~Local resources included; be sure to scroll down the alphabetized list~
AARP Social Security Benefits Calculator -
This calculator can help estimate your Social Security benefits and show you when is the best time to claim Social Security. En español
Legal assistance and advocacy to low income clients
AZ Links -
AZ Links was created to help Arizona Seniors, People with Disabilities, Caregivers and their Family Members locate resources and services that meet their needs.
Arizona Assistive Technology Exchange -
The goal of the Arizona Assistive Technology Exchange hosted by AzTAP is to put Assistive Technology (AT), adapted equipment or Durable Medical Equipment (DME) that is not currently being used into the hands of someone who can benefit from it. The Arizona Assistive Technology Exchange is primarily for residents of Arizona, although we do accept entries from other states.
Arizona Department of Economic Security (DES) -
DES offers programs for family assistance, unemployment, child support, financial assistance, nutrition assistance, safety and economic security for children and adults. 602.542.9935
Arizona Association of Area Agencies on Aging (AZ4A) -
A consortium of the eight Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs) located throughout the state of Arizona including rural, urban, and tribal communities. Arizona's AAAs are dedicated to providing services to Boomers, older adults and their caregivers, persons with disabilties, and those with long-term care needs. Area Agencies on Aging (AAA) advocates, plans, coordinates, and develops and delivers home and community-based services.
Arizona Long Term Care System (ALTCS) -
The ALTCS program is for individuals who are 65 or older, blind, or disabled and need ongoing services at a nursing facility level of care. However, program participants do not have to reside in a nursing home. Many ALTCS participants live in their own homes or an assisted living facility and receive needed in-home services. To apply for Long Term Care, call or visit an Arizona Long Term Care office.
Arizona Public Service Energy Assistance (APS) -
Provides assistance with payment of electric bills to families in financial need. 602.371.7171
Association of Arizona Food Banks (AAFB) -
Welcome to AAFB's Food Provider Directory, the largest database of emergency food options in Arizona. The Directory includes listings for food banks, pantries, soup kitchens, shelters, and other facilities that distribute emergency food.
Braille & Talking Book Library -
AZ State Library, Archives & Public Records
Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) -
BIE’s mission is to provide quality education opportunities from early childhood through life in accordance with a tribe’s needs for cultural and economic well-being, in keeping with the wide diversity of Indian tribes and Alaska Native villages as distinct cultural and governmental entities.
Higher Education Information
Catholic Charities -
Help Out of Poverty for Ever is a Catholic Charities volunteer-facilitated program that helps motivated individuals and families get out of poverty forever. We provide a continuum of services to help participants achieve long-term prosperity.
Community Information & Referral (CIR) -
CIR's 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. Call the 24 Hour Help Line (602) 263-8856 from anywhere in Arizona, or (800) 352-3792 within area codes 520 & 928.
DES Division of Aging & Adult Services (DAAS) -
DAAS provides a comprehensive array of services to help people achieve or maintain their highest level of independence and self-sufficiency. The Division's programs also provide a safety net of services to the community, working to ensure safety and self-sufficiency so that all Arizonans can live with dignity and independence throughout their lives. 602.542.4446
Empact-Suicide Prevention Center -
Empact-Suicide Prevention Center provides Crisis Response, Counseling, Psychiatry, Substance Abuse, Support Groups, Prevention, and Trauma Services to individual’s and families. You can find information on available group locations and schedules on the SOS page. For more information, call our office at 480-784-1514 during normal Business hours, or send us an E-mail message at info@EMPACT-SPC.com.
Goodwill Community Foundation -
Your free learning source
Inter Tribal Council of Arizona, Inc. (ITCA) -
ITCA staff provides technical assistance, disseminates information and conducts trainings to assist Tribal governments in operating programs that comply with federal regulations and policies and protect the health and safety of Tribal members. Contact at 602.258.4822.
Meals on Wheels Association of America (MOWAA) -
MOWAA is the oldest and largest organization in the United States representing those who provide meal services to people in need.
National Clearinghouse for Long Term Care Information -
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services developed this website to provide information and resources to help you and your family plan for future long-term care (LTC) needs. We want to help you understand what long-term care is, how and where you can get information and services you need - now or in the future, and how to pay for services.
National Council on Aging (NCOA) - BenefitsCheckUp
BenefitsCheckUp is free service of the National Council on Aging (NCOA).
Many adults over 55 need help paying for prescription drugs, health care, utilities, and other basic needs. BenefitsCheckUp asks a series of questions to help identify benefits that could save you money and cover the costs of everyday expenses.
National Domestic Violence Hotline - 1.800.799.SAFE (7233)
National Resource Directory (NRD) -
NRD is a website that connects wounded warriors, Service Members, Veterans, their families, and caregivers to programs and services that support them. It provides access to services and resources at the national, state and local levels to support recovery, rehabilitation and community reintegration.
Native American Community Health Center -
The Native American Community Health Center, the agency has expanded to include two primary service divisions:
• Primary Care Division (Medical/Dental)
• Behavioral Health Division
NATIVE HEALTH currently provides a wide range of programs including primary medical, dental, WIC (available at three sites), health promotion and prevention, wellness programs and behavioral health programs.
Rebuilding Together -
Rebuilding Together provides critical home repairs, modifications and improvements for America’s low-income homeowners.They rebuild the homes and lives of the nation’s most vulnerable homeowners and families at no cost to those served.
State Health Insurance Assistance Programs (SHIP) -
A free health benefits counseling service for Medicare beneficiaries and their families or caregivers. SHIP is an independent program funded by federal agencies and is not affiliated with the insurance industry. T
SouthEastern Arizona Governments Organization (SEAGO) -
SEAGO’s programs focus on issues that often cross jurisdictional boundaries, such as water quality, community and economic development initiatives, transportation, aging, and social service issues and the need for affordable, accessible housing. Contact at 520.432.5301.
U.S. Administration on Aging - Eldercare Locator
The Eldercare Locator helps older adults and their caregivers find local services & housing options for seniors. If you want more specific references call us at 1-800-677-1116, Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., Eastern Time.
Weatherization - Find out if your eligible for weatherization assistance, click here.
World Hunger Education, Advocacy, and Training Program (WHEAT) -
WHEAT is a non-profit organization that strives to educate, advocate, motivate and empower individuals to action in the fight against hunger. WHEAT supports self-help projects and other activities and policies that help eliminate the causes of hunger and break the cycle of poverty.
American Council on Education -
GED Testing Service develops, delivers and safeguards the GED Tests. Start here for accurate and reliable information about the GED testing program.
Arizona Department of Education -
Arizona Adult Education offers access to quality educational opportunities to support employment, job training and higher education aspirations. By assisting adult learners to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for effective participation in society, we create an exceptional future for Arizona, where citizens realize their potential, businesses benefit and communities thrive.
GED Testing Accommodations for Candidates with Disabilities
GED Authorized Testing Locations by County
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