Tucson, AZ
Rental Assistance

When you need money to pay your rent, utility bills or get through a difficult time, there are 15 utility payment and rental assistance programs in the Tucson, Arizona area.


Tucson Indian Center Emergency Financial Assistance

1 Miles Away

97 E Congress St Ste 101
Tucson, AZ 85701
(520) 884-7131

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Services:
Provides one-time financial assistance for past-due rent or mortgage payment to prevent homelessness, and utility payment assistance to avoid shut-off. Also provides diapers. Available to people in need; not restricted to Native Americans.

Hours:
Mon-Fri 8am-5pm administration; Mon 11am-11:30am eligibility screening

Eligibility:
People in need. Must have shut-off notice, eviction notice, or foreclosure notice for housing or utility payment assistance.

Documents To Bring:
Call on Monday between 11am-11:30am for eligibility screening. Distributes five applications. Appointments are scheduled for that Friday.



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-- Ralph Waldo Trine




Tucson Urban League Case Management

2 Miles Away

2305 S Park Ave
Tucson, AZ 85713
(520) 791-9522

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Services:
Provides short and long-term case management. Also provides emergency financial assistance for rent and mortgage payment to prevent eviction, utility deposits, and utility payment to prevent shut-off for electric and gas bills. Payment assistance for water bills is available during the summer for people with evaporative coolers. Offers budget counseling, financial literacy education, and referrals to other services.

Hours:
Mon-Fri 8am-5pm administration; Mon-Fri 8am-11am applications

Eligibility:
US citizens in need who live within the city limits of Tucson

Documents To Bring:
Call for appointment needed. Must have a photo ID, proof of income and address, DES letter, copy of lease, and current utility bills. May need birth certificates and social security numbers for each member of household.



Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
-- Zen Proverb




Pima County Community Action Agency

2 Miles Away

2797 E Ajo Way
Tucson, AZ 85713
(520) 243-6688

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Services:
Provides case management and emergency financial assistance to people on low income. Includes rent and mortgage assistance to prevent eviction or foreclosure, and security deposits for rent and utilities throughout Pima County. Also provides utility assistance to prevent shutoff and propane gas used for heating to people living outside Tucson city limits. Offers car repair assistance for families with children (age 17 and younger) who are working. Does not exceed $300 for any repair; not available to people who are unemployed, disabled, or childless. Provides assistance to eligible applicants directly, and through the Emergency Services Network (see separate listing).

Hours:
Mon-Fri 8am-5pm

Eligibility:
People living at or below the poverty level in Pima County. Must have source of income and ability to meet bills next month. All assistance is limited to once per calendar year.

Documents To Bring:
Call and leave a message to request an appointment. Calls returned only if funds available.



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Saints Peter & Paul Catholic Church

3 Miles Away

1946 E Lee St
Tucson, AZ 85719
(520) 327-6015

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Services:
Provides assistance to people in need within parish boundaries. Includes food and utility payment assistance. See Eligibility for service area boundaries.

Hours:
Mon-Fri 8am-3:15pm

Eligibility:
People in need who live within parish boundaries only. Must live in the part of zip code 85719 that is between 1st Ave to Alvernon Way, and 5th St to Grant Rd.

Documents To Bring:
Call for intake appointment



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-- Holton




Saint Ambrose Catholic Church

4 Miles Away

300 S Tucson Blvd
Tucson, AZ 85716
(520) 628-7837

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Services:
Provides assistance to people in need within parish boundaries. Includes food boxes; vouchers for food, clothing and household items; and limited assistance with rent and utilities.

Hours:
Mon, Wed 9am-6pm; Tue, Thu, Fri 9am-4pm

Eligibility:
People in need who live within parish boundaries only. Must live in the part of zip codes 85711, 85716 and 85719 that is between 5th St to 32nd St, Park Ave to Columbus Blvd, and Aviation to Columbus Blvd.

Documents To Bring:
Call for intake appointment



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-- Abraham Maslow




The Salvation Army Family Services

4 Miles Away

1021 N 11th Ave
Tucson, AZ 85705
(520) 792-1111

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Services:
Provides case management to individuals and families, and financial assistance for rent and utilities.

Hours:
Mon-Thu 8am-5pm, Fri 8am-noon administration; Wed 8:30am-11am intake

Eligibility:
People in need on low income

Documents To Bring:
Call for intake and appointment. Must bring photo ID for adults, and birth certificate and Social Security numbers for all in family.



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-- Peter McWilliams




JFCS Emergency Financial Assistance Program

6 Miles Away

4301 E 5th St
Tucson, AZ 85711
(520) 795-0300

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Services:
Provides limited financial assistance for rent to prevent eviction, and for utilities to prevent shut-off. Also provides grocery gift cards, bus passes, and referrals to additional services.

Hours:
Mon-Fri 10am-5pm

Eligibility:
Individuals and families in emergency financial need

Documents To Bring:
Call for intake



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-- Socrates




Interfaith Community Services Financial Assistance Program - East

9 Miles Away

8701 E Old Spanish Trl
Tucson, AZ 85710
(520) 731-3076

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Services:
Provides emergency financial assistance for people in need throughout Pima County. Includes assistance for rent, mortgage, utilities, prescriptions, birth certificates, identification cards, and work-related expenses (such as bus passes and gas vouchers).

Hours:
Mon-Thu 10am-3pm

Eligibility:
Individuals and families in emergency financial situations in Pima County

Documents To Bring:
Call for intake



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-- Victor Kiam




Interfaith Community Services Financial Assistance Program - Northwest

10 Miles Away

2820 W Ina Rd
Tucson, AZ 85741
(520) 297-6049

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Services:
Provides emergency financial assistance for utilities for people in need in Pima County, who live outside Tucson city limits. Also provides assistance for people throughout Pima County for rent, mortgage, prescriptions, birth certificates, identification cards, and work-related expenses (such as bus passes and gas vouchers).

Hours:
Mon-Fri 9am-4pm

Eligibility:
Individuals and families in emergency financial situations in Pima County

Documents To Bring:
Call for intake



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-- Bob Harrington




PPEP Human Services Department - Marana

25 Miles Away

11851 W Marana Rd Ste A
Marana, AZ 85653
(520) 616-0236

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Services:
Provides emergency financial assistance for rent and utilities, and referrals for other needed services.

Hours:
Mon-Fri 8am-5pm

Eligibility:
People on low incomes who are in need

Documents To Bring:
Call for appointment



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