Overview

Description of Services

Contact Information

Hours of Operation

 

Division of Emergency Services

Overview

Year-round services include emergency food, commodities, utility assistance, and homeless shelter.Program funds are limited and are available on a first-come first-serve basis.

These services are sponsored by the Town of Springerville, and receives funds from the Emergency Food and Shelter Program, the State of Arizona through the Northern Arizona Council of Governments, the Towns of Springerville, Eagar, and local businesses.

 

Description of Services

Most services are available by appointment only. Appointments should be scheduled well in advance of an eviction or shut off notice.

Commodities
A box of fresh fruit, vegetables, and/or canned goods are available twice each month for low-income households. For a complete list of dates for the year, contact Community Services.

Utility Assistance
Funding is provided through the State and Federal funding to pay for one or more electric, propane, water or fire wood acquisition bills per year. To qualify, you must be low-income.

Homeless and Domestic Violence Shelter
Shelter is provided at a local motel for persons in crisis.

Appliance Repair or Replacement
Financial assistance is provided through the State to aid low-income households with the replacement or repair of necessary utilities, such as ovens, stoves, furnace, generator, refrigerator, etc.

Rent or Mortgage Assistance
Assistance is provided to assist low-income households in paying one or more mortgage or rental payments each year.

Tax Service
Free tax service is available through AARP volunteers for senior citizens and low-income households---usually in February each year.

Vehicle Repair
Assistance is available to repair vehicles for the purpose of providing transportation to work or for seeking employment.

Transitional Housing Program
Case managers assist eligible clients by working closely with them to develop a program that enrolls clients to transition from government assistance programs to financial independence.

Contact Information

Town of Springerville
Community Services
365 South Papago
Springerville, Arizona 85938
(928) 333-5185

Hours of Operation

Monday through Friday
8:00AM-4:00PM

 

Copyright 2002 The Town of Springerville, Arizona
Last modified: February 25, 2004