Tempe Community Action Agency (TCAA)
TCAA serves Tempe residents, helping seniors, adults, and families meet basic needs – they operate a food pantry, three senior centers, aging programs, Home-Delivered Meal program, emergency rent/mortgage and utility assistance, the Tempe Interfaith Homeless Emergency Lodging Program (I-HELP), pre- and post-natal services, two community gardens, the Family Economic Advancement Initiative, and other projects and programs.
2146 East Apache Boulevard
Tempe, AZ 85281
480-422-8922
Hot Line: 480-389-1375
www.tempeaction.org/
Find services here: http://tempeaction.org/services/ - note that some senior services also serve Scottsdale residents
The Food Pantry is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to noon and on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Parking available or ride the Valley Metro Light Rail Line to either the Smith-Martin/Apache Blvd Stop #10026 or the Price-101 Fwy/Apache Blvd Stop #10027

Chicanos Por La Causa
Social services programs including behavioral health, domestic violence shelter and prevention, emergency assistance, elder services, legal immigration counseling, HIV, individual and family counseling, women’s health, employment training and drug and alcohol rehabilitation and prevention.
http://www.cplc.org/
1112 E. Buckeye Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85034 | 602-257-0700

Mercy Maricopa Integrated Care Community Resources
On this site find links to Mercy Maricopa programs (in English and Spanish) and other community resources for a wide variety of issues.
https://www.mercymaricopa.org/community-guide

Native American Connections
Native American culturally appropriate behavioral health, affordable housing, and community development services.
https://www.nativeconnections.org/
4520 N. Central Ave., Suites 100 and 600, Phoenix, AZ 85012
Info & Housing: 602-254-3247
Substance Abuse & Mental Health: 602-424-2060

Catholic Charities Community Services – Central and Northern Arizona
Catholic Charities provides services for refugees., vets, domestic violence, foster care, sex trafficking, homeless.
https://www.catholiccharitiesaz.org/
Call to see what is offered in your area.
Offices in Phoenix, Peoria, Cottonwood, Prescott and Flagstaff.
Phoenix Offices:
4747 N. 7th Ave. - Toll-free: 855-316-2229; 602-285-1999
1825 W. Northern Ave. - 602-997-6105
Peoria: 400 W. Olive Ave., #10 - 623-486-9868
Cottonwood: 736 N. Main St. - 928-634-4254
Prescott: 434 W. Gurley St. - 928-778-2531
Flagstaff: 101 N. 4th St. - 928-774-9125

Catholic Charities Community Services of Southern Arizona
Services:

  • Adoptions
  • Basic Services
  • Blind
  • Children
  • Counseling
  • Deaf
  • Domestic Violence
  • Family
  • Finances
  • Foster Care
  • Housing
  • Immigration/Refugee Services
  • Ministries
  • People with Disabilities
  • Pregnancy
  • Seniors

Tucson: 140 W. Speedway, Suite 230 - Voice/TTY: 520-623-0344; Toll-free: 0-234-0344
Pio Decimo Center, 848 S. 7th Ave. – 520-622-2801
Deaf & Residential Services: 268 Adams St. -520-792-1906
Ministry with Elders: 520-345-3841
Kolbe Society: Supports victims, the incarcerated, and their families
Mike Gutierrez - 520-623-0344, ext.7046; 520-670-0853; 520-481-9149
Sierra Vista: 6049 E. Hwy 90 – 520-458-4203
Yuma: E. 32nd St. – 98-341-9400

Conciliation Services of Maricopa County
Pre-divorce conciliation; mediation of child custody and other services. Available to Maricopa County residents.
http://www.superiorcourt.maricopa.gov/SuperiorCourt/FamilyCourt/Services/ConciliationServices/ | 602-506-3296

DES Division of Child Support Services
Child support services, including assistance with enforcement of child support order or establishing court order. Establish paternity.
http://www.azdes.gov/dcse/default.asp | 602-252-4045; 800-882-4151

Family Lawyer Assistance Project (FLAP) - Maricopa County
Helps people representing themselves; does NOT provide free representation. MUST HAVE AN APPOINTMENT; NO WALK-INS. Consultation is free if eligible, $40 fee for others. Bring an interpreter if non-English speaking.
http://www.clsaz.org/flap.html
201 W. Jefferson, 6th Fl., FLAP Window, Phoenix, AZ 85003 | 602-506-7948

Family Court Services
Information regarding child support, spousal maintenance, parenting time, process orders of assignment. Also provides assistance with determining child support amounts.
https://www.superiorcourt.maricopa.gov/SuperiorCourt/FamilyCourt/services/Index.asp
201 W. Jefferson St., Phoenix, AZ 85003 | 602-506-3762

Maricopa County Superior Court Law Library Resource Center 
Information regarding child support, spousal maintenance, parenting time, process orders of assignment. Also provides assistance with determining child support amounts.
https://www.superiorcourt.maricopa.gov/SuperiorCourt/LawLibraryResourceCenter/Forms/FamilyCourt/index.asp | 602-506-7353

Family Court Forms for divorce, legal separation, child support, custody, visitation and paternity available online. List of mediators and attorneys willing to help those appearing pro per in court.
Download form from the web site or purchase them at any of the locations listed here.
Locations:
Phoenix:

101 W. Jefferson St.
18380 N. 40th St.
620 W. Jackson St.
Chandler: 201 E. Chicago St.
Mesa: 222 East Javelina
Surprise: 14264 W. Tierra Buena Lane

ALWAYS: Arizona Legal Women and Youth Services
No-cost legal services to support the safety, stability, and self-sufficiency of young people and trafficking survivors impacted by homelessness, human trafficking, abuse, and the foster care system. Services include full representation, consultations, referrals, training, and system reform advocacy.
http://alwaysaz.org/
Mail address: 24 West Camelback Rd., Box A35, Phoenix, AZ 85013 | 602-248-7055
Online Inquiry Form: http://alwaysaz.org/inquiry/

AZ Courts Parent Assistance HOTLINE

  • Assistance with understanding the Arizona dependency process and the juvenile court system.
  • Provide options and resources related to dependency issues. 
  • Help to identify resources for family issues such as legal assistance, counseling services, and other family assistance.

https://www.azcourts.gov/improve/Parent-Assistance-Hotline
Toll-free: (800)-732-8193; Phoenix: (602)-452-3580; TTY: 602-452-3545

Family Law Research Guide to Domestic Violence
General information regarding the Arizona laws concerning domestic violence.
http://lawlibrary.arizona.edu/research/family-law-research-guide-domestic-violence

AZ Dept of Child Safety Child Abuse HOTLINE, online complaint form, and parents’ rights
HOTLINE and online complaint form: https://dcs.az.gov/ombudsman-complaint
Parents’ Rights: https://dcs.az.gov/parents-rights
1-888-SOS-CHILD (888)767-2445

Arizona Friends of Foster Children
Awards funds for kids in foster care to participate in every day, ordinary social, athletic and educational activities.
https://www.affcf.org/
1645 E. Missouri Ave., Suite 450, Phoenix, AZ 85016 | 602-737-2676

2-1-1 Arizona
Community information and referral services – links to vital services throughout Arizona.
https://211arizona.org/

 

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