Finances impact every part of our lives. As we age, finances can be strained by a fixed income, familial obligations, changes in the economy, and more. Resources, both public and private, in the community can help you to navigate your personal financial situations.

See the glossary for descriptions of all categories

Trico Electric Cooperative

Utility Assistance

P.O. Box 930, 8600 W. Tangerine Rd.
Marana, AZ 85658

(520) 744-2944 ext: 1362

Fax: (520) 547-0369


  • Spanish Services

Trico provides assistance to our Members through donations to Wildfire (formerly Arizona Community Action Association) and their partner agencies. For more information visit our website or if you have questions about your bill or to discuss payment options, call Trico Member Services

service area
Arivaca,Avra Valley,Green Valley,Marana,Picture Rocks,Sahuarita,Three Points,Vail

business hours
M - F 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Tucson & Pima County Eviction Prevention/Rental Assistance & Utility Relief Program

City of Tucson & Pima County
Eviction Prevention/Rental Assistance & Utility Relief Program

(520) 447-4423

The Eviction Prevention/Rental Assistance & Utility Relief Program offers both Landlords/Property Managers and Tenants the opportunity to begin the application process. It requires both parties to provide information, documentation and agree to mutual resolution for housing stability. Open communication is highly encouraged between both parties to expedite the process.
Applying for the waitlist does not guarantee funding. The process begins with an Eligibility Assessment to determine eligibility based on federally mandated eligibility requirements. Funding is granted upon completion of all required documentation from both parties and eligibility approval is verified by Service Agency Case Managers assigned to each case.
For more information on how to apply, please call or visit our website.

Must meet eligibility requirements.

Tucson Electric Power (TEP)

Lifeline Program

P.O. Box 711
Tucson, AZ 85702

(520) 623-7711

  • Low Income

Tucson Electric Power offers a monthly discount to limited-income customers. TEP’s Lifeline Program Discount can offer an $18.00 discount per month. Income limits: $2,265/month for one; $3,052/month for two. Please visit our website for more monthly income eligibility on family size. Visit our website to complete an application or call for more information.

business hours
M-F 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)

Fiduciary and Representative Payees

(888) 407-0144


The purpose of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) fiduciary program is to
ensure VA benefit payments made to a fiduciary on behalf of a beneficiary are
used for the well-being of the recipient and the beneficiary’s dependents.
Our mission is to protect Veterans and beneficiaries who are unable to manage
their financial affairs.

Valley Assistance Services, Inc.

3950 S. Camino del Heroe
Green Valley, AZ 85614

(520) 625-5966

Fax: (520) 625-1261


  • In-Home Services
  • Low Income
  • Spanish Services

Valley Assistance Services provides multiple community health and social services programs, which include:
- Going Home with Care, a post-hospital discharge program
- A Touch That Cares (R), RN Medical Advocacy for seniors
- SHiM (R), (Safety and Health in Motion), a fall prevention program
- Neighbors Helping Neighbors in Green Valley/Sahuarita and Tubac Regional Neighbors Helping Neighbors, a transportation and socialization program
- MAP (Map-a-Plan), a rent and utility assistance program
- Workforce Training/Career Path Building and Computer Lab
- Neighbors AIM (Awareness in Memory Loss), classes, and peer-support groups
- connect with, friendly phone calls to seniors
- SASS (Social and Support for Seniors), peer-group socialization
- SNAP (food stamps) application
See separate Resource listings for detailed information.

service area
Amado,Arivaca,Green Valley,Sahuarita,Tubac

business hours
M - F 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

All programs are free except for A Touch That Cares(R) concierge care management, a fee-based program.

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)

United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona

330 N. Commerce Park Loop., Ste. 200
Tucson, AZ 85745

(520) 333-5810 | (520) 903-9000


  • Low Income

The United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona provides a VITA program that assists low-income older adults in preparing their taxes. Available options include in-person appointments, drop-off appointments, and fully online services. Visit the website or call (520) 333-5810 for more information.

business hours
M - F 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Western States Pension Assistance Project

Legal Services Of Northern California

501 12th St.
Sacramento, CA 95814

(866) 413-4911

Fax: (916) 551-2197


The Western States Pension Assistance Project is a pension counseling project that provides services free of charge to individuals of all ages and income levels who live or have worked in California, Arizona, Nevada, or Hawaii.

Our knowledgeable pension team can help you understand your retirement plan rights and claim your earned benefits, regardless of the type of company or retirement benefit involved. They also assist with tracking down benefits from previous employers; working through the claims and appeals process; helping you understand your rights as a former or surviving spouse; correcting pension benefit calculations, and addressing overpayment demands.

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