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Jewish Family Services
Provides many behavioral health services
Main office: 480.784.1514
Local Suicide Hotline: 480.784.1500
National Suicide Hotline: 800.273.8255
Behavioral health and wellness for kids
Native American Senior Center
Phoenix Interfaith Counseling
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.
Arizona Caregiver’s Coalition
Fry’s Community Rewards Program
Customer Service: 1.800.576.4377
Fry’s is committed to helping our communities grow and prosper. The program was designed to make fundraising the easiest in town…all you have to do is shop at Fry’s and swipe your V.I.P. card. Enroll now and
remember…you must re-enroll each year to continue earning rewards for About Care. Do you already have a Fry’s V.I.P. online account? Use the code YG396 to choose About Care as your nonprofit of choice. You can also register your V.I.P. card by calling 1.800.576.4377. Each time you shop at Fry’s Food and Drug, About Care
gets a percentage of your purchase!
Community Information & Referral
St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance
The Chandler Senior Center’s Congregate and Home Delivered Meals program provides nutritionally balanced daily meals, Monday through Friday, for Chandler’s senior citizens and disabled residents.
Call the Chandler Senior Center for more details.
The Gilbert Senior Center’s Congregate and Home Delivered Meals program provides nutritionally balanced daily meals, Monday through Friday, for Gilbert’s senior citizens and disabled residents.
Meals are served at the 100 North Oak Street facility as well as delivered to those who are homebound.
Meals on Wheels/Area Agency on Aging Senior Helpline
Valley Center of the Deaf
Housing & Urban Development (HUD)
Housing Directories-Senior Help Line
Chuck Waggin Pet Food Pantry
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
(Keeps pets with the people who love need them most by connecting community members with services and resources.)
The Complete Guide to Home Modifications to Prevent Falls
Selling a Home with Modifications for Older Adults
Fall Prevention & Mobility: Practical Safety and Organization Strategies for Seniors
Senior Adult Independent Living Program
Senior Adult Independent Living
Senior Helpline: 602.264.4357
Maricopa County seniors and adults with physical disabilities that want to independently live in their home but need support in reaching their goal may qualify for assistance through the Area Agency on Aging. The Senior and Adult Services Division’s Senior Adult Independent Living (SAIL) program provides support to residents through case management and community referral services.
Area Agency on Aging Senior Helpline
Social Security Hotline
Substance Abuse & Addiction
Utility and Rent Assistance
AZCEND (Chandler and Gilbert)
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)
Sun Cities area
Serving Phoenix, Scottsdale, Fountain Hills, Paradise Valley, Glendale, Peoria and Litchfield Park
Foothills Caring Corps
Carefree, Cave Creek, Phoenix (north of Jomax Road and east of I-17)
East Valley Adult Resources
Tempe and Mesa
Neighbors Who Care
Valley Metro Mobility Center
YOPAS Outreach Program
Ahwatukee Seniors in the Tempe YMCA
JFCS Center for Senior Enrichment Virtual Programs 602.943.2198