Beyond Care… Support & Services

COVID-19 Support & Services

Center for Disease Control (CDC)

To learn about the symptoms of COVID-19, how to stay safe, and what to do if you get sick, visit CDC’s COVID-19 info page at


View FreedomCare’s Coronavirus (COVID-19) Guide for caregivers and patients at

Local Services

National Hunger Hotline

To reach the USDA National Hunger Hotline, dial 1-866-3-HUNGRY or (877)-842-6273 from 7:00 AM-10:00 PM ET

Nutrition Assistance

Nutrition Assistance provides eligible households with monthly benefits they can use to purchase nutritious food. Learn more at

Phone Purchase Option for Consumers & Caregivers

Eligible caregivers and patients can receive a free Smartphone or SIM Card with free minutes, texts, and data through SafeLink Wireless. You must be enrolled in Medicaid, FNS, SSI, Section 8, TANF, or another Arizona assistance program to qualify. To find out more, go to

Affordable Connectivity Program

The FCC’s Affordable Connectivity Program is designed to help families and households struggling to afford internet service. The program provides a discount of up to $30 per month toward broadband service and a one-time discount of up to $100 to purchase a laptop, desktop computer, or tablet from participating providers. To find out if you’re eligible, go to

Temporary and Affordable Paid Stays

Extended Stay America offers long-term hotel stays for under $100 a night in Scottsdale and Phoenix.

Arizona Department of Housing

The Arizona Department of Housing provides resources like eviction prevention and homeowner assistance. Learn more at

The Cash Assistance program provides temporary cash benefits and supportive services to Arizona’s children and their families. To determine if you’re eligible, go to

One Small Step

One Small Step provides clothing to people in need. They also provide homeless assistance, a community classroom with job training and parenting classes, and assistance for those seeking employment or who recently returned to the workforce. Learn more at

Contact One Small Step at (480) 285-4111, [email protected], or at:

One Small Step | Clothes Cabin
710 N Cooper Road
Gilbert, AZ 85233

Need Help Paying Bills

Access Maricopa county resources including rental assistance, utility assistance, financial assistance, Section 8 housing, food pantries, clothing, senior assistance, and more. Just go to

Caregiver Support

Alzheimer’s Association

  • Connect with a live person at Alzheimer’s Association 24/7 for support: (800)-272-3900
  • Connect with others who care for loved ones with Alzheimer’s through free support groups, online message boards and forums, education programs, and blog posts. Find out more here.
  • As Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia progress, your loved one’s behaviors may change. Behavior change can be hard to handle, but here are some resources to guide you through each stage of the disease.

Caring Kind

Connect with NYC’s dementia experts 24/7/365 in 200 languages. Specialists can provide you with the most up-to-date information, education, and support.

Call their 24-hour Helpline: (646)-744-2900
Email [email protected]

Autism Speaks

If you need support, you can connect with a live person at Autism Speaks from 9 am – 5 pm. Call (888)-288-4762.

Arizona | Autism Speaks

American Cancer Society

Cancer Information Specialists are available 24/7 to answer your questions about:

Specific cancers and coping with cancer
Treatment options and side effects
Medicines and pain control
Clinical trials
Prevention and screening
Quitting tobacco

The ACS can also refer you to local and national resources including:

Patient services
Support groups
Social services
Medical equipment
Wigs and prostheses
Financial programs

To learn more, click here or call (800)-227-2345.

Cancer Support Community

English- and Spanish-speaking counselors and resource specialists are available to support you Monday-Friday 9 am – 9 pm. To connect, click here or Call (888)-793-9355.

American Diabetes Association

  • If you need support, click here or call (800)-342-2383 to connect with a live person at the American Diabetes Association Monday-Friday, 8:30 am – 8:00 pm.
  • Check out these stress-free recipes, prep tips, and shopping lists to make and enjoy making healthy food that tastes great.
  • Learn more about the Living with Type 2 Diabetes Program for patients and caregivers here.


National Helpline is a free, confidential, 24/7/365 treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for people and families facing mental or substance use disorders. SAMHSA provides referrals to local treatment centers, support groups, and community organizations. Call (800)-662-4357 (4357).

SAMHSA – Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Find Arizona-based health, financial, legal, workplace, housing, LGBTQ, and community & mutual aid resources from AARP at