The following organizations provide access to valuable resources in times of trouble. Please contact these organizations directly for help or additional information.

by David Turner on July 02, 2020

Find the help you need

Family Promise (480- 659-5227)
7447 E. Earll Drive, Scottsdale

Family Promise’s mission is to provide emergency shelter and social services to help families with children move toward independent housing and self-sufficiency. The organization’s Emergency Shelter provides food, safe shelter, clothing, and help them find daycare, schools, employment and social services.

Vista del Camino Community Center (480-312-2323)
7700 E. Roosevelt Street, Scottsdale

Provides a variety of services to Scottsdale residents to prevent homelessness, meet the basic needs of individuals and families in crisis, relieve economic and emotional stress and assist individuals to maintain self-sufficiency.

St. Mary’s Food Bank (602-242-3663)
2831 N 31st Ave, Phoenix

Provides emergency food boxes to those in need at various distribution sites throughout the metro area. The organization also offers a Commodity Supplemental Food Program for seniors (60+) who qualify. Current distribution locations can be found at

Produce on Wheels Without Waste (POWWOW)

Every week, usually on Saturdays, POWWOW produce distribution sites are held in cities around Arizona. Each family receives up to 70 lbs of fresh produce in exchange for a contribution of $12. Find current distribution sites at

ICM Food & Clothing Bank 602-403-3577)
501 South 9th Avenue, Phoenix

Provides response to basic human needs, such as food boxes, clothing, toiletries, baby items. In addition, they offer a referral service for those having problems with housing, employment, disability or social security payments, food stamps, and other essentials.

Duet Arizona (602- 274-5022)
10000 N 31st Avenue, Phoenix

Duet is an interfaith organization that provides health and well-being assistance to homebound adults, family caregivers and grand-families throughout the Phoenix metro area; services include getting groceries, rides to the doctor and small home repairs.

Area Agency on Aging 24-Hour Senior Help Line: 602-264-4357

Central Arizona Shelter Services (602-256-6945)
230 S. 12th Avenue, Phoenix

This organization operates two shelter and support locations for homeless men, women and children in the Phoenix area.

Phoenix Rescue Mission

Men - Phoenix Rescue Mission                     Women - The Changing Lives Center
1801 S. 35th Avenue, Phoenix                      338 N. 15th Avenue, Phoenix
602-233-3000                                                 602-688-6219 or 602-688-6235

These locations provide overnight and temporary shelter for the homeless. The initial program provides: shelter, food, showers, clothing, hygiene items and counseling.

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