Many of the organizations listed below help locate resources and services to meet some ongoing support needs of consumers:
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AZ LINKS: Your Link to Aging and Disability Resources
AZ Links is Arizona’s Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC), created to help Arizona senior citizens, people with disabilities, caregivers and family members locate resources and services that meet their needs. The AZ Links Screening Tool is designed to quickly and accurately help identify options to meet the individual’s needs. There are 13 questions. It takes about 5-10 minutes to complete. Once submitted, an Information and Referral Specialist will review it and contact the individual regarding the types of assistance may be available.
Arizona Self Help
Arizona Self-Help is a free, confidential and easy-to-use Web site that estimates eligibility for 31 different health and human services programs, such as:
- Food & Nutrition: Food Stamps, WIC, School Meals & Emergency Food Assistance
- Housing & Utilities: Section 8, Housing Assistance, Shelter Services & Utility Discounts
- Financial Benefits: TANF, EITC & Unemployment Insurance
- Health Care: AHCCCS & S.O.B.R.A.
- Children Resources: Child Care Assistance, Head Start & Child Care referral
Phone: (602) 604-0640
Community Information & Referral
Community Information & Referral is the key source of integrated information that brings people and services together every day to meet vital needs throughout Arizona. Their vision is for all people to have easy access to information about the full range of health, human, and emergency services provided in Arizona communities.
The 24-Hour Help Hotline has trained, bilingual (English/Spanish) Information & Referral Specialists to help you. This service is anonymous and free to the public.
Phone: (602) 263-8856 from anywhere
(800) 352-3792 within area codes 520 & 928
TDD: Please use Arizona Relay at (800) 367-8939 or 7-1-1
The Disability.gov website links to information and resources on a wide range of disability related topics, such as benefits, civil rights, community services, health services and more. The site includes a state and local resources map which allows the user to locate disability-related information and services in their area.
ProviderSearch.com is a Web-based tool designed to help families and professionals connect. This site was developed to assist families in their search for professionals who can help work with their loved ones with special needs. Families can search for staff at their leisure and agencies can display a detailed list of their employees who are available to work.
SWIft® Resources of Arizona
SWIft® Resources of Arizona is an online system that connects users to community and statewide resource information for children, youth and adult, their families, professionals and community members. It is a project of Building Community Health in Arizona: Statewide Implementation of Integrated Services, supported by a grant from the Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB) awarded to the Southwest Institute for Families.
United Cerebral Palsy of Central Arizona
United Cerebral Palsy (UCP) of Central Arizona is a not-for-profit organization that is a community and information expert for families addressing the needs of those with disabilities.
1802 W. Parkside Lane
Phoenix, AZ 85027
Phone: (602) 943-5472
Fax: (602) 943-4936
Email: [email protected]
United Cerebral Palsy of Southern Arizona
United Cerebral Palsy of Southern Arizona is a not-for-profit organization that provides information and referral to families throughout all of southern Arizona.
635 N. Craycroft Road
Tucson, AZ 85711-1450
Phone: (520) 795-3108
Fax: (520) 795-3196
Email: [email protected]
Need help? Contact us online or give us a call at (602) 542-0419 or toll free at (866) 229-5553.