Emergency Resources

In an Emergency, Call 9-1-1 IMMEDIATELY!


2-1-1, is a free and confidential service that helps people in Arizona the local resources they need 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and can be accessed by dialing 211

Call 211 and speak with a live, highly trained service professional in your area from any cell phone or landline. All calls are private and confidential.

Local Resources

Trellis is committed to helping the communities that we serve; however, we recognize there are services outside of our scope. We have assembled a list of local and national resources. Please let us know if any of these links/numbers are incorrect.


Rental Assistance:

HUD (Phx) 602-379-4461 www.hud.gov/states/arizona/office
Community Housing Partnership 602-253-6905 www.chpaz.org
Section 8 (Mesa) 480-644-3536
Section 8 (Phoenix) 602-534-1974
Section 8 (Tempe) 480-350-8950
Section 8 (Scottsdale) 480-312-7717
Section 8 (Peoria) 623-486-4375
Section 8 (Chandler) 480-782-3200
Section 8 (Glendale) 623-930-2180
Section 8 (Maricopa County) 602-744-4562

Fair Housing:

AZ Attorney Gen Office Civil Rights Division 602-542-5263 www.azag.gov/civil-rights
AZ Fair Housing 602-548-1599 housing.az.gov/general-public/fair-housing
Tenant Legal Assistance:
AZ Tenants Association 602-257-8987 www.arizonatenants.com
City of PHX Landlord & Tenant 602-262-7210 www.phoenix.gov/humanservices/programs/landlord-tenant-counseling
AZ Tenant Advocate 480-557-8905 www.arizonatenants.com
Community Legal Svcs. (attorney) 602-258-3434 clsaz.org
Community Legal Services (Mesa) 480-833-1442
Maricopa County Bar Assoc ($35) 602-257-4200

Homeownership Counseling:

HUD 800-569-4287 www.hud.gov/states/arizona/office
Capitol Mall Association (Phx) 602-340-0745
City of Phoenix – Scattered Sites 602-261-8035
Espiritu Community Development Corp 602-305-5012 espiritu.org
Habitat for Humanity-Central Az 602-268-9022 habitatcaz.org
Habitat for Humanity-West Valley 623-583-2417
Habitat for Humanity – Desert Foothills 623-551-6400
Chicanos Por La Causa (Phx) 602-253-0838 cplc.org
Chicanos Por La Causa (Mesa) 480-833-0016 cplc.org
Phoenix Revitalization (referral agency) 602-253-6895
Safe Haven (Phx) 866-707 Baby
Desert Mission (PHX) 602-331-5833 desertmission.com
Greater Phoenix Urban League 602-254-5611
Newtown (Tempe) 480-517-1589 newtowncdc.org
City Of Tempe Housing Services 480-350-8950
Native American Connections 602-254-3247 nativeconnections.org

Credit Counseling:

American Family Credit Counseling 602-944-3849
Consumer Credit Counseling 866-889-9347
Money Management International 888-845-5669

Default/Foreclosure Assistance:

AZ Foreclosure Prevention Task Force 877-448-1211 arizonaforeclosuretaskforce.com
Homeowner’s Hotline 888-995-4673
Chicanos Por La Causa 602-253-0838 cplc.org
Labor’s Community Services ($) 602-263-5741
Community Housing Resources of AZ 602-631-9780 communityhousingresources.org

Reverse Mortgage Counseling:

Take Charge America 877-357-6309
Money Management International 866-232-9080
Owner Occupied Rehab:
Mesa Housing Rehabilitation 480-644-3208 mesaaz.gov
Tempe Housing Services 480-350-8372 tempe.gov/housing
City of Phoenix Neighborhood Services 602-495-0700 phoenix.gov/nsd

Emergency Home Repair:

Mesa Housing Services 480-644-3208 mesaaz.gov/residents/housing
Mesa CAN 480-833-9200 turnanewleaf.org
Tempe Housing Services 480-350-8950 tempe.gov/housing
Phx. Neighborhood Services 602-495-0700 phoenix.gov/nsd
Foundation for Senior Living 480-784-1900 fsl.org

Emergency Assistance Shelters:

Turn a New Leaf (877) 211-8661  turnanewleaf.org
Shelter Hotline 602-263-8900
Community information. & Referal 602-263-8856
Child Crisis Center (for children) 480-969-2308
La Mesita Family Shelter(Mesa) 480-834-8723               
Central AZ (adults only) 602-256-6945
Salvation Army Family Shelter 602-267-4130
United Methodist Outreach (family) UMOM 602-275-7852 umom.org
TLC (halfway house women/men) 480-461-3136
Vista Colina (Phx- family) 602-944-0960 www.azhousinginc.org/vista-colina.html
Church on the Street (men- Phx) 602-447-0259 cotsphoenix.org

Domestic Violence Shelters:

Maricopa SAFE Domestic Violence 480-890-3039 maricopa-az.gov/domestic-violence
AZ Coalition Against D. V. 800-799-7233 acesdv.org
PreHab (Mesa) 480-733-3050
Autumn House (no shelter, assistance only) 480-835-5555 womenshelters.org
My Sisters Place (Chandler) 480-821-1024 http://domesticshelters.org
New Life (Goodyear) 623-932-4404
Faith House (Glendale) 623-939-6798
De Colores (Phx) 602-269-1515
Chrysalis (Phx) 602-944-4999

Rent /Utility/Food/Financial: 

Travis Williams Fam Serv Center 602-534-4732
Maricopa County Human Services 602-506-5911 maricopa.gov/3868/Human-Services
Catholic Charities 480-964-8771
Chicanos Por La Causa  cplc.org
Salvation Army 480-833-8322
St. Vincent De Paul 602-495-3065 stvincentdepaul.net
United Food Bank 480-926-4897 unitedfoodbank.org
DES Utility Assistance 602-542-6600 des.az.gov/services/basic-needs/shelter-housing/utility-assistance
Valley Christian Centers 602-258-5163
Lutheran Social Ministries 480-654-4539
Maricopa County Transportation Services 480-833-4629 maricopa.gov/5307
Mission of Mercy (Health care/no $) 480-833-8987
Value Options (Counseling/Health) 800-564-5465

Disability Services:

ABILity 360 (Advocacy,home mod & info) 602-256-2245 ability360.org
Opportunity Tree (group home assistance) 602-956-0400 theopportunitytree.org
16th St. Rehab Services 602-266-6752
Goodwill Industries of AZ 602-254-2222

Transitional Housing:

Save the Family 480-898-0228 savethefamily.org
UMOM 602-275-7852 umom.org
Homeward Bound 602-263-7654 homewardboundaz.org
Labors Community Service 602-263-5741 lcsaphx.org
House of Refuge-East 480-988-9242 houseofrefuge.org
House of Refuge-Sunnyslope 602-678-0223 refugesunnyslope.com
YWCA (Women w/children only) 602-258-0990
EVMC (men) 480-610-6722



Arizona Dept Education Preschool
Arizona Dept Education Special Education https://www.azed.gov/ESS/parent-resources-early-childhood-special-education
Child and Family Resources
Southwest Human Development Birth-Five Helpline 877-705-5437 https://www.swhd.org/programs/health-and-development/birth-to-five-helpline/
Southwest Human Development Head Start 877-705-5437 https://www.swhd.org/programs/head-start/                    

Senior and Elderly:

Foundation for Senior Living 602-285-1800 fsl.org
24 Hr. Senior Helpline 602-264-4357
Mesa Senior Services 480-962-5612
Aster Aging 480-964-9014 asteraz.org
AZ Senior Citizen Law Project (legal sv.) 602-252-6710 AZLawHelpSeniors

Workforce Development:

AWEE 602-223-4333 awee.org
Maricopa County Human Services 602-506-5911 maricopa.gov/527


Homeless Services Directory

If you are experiencing or at risk of homelessness and need assistance, please contact 211 or Maricopa County Crisis Hotline (602-222-9444) for an assessment and a connection to available resources for emergency food, shelter, clothing, healthcare, employment, financial assistance, and other essential needs.