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General

  • Suicide Prevention
    The following resources are available 24 hours day, 7 days a week:
    National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255 (TALK) to be confidentially connected to a skilled, trained counselor in your area.
    Nacional de Prevencion del Suicidio: 1-888-628-9454.
    National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Web Chat connecting individuals with counselors for emotional support and other services via web chat.  
    Crisis Text Line powered by Kids Help Phone by texting "TALK" to 741-741.
    Arizona Teen Lifeline Call 602-248-8336 (TEEN) or 1-800-248-8336 (TEEN)
  • 2-1-1 Arizona
    Community information and referral service linking individuals and families to vital community services throughout Arizona.
  • 24-Hour Senior Help Line
    A 24-hour information and referral service for seniors, including housing, transportation, home repair, legal, home health aids, and much more!
  • Veteran's Assistance
    Information, support and resources for Arizona service members, veterans, families & helpers. Connect with a live operator at 1-866-4AZ-VETS (429-8387).
  • Arizona Together or ArizonaUnido
    Find employment, financial, homeowner, renter assistance, access to food, healthcare, mental health, and other community resources across the state.
  • Domestic Violence
    If you are experiencing an emergency, please dial 9-1-1 immediately. If you are a victim of domestic violence call 1-800-799-7233 or text LOVEIS to 22522 for help. If you are experiencing a crisis, call 1-800-631-1314 today for support.

Financial and Housing

  • Maricopa County Funeral Assistance Program
    Maricopa County Funeral Assistance program provides help for grieving families who have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and have recently lost a loved one. Families can qualify for up to $1,200 to be applied to burial or cremation services at a participating licensed funeral home. Maricopa County Funeral Assistance program is available between 8 AM-5 PM, Monday through Friday (except holidays). Apply online or by calling 602-240-6384. View the flyer: English | Spanish
  • Arizona@Work
    Search current job openings and find resources to help land your next job. Employers can get assistance to recruit, develop and retain the right employees for the job.
  • Arizona Commerce Authority
    Explore business resources, emergency loan assistance, unemployment benefits, and childcare support.
  • Arizona Department of Economic Security
    Apply for unemployment insurance, benefits and find other assistance programs and resources.
  • Rental Eviction Prevention Assistance
    Find out what options are available if you are experiencing a hardship and unable to pay your rent or are facing eviction.

Food

Healthcare

Technology and Utilities

  • Arizona Public Service (APS)
    APS has established a temporary customer support fund to provide residents a $100 credit if they are experiencing a financial hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Income or crisis verification documentation will not be required.
  • EveryoneOn
    Connecting low-income families to affordable internet service and computers, and delivering digital skills trainings.
  • Salt River Project (SRP)
    SRP will not disconnect customers during the COVID-19 pandemic and is waiving late fees during this time. If you are experiencing difficulties paying your electric bill during this time, please contact SRP as soon as possible.
  • Southwest Gas Corporation
    Southwest Gas is suspending disconnections indefinitely.

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Volunteer

  • Get Involved Maricopa
    Volunteers from various backgrounds across the public health, healthcare and mental health spectrum are needed. Non-health community volunteers are also welcome. We are currently seeking medical professionals that are licensed paramedic or higher level as well as non-medical individuals that can assist in other duties. Other volunteer opportunities which are expanding during the response include a logistics team assisting with the pick-up of PPE, our COVID-19 call center team, and assisting a local fire department on low-acute calls to assist with the surge.
  • Arizona Together
    There are other ways to serve with your time and talents during the COVID-19 outbreak, from providing virtual support to delivering food and medication, even helping with daily tasks for people who live alone.
  • Local Food Banks
    In addition to cash and food donations, local food banks need volunteers. Locate the food bank nearest you and contact them directly to find out what opportunities are available.

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Donate

Blood Donations

Blood banks are critically low and healthy individuals are encouraged to donate.

Food Banks

Arizona food banks and pantries are in desperate need of volunteers and donations.

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Donate PPE and Other Supplies

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and shortage of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), we have activated a Donations Management plan. You may donate the following PPE items:

  • Surgical Masks
  • N95 Respirators (Masks)
  • Isolation Gowns
  • Face Shields or Goggles
  • Exam Gloves

Additional supplies are also needed, including:

  • Thermometers
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Paper Towels
  • Disinfectant Wipes

To arrange a time to drop off a donation, please call 602-506-6767 to make an appointment and directions to the designated drop-off location.

NOTE: This location is only accepting the items listed above. For other donations during the pandemic, please coordinate with the Salvation Army or other charitable organizations.

If you are a healthcare professional who is in need of PPE or other resources, visit the Request Resources page.

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