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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.

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For reference, the local resources we list provide disaster recovery services in the categories noted below.

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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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CategoryEntityType of AssistanceTelephone Number
Access and Functional Needs and DisabilitiesArizona 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 DisabilitiesArizona Association of Providers for People with DisabilitiesAAPPD 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 ServicesArizona Department of Economic Security: Aging And Adult ServicesSupports 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 ServicesArizona Department on Aging and Elder Services: Caregiver ListThe 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 AidArizona Department of AgricultureAgricultural Information.602-542-4373
Animals/PetsArizona Animal Welfare League and SPCAAnimal Shelter and various services. Website to access various locations.602-273-6852
Animals/PetsArizona Humane SocietyAnimal Shelter and various services. Website to access various locations.Pet resource Center:
602-997-7585 Ext. 3800
Consumer ServicesArizona Attorney General: Consumer ProtectionProtect 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
Tucson: 520-628-6648
Outside of Metro Phoenix: 800-352-8431
ContractorsArizona Registrar of ContractorsTo 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 CounselingCrisis Response Network24/7 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
Central Arizona:
602-222-9444 or
TTY: 602-274-3360 or
Northern Arizona:
TTY: 711
Disaster Specific Information   
Disaster Unemployment AssistanceArizona Department of Economic Security: UnemploymentAZ 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 NeedsArizona Department of Economic Security: Short Term Crisis ProgramShort-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 NeedsArizona 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 ServicesArizona Department of Child SafetyEnsure 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
Emergency: 911
Child Abuse Hotline:
DCS Family Advocate:
877-527-0765/ 602-364-0777
Family & Protective ServicesArizona Youth & Family ServicesProvide home-based crisis management, one-to-one behavior coaching, parent support, and psycho-educational programs.602-277-4833

Financial AssistanceArizona Cash Assistance ProgramThe Arizona Cash Assistance - Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program is designed to help needy families achieve self-sufficiency. 855-432-7587 
Financial AssistanceU.S. Small Business Administration Disaster Customer Service Center (SBA)Low interest mortgages, personal property, and economic injury loans are available to homeowners, renters, and business owners affected by the disaster.800-659-2955 TTY: 800-877-8339
Health Care ServicesArizona 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
Relay Services:800-842-6520
HousingArizona Department. of HousingVarious housing-related programs to help home buyers and those facing foreclosure.602-771-1000 
TTY: 602-771-1001 
Identity TheftArizona Department of Revenue Identity Theft Call CenterIf 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
InsuranceArizona Department of InsuranceInsurance consumer protection division.602-364-2499
Spanish: 602-364-2977
Legal ServicesLegal Aid for ReferralsReferral list for legal services offering reduced fees.480-658-2552
Legal ServicesArizona Law Help: Access to Justice Online IntakeReferral 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 PreparationArizona Department of Revenue: Individual Income TaxAn 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 ServicesArizona Department of Veterans' ServicesAssisting Homeless Veterans in finding safe shelter and care.877-424-3838, 602-255-3373 
Crisis line: 800-273-8255  
Veterans ServicesPhoenix VA Health Care SystemVeterans and their families with concerns about potential fraud, waste, abuse or ethics issues.800-554-7174
Care Line: 602-222-6550 
Vital StatisticsArizona Office of Vital RecordsVital Record application information.888-816-5907
VolunteerArizona Volunteer MatchVolunteer Opportunities.Online only

Referrals Last Updated: May 2024