Gilia County assistance programs.
Gila County Community Services Division / REPAC Consortium
This is the local community action agency, and they offer low to moderate income families and individuals the following programs and resources.
- Weatherization Assistance Program - A program funded by federal government grants, but is a service that is offered by Gila County to residents in the area. The purpose of the home weatherization program is to help people save on their energy and utility bills, and it will to make the homes of qualified low-income Gila County residents healthier, safer, more energy efficient, and generally more comfortable.
- Mortgage and Foreclosure Assistance - Funding may be available on a limited basis, or the agency can direct homeowners to relevant programs, including Arizona and federal government options. Learn more on mortgage programs.
- Housing Rehabilitation Program - This housing program assists Gila County residents with repairs and improvements to rehabilitate their homes and bring them up to minimum safety and living standards.
- Utility Payment/Deposit Assistance - Emergency funds may be available to help people pay their utility, energy, and cooling bills.
- Eviction Prevention Rent Assistance - If you are facing an eviction, get advice and access to emergency funding. Learn about government programs as well.
- Rent help - Learn about other rental programs, such as HUD Section 8 and federal government options. Click here.
- Utility Discount Programs - They partner with utilities such as APS, SW Gas, Lifeline to offer qualified individuals discounts on their utility bills.
Call the Globe Arizona based Gila County Community Services Division / REPAC Consortium at (928) 425-7631 to apply for help, or learn more on their assistance programs.
Miami Church of Christ is a charity organization that provides the low income with emergency clothing, food, rent, utility bill assistance, and transportation for people in need. 805 W Sullivan St., Miami, AZ 85539, call (928) 473-3989
Northland Cares of Prescott Arizona offers services for patients with HIV/AIDS and their immediate family members. Some assistance is available for health care needs and can include an outpatient clinic and medical case management. Other resources include emergency housing, utility bill and prescription medication assistance. In addition, HOPWA-eligible clients may be able to receive additional support for transportation or paying their rent or energy bills. (928) 776-4612
Saint Vincent's of Holy Angels of Globe and Payson provide emergency financial assistance for basic needs. This can include food, utilities, small medical expenses, minor emergency car repairs, and emergency travel as well. Call (928) 425-3137 or (928) 474-9104.
Food pantries and distribution centers
White Mountain Apache offers a free or low cost food pantry for the low income and needy in Gila County. 1101 S Maverick Ave, Whiteriver, Arizona 85941. Dial (928) 338-4964
Northern Arizona Food Bank partners with local non-profits, pantries, churches, and other centers. They offer fresh items to those centers who then provide the goods to the needy. They also have information on soup kitchens. Explore food assistance programs including food stamps, WIC and more. 3805 E Huntington Dr, Flagstaff, AZ 86004. Call (928) 526-2211
Thatcher Food Distribution Center runs the federal government sponsored Commodity Supplemental Food Program from its Thatcher Arizona center.
Gila Community Food Bank, Inc. offers new or gently used clothing and emergency food boxes to people in need. Another program will offer sack lunches for individuals who are currently homeless. 317 Hackney Ave, Globe, AZ 85501. Dial (928) 425-3639
Payson Community Kids, Inc focuses on children from low income families. The group will offer basic needs, including school supplies, clothing, and food to those who qualify for assistance. 409 S Tonto St, Payson, Arizona 85541-4848. Dial (928) 478-7160