Resources

We have created a list of websites and articles that will help you locate specialized resources and care options for you or your family members. The resources are divided into categories that direct you to a list of relevant websites and articles. If you have a resource that you would like to share, please Contact Us.

Behavioral Health

ElderVention/Senior Helpline
602.264.4357

Jewish Family Services
602.279.7655

lafrontera-empact.org/services
Provides many behavioral health services
Main office: 480.784.1514
Local Suicide Hotline: 480.784.1500
National Suicide Hotline: 800.273.8255

Mercy Care RBHA
800.564.5465

MIKID
Behavioral health and wellness for kids
602.253.1240

Native Behavioral Health Mesa
480.550.4048

Southwest Network
602.264.0887

Terros Health
602.685.6000

Benefits

Benefits CheckUp 
This a great place to start. It will help you find programs for people 55 and older. These programs may cover some of the cost of prescription drugs, health care, utilities, and other essential items and services.

Disability 101 Arizona
See how work and benefits go together

Freedom to Work in Arizona
Within Maricopa County: 602.417.6677
Statewide: 1.888.654.8713 – Option 6
This is a federal program – Applicants must have a documented disability and working – Approved applicants qualify for Arizona’s Medicaid – AHCCCS. To apply – call the AHCCCS Freedom to Work Unit – see the phone numbers above.

Caregiving
Exercise

Silver Sneakers
866.584.7389

Food

Community Information & Referral  
602.263.8856

Home Delivered Meals Service| Area Agency on Aging Region One (aaaphx.org)

St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance 
602.352.3640

Senior Helpline – Call this number to get registered for Meals on Wheels.  They will help you.
602.264.4357

Hearing Impairment
Home Care Services

Home Instead
480.378.0113

Valley of the Sun Home Care
480.264.5252

Visiting Angels
480.498.8139

Home Repair & Weatherization

ABILITY360 (AZ Bridge to Independent Living) 
602-296-0537

Emergency & Minor Home Repair Program & Other Resources | Town of Gilbert, Arizona (gilbertaz.gov)
Robert Kropp – Coordinator
Office number: 480.503.6277
Cell Number: 480.622.9399

Foundation for Senior Living 
602-285-1800

Home Repair Program (Phoenix) 
602-495-0700

Housing Rehabilitation Programs | City of Chandler (chandleraz.gov)
480.782.4323

Rebuilding Together Valley of the Sun
480.774.0237

Housing

Housing & Urban Development (HUD)
602.379.7100

Housing Directories-Senior Help Line 
602.264.4357

PACE
602.262.6631

Insurance

ALTCS (Arizona Long Term Care System)                                      
602.263.3000
800.624.3879  
          

Arizona Medicaid AHCCCS 
602.417.4000

Medicare General Information
800.633.4227

Legal Services for Seniors
Medical Equipment
Mental Health Support Groups
Pets


Chuck Waggin Pet Food Pantry 
                                                       
602.734.4117

Mercy Paws
602.263.3000
Mercy Paws is a program for AZ Long Term Care Members. They care for members’ pets while they are Inpatient or in a rehab setting – upon member’s return to their home – member and pet will be reunited.  Member Needs to make arrangements with ALTCS Case Manager,

Arizona Pet Project                                                                            
602.999.1661           
(Keeps pets with the people who love need them most  by connecting community members with services and resources.)

Senior Centers (East Valley)

Chandler Senior Center
202 East Boston Street, Chandler, AZ
480.782.2720

Gilbert Senior Center
130 North Oak Street, Gilbert, AZ
480.503.6871

Town of Queen Creek Senior Programs
480.358.3700

Senior Games

Senior Helpline
Social Security
Transportation

East Valley Dial A Ride
480.633.0101         

East Valley Ride Choice
480.962.7433

Utility & Rent Assistance

AZCEND (Chandler and Gilbert)                                                      
480.963.1423

Vision Impairment
Volunteer Programs


How to volunteer as a senior.

These non-profit organizations serve homebound adults with transportation, shopping, and vairous in-home services:

All Assistance for Independent Living (serving Mesa and Apache Junction)
480.966.9704

Benevilla
Sun Cities area 
623.584.4999

Duet
Serving Phoenix, Scottsdale, Fountain Hills, Paradise Valley, Glendale, Peoria and Litchfield Park
602.274.5022

East Valley Adult Resources
Tempe and Mesa
480.964.9014

Foothills Caring Corps
Carefree, Cave Creek, Phoenix (north of Jomax Road and east of I-17)
480.488.1105

Neighbors Who Care
Sun Lakes  
480.895.7133

Valley Metro Mobility Center
(ADA Certification)
602.716.2100 

VerdeCares 
Verde Valley
480.540.1312

YOPAS Outreach Program 
Ahwatukee Seniors in the Tempe YMCA
602.212.6088

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