, and one-on-one assistance in the Leaming Lab. The Job Center provides job search assistance and resources.
 

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Clothes Cabin

480-285-4111
1100 N. Alma School Road, Suite 9, Chandler
Clothing, bedding and work boots provided to people in need, and laundry service for homeless. Storage lockers and mail boxes are also available to homeless clients (only).  Open Tuesday & Wednesday from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.  and Thursday from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.  

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Matthew's Crossing Food Bank

480-857-2296
1368 N. Arizona Ave., Unit 112, Chandler
The Food Bank provides one food box per month, available Monday thru Friday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Photo ID is required. 

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The Society of St. Vincent de Paul

480-814-7778
230 W. Galveston at St. Mary's Catholic Church
St. Vincent de Paul provides food bags and utility assistance. Hours are Monday/Wednesday/Friday 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

The Salvation Army

 480-963-2041
85 E. Saragosa St., Chandler
This Salvation Army provides families and individuals with basic needs including food boxes, utility and rental assistance, school supplies, referrals, and other supportive services. 

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Homeless and At-Risk Families (Please Call 602-595-8700)

La Mesita Family Shelter

2245 W. Ella St., Mesa
La Mesita provides food, shelter, clothing, financial literacy counseling, parenting, education, job training, employment resources, behavioral health referrals and on-site substance abuse support groups, including AA. 

Labor's Community Services Transitional Housing

3117 N. 16th St# 100, Phoenix
This program provides safe, affordable housing and comprehensive case management to assist families in attaining self-sufficiency. 

Save the Family, Homeless Intervention & FACES Program

450 W. 4th Place, Mesa
Intervention program provides transitional housing in scattered sites, case management, classes, and education. FACES provides parenting skills, financial literacy, career development, and legal advocacy. 

UMOM • New Day Centers

3333 E. Van Buren St. Phoenix
UMOM provides families with emergency shelter, case management, employment services, counseling, child care, and education related to parenting, household and financial management. 

Domestic Violence

 Call the domestic violence centralized screening line at 480-890-3039. 


NATN Support Education Empowerment & Direction (SEEDs)
602-488-1295
The SEEDs program provides a safe, sober living environment with on-the-job training provided through the Cup O'Karma Cafe program.  CALL THE DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CENTRALIZED SCREENING LINE AT 480-890-3039. 

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Other Resources

Community Bridges

* Homeless 24-Hour Access to Care Line  |  1-877-931-9142
* Substance Abuse/Detox  |  480-831-7566
1811 S. Alma School Road, Suite 160, Mesa
Provides substance use related crisis services to homeless and working poor, including medical detoxification and outpatient continuing care. 

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ComTrans

602-231-0102
Crisis Transportation 602-222-9444
Transportation provided to people in crisis situations to a safe destination to receive appropriate assistance {shelters, medical appointments, etc.).​ 

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Safelink Wireless -Lifeline Services

 1-800-SAFELINK 1-800-723-3546
Qualifying customers receive free cellular service and a free Safelink Wireless cell phone with no bills or contracts. 

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Compass Christian Church

For information on weekly showers call 480-963-3997.