Human Services Resource Directory
For Central Pinal County
List of Useful Websites...


Behavioral Health Resources
Provides anonymous screening for depression and appropriate resources for treatment.
Provides information about available resources to assist in overcoming gambling addiction, provides information about warning signs.


Benefits
Make an informal determination of eligibility for benefits including Food Stamps, Cash Assistance, Medical Insurance and others.
Arizona Community Action Associations compiles information about services across Arizona.


Child Friendly Websites
Activities for children with visual impairments
Mentoring, homework, games, fun
Education assistance for kids, various ages
Arts to Space and Transportation
Online puzzle sie, adaptable difficulty and size.
A national grassroots network of youth with special needs and their friends, speaking on behalf of themselves.
Cooking with and for kids
Animated reading and phonics site.


Consumer Information
Provides resources for Arizona consumers along with a number of helpful hints and tips for consumers ranging from consumer myths to current scams to what to know before purchasing a car.


Domestic Violence Resources
Lawyers providing free legal representation and education for women, children, and senior victims of domestic violence, sexual assault or elder abuse in civil law suits directly against the abusers. Organization goal is to help crime victims obtain hope, justice and healing (or "therapeutic jurisprudence") while simultaneously sending a strong message of prevention and deterrence throughout society.


Food Banks, Meal Programs
A hunger free Arizona... Six regional food bank warehouses serve more than 1,200 food pantries and human services agencies statewide


Health Resources
Medical services throughout Pinal County.
A nationwide community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer through research, education, advocacy & services. SEE THE CANCER RESOURCE CENTER UNDER COMMUNITY RESOURCES - Networks & Coalitions


Homeless Services
Homeless Outreach Team Information Guide Youth Seriously Mentally Ill General Homeless Population Substance Abuse
HomeBase Youth Services provide solutions to the physical, mental and emotional abuse and neglect with Early Intervention/Prevention, Street Outreach, Medical Outreach, Transitional Living, Independent Living, Employment and Life/Skills and a Learning Center for street kids to earn their GEDs.


Human Service Directories
Information for human service providers in Northern Pinal County.


Human Trafficking
A program of the Internation Rescue Committee - Phoenix is a league representing law enforcement, faith based communities, non-profit organizations, social services agencies, attorneys and concerned citizens striving to end the suffering and dehanizatin of victims of human trafficking


Meth Information
This website is designed to increase statewide public awareness of the prevalence of methamphetamine, or meth, in Arizona and the drug's dangers, especially to children. This site describes steps you can take to protect yourself and others from the dangers associated with home-based meth labs.
Stop the methamphetamine crisis in Arizona by working together. We can and must bring the meth scourge under control.
Methamphetamine Education Project designed to educate youth about methamphetamine in an online interactive learning environment.
Nation-wide resources on meth prevention


Money Management
Learn about debt management programs, the high cost of payday loans and other programs that may pose a threat to the economic well being of families and individuals. This site also provides vital inforamtion about creating and maintaining good credit.
Resources on how to avoid scams and predatorylending
Learn abut debt management, the high cost of payday loans and other programs that may pose a threat to the economic well being of families and individuals. The site also provides vital information about creating and maintaining good credit.
Learn about debt management programs, the high cost of payday loans and other programs that may pose a threat to the economic well being of families and individuals. This site also provides vital information about creating and maintaining good credit.


Prescription Assistance
Find a free or discounted drug program. This site is designed to help low-income, uninsured Arizona residents get free or discounted brand-name medicines.
Site provides information about low-cost prescription drugs and how to access prescription programs available from major pharmecutical companies.


Senior Programs
Provides information, tools and resources for thos who are providing a helping hand to loved ones as they age.
The Pinal Gila Council for Senior Citizens is the local Area on Agency. PGCSC connects older people and caregivers to services and progam.
Tis program addresses the aging of Arizona's workforce by promoting and providing opportunities for mature workers and employers to connect. The site provides up to date listings of employment opportunities, resources for mature workers nd employers, community events and job fairs along with links to other web sites that provide information on more employment related topics.
To access drug plan finder click on "Learn More About Plans In Your Area. This will help you find a plan taht meets your needs. You can also get this information by calling the Medicare help line at 1 877 633 4227. TTY is 1 800 486 2048
The Arizona SHIP Program is a free health benefits counseling service for medicare beneficiaries, their families and caregivers. The local agency for Pinal and Gila Counties is the Pinal Gila Council for Senior Citizens located in Casa Grande. Their phone number is 520 836 2759 or toll free 1 800 293 9393. PGCSC staff and volunteer benefit counselors provide free, objective information and assistance about insurance and benefits for seniors and caregivers.
Provides information about Social Security Benefits and other programs available. Toll free number is 1 800 772 1213


Utility Discount Programs
Low Income Home Energy Assistance Policy, LIHEAP, is a heating and cooling assistance program to help qualified low-income individuals pay their utility bills.
Customers with limited incomes can receive $10 off SRP charges each month through the Economy Price Plan. Medical Life Support Discount Qualifying medical patients or their family member can receive an $9 monthly discount on their SRP bill while using life-sustaining equipment. To receive an application or for more information, call SRP at 602-236-8888 in Phoenix, or call toll-free number at 800-258-4777.