HELPFUL LINKS

The following links will assist you in finding state and federal agencies

AARP

A membership organization leading positive social change and delivering value to people age 50 and over through information, advocacy and service.

Adult Protective Sevices

Works in partnership with law enforcement, the courts, and community based service providers, facilitating supports that help protect vulnerable adults from abuse, neglect, exploitation or physical, emotional or sexual abuse.

Alzheimer’s Association Desert Southwest Chapter

Provides supportive programs and services to help people with Alzheimer’s and their caregivers deal with the disease and its impact on their lives.

Care Advantage Magazine

For caregivers of people with Alzheimer’s Disease and related illnesses.

American Cancer Society

Committed to fighting cancer through balanced programs of research, education, patient service, advocacy, and rehabilitation.

Arizona Department of Economic Security

Promotes the safety, well-being, and self sufficiency of children, adults, and families.

Arizona Department of Health Services

Promotes and protects the health of Arizona’s children and adults. Its mission is to set the standard for personal and community health through direct care, science, public policy, and leadership.

Arizona Department of Veterans

Provides a network of Veteran Benefits Counselors who give information, counsel, and assistance to veterans, their dependents and survivors in matters pertaining to federal and state benefits earned by honorable service in the armed forces of the United States.

Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)

Arizona’s medicaid agency that offers health care programs to serve Arizona residents. Individuals must meet certain income and other requirements to obtain services.

Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System-Online Application

Allows you to apply on-line for medical assistance, Food Stamps, and cash assistance.

Application Information for Arizona Long Term Care

For individuals who are 65 or older, blind, or disabled and need ongoing services at a nursing facility level of care. Many participants live in their own homes or an assisted living facility and receive needed in-home services.

Area Agency on Aging

Provides a vast variety of programs and services to enhance the quality of life for residents of Maricopa County, Arizona. As a non-profit organization it advocates, plans, coordinates, develops and delivers services for adults aged 60 years and older, persons of any age with HIV/AIDS, adults aged 18 years and older with disabilities and long term care needs, and family caregivers.

Arizona State Braille and Talking Book Library

Provides books, magazines and other library resources in alternate formats for all Arizona residents whose visual or physical disabilities prevent the use of conventional print materials.

Autism Speaks

Our goal is to change the future for all who struggle with autism spectrum disorders.

Breast Cancer Network of Strength

One conversation with a YourShoes peer counselor provides immediate emotional relief because it helps people touched by breast cancer feel the strength and support they need. Talk with someone who’s been through it.

Breast Cancer Bosom Buddies of Arizona

An organization of caring volunteers who have personal experience dealing with the challenges of breast cancer. Our mission is to provide support through the sharing of common experiences and knowledge.

City of Avondale

Online and community services.

City of Goodyear

Online and community services.

City of Phoenix

Online and community services.

Total Transit

Caters to the needs of passengers with specials needs or requests. With certified drivers that provide mobility and wheelchair-accommodating transportation. They ensure both the safety and comfort of passengers with disabilities. Total Transit’s ADA certification, training and safety standards are followed.

Downs Syndrome Network

Our mission at DSNetwork is to educate, support and advocate for those in our community impacted by Downs Syndrome. DSNetwork will achieve this goal through an open, supportive and collaborative network that will connect individuals and families with needed resources and information.

Foundation for Senior Living

Devoted to preserving dignity and promoting quality of life for all seniors, adults with disabilities, and their caregivers. Offering the widest variety of services and maintain the highest standards of excellence.

Hospice of the Valley

A non-profit, community based health care services agency serving the greater Phoenix metropolitan area in Arizona. Providing compassionate care and expert pain management to people nearing the end of their lives, as well as supporting their families and friends.

United States Department of Veteran Affairs

Provides a wide range of benefits including, Disability, Education and Training, Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment, Home Loan Guaranty, Dependant and Survivor Benefits, Medical Treatment, Life Insurance and Burial Benefits.

WEB MD

Provides expertise in medicine, journalism, health communication and content creation to bring you the best health information possible.

Wheelchair Repair Services

A list of wheelchair repair and car lift installation services around the valley, this list is generated by the VA.
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