Personal Safety

Maricopa Community Colleges has provided a list of resources to help safeguard your personal safety (crisis services, disease testing, domestic violence, and suicide prevention) during a time of need. The resources on this page are updated on a regular basis.


 

Crisis Services

Crisis Response Network

A non-profit crisis care service organization dedicated to helping individuals through inspiration and empowering transformation from home to health through a series of crisis services.
 

Short Term Crisis Services
 

Department of Economic Security (DES)

The Short Term Crisis Services (STCS) Program provides assistance to families facing an emergency that cannot be met immediately with their income. To learn more, visit https://des.az.gov/services/basic-needs/shelter-housing/short-term-crisis-services

 


 

Disease Testing

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Testing Information and Locations
 

Maricopa County COVID-19 Resources
 

Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) COVID-19 Testing Sites

Includes current information about testing sites, hours of operation, and pre-registration. Additional sites and dates are frequently being added and updated. 

 


 

Influenza (Flu) Information

Flu Shot Clinics

Maricopa County Department of Public Health will be holding flu shot clinics across the Valley this season. Continue to check back as updates are ongoing.

CDC Flu Season 2020-2021 FAQ's

 


 

Medical Assistance/Medicaid

Department of Economic Security (DES)
 

The Department of Economic Security (DES) Family Assistance Administration determines eligibility for Medicaid services in Arizona, which are then administered by AHCCCS. To learn more, visit https://des.az.gov/services/basic-needs/apply-medical-assistance-ahcccs-health-insurance or call 855-432-7587.

 


 

Domestic Violence

Arizona Coalition to End Sexual and Domestic Violence

The Sexual and Domestic Violence Helpline and Chat provides information and helps answer questions relating to sexual and domestic violence services in Arizona, including the legal system, your legal rights, resource and referral, and safety planning.
 

Department of Economic Security

Department of Economic Security (DES) partners with community organizations to provide services and shelter to domestic violence survivors around the state. To learn more, visit https://des.az.gov/

 


 

Mental Health Hotlines

Maricopa County Crisis Line | 602-222-9444

Pinal County Crisis Line | 1-866-495-6735

Gila River/Ak-Chin Crisis Line | 1-800-259-3449

Salt River Pima Maricopa Crisis Line | 1-855-331-6432

DCS Child Abuse Hotline | 1-888-767-2445

Local Teen Hotline | 602-248-8336

Crisis Response Warm Line | 602-347-1100

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline | 1-800-273-8255 or Text HOME to 741741