There are many local organizations who serve our community and meet needs.
If you are facing a crisis or to learn more, please click the link(s) below.
LOW INCOME SENIOR LIVING
Winged Hope works to prevent family violence and provides hope and healing to those affected by family violence.
SAVE THE FAMILY
Support services for Homeless families
HELENS HOPE CHEST
Engaging the community to provide for the basic needs of children and teens in foster and kinship care.
Starbright provides the following services to Valley youth that have been exposed to domestic violence, sex trafficking, abuse, pornography or neglect.
CECE'S HOPE CENTER
The mission of CeCe’s Hope Center (CHC) is to improve the lives and future of 18-24 year old female victims of human trafficking and sexual exploitation by bridging the gap in available services and support.
ONE SMALL STEP CLOTHES CABIN
Providing free clothes to people in need
HOUSE OF REFUGE
House of Refuge provides safe, stable housing to families who are experiencing homelessness. House of Refuge accepts donations of clothing and household goods that benefit these families.
CAP (Community Action Program)
CAP is funded in part by the City of Chandler, Maricopa County Human Services Department, Department of Economic Security, Town of Gilbert, and Valley of the Sun United Way. AZCEND CAP programs offer a balanced approach to meet the needs of our community:
- Case Management
- Goal Planning Through Life Action Maps
- Job Training
- Employment and Education Referrals
- Financial Education
- Referrals to Other Services and Programs
- Follow-up and ongoing support
- Emergency Financial Assistance
- Utility Assistance
- Eviction Prevention
- Shelter/Housing Referrals
- Food and Clothing Referrals
Family Resource Center- FRC
AZCEND- Chandler AZCEND- Gilbert
345 S. California St Heritage Center
Chandler, AZ 85225 132 W Bruce Ave.
480-963-4321 Gilbert, AZ 85233
AZCEND’s Food Bank distributed 12,968 food boxes last year. That was enough food to feed 48,189 individuals for at least 3 days (12,597 unique individuals). We received 1,201,808 pounds of donated food from various partners.
Emergency Food Boxes
Emergency food boxes tailored to family size and special dietary needs, including infants, children, and homeless individuals are distributed Monday 12:00 PM through 3:00 PM and Tuesday 3:00 PM through 6:00 PM, Wednesday and Thursday 9:00 AM through 12:00 PM. Third Saturday of the month from 9 to 12
In the fiscal year 2019-20, I-HELP (Interfaith Homeless Emergency Lodging Program) provided 6,859 bed nights to 218 unduplicated individuals. 151 individuals received intensive case management services. I-HELP made 68 employment placements for homeless individuals and 54 housing placements for homeless individuals
Interfaith Homeless Emergency Lodging Program (I-HELP). I-HELP provides a safe place to sleep and a hot meal for homeless adults every night of the week. I-HELP also offers case management services to connect homeless individuals to the vital resources needed to regain stability and break the vicious cycle of homelessness. The mobile shower unit, the “Chandler Clean Machine,” provides guests with ready access to a warm shower.
For emergency shelter, please contact us at 480-963-1423 at ext 120. I-HELP services are at AZCEND, 345 S. California St. Chandler, AZ 85225.