Islets of Hope assistance programs for persons with diabetes
We have provided this information for general information purposes only. It is not intended to be a recommendation or endorsement of any program or entity.
Where to get private fuel funds to help with your utility bills
Ask the state energy assistance office for the local phone number of the fuel fund nearest you, or go to www.nationalfuelfunds.org.
Arizona - Emergency and Assistance Resources and Programs for Persons with Diabetes
Hock's offers 30-50% discounted prices on diabetes supplies. We cannot specifically recommend or endorse any company but we have been listing Hock's in our resource directory for over a year as one of the two cheapest online companies to purchase from. We recently affiliated with Hock's because our own experience with them has been so positive. If you do place an order through our site, they will contribute financially towards our cause and you will get reasonable prices for diabetes supplies.
National Kidney Foundation of Arizona,Inc. (dba Arizona
Free Clinics - Bureau of Primary Care - Find a free, or reduced-cost health clinic in your area.
North Ridge Community Church - Offers several outreach and assistance programs including free, hot meals delivered to families in crisis. (Cave Creek, Arizona)
Arizona Kidney Foundation - Provides emergency financial and emotional aid to qualified Arizona chronic kidney patients. We are the agency of last resort and unique in the state.
4203 E. Indian School Rd., #140
Prevent Blindness America - Arizona Division - A leading volunteer eye health and safety organization dedicated to fighting blindness and saving sight. Services include free vision screenings, distribution of educational materials and vision screening training;
21620 N. 19 th Ave., Suite A-4
Epilepsy Foundation - Arizona Division - Helps individuals with seizure disorders and their families by providing information, treatment, support groups, seminars, and a summer camp for children with epilepsy.
Education & Counseling Services (some also help locate medical/financial resources)
Value Options, 444 N. 44th St., Phoenix, AZ, 85008, 1.800.564.5465. Individuals with mental health benefits through AHCCCS should call this number, or for a mobile crisis team call 602.222.9444 (24 Hour crisis hotline).
Phoenix Interfaith Counseling, west Northern Avenue, Glendale, AZ, 85301, 623.939.6516. Medication management and psychiatric evaluations. Parent Information Program is a Court approved course for divorcing couples with children. Parenting skills classes.
Jewish Family and Children’s Services, 6376 West Bell Road, Glendale, AZ,85301, 602.486.8202. Individual, couple and family counseling including assistance with practical and environmental problems. Abuse/neglect situations. Children’s mental health. Geriatric services. Volunteer services.
ELDERVENTION, 602.264.4357 Free in-home counseling for undiagnosed individuals 55+. Assists in the achievement and maintenance of a healthy emotional life.
Campaneros/Arizona Children’s Association, 11327 West Bell Road, Surprise, AZ 85374, 623-583-2523
Catholic Center, Bell Road and El Mirage Road, Surprise, AZ, 85374, 623.933.4300
Catholic Services, 14406 North Alto, El Mirage, AZ 85335, 623.875.0519. Counseling for individuals, couples and families. Community Service Program; information and referral to local resources including emergency services and financial assistance. Emergency Assistance provides assistance with utilities, rent, prescriptions, gas and other services. ELDERVENTION and Early Head Start Programs. Medical and Dental Counseling, Domestic Violence support and treatment groups.
Interfaith Community Care, 17749 North El Mirage Road, Surprise, AZ 85374, 623.584.4999. Peer counseling, adult day care, dementia specific day care facility, Friendly Visitor Program, Weekly shopping program, business affairs assistance, Senior Care Management, Handyman services, Home Care, and Caregiver’s Support Groups.
Dysart Community Center, 14414 N. El Mirage Road, El Mirage, AZ85335-2909, 623.583.0016. Literacy, ESL, GED classes. Teen program, Community Service, Summer Youth Activity, comprehensive Youth Development program.
Rent & Utilities Assistance
For Surprise residents, St. Vincent de Paul, Surprise Community Initiatives Department, 15832 N. Hollyhock, Surprise, AZ 85374, 623.583.4315. Clothing is available on Fridays from 9:00-12:00AM.
Emergency and Transitional Housing
Pregnancy, Parenting and Adoption
Page Updated 09/28/2007