Shelters/Services for the Un-Housed
Emerge! Center Against Domestic Abuse
24-Hour Multilingual Hotline and Shelter:
(520) 795-4266, (888) 428-0101 Toll-free
Admin. Offices - 2545 E. Adams St., Tucson, AZ 85716
Beyond the traditional approach of providing survivors with resources including emergency shelter, safety planning and DV education, Emerge engages the entire community in addressing the underlying causes of abuse.
4550 S. Palo Verde Rd., Tucson, AZ 85714
Intake is at 8 a.m. on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays.
Available services include recovery, employment, and housing programs; medical, dental, and mental health care; government benefits, veterans assistance, and children’s services.
Shelter guests must be sober and not using any illegal substances. Guests are accepted based on bed availability and without discrimination.
Our shelter is wheelchair accessible. However, shelter guests must be able to get around and take care of their basic needs (dress, shower, eat, etc.).
Gospel Rescue Mission: Women’s Recovery Center
707 W. Miracle Mile, Tucson, AZ 85705
Homeless Intervention & Prevention Drop-In Center
702 S. 6th Ave., Tucson, AZ 85701
Monday, Wednesday - Friday, 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
Closed Tuesdays, Saturdays, & Sundays. No appointment necessary.
Undisclosed location near the intersection of Speedway Blvd. & Main Ave., Tucson, AZ
Monday - Saturday, 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Closed Sundays. No appointment necessary.
This safe space is for women only who are experiencing homelessness, and you may receive: Laundry, meals, showers, hygiene supplies, clothing, resources, respite.
200 E. Benson Hwy, Tucson, AZ 85713
You are eligible to stay at the Men’s Shelter if you meet the following criteria:
are an unaccompanied male 18 years or older;
stay clean and sober while on premises;
do not have a level 2 or 3 sex offense conviction; and
are willing to participate in case management.
Call precisely at 9:00 am to reserve a bed for that evening. If there is not a space available, call every day precisely at 9:00 am until a bed opens up.
1050 S Park Ave, Tucson, AZ 85719
Our low-barrier day center provides unaccompanied homeless women with a stable and safe environment to recuperate from the daily struggle of homelessness and extreme poverty. The Winter Night Program provides overnight stays for women who would otherwise be sleeping outside; we provided 1562 overnights last winter.
Sullivan Jackson Employment Center
400 E. 26th St., Tucson, AZ 85713
Suntran Bus Route: #23
If you are willing to work, if you want to become self-sufficient and increase your employability skills, please call the Sullivan Jackson Employment Center at (520) 724-7300 for more information, and to schedule an intake appointment with a case manager (sorry, due to scheduled appointments, no intakes are possible on a walk-in basis).
Arizona Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)
(800) 252-5942, (602) 542-1025
The Arizona Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) provides nutrition education and breastfeeding support services, supplemental nutritious foods and referrals to health and social services. WIC serves pregnant, breastfeeding, and postpartum women; infants; and children under the age of five.
Catholic Community Services: Pio Decimo Center
520-622-2801 x 7115
848 S. 7th Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85701
Individuals and families are assisted with basic needs through Pio Decimo’s Food Pantry and Clothing Closet.
845 N. Main Ave., Tucson, AZ 85705
Caridad Community Kitchen is built on the principle that hunger in our community can be solved in many ways. We offer a community meal program for anyone in need in our community, as well as a culinary and job skills training program for low-income or unemployed individuals.
Grab & Go Meals are available to pick up Monday through Friday from 2:00pm - 4:00pm
352 E 26th St, Tucson, AZ 85713
At Casa Maria, our Catholic Workers are devoted to acts of mercy (feeding and clothing those in need, visiting the ill, etc), voluntary poverty, and the search of justice for the poor.
602 W Ajo Way #6046, Tucson, AZ
Casa San Juan is a family resource center located in southwest Tucson, Arizona. The center provides immediate help with food boxes to low income families, daily lunches to homeless people, personal toiletries, and medical clinic consultations, as well.
Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona
3003 S. Country Club Road, Tucson, AZ 85713
The Community Food Bank provides emergency boxes, produce rescue, farmers' markets, and more.
7750 E. Broadway Blvd., Suite A200, Tucson, AZ
Farm-to-doorstep project offering $20 weekly deliveries of fresh produce and foods from local farms in Arizona.
2500 N Stone Ave
Just bring yourself – No need to prove income or provide any kind of documentation. Food is available to anyone who asks. Deliveries available upon request.
Tucson and Pima County Eviction Prevention/Rental Assistance and Utility Relief Program
Apply now at www.pimaep.com or call (520) 447-4423.
City of Tucson Low-Income Assistance Program
Call (520) 791-5443 (Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.) to apply.
Visit https://www.tucsonaz.gov/water/low-income-assistance-program for more information.
Pima County Community Action Agency
(520) 724-2667 (Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.)
The Pima County Community Action Agency mission is to assist low-income individuals and families with reaching higher levels of economic and social self-sufficiency through the delivery of basic needs services and to advocate for low-income individuals. The Community Action Agency (CAA) will deliver services in a respectful, timely, and compassionate manner.
The Pima County Community Action Agency (CAA) has a hotline at 520-724-2505 to serve those who applied to the COVID-19 Rental Eviction Assistance Program that was funded through the Arizona Department of Housing.
Sewer Outreach Subsidy (SOS) Program
Call (520) 791-5443 to determine eligibility.
For more information visit https://webcms.pima.gov/cms/one.aspx?portalId=169&pageId=195661
1525 N. Oracle Rd, Tucson, AZ 85705
CPLC’s Statewide Housing Programs serve all housing needs, from Homelessness to Homeownership.
(520) 323-1708 x260
3830 E Bellevue St, Tucson, AZ 85716
2590 N Alvernon Way, Tucson, AZ 85712
For a Safe Place call: (520) 320-5122
Our Family’s mission is to eliminate homelessness and strengthen our community.
(South) 502 W 29th St, Tucson, AZ 85713 - (520) 884-9920
(East) 4891 E Grant Rd, Tucson, AZ 85712 - (520) 296-3296
La Frontera Arizona, Inc.: 504 W. 29th St., Tucson, AZ 85713
For more than 45 years, La Frontera Arizona has been committed to working collaboratively with our public and private partners to solve community problems. We have the resources and expertise to address issues related to behavioral health, affordable housing, children and youth, employment, crisis intervention/suicide prevention, military veterans, and community and cultural education.
8467 E. Broadway Blvd.,Tucson, AZ 85710
PCOA’s mission is to promote dignity and respect for aging, and to advocate for independence in the lives of Pima County’s older adults and their families.
Tucson Area Coordination Office - 1002 N. Main Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85705
Services include: transitional housing, case management, emergency utility and rent assistance.
Southwest Fair Housing Council (SWFHC)
(520) 798-1568 or toll-free (888) 624-4611
177 N. Church Ave., Suite 1104. Tucson, AZ 85701
SWFHC is dedicated to eliminating housing discrimination and assisting victims of housing discrimination in exercising their rights.
Southwest Gas and Utility Assistance
(520) 623-5111 ext. 114
If you're a Southwest Gas residential customer and meet certain income guidelines, you may qualify for assistance in paying your bills.
325 W 2nd St., Tucson, AZ 85705
The Tucson Urban League is A 50 year civil rights organization with a mission to empower the African American community by providing programs in Education, Housing, and Employment.
Youth On Their Own (YOTO) supports the high school graduation and continued success of youth experiencing homelessness in Pima County.
Pima County vaccination registration hotline:
Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Arizona Department of Heath Services
COVID-19 Resources for Undocumented Immigrants
Do an advanced search or dial 2-1-1.
Providing a wide range of resources for COVID-19 and other topics like housing, food assistance, health care, etc. English and Spanish Assistance are Available.
Planned Parenthood – Southern Arizona Regional Health Center
2255 N Wyatt Dr., Tucson, AZ 85712
Health Professionals Advancing LGBTQ Equality
Largest association of LGBTQ+ healthcare professionals, with a directory of LGBTQ+ friendly providers in your area
Mental Health and Substance Abuse
2-1-1 provides free and confidential information and referral services. Dial 2-1-1 or 1-877- 211-8661 for help with food, housing, employment, health care, counseling and more. Learn more about 2-1-1 by visiting www.211arizona.org.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
(800) 273-8255 - 24/7, in English and Spanish
Confidential Behavioral Health Crisis Line
1-866-495-6735 - Available 24/7
Pima County Crisis Line
AMITY Circle Tree Ranch Therapeutic Community for Recovery
Outpatient Drug and Alcohol Treatment
CODAC at 380
380 E. Ft. Lowell Rd.Tucson, AZ 85705
Substance Use Treatment Intake - 24/7 Phone: (520) 202-1786
CODAC's Suicide Prevention Program for Support: (520) 202-1870
National Alliance on Mental Illness Southern Arizona (NAMISA)
6122 E. 22nd St., Tucson, AZ 85711
For more information, call the central Tucson office at (520) 748-7108 or their crisis line at (800) 489-0064.
Main Tucson- 1161 N. El Dorado #103, Tucson, AZ 85715
Northwest Tucson- 3295 W. Ina Road Suite #150, Tucson, AZ 85741
Pima Prevention Partnership – Sin Puertas
(520) 624-5806 x 3106
1346 N. Stone Ave, Bldg 2, Tucson, AZ 85705
Southern Arizona Aids Foundation (SAAF)
Call (520) 624-0348 or 1-800-553-9387
375 S. Euclid Ave., Tucson, AZ 85719
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Call at 1-877-SAMHSA-7 or visit on-line at http://www.samhsa.gov/
Veterans’ Behavioral Health Services
Call (520) 792-1450 or 1-800-470-8262
3601 S. 6th Ave., Tucson, AZ 85711
Emerge! – Domestic Violence Shelter
622-6347 or 795-4266
888/428-0101 Toll free crisis line, 24/7
Southern Arizona Center Against Sexual Assault (SACASA)
(520) 327-7273 24-Hour Bilingual Crisis Line or toll-free at (800) 400-1001.
StrongHearts Native Helpline (1-844-762-8483) is a 24/7 confidential and anonymous culturally-appropriate domestic, dating and sexual violence helpline for Native Americans.
Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation (SAAF)
375 S. Euclid Avenue, Tucson, AZ
Offering support and promoting health and wellbeing for marginalized communities including HIV+ and LGBTQ+
Southern Arizona Gender Alliance
SAGA is a non profit organization that provides support, education, resources, and advocacy for Southern Arizona’s diverse community of trans and gender nonconforming individuals.
Pima County One-Stop Career Centers
Dislocated Worker Hotline: 520-724-5735
Kino Service Center - 2797 E. Ajo Way, Tucson, AZ 85713
Sullivan Jackson Employment Center
400 E. 26th St., Tucson, AZ 85713
“Birth to Five” Helpline – early childhood specialists and registered nurses answer your questions
Diaper Bank of Southern Arizona
1050 S. Plumer Ave., Tucson, AZ 85719
Family Equality: The Neighborhood
475 Park Avenue South, Suite 2100, New York, NY, 10016
Family Equality’s mission is to advance legal and lived equality for LGBTQ families, and for those who wish to form them, through building community, changing hearts and minds, and driving policy change.
PO Box 89518 | Tucson, AZ 85752
The Women’s Foundation of Southern Arizona is connecting single mothers to high-demand one-year certificate programs in fields that pay a livable wage, getting their families on a new path to self-sufficiency.
Pima County Parenting Coalition
Corporate Office - 7575 W. Twin Peaks Rd. Ste. 165, Tucson, AZ 85743
Open Doors Community School 13644 N Sandario Road, Marana, AZ 85653 520-744-2484
102 N. Plumer Ave., Tucson, AZ 85719
WIC (Women Infants & Children)
(800) 252-5942, (602) 542-1025
Flowing Wells Family Resource Center
520-696-8614 or 520-696-8561
4545 N. La Cholla Blvd., Tucson, AZ 85705
Hours: 8:00 a.m - 3:00 p.m.
The mission of the Flowing Wells Family Resource Center program is to improve educational opportunities by removing some of the barriers to student success. Providing families with resources for basic social, educational, health and mental health services ensure that children come to school ready to learn.
602 E 22nd Street, Tucson, AZ 85713
Head Start is a federal program that promotes the school readiness of children ages birth to 5 from low-income families by enhancing their cognitive, social and emotional development. We work with parents and see them as their child's first and most important teacher.
700 N. Stone Ave., Tucson, AZ 85705
Make Way for Books is an early literacy nonprofit that provides proven programs, services, and resources to 30,000 young children, parents, and educators throughout southern Arizona each year.
Unidas Teen Philanthropy Program
Please contact Brigette Villasenor – BVillasenor@womengiving.org 520.867.8932 or
Desiree Maultsby – email@example.com, 520.838.0311
Unidas is a semester-long after-school program for young women and gender-expansive individuals in high school from Southern Arizona. The program is focused on philanthropy, leadership, social justice, and grant-making.
Info Line: (520) 791-4010
Libraries in D5 are: Frank de la Cruz-El Pueblo, El Rio, Himmel Park, Joel D Valdez Main, Martha Cooper, Richard Elías-Mission, Southwest, and Valencia.
4000 N. Silverbell Road, Tucson, AZ 85745
Home and Yard Work Help
To report weeds in excess of 6 inches to the City
Online: Report a Complaint Online
Phone: (520) 791-5843 Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Mail: Use the form: Complaint Form; Mailing Address: 4004 S. Park Ave., Bldg. 1, Tucson, AZ 85714
Forms: Administrative Appeal
The Pima Council on Aging provides a range of services to the elderly, which are listed online. PCOA also has trained staff who conduct initial phone screening and provide information to callers at (520) 790-7262.
Information can also be found on the Pima Council on Aging website.
PCOA directory for yard help: https://pcoa.org/ways-we-help/directory/?rd_category_id=&rd_service_area%5B%5D=&rd_feature%5B%5D=&rd_keyword=yard+help&mpdf=1&nopage=0&pdftype=full
A program helping families to maintain the exterior of their homes. Through exterior home repairs, individuals can live in safe, decent homes and restore the pride and dignity to their community.
(520) 326-1217 ext. 23
Lend A Hand Senior Assistance, Inc.
P.O. Box 41323 Tucson, AZ 85717-1323
We are a community organization that is DACA, undocumented, and youth-led. We are directly impacted people and allies who are invested in the well being, emotional healing, and leadership development of those impacted by the inequalities of lacking an immigration status.
730 S Osborne Ave., Tucson, AZ 85701
KTT is a grassroots, pro-bono legal group that works with volunteer attorneys to stop deportations and the separation of families in Southern Arizona.
State webpage with lists of resources and programs, including rental assistance, food security, and healthcare.
7750 E. Broadway Blvd., Suite A200, Tucson, AZ
Easterseals Blake Foundation is a 501(c)3 social services provider that serves infants, toddlers, children, youth, adults, and families with an array of educational, therapeutic, vocational, residential, prevention, and intervention services across 10 Southern Arizona counties. We are dedicated to a vision of Southern Arizona where all people live healthy, productive and independent lives.
Illegal Dumping/Building/Environmental Complaints
For environmental complaints, such as air quality, buffelgrass, or wildcat dumping in unincorporated Pima County, call 724-7400 and ask to speak to a Complaint Coordinator, or fill out our web based Complaint Form if you wish to remain anonymous.
For illegal building, fill out the complaint form here: https://webcms.pima.gov/cms/one.aspx?portalId=169&pageId=68541.
For garbage, junked vehicles, excess open storage, vegetation & weeds, dilapidated buildings & pools or illegal dumping complaints in the City of Tucson, please visit the City of Tucson Code Enforcement Website.... or call 791-5843.
Regional Flood Control District
Phone: (520) 724-4600
201 N. Stone Avenue, 9th Fl., Tucson, AZ 85701
201 N. Stone Ave., 8th Fl., Tucson, AZ 85701
1360 E Irvington Rd, Tucson, AZ 85714
Apply for a Green Stormwater Infrastructure Mini-Grant
Tucson Rainwater Harvesting Rebate
Call 520-791-4331 or e-mail Tucson Water's Public Information and Conservation Office (PICO).