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General Assistance

Lutheran Social Ministries

10201 S. 51st St. #180
Phoenix, AZ 85044


Tumbleweed Youth Resource Centers (Ages 12-25 Only)

A youth-only resource center (ages 12-25). Resources provided include the following: daily meals, hygiene/health items, internet/phone access, laundry/shower facilities, food, and clothing.

Tempe Youth Resource Center
505 W. University Dr. 
Tempe, AZ 85281

Open Monday from 11:00am-4:00pm & Tuesday-Friday from 10:15am-4:00pm.

Phoenix Youth Resource Center
1641 E. McDowell Rd.
Phoenix, AZ

Open Monday/Tuesday/Thursday from 9:00am-3:00pm & Wednesday/Friday from 9:00am-1:00pm.



Transportation - Youth Transit Pass Program

200 E. 5th St. 
Tempe, AZ 85281

Open Monday-Friday from 8:00am-4:30pm

Tempe youth ages 6-18 can register for a free pass to ride the Metro light rail and Valley Metro buses.

For eligibility requirements and more information, please click on the below:


Phoenix Indian Center

4520 N. Central Ace. Ste. 250
Phoenix, AZ 85012

Educational services, Native employment services, and family & children's services. 


Fresh Start--Women's Resource Center

1130 E. McDowell Rd.
Phoenix, AZ 85006

Education/Career Services, Family Law Support, Child Care Services, and Mentoring Programs


The Society of St. Vincent De Paul

420 W. Watkins Rd. 
Phoenix, AZ 85003

Open Monday-Friday 9:00am-2:30pm

The main campus (address listed below) provides food, showers, clothing, employment guidance, and other referral services for people experiencing homelessness, but there are resources available in the East Valley as well.


Tempe Salvation Army

40 E. University Dr. 
Tempe, AZ 85280

Rental assistance, food, clothing, and hygiene resources. 


Chandler Salvation Army

85 E. Saragosa Street
Chandler, AZ 85225