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
Hot Line: 480-389-1375
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
Northwest Valley Connect
Northwest Valley Connect coordinates information on a variety of existing travel options to provide residents with easy-to-use information that will assist them in planning their transportation needs.
Areas served: Northwest Valley Connect serves the residents of the Sun City, Sun City West, Surprise, El Mirage, Youngtown, parts of Peoria and certain unincorporated areas in the region.
For more information on available transportation and qualification that may be needed, please call (623) 282-9300
Area Agency on Aging
Offers a large variety of programs, services and resources for adults 60+; adults 18+ with HIV/AIDS; adults 18+ with disabilities and long-term care needs; and family caregivers.
1366 E. Thomas Rd., Suite 108, Phoenix, AZ 85014
602-264-2255; Toll-free: 888-783-7500
24-hr Senior Help Line: 602-264-4357
Arizona Adult Protective Services
Services and supports that help protect vulnerable adults from abuse, neglect or exploitation, and help them live as independently as possible.
Accepts phone or online reports – no fax, mail or walk-ins.
1-877-SOS-ADULT (767-2385) OR online at www.azdes.gov/reportadultabuse
Foundation for Senior Living
Improving the quality of life for adults and their caregivers through an integrated system of care that allows adults to age in place through a continuum of home and community-based health services: housing, nutrition/meals, health & wellness, education.
1201 E. Thomas Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85014 | 602-285-1800; Toll-free: 866-375-9779
East Valley Adult Services
A wide range of services are provided (groups or individuals) - assistance with fraud prevention, benefits, legal issues, life adjustment, wills, etc.
45 W. University Dr., Mesa, AZ 85201 | 480-964-9014
Arizona Senior Citizens Law Project
Assistance with gov’t benefits, consumer affairs, wills, probate and guardianship.
4146 N. 12th St., Phoenix, AZ 85014 | 602-252-6710
Law for Seniors
Issues seniors face and contact info for agencies/organizations that may help.
4201 N. 24th St., Ste. 210, Phoenix, AZ 85016
Scottsdale Senior Centers: Granite Reef and Via Linda
Social services for senior adults and their families: case management; information and referral; home visits; benefits consultation; delivered meals; support groups; and more.
Granite Reef: 1700 N. Granite Reef Rd. – 480-312-1700
Via Linda: 10440 E. Via Linda – 480-312-5810
AZ Attorney General – protecting seniors from consumer scams
Information and resources to avoid and/or report fraud and deceptive practices in areas like financial scams, telemarketing fraud, home repair, and bogus charities.
2005 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85004 - 602-542-5025
Helpline/complaints: 602-542-2124; Toll-free: 844-894-4735
Pima Council on Aging
Area Agency on Aging serving older adults and their families living in Pima County.
8467 E. Broadway Blvd., Tucson, AZ 85710 | 520-790-7262
Tucson Seniors Resource Guide
Comprehensive guide to senior resources in the area – Tucson and surrounding communities. Use contact form on web site
Tucson Senior Programs
Programs and services for active adults at three senior centers and other locations. Contact info for all locations on web site.
Social Security Administration: Discrimination Complaints
Instructions and complaint form on this site.
Complaint Against Local Social Security Office
File a complaint if you have a concern about the quality of care or other services you get from a Medicare provider.