Eighteen-year-old De'von and his mom recently moved into their own apartment in Phoenix. After five years of living with De'von’s grandmother, the two were happy to move out on their own, even if it meant leaving Tucson.
Henry is one of many individuals who has received assistance from the DES Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) program, which provides a variety of services to individuals with disabilities, with the ultimate goal to enter the workforce and retain employment.
Riki and James Maio both started with DES around the same time as Eligibility Interviewers nearly 30 years ago. Their decision to work for DES was largely influenced by their parents' lengthy and fulfilling careers.
Food assistance programs available through DES and its community partners increase food security and reduce hunger by providing children, low-income individuals, and seniors with access to nutritious food.
Pursuant to Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other nondiscrimination laws and authorities, ADES does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. Persons that require a reasonable modification based on language or disability should submit a request as early as possible to ensure the State has an opportunity to address the modification. The process for requesting a reasonable modification can be found at Equal Opportunity and Reasonable Modification.