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Arizona State and Local Level Referrals
When a disaster occurs, local governments often work together with community leaders and organizations to provide on-the-ground emergency management. You may also reference our national-level referrals list.
Please contact us with questions or corrections.
For reference, the local resources we list provide disaster recovery services in the categories noted below.
For reference, see the full list of disaster recovery service categories covered in the below local resource list.
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Arizona State and Local Level Referrals
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|Category||Entity||Type of Assistance||Telephone Number|
|Access and Functional Needs and Disabilities||Arizona Disability Resources and Advocacy Organizations||May be able to assist with disability advocacy; home health services; home care; nursing aide services; Medicaid; accessing other community resources to help people with disabilities.||Resources online search|
|Access and Functional Needs and Disabilities||Arizona Association of Providers for People with Disabilities||AAPPD is a 501(c) 4 statewide consortium of providers, contracted to deliver services to individuals with developmental and/or physical disabilities. AAPPD members provide quality, specialized disability services 24/7.||602-510-9373|
|Aging Services||Arizona Department of Economic Security: Aging And Adult Services||Supports at-risk Arizonans to meet their basic needs and to live safely, with dignity and independence. We accomplish this mission through a number of programs and initiatives.||602-542-4446|
|Aging Services||Arizona Department on Aging and Elder Services: Caregiver List||The local Area Agencies on Aging offices serve certain counties and implement the elder service programs within their geographic boundaries. Resource list and website access to get information.||602-542-1023|
Elder Abuse Hotline:
|Agricultural Aid||Arizona Department of Agriculture||Agricultural Information.||602-542-4373|
|Animals/Pets||Arizona Animal Welfare League and SPCA||Animal Shelter and various services. Website to access various locations.||602-273-6852|
|Animals/Pets||Arizona Humane Society||Animal Shelter and various services. Website to access various locations.||Pet resource Center:|
602-997-7585 Ext. 3800
|Consumer Services||Arizona Attorney General: Consumer Protection||Protect the public from consumer fraud, antitrust and anti-competitive conduct; provide advocacy and public education on consumer protection issues. To provide legal representation in judicial and administrative cases and legal advice and assistance.||Phoenix: 602-542-5763|
Outside of Metro Phoenix: 800-352-8431
|Contractors||Arizona Registrar of Contractors||To find out if a contractor’s ROC license is current and see other information related to the license. Online search site.||602-542-1525|
|Crisis Counseling||Crisis Response Network||24/7 and toll-free Crisis Response Network, dedicated to helping individuals by Inspiring Hope and empowering transformation from HOPE to HEALTH through a continuum of crisis, referral and data services.||Emergency: 911|
TTY: 602-274-3360 or
|Disaster Specific Information|
|Disaster Unemployment Assistance||Arizona Department of Economic Security: Unemployment||AZ Unemployment Insurance Benefits. New Military or Federal claims phone number provided. All others apply online.||Toll free: 877-600-2722 Phoenix: 602-364-2722 Tucson: 520-791-2722 // 602-542-4791 / Relay Services: 711|
|Essential Needs||Arizona Department of Economic Security: Short Term Crisis Program||Short-Term Crisis Services (STCS) Program provides temporary assistance to low-income families experiencing an emergency need that cannot be met immediately by their own income, and resources to help stabilize an immediate financial crisis. A dependent child must live in the home.||See agency locator in website 602-542-4791|
|Essential Needs||Arizona Department of Economic Security: The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP)||The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) provides food to people experiencing homelessness, low-income senior citizens, families and individuals. Website has info for local county offices.||602-542-4791|
|Family & Protective Services||Arizona Department of Child Safety||Ensure conformity with federal child welfare requirements|
Determine what is actually happening to children and families as they are engaged in child welfare services. Assist states to improve their capacity to help children and families achieve positive outcomes
Child Abuse Hotline:
DCS Family Advocate:
|Family & Protective Services||Arizona Youth & Family Services||Provide home-based crisis management, one-to-one behavior coaching, parent support, and psycho-educational programs.||602-277-4833|
|Financial Assistance||Arizona Cash Assistance Program||The Arizona Cash Assistance - Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program is designed to help needy families achieve self-sufficiency.||855-432-7587|
|Health Care Services||Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)||Arizona's Medicaid agency that offers health care programs to serve Arizona residents.||602-417-4000 // 800-654-8713 // Out-of-State 800-523-0231 // 855-432-7587|
|Housing||Arizona Department. of Housing||Various housing-related programs to help home buyers and those facing foreclosure.||602-771-1000 |
|Identity Theft||Arizona Department of Revenue Identity Theft Call Center||If you think you are the victim of tax-related identity theft, notify the Arizona Department of Revenue Identity Theft Call Center.||602-716-6300|
Out of State: 844-817-9691
|Insurance||Arizona Department of Insurance||Insurance consumer protection division.||602-364-2499|
|Legal Services||Legal Aid for Referrals||Referral list for legal services offering reduced fees.||480-658-2552|
|Legal Services||Arizona Law Help: Access to Justice Online Intake||Referral list for legal services offering reduced fees.||866-637-5341|
|Roadside Assistance||Arizona Department of Public Safety: Roadside Motorist Assistance (RMA)||Information for road closures or issues.||Emergency: 911|
|Tax Preparation||Arizona Department of Revenue: Individual Income Tax||An Arizona resident is subject to tax on all income, including earnings from another state. Arizona will also tax retirement from another state.||800-352-4090|
|Veterans Services||Arizona Department of Veterans' Services||Assisting Homeless Veterans in finding safe shelter and care.||877-424-3838, 602-255-3373 |
Crisis line: 800-273-8255
|Veterans Services||Phoenix VA Health Care System||Veterans and their families with concerns about potential fraud, waste, abuse or ethics issues.||800-554-7174|
Care Line: 602-222-6550
|Vital Statistics||Arizona Office of Vital Records||Vital Record application information.||888-816-5907|
|Volunteer||Arizona Volunteer Match||Volunteer Opportunities.||Online only|
|Volunteer||VOLUNTEERS SHOULD NOT SELF-DEPLOY|
Referrals Last Updated: April 2021