2-1-1 Arizona (Community Information & Referral)
2200 N Central Ave #211
Phoenix, AZ 85004
The 2-1-1 helpline and 2-1-1 Arizona website provide information on agencies and various other community resources.
ADA Cab (Valley Metro Program)

Offers ADA-certified Phoenix residents under the age of 65 the opportunity to buy coupons to use to pay for cab trips. Each coupon is worth a dollar, and the $20-coupon books sell at 30 percent of their value, or $6 apiece. Participants can buy a maximum of $40 at that discount, and can purchase an additional $40 at half price; in total, users can buy up to $80 worth of taxi vouchers monthly for $32. The coupons can be used for an entire trip, and can be combined with cash fares to travel further.
Arizona Spinal Cord Injury Association
5025 E. Washington St. STE #110
Phoenix, AZ 85034
The Arizona Spinal Cord Injury Association is a nonprofit organization dedicated to enhancing the lives of individuals with spinal cord injuries. Our goal is to promote physical, intellectual, spiritual, emotional and social recovery. The Association focuses on peer support, family support, and education of consumers, families, caregivers and professionals. We also link consumers and families with vocational, social and recreational resources, and offer accessible transportation services, as well as a number of support groups throughout the valley.

Online database for finding community resources for foster care, childcare, family resources, and transportation resources.

Home support services available to those with limited resources by volunteers. Services include friendly visits, telephone calls, grocery shopping, handyman services, and transportation. They also offer assistance locating resources to meet specific needs.
City of Phoenix Human Services Department
South Phoenix 602.534.4732

The Human Services Department offers a variety of social services to low-income households experiencing crisis. Services are provided through three family services centers, geographically dispersed throughout the city. Each center provides a broad range of assistance with urgent needs including utility, eviction prevention and/or move-in cost assistance. Caseworkers also provide employment, budgeting, social and life-skills development counseling assistance through case management services at the family and senior services centers. These services assist families and adult individuals resolve problems and ultimately achieve self-sufficiency.
Community Pharmacy

Offers free delivery service (within 5 miles) of medications, and contracts with Mercy Maricopa
Foothills Caring Corps

Offers free in home services (including visits, meals, business help, and minor home repair) and transportation services (including social outings, grocery transportation, and medical appointment transportation) to homebound and/or disabled adults in North Scottsdale (85255 north of Bell Rd, 85262), Carefree (85377), Cave Creek (85327, 85331), and Carefree Highway to I-17 (85085, 85086).
Fry's Mercado
4230 W. McDowell Rd.
Phoenix, AZ 85009
Offers free transportation home (from 27th Ave. to 59th Ave., and from Van Buren St. to Indian School Rd.) with the purchase of $20-$25 worth of groceries.
Ranch Market

All valley Ranch Markets offer free shuttle service home, or to any other location, within 15 miles of their store after the purchase of $25 or more in groceries. See your neighborhood Ranch Market for details.
Senior Cab

This program, offered by City of Phoenix, allows seniors 65 and over who live in Phoenix to buy discounted taxi coupons for 30% of their value. Seniors can buy up to 40 coupons ($1 value) per month at 70% subsidy, and an additional 40 coupons at 50% subsidy. All coupons will expire 6/30/2011.
Please contact the service providers directly for information about any of the services listed. Contact Southwest Network,, only to report an incorrect listing or to suggest a resource that could be added to the directory. Thank you.

The Salvation Army

Provides assistance with food, rent payments, utility payments, transportation costs, prescription costs, hygiene supplies, counseling, clothing, and other emergency assistance for individuals and families in need. Programs located throughout the valley.
Valley Metro

Provides senior citizens (65+) and persons with disabilities living in Chandler, Gilbert, Mesa, and Tempe transportation options outside of regular Valley Metro services. Program options include Coupons for Cabs, Taxi Vouchers, Circulators, Mesa Mileage Reimbursement, and Volunteer Driver Program (Chandler/Gilbert).
Valley Metro

Offers reduced fare bus passes to youth (ages 6-18), seniors (age 65+), and persons with disabilities and Medicare card holders (must have proof of disability). Reduced fare is $0.85/ride. Ask your doctor to complete the Reduced Fare Application, and call the Customer service line is 602-253-5000 for information on sites that can issue the Reduced Fare ID card. There is a $2.50 fee for the Reduced Fare ID card.
Valley Metro Mobility Center
4600 E. Washington, #102
Phoenix, AZ
Offers an on-site travel training center, in-person ADA interviews and certification, and information on alternative travel programs. Provides a free travel training program to individuals with a disability and at least one identified route to learn. ADA-certified individuals who live in Avondale, Chandler, Gilbert, Mesa, Peoria, or Tempe can also obtain a free ADA Platinum Pass that provides transportation by bus or lightrail for no cost.
Please contact the service providers directly for information about any of the services listed. Contact Southwest Network,, only to report an incorrect listing or to suggest a resource that could be added to the directory. Thank you.