Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources

We understand the stress and anxiety you may be experiencing during this challenging time. We want to help in every way possible. Below you will find a list of community resources to help find locations with school lunches, daycares and more. Please check this page regularly for updated links and information.

For your convenience, you may also print this list of resources here.

Community Resources for Students Families
during COVID-19 School Closures


Emergency Food Boxes & Pantries
Youth/Teen Centers & Child Care Resources
Family Resource & Community Service Centers
Community Information & Referral, Hotline Numbers, etc. Mental Health Resources
DACA Resources

Emergency Food Boxes & Pantries
City/Central Region: Camelback, Central, Metro Tech & North
Agency Address Phone # Services Hours
Agency Address Phone # Services Hours
St. Mary's Food Bank 2831 N. 31st Ave
Phoenix, 85009
602-242-3663 Emergency food boxes provided. You may need to
provide proof of address
M - Su
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Andre House 213 S. 11th Ave Phoenix, 85007 602-252-9023 Soup Kitchen. Walk-in welcome. No referral required. Sat- Th
4:30 p.m. - 6:30p.m.
Desert Christian Fellowship 1445 W. Northern Ave Phoenix, 85021 602-861-4008 Food boxes provided on Sundays. Walk-ins served. No referral required. Mobile pantry is offered on the 3rd Friday of each month. Mobile pantries offer free fresh produce Su
8 a.m. - 9 a.m.
F
7 a.m. - 9 a.m.
(3rd F only)
Desert Mission Food Bank 9229 N. 4th St. Phoenix, 85020 602-870-6062 Food boxes provided. Walk-in welcome. No referral required. Proof of address required M - F
9:00 a.m. - 3p.m.
Neighborhood Ministries 1918 W. Van Buren St Phoenix, 85009 602-252-5225 Food boxes provided. Walk-in welcome. No referral required. Proof of address required. A Clothing bank and other support services available F
9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Cultural Cup Food Bank 342 E. Thomas Rd Phoenix, 85012 602-243-1773 Food boxes provided. Walk-in welcome. No referral required. Proof of address required T - Th
9 a.m. - 1:45 p.m.
South Region: Academies at South, Betty Fairfax & Cesar Chavez
Phoenix Rescue Mission 1801 S. 35th Ave Phoenix, 85009 602-233-3000 Soup kitchen. Walk-ins welcome. No referral required. Breakfast, lunch and dinner provided Monday - Friday, breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks also provided Saturday and Sunday 8-9 am / 1-2pm 4:30 pm M - F
6:30 a.m. (Brkfst)
M - F
11:30 a.m. (Lunch)
M - F
4:30 p.m. (Dinner)
Black Family & Child Services 1522 E. Southern Phoenix, 85040 602-243-1773 Food box must fill out application Call for appointment Th 1pm-5pm
Salvation Army 2707 E. Van Buren Phoenix, 85008 602-267-4122 Food boxes provided. Walk-in welcome. No referral required. Proof of address required. Other emergency support services are provided i.e. Utility assistance, shelter, referrals M - F
8 a.m. - 12:00 pm
ICM Food & Clothing Bank 501 S. 9th Ave Phoenix, 85007 602-254-7450 Food boxes provided. SNAP and SNAP to Work Programs will take clients by appointment only. No referral required. Proof of address required. Clothing room closed until further notice. M - T - Th - F
9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Under God Ministries 4223 S. 7th St Phoenix, 85040 602-803-0890 Food boxes provided. Walk-ins welcome. No referral required. T - Th
5 p.m. - 8 p.m.
W
10am - 1pm
West Region: Alhambra, Carl Hayden, Maryvale & Trevor Browne
St. Mary's Food Bank 2831 N. 31st Ave Phoenix, 85009 602-242-3663 Emergency food boxes provided. You may need to provide proof of address 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
First Southern Baptist Church 3100 W. Camelback Rd Phoenix, 85017 602-242-6140 Food boxes provided. Walk-in welcome. No referral required. Proof of address required W
9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Hope for Hunger Food Bank 5605 N. 55th Ave Glendale, 85301 602-773-4344 Food boxes provided. Walk-in welcome. No referral required. Proof of address required M - F
8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Youth/Teen Centers & Child Care Resources
City/Central Region: Camelback, Central, Metro Tech & North
Legacy Foundation Christown-YMCA 5517 N. 17th Ave Phoenix, 85015 602-242-7717 Teen leadership programs, youth workforce, exercise & swim facility M - F
6:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.

South Region: Academies at South, Betty Fairfax & Cesar Chavez
West Region: Alhambra, Carl Hayden, Maryvale & Trevor Browne
Pendergast Family Resource Center 10550 W. Mariposa Street. Phoenix, AZ 85037 (623) 772-2339 The Pendergast Family Resource Center is available to support families with finding community resource referrals and information. If you have families needing support, please call our main phone number 623-772-2339. All services provided by the Pendergast Family Resource Center are offered at no cost M - S
6 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Northwest Valley Family YMCA 12450 W Cinnabar Avenue El mirage, AZ 85335 602-688-5335 Multipurpose center offers rent and mortgage payment assistance, and utility assistance for electric, natural gas and City of Phoenix water bills. Call Mondays at 8 a.m. for appointments. To schedule an emergency assistance appointment, call 602-534-2433 or 1-866-882-1778 M - F
6:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Glendale/Peoria Family YMCA 14711 N 59th ave Glendale, AZ 85306 602-588-9622
M - F
6:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Southwest Valley Family YMCA 2919 N Litchfield Rd Goodyear, AZ 85395 623-935-5193
M - F
6:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Family Resource & Community Service Centers
East Region: Tempe
Tempe Family YMCA 7070 S Rural Road Tempe, AZ 85283 480-730-0240
M - F
6:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
City/Central Region: Camelback, Central, Metro Tech & North
Sunnyslope Family Services Center 914 W. Hatcher Rd Phoenix, 85021 602-495-5229 Multipurpose center offers rent and mortgage payment assistance, and utility assistance for electric, natural gas and City of Phoenix water bills. Call Mondays at 8 a.m. for appointments. To schedule an emergency assistance appointment, call 602-534-2433 or 1-866-882-1778 M - F
7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
South Region: Academies at South, Betty Fairfax & Cesar Chavez
Travis L Williams Family Services Center 4732 S. Central Ave Phoenix, 85040 602-534-4732 Multipurpose center offers rent and mortgage payment assistance, and utility assistance for electric, natural gas and City of Phoenix water bills. Call Mondays at 8 a.m. for appointments. To schedule an emergency assistance appointment, call 602-534-2433 or 1-866-882-1778 M - F
7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Gila River Community Center 5230 W. St. Johns Rd Laveen, 85339 520-562-9694 A vital part of the social safety net that makes the Gila River Indian Community a caring community. They manage and deliver financial and social supports and work directly with and through the community and government partners to ensure the services delivered are appropriate, effective and accessible. M - F
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
West Region: Alhambra, Carl Hayden, Maryvale & Trevor Browne
John F. Long Family Resource Center 3454 N. 51st Ave Phoenix, 85031 602-262-6510 Multipurpose center offers rent and mortgage payment assistance, and utility assistance for electric, natural gas and City of Phoenix water bills. Call Mondays at 8 a.m. for appointments. To schedule an emergency assistance appointment, call 602-534-2433 or 1-866-882-1778 M - F
7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Virtual Cycle 3454 N. 51st Ave Phoenix, 85031 602-262-6510 Multipurpose center offers rent and mortgage payment assistance, and utility assistance for electric, natural gas and City of Phoenix water bills. Call Mondays at 8 a.m. for appointments. To schedule an emergency assistance appointment, call 602-534-2433 or 1-866-882-1778 M - F
7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Community Information & Referral, Hotline Numbers, etc.
Find Help Phoenix www.findhelpphx.org An on-line directory of services and resources divided by categories of service. Users can look for medical services, legal help, affordable housing, child care and many other services. The website is also available in Spanish 24 hours
2-1-1 Arizona Dial 211 www.211arizona.org Arizona 2-1-1 is a programs of the Crisis Response Network and provides 24 hour, 7 days a week single point of service. Information is available for ental health, emergency services, housing, etc. 24 hours
Teen Lifeline 602-248-8336 (TEEN) Peer Counseling suicide hotline 3:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Suicide Prevention Hotline 1-800-273-8255 (TALK) Experienced crisis counselors are waiting to take your call 24 hours
Substance Abuse Treatment Hotline 1-800-662-4357 (HELP) Experienced Substance Abuse Counselors are waiting to take your call 24 hours
Central Arizona Shelter Services 602-595-8700 - families with children
CASS provides shelter and supportive services to 602-759-5356 - adults w/o children
CASS provides shelter and supportive services to men, women and children experiencing homelessness. 24 hours
National Domestic Violence Hotline 1-800-799-7233 Advocates are standing by to help victims, survivors of domestic violence 24 hours
Domestic Violence Shelters www.domesticshelters.org Search by zip code for a shelter near you 24 hours

SCHOOL RESOURCES FOR FREE MEALS

Due to the recent school closings, many districts are providing FREE grab and go breakfast and lunch to kids 18 and younger. Participating school districts, and their feeding locations and hours, are linked to below. Please note, children must be present at the time of pick up.

Agua Fria Union High School District #216
Alhambra Elementary District #68
Avondale Elementary District #44
Balsz Elementary District #31
Buckeye Elementary District #33
Cartwright School District #83
Camelback Academy
Chandler Unified District #80
Creighton Elementary District #14
Deer Valley Unified School District #97
Dysart Unified District #89
Fowler Elementary District #45
Gilbert Unified District #41
Glendale Elementary District #40
Isaac Elementary District #5
Kyrene Elementary District #28
Laveen School District
Liberty Elementary District #25
Litchfield Elementary School District #79
Littleton Elementary District #65
Madison Elementary District #38
Mesa Unified District #4
Murphy Elementary District #21
Nadaburg Unified District #81
Osborn Elementary District #8
Pendergast Elementary District #92
Peoria Unified District #11
Phoenix Union High School District #210
Riverside Elementary School District No. 2
Roosevelt Elementary District #66
Scottsdale Unified District #48
Tempe Elementary District #3
Tempe Union High School District #213
Tolleson Elementary District #17
Tolleson Union High School District #214
Union Elementary District #62
Vista College Prepatory
Washington Elementary School District #6
Wilson Elementary District #7

INFORMATION ON USCIS & DETENTION CENTERS

USCIS INFORMATION:Beginning on Monday, March 16, 2020, USCIS asylum offices will not be open for walk-in assistance or for non-interview inquiry appointments until further notice. Asylum offices will only be open to individuals appearing for previously scheduled interview appointments. USCIS is asking for individuals who may have come into contact with COVID -19 to reschedule their appointments. USCIS will help you reschedule your appointment without penalty. Are experiencing flu-like symptoms (such as a runny nose, headache, cough, sore throat or fever) or otherwise feel ill.

DETENTION CENTER VISITATIONS

Eloy Detention Center [Core Civic] has stopped accepting visitiations due to the COVID -19 Virus. At this time it is still unknown as to when Core Civic will resume their regular visitation schedule.

INFORMATION ON ARIZONA DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

As of Friday, March 13 Arizona Department of Corrections has stopped allowing visitations to all ADOC facilities. Puente is monitoring the status of ADOC and the visitation program. At this time phone calls and commissary orders are still being accepted but can be suspended at any time.

Online, home-school resources for parents during coronavirus closures

CK-12 Foundation

Includes grades 1–12 and even a few college courses. It can be translated into several languages and offers Math, Science, Social Studies and Photography. Cost: Always free.

 

123 Homeschool 4 Me

Provides printable worksheets from Alphabet Letters, Math, English and History. Find resources for toddlers-junior high school. Cost: Free

 

Discovery K12

Online homeschool platform & curriculum for Pre-K to 12th grade. 7 standard courses: Language Arts, Reading/Literature, Math, Science, History/Social Studies, Visual/Performing Arts, and Physical Education. Cost: Free

 

Scholastic Learn at Home

Provides 20 days’ worth of active learning modules designed to reinforce educational opportunities for students ages 3–13 who are unable to attend school. Cost: Free.

 

Boardmaker

Boardmaker is a collection of standardized picture symbols used for communication with students who are strong visual learners. This includes those with autism spectrum disorders, Down syndrome, speech and language disorders, and behavioral disorders.

 

Everydae SAT Prep

Everydae is offering its SAT math tutoring program for free. Use the code HOMEPREP when signing up.

 

Fiveable AP Students

Fievable offers free resources for AP students, including live reviews, trivia and study guides. Cost: Always free.

 

MEALS FOR SENIORS AND ADULTS WITH DISABILITIES

TCAA is offering a drive-through nutritious “meal on the go” for Tempe seniors and adults with disabilities on a daily basis (Monday through Friday). The catered meals can be picked up at the North Tempe Senior Center, 1551 N. Bridal Wreath, Tempe AZ 85281 (south entrance) between 10 and 11 AM only. Register for the meal by noon one day in advance by calling TCAA at 480-858-6511. Meals are offered at no cost to eligible participants. Donations are welcomed.

Tempe seniors and adults with disabilities who are home-bound may qualify for a home-delivered meal at no cost. Contact Area Agency on Aging to pre-register at 602-264-4357.

Financial Relief

Tempe and Fountain Hills households experiencing financial challenges during this period may access Utility Assistance funds through TCAA. Utility assistance can help households to get ahead on bills and redirect limited income to other needs. A disconnect notice is NOT required. To download the application go to www.tempeaction.org/utilitybills or contact our hotline during regular business hours: 480-389-1375 for more information.

FOOD FAMILY RESOURCES

 

Sal's Gilbert Pizza - 1150 S Gilbert Rd, Gilbert, AZ 85296 

• While Sal's Gilbert Pizza isn't a school, they want to make sure children have a full stomach during this outbreak. Children and their families can pick up a meal at no charge from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays until schools reopen.  

La Piazza and La Piazza Al Forno - From 11:00AM-2:00PM Tuesday through Friday, La Piazza and La Piazza Al Forno will offer take out lunches of pasta, fruits, and salad for children who rely on schools to provide meals during the week. Piazza Romana will offer slices of pizza. These meals are available for take-out at each of the restaurants. 

• La Piazza, 1 N. First St., Phoenix, AZ (602)795-7116 

• La Piazza al Forno, 5803 W. Glendale Ave., Glendale, AZ (623)847-3301 

• Piazza Romana 10210 West McDowell Rd. Suite 120, Avondale, AZ (623)936-7338

Agua Fria Food Bank - Have some basic hygiene packs with emergency food box. Address: 405 E Harrison Dr, Avondale, AZ 85323 Phone #:  (623) 932-9135  Hours: Monday- Friday 8:00am- 12:00 pm

Heart of Isaac Community Center - providing emergency resources, have hygiene packs available. Address: 1403 N 32nd Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85009 Phone #: (602) 442-0583 Hours: Monday-Friday 7:30 am- 4:30 pm