* Please note that AZ211 has an app available with a search option available, and you can also reach a helpline counselor at (877) 211-8661
Crisis Hotline: (800) 631-1314
Shelter Hotline: (602) 256-6945
National Domestic Violence Hotline: (800) 799-7233
AZ Coalition to End Sexual and Domestic Violence: (602) 279-2900
Women’s and Family Services:
Fresh Start Women’s Foundation: (602) 252-8494, freshstartwomen.org
Some of the available resources: family law, employment assistance, life skills/budgeting, career assistance, workshops, mentoring.
UMOM: (602) 595-8700, umom.org
Housing and supportive services (job, childcare and wellness services for residents), for families, veterans and domestic violence survivors.
Save the Family: (480) 898-0228, savethefamily.org
Housing, eviction issues, and supportive services for homeless families
Community Action Projects (CAP):
Various services depending on locations, but food assistance, applying for benefits, social services, case management, employment and education referrals
Chandler CAP: (480) 963-1423, 345 S California St, Chandler 85225
Gilbert CAP: (480) 892-5331, 44 N Oak St, Gilbert, 85233 (inside the Boys and Girls Club)
Tempe CAP: (480) 350-5882, 2150 E Orange St, Tempe, 85281
Mesa CAP: (480) 833-9200, 635 E Broadway, Mesa, 85204 (located inside Pat Gilbert Center)
* If your city is not located you can typically visit the one closest to you for assistance.
Apply for benefits (food stamps, cash assistance and AHCCCS): healthearizonaplus.gov
Community Legal Services: CLSAZ.org, 1220 S Alma School Road, #206, Mesa, 85210, (480) 833-1442
Food Banks & Boxes:
Association of Arizona Food Banks: azfoodbanks.org (you can search for local food banks, community meals, * INFANT BOXES*)
Its best to use the search option on their website, if you can – if not, you can reach the agency at (800) 445-1914
United Food Bank – Monday – Friday 7am-4pm (480) 926-4897
358 E Javelina Ave, Mesa, AZ 85210
United Food Bank – Monday – Friday 7am-4pm 245 (480) 926-4897
245 S Nina Dr, Mesa, AZ 85210
Arizona Food Ministry – AZ Food Ministry delivers up to 200 food boxes to families in Mesa, Arizona every week.
Each food box contains enough food to sustain a family of 5 for 4 to 5 days
East Mesa Baptist Church- 752 S Ellsworth Rd, Mesa, AZ 85208<
Calvary Free Lutheran Church- 590 N 96th St, Mesa, AZ 85207
Apache Junction Food Bank- Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 2pm-4pm
575 N Idaho Rd #701, Apache Junction, AZ 85119
Arizona Childcare Resource and Referral: (800) 445-1914, arizonachildcare.org
Hope Group: Provides an array of comprehensive services for children with Autism including assessment, program development, direct care (one-on-one), respite, training, consultation and much more! https://www.facebook.com/pg/HOPEGROUPLLC
Diaper Bank: diaperbankaz.org
There are many listed on the website – please search and then call if possible, as this type of resource changes frequently.
Arizona Baptist Children’s Services: (480) 838-9071, 1001 E Southern Ave, Tempe
only open on Tuesdays from 9am-4pm
Will need to bring photo ID and birth cert for the children that need diapers
New Life Pregnancy Center: (602) 726-2307, 819 S MacDonald, Mesa
Only open Wednesdays 9am-12pm
Hope Women’s Center: (480) 983-4673, 252 N Ironwood Dr, Apache Junction
Teen Outreach Pregnancy Services: (480) 668-8800, 931 E Southern Ave, Mesa
Emergency diapers and baby clothes, parenting education, healthy pregnancy assistance
Every QT is a safe zone. All you need to do is walk into a QT and tell them you do not feel safe and you will get help.
Call for help with addiction: 480-525-9568