• Maricopa County Human Services Department Community Services Commission. 234 N. Central Ave. Suite 3000, Phoenix. Assists low-income families with basic needs through financial assistance, information, referral, education and other social services. Services include utility deposit payment assistance, mortgage payment assistance to prevent eviction or foreclosure, rent payment assistance to prevent eviction. Home weatherization and repair or replacements of utility related appliances are also available to eligible households.
• Society of St. Vincent de Paul, 420 W. Watkins Road, Phoenix. Provides a wide range of services for people and families in need of emergency assistance. There are programs to help pay bills. Rent assistance and food boxes are also provided for qualified people. For more information: 602-266-HOPE (4673) or www.stvincentdepaul.net.
• Salvation Army Phoenix Social Services Emergency Assistance, 2702 E. Washington St., Phoenix. Provides financial assistance for eligible recipients. Assistance includes rent payment assistance, utility assistance, food boxes, USDA food bags and back-to-school clothing. 602-267-4122. www.tsasw.org.
• Community Information and Referral, 2404 E. 24th St., Yuma. Community Information & Referral is the key source of integrated information that brings people and services together. It is a searchable online database of services that are available to people across the state. www.cir.org/firstcall-search.html.