Social Services

Available Resources for Rental/Mortgage and Utilities Assistance

Fountain Hills households experiencing financial hardship due to the COVID-19 Pandemic may be eligible for Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA). Qualifying households may receive up to fifteen (15) months of rental and utility assistance payments for past due, owed, or future months. Utility assistance is available for electric, gas, water, sewer, and trash utilities.

Resources for Assistance

As a means of better serving the citizens of Fountain Hills, the following is a listing of some organizations who provide assistance. Contact these organizations directly for additional information. Please note that this is not a comprehensive listing. These resources are not "approved" or "certified" by the Town of Fountain Hills. Some of the providers herein listed have come to the Activity Center to offer their services:

Food and Nutritional Support

Extended Hands Food Bank  480-837-0303 - A food barrel for donations is located in the lobby at the Community Center.  Please call 480-837-0303 for more information.
Home Deliver Meals Nita  Contact Juanita Blose 480-816-5229 jblose@fh.az.gov
Meals on Wheels AZ  www.mealsonwheelsamerica.org/find-meals
St. Mary’s Mobile Pantry 480-291-3237 for updated calendar 
AZ 24 hr. Helpline for seniors unable to access groceries 602-264-4357

Local Grocery stores offering special hours for senior shoppers:
Safeway 480-837-0287
Bashes 480-391-4020
Fry’s 480-836-7311
Walgreens 480-837-6748
CVS 480-836-8337
Walmart (Northsight Blvd, Scottsdale) 480-348-5505

Domestic Violence Resources

(Domestic violence is a pattern of abusive behavior in any relationship that is used by one partner to gain or maintain power and control over another intimate partner. If you are in immediate danger, call 911.)

Shelter Hotline, Central Screening (480) 890-3039
All Maricopa County domestic violence shelters use Central Screening to assist survivors. Please call when you have about 30 mins to discuss your needs.
Arizona 211 Crisis Response Network Dial 2-1-1  www.211arizona.org/domestic-violence-maricopa
Domestic violence and elder abuse:
National Domestic Violence Hotline www.thehotline.org. (800) 799-7233
National Sexual Assault Hotline www.rainn.org (800) 656-HOPE (4673)
Area Agency on Aging (602) 264-4357
Assist adults aged 50 and older who are victims of elder abuse and violence

Emergency Order of Protection - AZPoint Protective Orders - https://azpoint.azcourts.gov/  If you are in immediate danger, call 911.
Orders of Protection can be issued by any Court in Arizona. If the Court has closed for business, Emergency Orders of Protection are granted by a judge in writing, verbally or telephonically to protect a person who is in imminent danger of domestic violence. Emergency Orders of Protection are available from local law enforcement agencies.

Additional Resources