Resources

Local and online resources

There are local resources right in your community that are here to help you. Look at the information and see what might be helpful to you. Visit the website or call the phone number to get more information on that resource. 

Behavioral Health Crisis Line

These are here if you or someone you know is experiencing a behavioral health crisis. You can call the Behavioral Health Crisis Line 24/7, every day of the year. If you have thoughts about harming yourself or someone else, you should get help right away by calling 911.

Maricopa: 800-631-1314 or 602-222-9444

Gila: 877-756-4090

Pinal: 866-495-6735

 

Health-e-Arizona Plus:

This is the online site where you can learn about and sign up for and manage your AHCCCS benefits and services. For more information visit www.healthearizonaplus.gov.

AZ Links:

This is an online resource for seniors, people with disabilities and caregivers to help connect to resources to plan for the future and immediate needs. To learn more visit www.azlinks.gov.

Women, Infants and Children (WIC):

A nutrition program that provides help for the whole family to learn about eating well and staying healthy. To learn more call 800-252-5942. 

Head Start:

Program that gives low-income children and family support in early childhood education (pre-school), nutrition, health and social services. To learn more call 866-763-6481 or visit www.azheadstart.org

Arizona Early Intervention Program (AzEIP):

This program can help you find services for children from birth to age 3 who may have disabilities or developmental delays. To learn more visit des.az.gov.

Area Agency on Aging:

This agency provides programs and services for older Arizona residents, family caregivers of older adults, adults ages 18 to 59 with disabilities and long-term care needs, and adults 18 years old and older who have a diagnosis of HIV/AIDS. The primary focus of this agency is to keep individuals safe in their own homes.

Maricopa County:

602-264-2255

www.aaaphx.org

Pinal and Gila Counties:

800-293-9393

www.pgcsc.org

The Alzheimer’s Association:

A national non-profit that provides support and resources for those affected by Alzheimer’s and other dementias. You can call the 24/7 Helpline at 800-272-3900. To learn more visit www.alz.org.

Mentally Ill Kids in Distress (MIKID):

A program that provides tools and resources to families of children with emotional and behavioral challenges. To learn more, visit www.mikid.org.

AZ Suicide Prevention Coalition:

This group works to promote suicide awareness and intervention. To learn more, visit www.azspc.org.

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI):

This national mental health organization works to help those affected by mental illness. NAMI can also help connect you with an attorney in your area. Learn more at www.nami.org. Or call the NAMI Helpline at 800-950-NAMI. 

Dump the Drugs AZ:

This is an online tool that lets you find locations to safely dispose of any unwanted prescription drugs. To learn more visit azdhs.gov/gis/dump-the-drugs-az/

 

Search for low and no-cost services like food, job training, housing and more.

Using the search box will take you to an external site to search for resources. For info about MCC of AZ services and provider network, call Member Services at 800-424-5891 (TTY 711).