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These links are intended for informational purposes and the convenience of our residents. Inclusion does not necessarily constitute or imply endorsement, recommendation, or favor by the City of Goodyear. Mention of programs or services found through these links should not be construed as an endorsement or recommendation.

Emergency Water Utility Assistance for Goodyear Residents Impacted by COVID-19

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Maricopa County and the city of Goodyear are providing financial assistance for water bills to low-to-moderate income residents in need.
The County’s Human Services Department will provide emergency assistance for up to a period of three consecutive months to households that meet the income requirements and demonstrate a financial hardship caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.  
To qualify, gross family income must be no greater than the following:
Family of 1: $43,600/year
Family of 2:  $49,800/year
Family of 3:  $56,050/year
Family of 4:  $62,250/year
Family of 5:  $67,250/year
Family of 6:  $72,250/year
For more information or to request assistance, please call: 602-506-2000 and ask for assistance with city of Goodyear water utility bill.


Emergency Rent, Mortgage, Electric/Gas Assistance

The city of Avondale is the regional CAP (Community Action Program) office and provides emergency rent, mortgage, gas, and electric financial assistance to eligible Goodyear residents (as well as Avondale and Litchfield Park).
Eligibility Includes:

  • Proof of gross income for the past 30 days
  • Social security cards for each member of the household
  • Proof of US citizenship or legal permanent status for primary applicant

For more information or to request assistance, please call: 623-333-2703.

Food Programs for Goodyear Residents 60+ and Adults with Disabilities

Goodyear residents over 60 or adults with disabilities can stop by Monday thru Friday from 11:30 AM-12:30 PM to pick up lunch at the Avondale Senior Center. On Fridays, frozen meals will be available for the weekend. 

Avondale Senior Center also has St. Mary’s food programs that Goodyear residents can pick up through their drive through starting at 8:00 AM on the 1st Monday, 2nd Thursday, 3rd Wednesday, and 4th Thursday of every month.

Residents will need to fill out an application, but programs are free or donation only.  Avondale Senior Center is located at 1007 S 3rd Street, Avondale. For more information on programs, visit or contact Avondale Senior Center staff at 623-333-2705.

2-1-1 Arizona: Community Information and Referral Services

Serves as Arizona’s key source of integrated information that brings people and services together to meet vital ne

Community Action Program

The goal of the Community Action Program is to help individuals and families move toward financial independence by connecting individuals to a wide range of social services programs. Limited financial assistance for utilities, mortgage and rental assistance is available.

Find Help Phoenix

An interactive map of free and low-cost health/social services in Maricopa County.      

Food Calendar

A listing of Avondale/Goodyear local emergency food resources.      

Goodyear Fill-A-Need program

Brightens the holiday season by helping connect families in need with the generous gifts and donations made available by City of Goodyear employees, residents and local businesses. The program traditionally provides gifts for children such as toys, clothing, and school supplies. 

Housing Services

Resources  for: fair housing contact information, foreclosure prevention/counseling, home ownership, owner occupied housing rehabilitation, rental assistance and more.

Human Services Transportation Provider Inventory 

A listing of agencies that provide human services transportation resource information in the MAG region.

On-line DES resource directory

A comprehensive guide to programs and services offered by the Arizona Department of Economic Security.

Rebuilding Together

Strengthens the lives of our most vulnerable communities by providing low-income homeowners with critical home repairs, accessibility modifications and energy-efficient upgrades.

Veterans Support

Resources  for U.S. Veterans.

Victims Assistance

The Goodyear Police Department Crisis Services Unit is a group of dedicated professionally trained staff and volunteers who are committed to providing victims of crime and community members with services that can assist them in their recovery as quickly and fully as possible.

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program

Offers free tax help to people who generally make $52,000 or less, persons with disabilities, the elderly and limited English speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their own tax returns. 

You Are Not Alone (YANA)

A free program offered by the Goodyear Police Department's Volunteers in Police Services (VIPS) that provides regular phone calls and home visits to seniors who have limited family or community contacts. Seniors can also call the YANA program for help finding specific services and resources.