Listings for Financial / Emergency Utility Assistance

Financial

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.

Emergency Utility Assistance

These programs can help low-income people pay utility bills, including water, electric, phone service, trash, and more. Most programs have income limits, guidelines, and an application process. Organizations funded through the Low-Income Senior Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) are only able to help with one utility bill per person per year.

See the glossary for descriptions of all categories


Administration of Resources and Choices (ARC)

ARC Elder Services

1625 N. Alvernon, Ste 101
Tucson, AZ 85712

(520) 623-9383

Fax: (520) 623-9577

https://www.arc-az.org

  • Low Income

description
ARC’s skilled professional case managers help seniors escape abusive and life-threatening situations. We employ the generosity of Tucson area adult care homeowners to help provide safe temporary housing, acquire immediate medical care, and transition to long-term housing– all free of charge. ARC can place vulnerable adults in temporary homes when there is an emergency with their caregiver or under duress, and they need a break. So ARC, under emergency circumstances, will temporarily place them in a home so that the caregiver can get some respite.

business hours
Monday - Thursday 9am-5pm; Friday 9am-4pm

costs
There is no fee or charge for short-term Elder Shelter Project Services. However, participants are responsible for the ongoing costs of care and placement.

Arivaca Coordinating Council Human Resource Group

Arivaca Human Resource building

17252 W. 5th St.
Arivaca, AZ 85601

(520) 398-2771

Fax: (520) 398-9788

http://www.arivacahr.com

  • Low Income
  • Spanish Services

description
Hunger Relief in the form of Meals and Food Boxes.
Energy Assistance for Trico, TEP, Propane, SWGas, and Firewood for cooking/heating
On-site Thrift Store offering gently used clothing, accessories, and linens.
Referral and support services.

service area
Arivaca

business hours
M-Th 8a-4p, Fri 8a-2p, Closed Sat and Sun.

costs
Many of our services are provided by volunteers, emphasizing hope and dignity for the individual. Confidentiality is of extreme importance. While helping the community, we encourage self-sufficiency through assistance and education. Services are provided free of charge. The exception is clothing and linens from our on-site Thrift Store. Most items are priced at $.50/each.

Chicanos por la Causa (CPLC)

Housing Counseling

1525 N. Oracle Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85705

(520) 882-0018

Fax: (520) 884-9007

https://www.cplc.org/

  • Low Income
  • Spanish Services

description
Chicanos por la Causa (CPLC) provides Down Payment Assistance, Foreclosure Prevention, Utility Assistance, Emergency Rent Assistance

service area
Tucson

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

Community Investment Corporation (CIC)

Eviction Prevention Program (CIC)

2033 E. Grant Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85719

(520) 529-1766

Fax: (520) 257-2647

https://cictucson.org/eviction-prevention/

description
CIC Provides Eviction Prevention/ Emergency Rent and Utility Assistance through a shared program between the City of Tucson and Pima County. For more information on how to apply for assistance, please call or visit our website.

costs
Must Meet Elegibility Requirements.

Interfaith Community Services

Emergency Utility Assistance - West

2820 W. Ina Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85741

(520) 297-6049 ext: 1

https://www.icstucson.org/

  • Low Income

description
ICS offers emergency utility assistance through the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). This program can pay for the current or past month’s utility bills. You may only receive assistance once per year. Requests for emergency financial assistance can now be made through phone requests at (520) 297-6049 or at www.icstucson.org under the GET HELP tab. Requests are taken until appointment slots are filled.

service area
Tucson

business hours
M - F 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Interfaith Community Services

Emergency Utility Assistance - East

8701 E. Old Spanish Tr.
Tucson, AZ 85710

(520) 297-6049 ext: 1

https://www.icstucson.org/

  • Low Income

description
ICS offers emergency utility assistance through the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). This program can pay for the current or past month’s utility bills. You may only receive assistance once per year. Requests for emergency financial assistance can now be made through phone requests at (520) 297-6049 or at www.icstucson.org under the GET HELP tab. Requests are taken until appointment slots are filled.

service area
Tucson

business hours
M - F 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Interfaith Community Services

Emergency Utility Assistance - South

101 W. Irvington Rd., Unit 2A
Tucson, AZ 85714

(520) 297-6049 ext: 1

https://www.icstucson.org/

  • Low Income

description
ICS offers emergency utility assistance through the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). This program can pay for the current or past month’s utility bills. You may only receive assistance once per year. Requests for emergency financial assistance can now be made through phone requests at (520) 297-6049 or at www.icstucson.org under the GET HELP tab. Requests are taken until appointment slots are filled.

service area
Tucson

business hours
M - F 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

International Sonoran Desert Alliance

Utility Assistance

38 N. Plaza St.
Ajo, AZ 85321

(520) 387-3570

http://isdanet.org/

  • Low Income

description
This agency can assist with emergency utility assistance through the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). LIHEAP benefits can be used to pay for current or past month’s electric or gas bills, as well as late fees and reconnect fees. Water payment assistance is provided between May and October. You may only receive assistance once per year. To receive assistance, call for an appointment. Walk-in appointments are not available.

service area
Ajo

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

Jewish Family & Children's Services of Southern Arizona (JFCS)

4301 E. 5th St.
Tucson, AZ 85711

(520) 795-0300

Fax: (520) 795-8206

https://jfcstucson.org/

  • Low Income

description
JFCS provides services for older adults including Counseling and Therapy, Durable Medical Equipment, Care Management, Emergency Financial Assistance, End of Life Resources, and Divorce Recovery Services. There are specific criteria for some of the services that we provide, all individuals that call will be screened. JFCS accepts AHCCCS and Medicare.

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

Picture Rocks Community Center

Utility Assistance

5616 N. Sanders Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85744

(520) 682-7166

https://webcms.pima.gov/cms/one.aspx?portalId=169&pageId=24822

description
Picture Rocks Community Center provides emergency utility assistance through the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). This program can cover current or past month’s utility bills, as well as late fees and reconnect fees. You may only receive assistance once per year. To receive assistance call for an appointment. Appointments are scheduled for the first and last business days of the month only.

business hours
Monday - Friday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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