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Community Partners Continue to Provide Local Assistance

Post Date:03/21/2020 9:18 AM

See below for a list of community resources available right now and some of their needs.

 

A New Leaf

turnanewleaf.org

Current hours of operation: 24 hours

Services: Domestic violence Shelter for women and children

Accessing resources: Call the domestic violence hotline 480-890-3039 or 1-844-safedvs

How others can help/pressing needs:

  • Bacterial soap
  • Pillows
  • Frozen meals for 30 people
  • Home cooked meals pick up is available
  • Gift cards for grocery stores

 

Adelante Healthcare WIC

ahcchc.com

Current hours of operation: Hours vary at the different locations. Call 1-877-809-5092, visit adelantehealthcare.com, or text WIC to 31996 for hours and locations.

Services: Adelante WIC sites are open until further notice. They are taking some appointments over the phone, issuing benefits remotely, and are following direction from ADHS at its different sites.

Accessing resources:

Call 1-877-809-5092, visit adelantehealthcare.com, or text WIC to 31996 for hours and locations.

How others can help/pressing needs: We would like to reassure our families they are still able to apply for WIC.

 

Agua Fria Food & Clothing Bank

affcb.org

Current hours of operation: Avondale location: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Tonopah location: Mondays only, 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Services:

  • Emergency Food Boxes (drive-thru)
  • Daily Lunch Sacks
  • Showers

Accessing resources: No appointment/referral necessary.

Avondale location: 405 E Harrison Dr. Avondale, AZ 85323. Need to live in Avondale, Goodyear, Buckeye, Tolleson, Cashion, or Litchfield Park.

Tonopah location: 36827 W. Indian School Rd. Tonopah, AZ 85354. Needs to live in Tonopah, Arlington, Palo Verde, or Harquahala.

Online - http://www.affcb.org

Call - 623-932-9135

How others can help/pressing needs:

  • Volunteers (especially at the Avondale location (Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.)
  • Diapers
  • Baby formula
  • Bread
  • Pprotein (meat, canned meat, peanut butter, etc.), or any other food items.

 

All Faith Community Services Food Bank

allfaithcsaz.com

Current hours of operation: Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.  

Services: Open to all Buckeye or Goodyear residents with the following services:

  • Weekly Emergency Food & Baby Boxes
  • Clothing Referrals
  • Showers on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2 – 4 p.m.
  • Mobile Food Pantry at Skyway Church of the West Valley on March 28 from 8 – 10 a.m. (drive-thru distribution)

Accessing resources:

Visit - 214 S. 5th St., Buckeye, AZ  85326

Call - 623-386-3513

E-mail - allfaithcs@aol.com

Online - allfaithcsaz.com (messages can be sent through "contact us")

How others can help/pressing needs:

  • Healthy, high school age or older, volunteers Monday through Friday 7 a.m. – 3 p.m. No younger volunteers at this time, please.
  • Baby Formula - Similac Advance
  • Hygiene/Toiletry Items
  • Monetary donations to purchase non-perishables at a discount price from St. Mary's food Bank Alliance

Note, the following from All Faith Community Services Food Bank:

  • We do not provide public restrooms.
  • We do not provide public use of our phones.
  • We require and provide hand sanitizing before entering our facility.
  • We allow only 10 persons in our facility at one time.
  • If you have flu-like symptoms, please stay home and send someone in your place.

 

Arizona COVID-19 Community Response Fund

http://www.azfoundation.org/Giving/ArizonaCOVID-19CommunityResponseFund.aspx

Services: The Arizona COVID-19 Community Response Fund will provide flexible resources to organizations in Arizona working with communities who are impacted by COVID-19.

One hundred percent of contributions to this fund will be distributed to nonprofit organizations swiftly as needs arise. Arizona Community Foundation (ACF) has intentionally established this fund with flexibility in mind to ensure that these resources may support communities as conditions, circumstances, and needs change throughout this crisis.

 

Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church

christevangelical.org

Current hours of operation: 8 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Services: Outreach Food Bank is open on Tuesday mornings

Accessing resources: Drive up between 8 – 9 a.m. to drop off your box. At 11 a.m., you drive back up to get your filled box. Emergency food boxes will be filled as needed, only on Tuesdays. 

 

First Things First

firstthingsfirst.org

Services: Early childhood development information.

Accessing resources: details online at www.firstthingsfirst.org

 

Home Instead Senior Care

homeinstead.com

Current hours of operation: Monday – Friday, 9 a.m – 5 p.m.  

Services:

  • Offering work for those who may be suddenly without work, even short term or temporary assignments.
  • Care to our most vulnerable population, who may now be homebound to prevent exposure.Our caregivers can run errands, prepare meals, and supportive services to help keep them safe.

Preventative measures are in place: Home Instead Senior Care is following CDC guidelines for preventing the spread of the virus. Home Instead CAREGivers also receive specific training on reducing the risk of illness and continue to revisit and reemphasize with our professional CAREGiver team. “Caring for seniors in our community is what we do, and we continue to be committed to working with our partners who share the same important mission.”

 

Lutheran Social Services of the Southwest

lss-sw.org

Services: Utility assistance may be available by email. Individuals will be required to scan or fax documentation.

How others can help/pressing needs:

  • Hand sanitizer
  • Clorox wipes
  • Sanitizer concentrates
  • Latex gloves
  • Kleenex

 

Mountain Park Health Center

mphc-az.org

Current hours of operation: Goodyear clinic hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. For other location hours, visit mphc-az.org.
Services: Medical care. Patients are still able to come in to the office.

Accessing resources:

Goodyear clinic: 140 N. Litchfield Rd. Suite #106, Goodyear, AZ 85338

Call to make an appointment 24/7: 602-243-7277

How others can help/pressing needs:

  • Masks for patients and staff
  • Donation of produce, since many patients are struggling with food insecurity.
  • Supplies: diapers, wipes, formula, etc.

 

New Life Center

newlifectr.org

Current hours of operation: Open 24/7

Services:

  • Crisis hotline
  • Safety planning, resources, mobile advocacy, emotional support
  • Meals
  • Basic hygiene and clothing needs
  • Shelter for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault

Accessing resources:

Call – the Crisis Hotline at 623-932-4404 (shelter availability varies)

How others can help/pressing needs:

  • Toilet paper
  • Diapers size 5 and 6
  • Cleaning wipes and sprays
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Paper plates, plastic utensils, disposable cups, napkins

 

Skyway Church

skywaychurch.com

Current hours of operation: Monday – Thursday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

 Services:

  • Drive-thru prayer tents on Wednesdays at 6 – 7 p.m. and on Sundays from 9 – 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
  • Live streaming services at skywaychurch.com/live
  • Counseling on campus provided by Skyway or Victorious Christian Living
  • Food box distribution on every 4th Saturday from 8 – 10 a.m.

Accessing resources:

Visit - 14900 W. Van Buren St., Goodyear, AZ 85338

Online - skywaychurch.com

Call - 623-935-4858