There are many groups and organizations throughout out community offering assistance during this difficult time.
Resources for the Elderly
Resources for Veterans and Military Families
- Air Force Association
- Arizona Coalition for Military Families
- Financial Assistance for Military Families
- Military/Veterans Crisis Line
- If you are a homeless veteran, at-risk of homelessness, or a provider trying to assist a homeless veteran, please call the National Homeless Veterans Resource line at: 877-4AID-VET (877-424-3838) or click here.
- The Military and Veterans Success Center-West is offering free services and resources for transitioning military members, veterans, and their dependents. Click here or call 480-384-9874.
- Military OneSounce provides 24/7 confidential non-medical counseling, specialty consultations like financial counseling, and other forms of free confidential help to service members, immediate family members, and, in some cases, Department of Defense civilians. Confidential help is available in person, via secure video, over the phone (800-342-9647), and online. Click here for more information.
- For practical tools, information, and resources that can all be used from the safety of one’s home to track well-being, mood swing,s and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) symptoms, try the COVID Coach App.
- Beginning May 20, 2020, veterans will now be offered an appointment for a one-on-one telephone call with a VA Regional Office employee. The employee will be able to provide a wide variety of services, including but not limited to: VA Compensation claim status, benefit letters, eBenefits services, assistance in filing a claim. If a Veteran would like to make an appointment, please email the following address: PCTC.VBAPHO@va.gov with your name, email address, telephone number and the reason for contact. Click here for more information.
- The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced its commitment to extend debt relief to Veterans adversely impacted by COVID-19 to the end of 2020 by suspending certain debt collection actions. Click here for more information.
- The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced it is allocating an additional $400 million of its Coronavirus relief funding to enhance the department’s emergency relief response for Veterans experiencing or at risk of homelessness during the Coronavirus pandemic. The newly allocated funds will be used for the Supportive Services for Veteran Families Program (SSVF). SSVF offers several ways to secure housing for Veterans experiencing or at risk of homelessness. Click here for more information.
Mental Health Resources