Prescott and Yavapai County Arizona Salvation Army assistance programs.
Yavapai County Arizona families can explore the Salvation Army programs and their family services resource. The forms of assistance provided include financial help to people keep their utilities running, allow them to pay rent to stay in their homes, and provide free food for their families. There are also a number of free items that may be offered, ranging from back to school supplies to winter clothes, Christmas toys or games, and other seasonal support.
The non-profit Salvation Army of Prescott AZ works to provide social services, counseling, and support to qualified residents that are facing a crisis. Clients that are supported tend to be those facing a temporary stage of financial hardship and they just need a little, short term assistance.
There is help for the low income as well as so called middle-income families in Yavapai County, as many are requesting financial assistance for the first time ever. It can be do to an unexpected job loss or medical emergency. Most of the services and financial aid, if available, is only paid out on a one-time basis.
Emergency financial help for food, bills, housing, rent and more
Rent assistance is given to qualified families who are unable to pay the housing costs on their own. They need to have exhausted all other potential sources of financial aid first. If it is paid out, then any housing assistance is limited to one grant per year, per recipient. These Salvation Army Prescott AZ resources are not a welfare or other federal government-funded type program.
Funds are limited and eligibility for these services is not guaranteed. Families and individuals need to have proof and documentation, such as pay stubs, rental agreements, and birth certificates are required. Many of the people who are supported in Prescott Arizona are classified as working poor and also facing eviction.
Free food may be provided from pantries and other resources. Groceries, perishable foodstuffs, bags of food, hot meals, and more may be passed out or served. Assistance is also for seniors in Yavapai County, and they will benefit from feeding programs. It also allows the elderly member to spend time with the volunteer or Salvation Army case worker as they benefit from the visit. There are also details on free food bank giveaways in Arizona.
Project SHARE is a Arizona program that can help with utility bills, including heat during the winter and air conditioning bills during the hot summer. The Salvation Army works with numerous utility and gas companies across Arizona to ensure financial assistance is available to the less fortunate and those that need help. Please donate to the SHARE program if you can.
In addition to those resources, several other emergency assistance programs are offered at the local and regional Salvation Army centers. They also work closely with other partner organizations, churches, and non-profits in the greater Yavapai County region. Examples can include vouchers for clothing or gasoline, medications, and holiday assistance. All programs are limited scope and resources. A focus generally tends to be for families with children and at risk senior citizens.
Emergency shelters are located across Arizona. In particular, they can provide a place for people to go to during the summer heat or to escape the cold during the winter. The centers welcome all evicted and homeless from the community, provided there is capacity and the individual meets conditions. Most shelters will also serve a hot meal, provide case management, and direct individuals to other places for long term, permanent housing opportunities.
Additional Salvation Army social services in Prescott region
There are also many free items given out to children, low income families, food insecure households and migrant farm workers and/or immigrants. These Salvation Army resources depend on donations to the Yavapai County community. There may be.
- -Free Christmas toys, Thanksgiving meals, Easter baskets, and holiday items.
- -Clothing, both year round and during the colder winter months. It may be jackets, boots, hats, and just normal outwear. Read more on free winter jackets near you.
- -Low income families who are moving into a home can seek free or low cost furniture.
- -Vouchers to pay for car repairs, gasoline and more.
During times of disaster, resources can help the victims and families impacted. Whether it was natural or manmade, Salvation Army volunteers will rally to the cause. The non-profit is usually one of the first organization to respond to any crisis. They may pass out food, provide shelter, clothing, advice and spiritual comfort. Both first responders (including firefighters) and survivors can explore these programs.
Applying to Salvation Army services in Yavapai County
Most of the financial aid programs as well as free items are provided from the center at 237 S Montezuma St, Prescott, Arizona 86303. Phone number is (928) 778-0150.