Community Resources 

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

https://emergecenter.org/

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. 

 

Gospel Rescue Mission

(520) 740-1501

4550 S. Palo Verde Rd., Tucson, AZ 85714

https://grmtucson.com/

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

(520) 740-1501

707 W. Miracle Mile, Tucson, AZ 85705

 

 

Primavera Foundation 

Homeless Intervention & Prevention Drop-In Center
(520) 623-5111
702 S. 6th Ave., Tucson, AZ  85701

https://www.primavera.org/what-we-do/survival/homeless-intervention-prevention-drop-in-center.html

Monday, Wednesday - Friday, 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
Closed Tuesdays, Saturdays, & Sundays. No appointment necessary.

Casa Paloma Women’s Program

(520) 882-0820
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.

https://www.primavera.org/what-we-do/survival/casa-paloma-womens-residence.html

This safe space is for women only who are experiencing homelessness, and you may receive: Laundry, meals, showers, hygiene supplies, clothing, resources, respite.

Men’s Shelter

(520) 623-4300

200 E. Benson Hwy, Tucson, AZ 85713

https://www.primavera.org/what-we-do/survival/mens-shelter.html

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.

 

Sister José Women’s Center

 (520) 909-3905

1050 S Park Ave, Tucson, AZ 85719

https://www.srjosewomensshelter.org/about/

 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

(520) 724-7300

400 E. 26th St., Tucson, AZ 85713

Suntran Bus Route: #23

https://webcms.pima.gov/cms/one.aspx?pageId=4674

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).

Food/Nutrition

Food

 

Arizona Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)

(800) 252-5942, (602) 542-1025

www.azwic.gov 

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

https://www.ccs-soaz.org/services/detail/basic-services-food-and-clothing

Individuals and families are assisted with basic needs through Pio Decimo’s Food Pantry and Clothing Closet.

Caridad Community Kitchen

(520) 882-5641

845 N. Main Ave., Tucson, AZ 85705

https://www.communityfoodbank.org/Locations/Caridad

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

Casa Maria Soup Kitchen

(520) 624-0312

352 E 26th St, Tucson, AZ 85713

https://casamariatucson.org/

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.

Casa San Juan

(520) 798-0834

602 W Ajo Way #6046, Tucson, AZ

https://www.facebook.com/CasaSanJuanTucson/

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

(520) 622-0525

3003 S. Country Club Road, Tucson, AZ 85713

www.communityfoodbank.org

The Community Food Bank provides emergency boxes, produce rescue, farmers' markets, and more. 

Easterseals Blake Foundation

520-327-1529

7750 E. Broadway Blvd., Suite A200, Tucson, AZ

https://www.easterseals.com/blakefoundation/

Pivot Direct 2.0 

https://pivotproduce.localfoodmarketplace.com/Index

Farm-to-doorstep project offering $20 weekly deliveries of fresh produce and foods from local farms in Arizona. 

Tucson Food Share

 520-222-9242

 tucsonfoodshare@gmail.com

2500 N Stone Ave

https://tucsonfoodshare.org/

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.

Distribution Hours

Monday 6pm-8pm
Thursday 6pm-8pm
Saturday 8am-10am

Housing/Utility/Rental Assistance

 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.)

https://webcms.pima.gov/cms/one.aspx?pageId=24795

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

Chicanos Por La Causa (CPLC)

(520) 882-0018

1525 N. Oracle Rd, Tucson, AZ 85705

https://cplc.org/housing/housing-client.php 

CPLC’s Statewide Housing Programs serve all housing needs, from Homelessness to Homeownership.

Our Family Services

(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

www.ourfamilyservices.org

Our Family’s mission is to eliminate homelessness and strengthen our community.

La Frontera

(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

https://lafronteraaz.org/

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.

Pima Council on Aging (PCOA)

(520) 790-7262

8467 E. Broadway Blvd.,Tucson, AZ 85710

https://www.pcoa.org/

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.

Salvation Army

(520) 792-1111

(520) 795-9671

Tucson Area Coordination Office - 1002 N. Main Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85705

https://www.salvationarmytucson.org/tucson-social-services

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

http://swfhc.com/

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

www.swgas.com/en/az-special-programs

If you're a Southwest Gas residential customer and meet certain income guidelines, you may qualify for assistance in paying your bills.

Tucson Urban League

(520) 486-1534

Email: Info@mytucsonurbanleague.org

325 W 2nd St., Tucson, AZ 85705

https://mytucsonurbanleague.org/ 

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

(520) 293-1136
https://yoto.org/

Youth On Their Own (YOTO) supports the high school graduation and continued success of youth experiencing homelessness in Pima County. 

Health

COVID-19

Pima County vaccination registration hotline:

520-222-0119
Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Pima County COVID-19 Home: 

https://webcms.pima.gov/cms/One.aspx?portalId=169&pageId=541069

 

Arizona Department of Heath Services

https://www.azdhs.gov/

COVID-19 Resources for Undocumented Immigrants 

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/u/1/d/18p9OSlLpSYanIoUC-gEbhVbRMYVUfw4wyrixa9ekGdc/htmlview?usp=sharing 

211 Arizona

Do an advanced search or dial 2-1-1.

https://211arizona.org/

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. 

Other Health Resources

Planned Parenthood – Southern Arizona Regional Health Center

(520) 408-7526

2255 N Wyatt Dr., Tucson, AZ 85712 

https://www.plannedparenthood.org/ 

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 Arizona 

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

520.622.6000

AMITY Circle Tree Ranch Therapeutic Community for Recovery

800-381-3318

https://www.circletreeranch.org/

CODAC

(520) 327-4505

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

https://www.codac.org/resources/crises-support/

National Alliance on Mental Illness Southern Arizona (NAMISA)

(520) 622-5582

6122 E. 22nd St., Tucson, AZ 85711

www.namisa.org

Pathways of Arizona 

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

https://www.pathwaysofaz.com/

Pima Prevention Partnership – Sin Puertas

(520) 624-5806 x 3106

1346 N. Stone Ave, Bldg 2, Tucson, AZ 85705

https://www.thepartnership.us/sin-puertas

Southern Arizona Aids Foundation (SAAF)

Call (520) 624-0348 or 1-800-553-9387

375 S. Euclid Ave., Tucson, AZ 85719

www.saaf.org 

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

https://www.tucson.va.gov/

Housing/Utilities/Emergency Assistance

 Domestic/Sexual/Gender-Based Violence

 

Emerge! – Domestic Violence Shelter

622-6347 or 795-4266

888/428-0101 Toll free crisis line, 24/7

https://emergecenter.org/

 

Southern Arizona Center Against Sexual Assault (SACASA)

(520) 327-1171

(520) 327-7273 24-Hour Bilingual Crisis Line or toll-free at (800) 400-1001.

www.sacasa.org

StrongHearts Native Helpline 

Helpline: 1-844-762-8483

https://strongheartshelpline.org/

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.

 LGBTQIA+

Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation (SAAF)

(520) 628-7223

375 S. Euclid Avenue, Tucson, AZ

https://www.saaf.org/

Offering support and promoting health and wellbeing for marginalized communities including HIV+ and LGBTQ+

Southern Arizona Gender Alliance

(520) 345-4128

https://www.sagatucson.org/

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. 

Parenting

 

Birth to Five Helpline

“Birth to Five” Helpline – early childhood specialists and registered nurses answer your questions

877/705-5437

 

Diaper Bank of Southern Arizona

(520) 325-1400

1050 S. Plumer Ave., Tucson, AZ 85719

www.diaperbank.org

Family Equality: The Neighborhood

646.880.3005

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.

https://www.familyequality.org/about-us/who-we-are/

Pathways for Single Moms

(520) 622-8886

PO Box 89518 | Tucson, AZ 85752

https://www.womengiving.org/pathways/

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

(520) 798-3304

https://pimaparenting.org/

 

Starting Out Right (SOR)

877-882-2881

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

www.azyp.org/starting-out-right/ 

 

Teenage Parent Program

(520) 225-3250

102 N. Plumer Ave., Tucson, AZ 85719

https://taphs.tusd1.org/Home

 

WIC (Women Infants & Children)

(800) 252-5942, (602) 542-1025

www.azwic.gov 

Misc. Resources

Misc. Resources

Education

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.

http://flowingwellsschools.org/quick_links/flowing_wells_family_resource_center

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. 

Head Start

 (520) 882-0100

 602 E 22nd Street, Tucson, AZ 85713

https://www.childparentcenters.org/our-services/head-start

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.

Make Way for Books

(520) 398-6451

 info@makewayforbooks.org

700 N. Stone Ave., Tucson, AZ 85705

https://makewayforbooks.org/

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

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. 

Please contact Brigette Villasenor – BVillasenor@womengiving.org 520.867.8932  or
Desiree Maultsby – dmaultsby@womengiving.org, 520.838.0311

https://www.womengiving.org/unidas/

Misc. Resources

Misc. Resources

Libraries

Pima County Public Library

Info Line: (520) 791-4010

https://www.library.pima.gov/

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.

Pets

Pima Animal Care Center

(520) 724-5900

4000 N. Silverbell Road, Tucson, AZ 85745

https://webcms.pima.gov/government/pima_animal_care_center/

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

Pima Council on Aging (PCOA)

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://www.pcoa.org/ways-we-help/directory/?cat_id=225

A Brush With Kindness 

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

https://www.habitattucson.org/brush-kindness-tucson/

Lend a Hand

Lend A Hand Senior Assistance, Inc.

P.O. Box 41323 Tucson, AZ 85717-1323

(520) 248-6882

http://www.lahseniorhelp.org

Misc. Resources

 

Arizona Together

https://arizonatogether.org/#individual-resources

State webpage with lists of resources and programs, including rental assistance, food security, and healthcare.

Easterseals Blake Foundation

520-327-1529

7750 E. Broadway Blvd., Suite A200, Tucson, AZ

https://www.easterseals.com/blakefoundation/

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.

Regional Flood Control District
Phone: (520) 724-4600

201 N. Stone Avenue, 9th Fl., Tucson, AZ 85701

https://webcms.pima.gov/government/flood_control/

 

Wastewater Reclamation

(520) 724-6500

201 N. Stone Ave., 8th Fl., Tucson, AZ 85701

Sewer Emergencies
(520) 724-3400

https://webcms.pima.gov/government/wastewaterreclamation/

 

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.

 

Tucson Clean and Beautiful

(520) 791-3109

1360 E Irvington Rd, Tucson, AZ 85714

https://tucsoncleanandbeautiful.org/

Apply for a Green Stormwater Infrastructure Mini-Grant

https://tucsoncleanandbeautiful.org/trees-for-tucson/gsi-mini-grants/

 

Tucson Rainwater Harvesting Rebate

Call 520-791-4331 or e-mail Tucson Water's Public Information and Conservation Office (PICO).

 https://www.tucsonaz.gov/water/rainwater-harvesting-rebate

Parenting