The Community Services Division administers various programs that provide basic needs services, prevent or alleviate homelessness, home weatherization, and case management to low income and other special populations.
Emergency Assistance Services
The Community Services Division provides temporary financial assistance to eligible individuals and families to support basic needs, promote economic self-sufficiency, and to prevent homelessness. Community Services Division staff and subcontracted agencies provide assistance with utility payments or deposits, rent or mortgage payments to prevent eviction, emergency food/ clothing/ shelter, and other services such as case management and information & referral.
Services are made available through funding provided by the Arizona Department of Economic Security, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Arizona Community Action Association, and Maricopa County.
Home and Energy Conservation Services
The Community Services Division provides home weatherization services and repair & replacement of utility related heating/cooling appliances to eligible individuals and families. Services are made available through funding provided by the Arizona Governor’s Office on Energy Policy, Arizona Public Service, Salt River Project, Southwest Gas, and the Arizona Community Action Association.
Senior Adult Independent Living (SAIL) Case Management Program
SAIL Case Management services help individuals to continue living at home by coordinating needed services and assistance with daily living activities. Eligible individuals are 60 years of age and older with physical problems and persons aged 18-59 with a diagnosed disability who is receiving or is eligible for SSI disability payments. Priority is given to person in greatest economic and social need.