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    Emergency Assistance Agencies in Pima County

    Rent, Mortgage, and Utility assistance is limited. Financial assistance may be available for eviction prevention, mortgage payment, move-in, utility, utility deposit, and utility repair/replacement assistance, as well as special needs such as dental, vision, and car repairs.

    Callers will be screened for potential eligibility and an appointment may be scheduled based on available funds and/or appointments.

    Callers will be screened for potential eligibility and an appointment may be scheduled based on available funds and/or appointments.

    ALL financial assistance programs are based on income eligibility and the availability of funds and/or appointments. 

    Required documents

    These documents are required for all types of assistance applications. Once you have all the documents listed here, you may call the numbers below to request an appointment.
    • Applicant’s state-issued picture I.D.
    • Applicant’s proof of U.S. Citizenship or Permanent Legal Residence (birth certificate, naturalization papers,
    • permanent resident card, U. S. passport)
    • Social security cards for all household members
    • Birth certificates for children 17 and under
    • Proof of all household income for the past 30 days (pay stubs, current award letters, etc.)
    • Rental eviction/late notice and/or lease
    • Current mortgage statement/coupon
    • Current utility bills (electric, gas, water) – no cable and/or telephone bills
    • Supporting documentation regarding the crisis that caused you to get behind in your rent/mortgage.
    Additional information may be required at the time of appointment.

    Pima County Emergency Services Network Agencies

    These agencies do not accept walk-ins. Please call for an appointment.
    • Chicanos Por La Causa (520) 882-0018  
    • Tucson Urban League (520) 791-9522 
    • Salvation Army (520) 795-9671 Call for walk-in appointment info
    • Portable, Practical Educational Preparation, Inc. (520) 622-3553
    • Primavera Foundation (520) 395-6420
    • Interfaith Community Services (520) 297-6049
    • International Sonoran Desert Alliance (520) 387-3570 Ajo, AZ residents only 
    • Pima County Community Action Agency (520) 724-2667 (Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30-10:30 a.m.)

    Pima County Utility Assistance Affiliates

    These agencies provide only utility assistance and do not accept walk-ins. Please call for an appointment.
    • St. Vincent de Paul St. Elizabeth Ann Seton (520) 219-7631 Northwest area
    • Arivaca/Amado area ONLY -- Arivaca Coordinating Council (520) 398-2771 
    • St. Vincent de Paul Santa Catalina (520) 825-8288 Catalina area
    • Green Valley, Sahuarita, Amado – SOS Only -- Salvation Army Green Valley, (520) 625-3888

    Discount Programs

    • (No financial assistance) - (520) 791-5443
    • Based on household size and gross monthly income.
    • Call the number above to determine eligibility and schedule an appointment.

    Sewer Outreach Subsidy Discount Program (SOS)

    Sewer Outreach Subsidy Program will provide a monthly discount for the sewer portion of their bill. The discount may be 25%, 50%, or 75%.

    For more information, visit the Sewer Outreach Subsidy (SOS) Program. |  y el Español version

    City of Tucson Limited Income Assistance Program for Tucson Water and Environmental Services

    City of Tucson Water will provide a monthly credit to qualifying customers for the water portion of their Tucson Water bill.

    Call the number above to determine eligibility and schedule an appointment.

    For more information, visit the the City of Tucson Low Income Assistance Program.

    Pima County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting 520-724-7700.


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