As more resources become available, we will add them to this list.
Please contact us if there is a concern that is not listed below.
Special thanks to the ASU Department of Psychology for compiling this list.
ASU Health Services: https://eoss.asu.edu/health
Phone for all campus locations: 480-965-3349
In the event of an emergency: Call 911
After-hours/weekends: for after-hours medical advice, call (800) 293-5775
First-Year Success Center Coaching: FYS provides peer-to-peer coaching for first-year students, transfer students, out-of-state students, and sophomores. Success coaches are currently offering Zoom coaching sessions for students. To connect with a success coach, email firstname.lastname@example.org, call 480-965-3289 or send a message in the ASU Community Slack channel #fys-center and a member of their staff will support you.
Free Text Books: Thanks to the work of ASU, ASU Bookstores, Follett and RedShelf, students can access textbooks at no cost for the spring semester from the most common publishers. Instructions available here: https://uto.asu.edu/sites/default/files/accessing_no_cost_textbooks_via_redshelf.pdf
Library Resources: https://libguides.asu.edu/continuity-library-services
UASP Online Tutoring: https://tutoring.asu.edu/student-services/online-subject-area-tutoring
Laid off because of the virus? https://des.az.gov/services/employment/unemployment-individual
There is a good chance you qualify for unemployment benefits. If you are new to all of that, here are the basics in a helpful and free explainer from The New York Times.
Local Food/Shelter Resources
- Gilbert Community Action Program (shelter/housing referrals, food/clothing referrals, case mgmt.): 480-892-5331; http://azcend.org/community-action-program/
- Chandler Community Action Program (shelter/housing referrals, food/clothing referrals, case mgmt.): 480-963-1423; http://azcend.org/community-action-program/
- Tempe Community Action Agency (food and housing assistance): 480-422-8922; https://tempeaction.org/what-we-do/
- United Food Bank (food distribution); https://unitedfoodbank.org/get-help/
- The YRC (food, showers, clothing, housing, connection to resources): 480-263-0635; 215 E. University Dr., Tempe; walk-in, Monday-Friday from noon to 3:30 p.m.
- One‐N‐Ten (LGBTQ) (shelter, housing, connection to support services): 602‐279‐0894; https://onenten.org/
- Phoenix Family Services Centers (services offered to families in crisis): 602-534-AIDE (2433)
- St. Vincent De Paul: (food, medical, referrals and support for homeless individuals and families, serves all Maricopa County): 602-266-4673 https://www.stvincentdepaul.net/programs
- UMOM/Tumbleweed (emergency shelter for young people in crisis): 602‐841‐5799; https://umom.org/
- Glendale Neighborhood and Family Services (utility, rent, mortgage assistance): 623-930-3590
ALL MARICOPA COUNTY
- Association of Arizona Food Banks http://www.azfoodbanks.org/
- Go to azfoodbanks.org and type in your zip code (right side) for the closest food banks and dining rooms. Call 211 for the most up-to-date information on a nearby food bank/community dining rooms, food pantries, infant boxes and food co-op boxes. Languages: English and Spanish
Applying for Nutrition Assistance: https://des.az.gov/services/basic-needs/food/nutrition-assistance-formerly-food-stamp-program
Congregate and Home-Delivered Meals: https://des.az.gov/services/older-adults/healthy-living/congregate-home-delivered-meals
St. Vincent De Paul: (food, medical, referrals and support for homeless individuals and families, serves all Maricopa County): 602-266-4673 https://www.stvincentdepaul.net/programs
Resources for Immigrants
- English: https://www.informedimmigrant.com/guides/coronavirus/#
- Spanish: https://www.inmigranteinformado.com/guides/coronavirus/#
- National and state resources in English and Spanish:https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/u/2/d/18p9OSlLpSYanIoUC-gEbhVbRMYVUfw4wyrixa9ekGdc/htmlview?fbclid=IwAR0eAanMTkh0A9PKCyvNcyiHDucvfeH4paFixHCYRGlmRW2R3M6c9mNIJjE
ONLINE RESOURCE SITES
Arizona 2-1-1: https://211arizona.org/
Find Help Phoenix: https://www.findhelpphx.org/
Aunt Bertha: https://www.auntbertha.com/ Search for aid/support services in your zip code. This includes, but is not limited to, food.
Veterans National Homeless Call Center: 1‐877‐424‐3838; https://www.veteranscrisisline.net/
Community Action Agencies
Community action agencies can help with things like utility or mortgage assistance, eviction or foreclosure prevention assistance, rental deposits, and emergency shelter. We have listed several options in Arizona, but there will likely be other resources depending on where you are currently living.
- Arizona List of Community Action Programs: https://des.az.gov/services/basic-needs/community-action-agencies
- City of GlendaleCommunity Action program: (utility, rent, mortgage assistance): 623‐930‐2460, https://www.glendaleaz.com/cap/
- Gilbert Community Action Program: (shelter/housing referrals, food/clothing referrals, case mgmt.): 480‐892‐5331; http://azcend.org/community‐action‐program/
- Tempe Community Action Agency: (food and housing assistance): 480‐422‐8922; https://tempeaction.org/services/emergency‐services/
- California Community Action Agencies: https://www.hud.gov/states/california/homeless/commaction
- HUD Resources by State: https://www.hud.gov/states
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