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County program helps low-income residents pay utility bills

County program helps low-income residents pay utility bills
Posted at 11:08 AM, Jul 31, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-31 18:26:48-04

Pima County has taken over a program that helps those in financial hardship pay to keep the lights and air conditioning on, as well as the water running.

The county's Community Services, Employment and Training Department fields requests from low-income residents. The program is funded by the Department of Health and Human Services, and administered by Pima County via an Arizona Department of Economic Security contract. 

Applicants must call one of these agencies to set up an appointment. The following information is taken from a county press release:


Tucson and Pima County – Pilot Agencies

· Pima County Community Action Agency, (520) 724-2667

· Interfaith Community Services (La Cholla/Ina Road and Camino Seco/Broadway, (520) 297-6049

· Portable Practical Educational Preparation, (520) 622-3553

· Tucson Urban League, (520) 791-9522


Northwest area

· St. Vincent de Paul St Elizabeth Ann Seton (Northwest area), (520) 219-7631


Green Valley, Sahuarita, Amado

· Salvation Army Green Valley, (520) 625-3888


Catalina area

· St. Vincent de Paul Santa Catalina, (520) 825-8288


Picture Rocks

· Picture Rocks Community Center, (520) 682-7166


Arivaca/Amado area ONLY

· Arivaca Coordinating Council, (520) 398-2771



· International Sonoran Desert Alliance, (520) 387-3570