Single Mothers grants in Oro Valley, Arizona

Being single is hard and unpredictable when you have dependent children. If you need some assistance financially, here are some programs that can help.

Cash Assistance

Temporary cash funds are guaranteed to all who qualify. The Department of Economic Security (DES) provides EBT (electronic benefit transfer) funds and supportive services to single mothers. Apply online or go to the office where you live. Visit the website link for more information.

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Help with Food

Assistance with buying food is available through DES and provided to needy families. They receive funds to buy healthy foods and links to local food banks. Apply online or through your DES office. Visit the website link for more information.

Help with Shelter and Housing

The Salvation Army has the Hospitality House, a place for emergency sheltering and transitional housing. The organization accepts low-income people of all ages and genders. Call (520) 622-5411 for 24-hour assistance. Visit the website link for more information.

Help with Energy and Utilities

DES offers support to renters and homeowners in need of energy and utilities. The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is the main program for low-income energy users. Mail your application to the DES office or visit the website link for more information.

Help with Telephone and Internet Bills

Frontier’s Lifeline program has affordable options for phone and Internet services. Qualify if you meet low income requirements or receive public benefits. To apply, send your application to the main office. Visit the website link for more information.

Help with Childcare

DES has low-cost child care assistance for single mothers and their children. Apply through the DES Child Care office or find a list of downloadable forms on the DES site. Visit the website link for more information.

Help with Medical and Dental Care

AHCCCS Health Insurance helps to cover the medical needs of single mothers, children, the elderly and the disabled. Apply online via MyFamilyBenefits. Also, Contact the DES office to apply or ask more questions. Visit the website link for more information.

Help with Legal Matters

Southern Arizona Legal Aid provides legal representation, counseling and referrals to low-income recipients. To get hold of your services, sign up online, apply in person or call. Visit the website link for more information.

Help with Financial Counseling

All types of financial counseling services are provided by Money Management International (MMI). Receive help for common issues, such as debt, budgeting, bankruptcy, student loans, mortgages and more. Contact MMI by email or by phone at (866) 889-9347. Visit the website link for more information.

Help From Other Groups

The Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona has a large variety of food assistance programs from Emergency Food Assistance (TEFAP) to the Garden Program. Contact the branch location of the Community Food Bank nearest you. Call (520) 622-0525 or 1-800-950-8681 for assistance. Visit the website link for more information.

There are numerous programs available to help single mothers, whether they are unemployed, in school or switching careers. In Oro Valley, many agencies and organizations have come together to reduce the costs of living for single parents. Contact the above programs to see if you qualify.

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