Community Resources

  • The following list of community resources are available to students and families living in the Peoria Unified School District area. 

     

    Arizona 211
    Various Community Resources
    http://www.cir.org/
    211

     

    City of Peoria Support Programs and Resource Guide

    www.peoriaaz.gov/peoriasupport/

     

    Peoria Community Action
    Community Information & Referral Services
    623-979-3911
    http://myhsd.maricopa.gov/ 

     

    Glendale Community Action
    Community Information & Referral Services
    623-930-2460
    http://www.glendaleaz.com/cap/

     

    Family Resource Center- Sky View Elementary
    Parenting workshops, referrals for things such as obtaining food boxes, immunizations and assistance with utilities. Assistance for families applying for health insurance and food stamps as well as Department of Economic Security childcare.
    623-486-6472


    Salvation Army
    Peoria Community Store
    623-486-4663


    Salvation Army Glendale
    Emergency Financial Assistance, Food & nutrition Programs
    623-934-0469


    Salvation Army Sun City
    Daycare, Emergency Financial Assistance, Food & Nutrition
    623-977-1084

     

    Valley of the Sun United Way
    1-800-543-7709

     


     

    CRISIS:

    Child Protective Services (CPS)
    1-888-767-2445
    https://www.azdes.gov/child_protective_services/

    Behavioral Health Crisis Line
    602-222-9444 or 800-631-1314

    Domestic Violence
    Shelter Line (Maricopa County Only)
    602-263-8900 or
    800-799-7739

    National 24 hour Domestic Violence Hotline
    800-799-7233 or
    800-787-3224 (TDD)

     

    National Sexual Assault Hotline - RAINN
    800-656-HOPE (4673)
    https://www.azdes.gov/domesticviolence/

     

    Poison Information
    1-800-222-1222
    http://www.pharmacy.arizona.edu/centers/arizona-poison-drug-information-center

     

    Sexual Assault Center in Maricopa County
    http://www.azdps.gov/Services/Crime_Victims/serviceAgencies/assault/

     

    Suicide Prevention-National Suicide Lifeline
    1-800-273-TALK or 1-800-273-8255
    www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org

     


     

    RUNAWAYS:

    National Center for Missing or Exploited Children
    1-800-THE-LOST or 1-800-843-5678
    http://www.missingkids.com/home


    National Run-Away Switchboard
    602-271-4084

     


     

    ALCOHOL/DRUGS:

    Al-Anon/Ala-Teen
    1-888-4AL-ANON
    www.al-anon.alateen.org

     

    Alcoholics Anonymous
    602-264-1341

     

    Narcotics Anonymous
    http://www.arizona-na.org/


     

    COUNSELING:

    St. Luke's Medical Center, Behavioral Health
    602-251-8535
    www.stlukesmedcenter.com

     

    MEDICAL/DENTAL:

    Arizona Copperx Card
    888-227-8315
    http://azgovernor.gov/coppercard/

     

    AZ Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
    602-417-5010
    www.azahcccs.gov


    DES AHCCCS KidsCare
    602-417-5437
    https://www.azahcccs.gov/Members/GetCovered/Categories/KidsCare.html

     


     

    FOOD BANKS:

    Please note that each food bank’s hours vary. It is best to call before arriving at the site to ensure that they can serve you. Some food banks serve certain areas and zip codes only, others are open for hot meals only.

     

    Agua Fria Food & Clothing Bank
    623-932-9135
    firstfoodbank.org

    Bird’s Nest Pantry
    Heritage Elementary School
    Non-perishable goods, fresh produce truck – Fourth Monday of Each Month
    5312 W. Mountain View Rd.
    Glendale, AZ 85302
    623-412-4525

    Fresh Start Church
    Fresh food truck, first Thursday of every month.
    623-979-4392

     

    Hope for Hunger
    602-773-4344
    http://hopeforhungerfb.org/Home_Page.html


    Plenty for All
    602-400-8077

    Salvation Army
    Emergency Food Program
    623-977-1084

    St. Mary's Food Bank Alliance
    602-242-3663
    http://www.firstfoodbank.org

    United Food Bank
    480-926-4897

    Valley View Food Bank
    623-933-3358
    www.valleyviewfoodbank.wordpress.com


     

    SHELTER:

    Arizona Department of Housing:
    602-771-1000

    Housing Authority of Maricopa County
    602-744-4590
    www.maricopahousing.org

     


     

    GRIEF/LOSS:

    Mother's Against Drunk Driving
    602-942-5555
    www.madd.org

    Bereavement Support Group
    602-942-5555

    Grief & Loss Support
    623-561-0500

     

    The Peoria Unified School District neither endorses nor sponsors the organizations or activities represented on this page. The distribution of this information is provided as a community service.