Resources

There are so many resources in Arizona that most people don’t know about!

The Homes for Single Moms mission is to help single mother homeowners manage and maintain their homes.

Often, we get asked for other resources as well, so we wanted to share some of the most popular resources in the Phoenix Metro area.

If you know of others, please feel free to leave feedback.

These are in no particular order, but we have tried to group similar resources together such as Housing, Shelters, Crisis Resources, etc.  See below.

Finding Assistance in Arizona:
Arizona Community Action Association – links for help in AZ
http://azcaa.org/publications/peoples-info-guide/
(602) 604-0640

 

Homeless:

UMOM

https://www.umom.org/

 

Homeward Bound

http://www.homewardboundaz.org/

 

Section 8 housing:

Housing Authority of Maricopa County

https://maricopahousing.org/

 

HUD and Section 8 Housing AZ list

http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/program_offices/public_indian_housing/pha/contacts/az

Flagstaff

http://www.flagstaff.az.gov/index.aspx?nid=2342

 

Glendale

https://www.glendaleaz.com/housing/section8.cfm

 

Mesa

http://www.mesaaz.gov/residents/housing-community-development/housing-choice-voucher-program-section-8

 

Phoenix

https://www.phoenix.gov/housing/section-8-resources

 

Scottsdale

http://www.scottsdaleaz.gov/social-services/housing-choice-voucher-program

 

Tempe

http://www.tempe.gov/city-hall/human-services/housing-services/tempe-section-8-housing

 

Tucson

https://www.tucsonaz.gov/hcd/section-8-program-information

 

Labor’s Community Service Agency – assistance with homes and obtaining a vehicle

http://lcsaphx.org/

Mortgage Information

Source: https://harvestcompassioncenter.org/need-help/resources/housing/

 

Arizona Department of Housing

Behind on your mortgage payment or facing foreclosure? Call Arizona’s toll free hotline 1.877.448.1211

or visit the Arizona Department of Housing: www.housingaz.com

Phoenix City Housing Department

251 W. Washington, 4th floor

602.262.6792

 

Glendale Community Partnerships

6842 N. 61st Ave.

623.930.2868

 

Peoria Housing Authority

10950 N. 87th Ave

623.486.4375

 

Labor’s Community Services Agency

602.263.5741

 

Homeward Bound

602.263.7654

Homeless:

UMOM

https://www.umom.org/

 

Homeward Bound

http://www.homewardboundaz.org/

24 Hour Shelter Hotline

602.263.8900

 

The Bridge

602.589.5556

Maggie’s Place

602.262.5555

 

Phoenix Dream Center

3210 N. W. Grand Ave.

602.257.8918

 

Central Arizona Shelter Service (CASS )

Single Men’s & Women’s shelter

602.256.6945

 

Family Shelter

602.870.1705

 

UMOM Family Shelter

3320 E. Van Buren St.

602.275.4533

 

Salvation Army Shelter

602.267.4130

 

Phoenix Rescue Mission

1801 S. 35th Ave.

602.233.3000

 

Boys Hope Girls Hope (teen shelter)

602.266.4873

 

Tumbleweed Center

602.271.9904

 

PATH (Projects for Assistance In Transition from Homelessness)

1125 W. Jackson

602.393.9930

 

Empact – crisis intervention

http://lafrontera-empact.org/

Crisis Line (480) 784-1500

Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-877-273- TALK (8255)

 

Mental Health Crisis Line

(602) 222-9444

 

Veteran’s Crisis Line

(800)273-8255

 

National Sexual Assault Hotline

(800) 656-HOPE (4673)

 

Child Crisis Arizona – Mesa and Phoenix, emergency children’s shelter, parenting classes, anger management classes for kids, parenting classes

http://childcrisisaz.org/what-we-do/education-and-tools-for-families/classes-workshops/

(480) 834-9424

 

SontarahLife Family Crisis Center

http://www.sontarahlife.org/

 

Arizona Early Intervention Program – find early intervention programs

https://des.az.gov/services/disabilities/developmental-infant

referral line (602)635-9799

Domestic Violence Shelters:

Shelter Line (Maricopa County) – find a shelter

(480) 890-3039

 

211 Arizona Domestic Violence Shelter Search

http://www.mycommunitypt.com/arizona/index.php?option=com_cpx&task=search.query&code=BH-1800.1500-100

 

National Domestic Violence Hotline

http://www.thehotline.org/

1(800) 799-7233

 

Arizona Department of Economic Security Domestic Violence Shelter List

https://des.az.gov/services/basic-needs/domestic-violence/domestic-violence-contracts-directory

 

National Domestic Violence Hotline

1.800.799.7233

 

Chrysalis Shelter

2055 W. Northern Ave.

602.955.9059

 

Sojourner Center

Crisis Line 602.244.0089

 

My Sister’s Place

Crisis Line 202.529.5991

 

Faith House

Crisis Line 623.939.6798

 

Behavioral/ Mental Health, Crisis Services (Drug and Alcohol Programs)

877.931.9142

Ashley Furniture A Hope to Dream – mattress for kids

https://www.ashleyfurniturehomestore.com/en/A-Hope-To-Dream

 

Thrive to Five – Mesa/Chandler free classes centered around ages birth to five. Parenting, child play, etc.

http://www.thrivetofive.org/classes.html

 

Raising Special Kids – “information, training, resources, and support to families of children with disabilities and special health care needs in Arizona.”

http://www.raisingspecialkids.org/

(800) 237-3007

 

Birth to Five hotline – free phone service for questions about children ages birth to five.

https://www.swhd.org/programs/health-and-development/birth-to-five-helpline/

1-877-705-Kids (5437)

 

Parent Partners Plus – find programs available to families and children

http://www.parentpartnersplus.com/home.html

(602) 633-0732

 

Catholic Charities – list of services

https://www.catholiccharitiesaz.org/services-for-those-in-need/directory-of-services-phoenix

 

Chicanos Por La Casa

http://www.cplc.org/

 

Southwest Human Development

https://www.swhd.org/

 

Family Involvement Center – support groups, youth services

http://www.familyinvolvementcenter.org/

 

Children’s Health:

Kids Care

Arizona’s health insurance program for qualified children.

602.417.5437

 

Baby Arizona

This program provides referral and prenatal care for uninsured pregnant women.

602.417.4251

 

Community Health Centers:

Arizona Department of Health Services

800.833.4642

 

Healthcare for the Homeless

220 S. 12th Ave

602.372.2100

 

Palomino Health Clinic

15833 N. 29th St.

602.449.2811

 

Behavioral/ Mental Health, Crisis Services (Drug and Alcohol Programs)

877.931.9142

 

Southwest Behavioral Health

3450 N. 3rd St.

602.265.8338

 

Healthcare:

Arizona Lions Vision Center – vision screening and glasses, reduced flat fee 3 locations AZ

http://arizonalionsvisioncenter.org/

 

Adelante Healthcare – health and dental clinic

http://www.adelantehealthcare.com/

 

Arizona Long Term Care System (ALTCS):

Providing quality long term care for people who cannot pay for the care they need. ALTCS provides several long term care services in a person’s home, in a community based setting such as an assisted living home or in a nursing home.

602.417.6600

 

Pregnancy:

Crisis Pregnancy Center

4494 W. Peoria Ave. #115

602.508.3340

 

Department of Public Health Healthy Start Program

602.304.1166

 

SOBRA

Provides medical coverage under AHCCCS to pregnant women and children

up to the age of 19 years.

Contact:

Arizona Dept of Health Services (ADHS) Pregnancy & breastfeeding hotline: 1.800.833.4642

 

Pregnancy:

Community Legal Service

602.258.3434

Employment:

AZ Workforce Connection

http://www.arizonaatwork.com/

 

Goodwill career center

https://www.goodwillaz.org/employment-services/

 

Dress for Success – interview suit and work clothing

https://phoenix.dressforsuccess.org/

 

Education:

ReEngage Phoenix – adult online high school and GED test prep locations

http://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/collegedepot/Pages/ReEngagePhoenix.aspx

 

Helping Hands for Single Moms – scholarship for single moms

http://helpinghandsforsinglemoms.org/

Arizona Workforce Connection One Stop Centers:

www.arizonaworkforceconnection.com

https://harvestcompassioncenter.org/need-help/resources/employment/

 

Phoenix Workforce Connection North

9801 N. 7th St.

602.861.0208

 

Phoenix Workforce Connection West

3406 N 51st Ave.

623.247.3304

www.phoenix.gov/mwc

 

West Valley Career Center

1840 N. 95th Ave. Suite# 160

602.372.4200

www.hsd.maricopa.gov/mwc

 

Employment Resources for Women/Families:

Fresh Start Women’s Foundation

1130 E. McDowell Rd.

602.252.8494

phoenix.wehelpwomen.com

 

Arizona Women’s Education and Employment Inc. (AWEE)

640 N. 1st Ave.

602.223.4333

www.awee.org

 

Southwest Human Development

602.266.5976

www.swhd.org

 

Maricopa Workforce Connections

602.372.4200

www.maricopaworkforceconnections.com

 

Department of Economic Security

602.861.0208

 

St. Joseph the Worker

602.417.9854

www.sjwjobs.org

 

Phoenix Job Corps

800.733.JOBS

 

Goodwill Workforce Development

602.254.2222

LocalWork.com

 

DES Jobs Program

www.azdes.gov/esa

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vocational Rehabilitation (VR):

Vocational Rehabilitation Prepares individuals with disabilities to become or remain economically independent through work.

RSA District 1 Maricopa County

602.266.6752

 

Workforce Investment ACT (WIA):

The Workforce Investment Act is a federal employment and training program designed to serve low-income adults/youth and dislocated workers.

602.372.9700

 

Resources for Small Business Development:

Dept. of Commerce/Arizona Business Assistance Office

1.800.542.5684

 

City of Phoenix/Small Business Assistance Program

200 W. Washington St. 20th Floor

602.534.6000

 

Adult Education & GED Classes/Unemployment:

Literacy Volunteers of Maricopa County

602.274.3430

www.literacyvolunteers-maricopa.org

 

Arizona Call-A-Teen Resources Inc.

602.252.6721

www.acyraz.org

 

Friendly House Adult Basic Education Program

602.257.1870

www.friendlyhouse.org

 

AZ Unemployment Call Center

602.364.2722

APS – Arizona Public Service Company– reduced electric bill program for low income families

https://www.aps.com/en/residential/accountservices/assistanceprograms/pages/limited-income-home.aspx

 

SRP – Salt River Project – reduced utility fee for low income families

http://www.srpnet.com/prices/economy.aspx

 

Cox Communications Connect2Compete – reduced internet fee for families with children in school

https://www.cox.com/aboutus/cox-in-the-community/connect2compete.html

Food and Clothing Free of Charge!

Home

Legal Services:

Community Legal Services

recommend applying online (http://www.azlawhelp.org/accessToJustice.cfm) then calling toll free number.

http://www.clsaz.org/apply.html

 

Southern Arizona Legal Aid

http://www.sazlegalaid.org/services

(800)640-9465

 

Catholic Charities – free immigration attorney

https://www.catholiccharitiesaz.org/services-for-those-in-need/directory-of-services

(602) 285-1999

 

Modest Means Project – reduced fee attorney

https://www.azflse.org/modestmeans/

(866) 637-5341

 

Arizona Coalition to End Sexual and Domestic Violence

http://www.acesdv.org/legal-services/

(602) 279-2900

 

 

AZ Crime Victim Compensation Fund

https://www.azag.gov/victim-services/victim-compensation

 

Defenders of Children – legal advocate for children, supervised parenting time, counseling for victims of domestic violence.

https://www.defendersofchildren.org/home.html

(602) 710-1903

 

AZ Child Support Services – establish child support, paternity testing

https://des.az.gov/services/child-and-family/arizona-child-support-services

1(800) 882-4151