Utilities and Shelter


Emergency rent and utility assistance

Limited financial assistance is available to help with rent and utility bills. Additional support is provided by a case manager/life skills coordinator, who is ready to reach out and help anyone seeking assistance.

For utility payment assistance, call 480-422-8922 on Thursdays at 8 a.m. for screening.

For rental assistance, call 480-422-8922 on the first Friday of the month at 8 a.m.

Appointments are scheduled based on availability of assistance funds.

A utility assistance packet may be downloaded here.

This service available:

Tempe 85280; 85281; 85282; 85283; 85284; 85285; 85287

Fountain Hills 85268; 85269


Interfaith Homeless Emergency Lodging Program (I-HELP)

In partnership with the local faith community, I-HELP provides emergency shelter, meals, work force development and life skills training.

I-HELP operates in Tempe seven nights per week, 365 days a year. It also provides participants with access to a mobile shower unit.

Call the I-HELP Manager at 480-422-8922.

This service is available to all adults 18+.