Arizona Department of Child Safety
Reach out to DCS if you or someone you know is being abused, neglected, exploited, or abandoned. Please visit the DCS website for examples of each of these and what can be reported. If you are unsure please call DCS and they will work with you in determining whether they are able to support you or the individual you are calling for.
AZ Food Banks
AAFB's Food Providers Directory, the largest database of emergency food options (food banks, pantries, soup kitchens, shelters, and others that distribute emergency food) in Arizona:
- Find nearby emergency food for yourself or someone you know struggling with hunger.
- Locate food donation and volunteer opportunites close to you.
- Reference emergency food options if you are a case worker who makes referrals to clients needing assistance.
National Suicide Hotline
Talk to Somone Now
If you’re thinking about suicide, are worried about a friend or loved one, or would like emotional support, the Lifeline network is available 24/7 across the United States.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration SAMHSA Disaster Distress Helpline
Stress, anxiety, and other depression-like symptoms are common reactions after any natural or human-caused disaster. Call this toll-free number to be connected to the nearest crisis center for information, support, and counseling.
Teen Lifeline is a great resource for students and parents/guardians. Students can call and speak or text with a Peer Counselor. These counselors are similar in age and trained to talk to students in crisis. Parent's are also able to call for support for their children.