Community Resources

Community Resources

Need to find a community resource?  So do many of our students!  Below are links to helpful resource pages that can serve as a guide for navigating things from utility help, employment, child care and much more!

Phone: 602-787-6540

Food Resources

Quick Links for help

Drug Rehab Centers

All Assistance in AZ



Legal Services

Legal Services (including Tenant Eviction Assistance Project - TEAP)

General procedures for asking for help

Prior to making contact

Ensure you have a writing utensil and paper handy. Also, you may need to provide your contact information. To better assist you, make certain your contact information is up to date.

Introduce yourself Hello, my name is “your name” and I “your concern”.
Concern example:

  • “I am homeless and I need somewhere to stay.”
  • “I have no food and I need something to eat.”
  • “I do not have enough money to afford rent.”
  • “I do not have enough money to afford my utilities.”
  • “I am looking for help to work through a mental health concern.”

Referral response

Often they will share the services they can provide to assist you. Within that information they will direct you where to go and what documentation (paper work) you may need.

  • We provide shelter for homeless individual and you will need to…
  • We are a food bank that is open (business hours) and you will need to…
  • We can help you with funds to help pay for your utilities and you will need to…
  • Are you safe? Where are you located? What insurance do you have?

Your follow-up

Ask questions about best time to arrive, the length you will be waiting, and confirm the address. Be sure to ask about the documents you may need to provide. For example, ask if there will be copies taken of documents, or ask about alternative documents if you do not have a document.