Community Resources

The Verde Valley Sanctuary partners with many agencies in our community to help you get the support you need. For your convenience we have organized the resources into the following categories:

  1. General Support
  2. Food Share
  3. Child Services and Parenting Support
  4. Shelter/Housing
  5. Health and Medical
  6. Jobs and Education
  7. Behavioral Health, Treatment & Support
  8. Veteran Services
  9. Eye Wear
  10. Medication Assistance Programs
  11. Transportation
  12. Legal Aid
  13. Free Phones
  14. Hotlines
  15. Victim Advocates
  16. In Home Services
  17. Senior Services
  18. Public Libraries
  19. Law Enforcement
  20. Mobile Mechanics

 

GENERAL SUPPORT

The following agencies can help with a wide variety of support services. If you need personalized help locating help, please call our Outreach Center located at 601 W. Mingus Ave, Cottonwood, AZ 86325 Phone: (928) 634-6255.

GENERAL ASSISTANCE

Arizona 211 or (877) 211-8661

Arizona Department of Economic Security 1500 E Cherry St, Cottonwood 86326, (92) 649-6800 M-F 8-5 https://des.az.gov Utilities assistance, food stamps, medical health insurance, employment, unemployment, legal, protective services, cash assistance, GED and ESL classes.

Catholic Charities Community Services  736 N. Main Street, Cottonwood, AZ 86326, (928) 634-4254 https://catholiccharitiesaz.org/get-help-pages/directory-of-services-cottonwood Housing assistance, possible utility and rent assistance, bus vouchers, clothing closet, Veteran Services, homeless services, immigration legal services, pregnancy counseling, medical equipment.

NACOG (Northern Arizona Council of Governments) 1500 E Cherry St., Ste F, Cottonwood AZ 86326, (928) 300-0894 https://nacog.org Eviction prevention, utility assistance (electric, gas, propane, wood), special utility assistance for seniors (60 & older), rent & utility deposits, bus passes, gas vouchers, food cards, housing assistance, appliance repair and replacement.

Old Town Mission 116 East Pinal Street, Cottonwood, AZ 86326, (928) 634-7869 https://oldtownmission.org/ Hot lunches (Tues, Wed, Fri & Sat 11:30am-12:30pm), legal clinic, health clinic, showers (Tues, Wed & Fri 9am-11am & Sat 10am-11am), clothes, bedding, hygiene products, food boxes (Monday-Thursday 9am-3pm & Fri 9am-2pm), Legal Aid (6pm the 4th Tuesday of every month), Vision Clinic (1pm the 1st Tuesday of every month), haircuts.

Salvation Army 51 E Holloman, Camp Verde AZ 86322, (928) 300-3165 https://arizona.salvationarmy.org Rent assistance, utilities assistance.

Salvation Army 195 W. Hwy. 89A, Sedona AZ 86336 (928) 963-4342 https://arizona.salvationarmy.org Rent assistance, utilities assistance (gas, electric, and water), motel-extreme weather conditions with medical issues).

St. Thomas Episcopal Church 889 1st S St, Clarkdale AZ 86324, (928) 634-8593, https://stthomas.azdiocese.org Gas, food, rental assistance, and utility assistance.

St. Vincent de Paul 71 S Cliff Parkway, Camp Verde AZ 86322 (928) 567-9471 Rental assistance, utilities assistance, motel, food boxes, possible vehicle repair.

St. Vincent de Paul 825 W. Mingus Ave, Cottonwood, AZ 86325, (928) 634-9625 Helps with food, clothes, furniture, utilities, limited rent assistance, overnight lodging assistance, and possible transportation assistance (thrift store open Thurs. thru Sat. 10am-4 pm)

St. Vincent de Paul 180 St John Vianney Ln, Sedona AZ 86336 (928) 821-1292 Rental assistance, utilities assistance.

FOOD SHARE RESOURCES

DES (Department of Economic Security) 1500 E. Cherry Street, Cottonwood, AZ 86326, (928) 649-6800 Nutrition and Hunger Assistance Programs.

Manzanita Outreach (928) 649-5772 https://www.mohelp.org/verde-valley-selection Discover where free food is shared throughout the Verde Valley (updated every month) and how you can apply for food stamps (SNAP)

WIC (Women, Infant and Children) 10 S. 6th Street, Cottonwood, AZ 86326, (928) 639-8134 Vouchers for food/formula for pregnant women and children up to age 5.

CHILD SERVICES AND PARENT SUPPORT

Big Brothers Big Sisters 830 S. Main Street, Cottonwood, AZ 86326, (928) 634-9789 https://www.azbigs.org/ Youth mentoring for kids ages 6 to 18, helps children realize their potential and build their future. Working virtually during pandemic.

Buena Vista Children’s Service 19 E. Beech Street, Cottonwood, AZ 86326, (928) 646-5200 https://www.bv-cs.org/ Preschool, afterschool, and summer programs for children. Programs address emerging needs in the areas of child care, education, parenting, child abuse prevention, resources and referral.

Child Abuse Hotline 888-767-2445

DES (Department of Economic Security) 1500 E. Cherry Street, Cottonwood, AZ 86326, (928) 649-6800 AZ Dept. of Child Safety.

Head Start 270 E. Mingus Ave, Cottonwood, AZ 86326, (928) 634-8236 Preschool, early childhood education, nutrition, and parent involvement services. Promotes school readiness of infants, toddlers, and preschoolers from low-income families. Services provided in a variety of settings including centers, family childcare, and children’s own homes. Also engages parents and key family members with a focus on family well-being, early learning, and development and health.

Hope Women’s Center 77 General Crook Trail, Camp Verde, AZ 86322, (928) 567-5433 https://hopewomenscenter.org/ Pregnancy resource center, abortion healing, unplanned pregnancy options, maternity home, residential support and Mom’s Matter Group, free life skills classes, mentoring, and material resources.

House of Ruth 1198 E. Mingus Ave, Cottonwood, AZ 86326, (928) 634-0212 https://www.houseofruthpregnancy.com/ Parenting classes, free pregnancy tests, limited ultrasounds, abortion recovery, adoption information, and baby items.

WIC (Women, Infant and Children) 10 S. 6th Street, Cottonwood, AZ 86326, (928) 639-8134 Vouchers for food/formula for pregnant women and children up to age 5.

SHELTER/HOUSING

Angie's House (928) 301-2169 https://angieshouseaz.com/ Immediate housing for qualified residents; pets ok. Some beds for rent go as low as $10 per night.

Catholic Charities Community Services 736 N. Main Street, Cottonwood, AZ 86326, (928) 634-4254 https://catholiccharitiesaz.org/get-help-pages/directory-of-services-cottonwood Temporary housing, possible utility and rent assistance, and bus vouchers.

Craigslist.com

Facebook / Verde Valley AZ Rooms for Rent House Share

Verde Valley Habitat for Humanity 736 N. Main Street, Cottonwood, AZ 86326, (928) 649-6788 Helps people in need to build simple, decent, affordable housing.

Verde Valley Homeless Coalition Drop-In Center 654 N Main St, Cottonwood AZ 86326, (928) 641-4298 avalonrain@msn.com or info@vvhc.email or https://verdevalleyhomelesscoalition.com/ Open Mon-Fri 1-5pm. Overnight stay <35 degrees 6pm-7am.

Verde Valley Sanctuary (928) 634-2511 https://verdevalleysanctuary.org/ Provides survivors of domestic and sexual violence emergency shelter.

HEALTH & MEDICAL

DES (Department of Economic Security) 1500 E. Cherry Street, Cottonwood, AZ 86326, (928) 649-6800 AHCCS (Arizona’s Medicaid program).

Community Health Center of Yavapai 51 Brian Mickelsen Parkway, Cottonwood AZ 86326 (928) 639-8132 Bus pass, primary medical care, dental healthcare, reproductive health, prenatal services, well women health check, care coordination, and more.

NextCare Urgent Care – Cottonwood 450 South Willard Street, Ste 120, Cottonwood, AZ 86326, (928) 634-2574
Walk in medical services.

NextCare Urgent Care – Sedona 2530 AZ 89A, Sedona, AZ 86336, (928) 203-4813
Walk in medical services.

Old Town Mission 116 E. Pinal Street, Cottonwood, AZ 86326, (928) 634-7869 https://oldtownmission.org/
Vision Clinic – 10am the 1st Tuesday of every month.

Spectrum Healthcare Main Location: 8 E. Cottonwood Street, Cottonwood, AZ 86326
Satellite Location: 651 W. Mingus Ave, Cottonwood, AZ 86326, (928) 634-2236
Behavioral health clinic, counseling, crisis hotline, and medical clinic.

Verde Valley Medical Center 269 South Candy Lane, Cottonwood AZ 86326, (928) 634-2251 and 1298 W Finnie Flat Rd, Camp Verde AZ 86322 (928) 639-5509 and 3700 W State Route 89A, Sedona AZ 86336 (928) 634-2251 Full-service hospital and emergency room.

Yavapai County Health Department 10 S. 6th Street, Cottonwood AZ 86326, (928) 639-8130 Offers medical healthcare, mental healthcare, and dental services.

JOBS & EDUCATION

Arizona https://www.azstatejobs.gov/home

Arizona@Work for all job seekers 1500 E Cherry St, Cottonwood AZ 86326 (928) 634-3337 https://arizonaatwork.com/

Camp Verde Public Library 130 Black Bridge Loop Road, Camp Verde AZ 86322, (928) 554-8380 Free computers, printers, classes and online educational resources.

Career Builders https://www.careerbuilder.com/

City of Cottonwood Jobs https://cottonwoodaz.gov/600/Employment-Opportunities

Cottonwood Public Library 100 S. 6th Street, Cottonwood, AZ 86326, (928) 634-6800 Free computers, printers, classes and online educational resources.

Craigslist – Job search website https://flagstaff.craigslist.org/search/jjj

DES (Department of Economic Security) Workforce Employment 1500 E. Cherry Street, Cottonwood, AZ 86326, (928) 634-649-6855 https://des.az.gov/services/employment/job-seekers AZ Workforce Connection

Educational Scholarships https://www.azfoundation.org/Scholarships/Scholarship-Opportunities One application and applicants are matched with all scholarship awards for which they qualify. High school seniors, current college students, graduate students, or adult re-entry students attending accredited schools anywhere in the U.S. may apply. Scholarships are available for two-year and four-year accredited colleges and universities, as well as technical and vocational schools.

Employment for felony record https://therelaunchpad.com/jobs/?text=

Goodwill Career Center Cottowood 1427 E. Highway 89A, Suites A-B, Cottonwood, Arizona 86326, (928) 635-7093 Job preparedness, resume support and job listings

Goodwill Career Center - Prescott 1375 Iron Springs Rd, Prescott, Arizona 86305 (928) 515-6540 Job preparedness, resume support and job listings

Indeed – Job Search Website https://www.indeed.com/

Sedona Public Library 3250 White Bear Road, Sedona AZ 86336, (928) 282-7714
Free computers, printers, classes and online educational resources.

Sedona Public Library Village of Oak Creek Branch Bell Rock Plaza, Suite 51A, Sedona AZ 86351 (928) 284-1603 Free computers, printers, classes and online educational resources.

Yavapai College Verde Valley Campus 601 Black Hills Drive, Clarkdale, AZ 86324, (928) 634-7501 GED, Certificate and Bachelors programs

Yavapai County https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/yavapai

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH, TREATMENT & SUPPORT

Alano Club 1309 E Cherry Street, Cottonwood, AZ 86326, 928-634-8664 https://centralmountain.org/locations/cottonwood-alano-club/ The Verde Valley Alano Club offers the recovering alcoholic and addict a place to go, to take a break and have a cup of coffee with men and women who understand the program and the process of recovery.

Catholic Charities Counseling Department (602) 749-4405 https://www.catholiccharitiesaz.org/all-locations/counseling Counseling services. They do take ACCHS and their fees can also be done on a sliding scale.

NAZCARE Serenity Circle Wellness Center 1229 E Cherry St, Cottonwood AZ 86326 (928) 634-1168 https://nazcare.org/centers/serenitycircle.html Severe mental illness and recovery program provides support on how t navigate life, group sessions (wellness, exercise, eating well, life skills) and individual support.

Spectrum Healthcare Main Location: 8 E. Cottonwood Street, Cottonwood, AZ 86326 https://www.spectrumhealthcare-group.com/contact/ Satellite Location: 651 W. Mingus Ave, Cottonwood, AZ 86326, (928) 634-2236 Behavioral health clinic, counseling, crisis hotline and medical clinic.

SAMHSA (Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration National Helpline (800) 662-4357 https://www.samhsa.gov/find-help/national-helpline

 

VETERAN SERVICES

American Legion 286 S 3rd St, Camp Verde AZ 86322, (928) 567-6154 Provides a Veteran Benefits Center, Career Center, Education Center, Health Center, Troop & Family Support, USAA Financial Center. Lettie Irons Connell meets with Veterans weekly by appointment on Wednesdays 9-11am at the Camp Verde Community Library. Lettie is a volunteer with years of experience and charges NO FEE for her services as an Accredited Claims Agent Veteran Service Officer. Call (928) 239-1777 to set your meeting.

American Legion 480 S Calvary Way, Cottonwood AZ 86326 (928) 634-3004 Veteran services.

Arizona Department of Veteran Services https://dvs.az.gov/mfrf Requesting Assistance from Military Family Relief Fund (Veterans). Application available on-line.

VFW 377 Highway 260, Camp Verde AZ 86322 (928) 567-4642 Veteran services.

VFW 705 E Aspen St, Cottonwood AZ 86326 (928) 634-9769 Veteran services. Service officers available Mon, Tues from 9am-12pm. Assist with VA, financial, food pantry, gas, medical equipment.

 

EYE WEAR

Lions Club at Old Town Mission, 116 E Pinal St, Cottonwood AZ 86326 https://oldtownmission.org/ Vision Clinic 1st Tuesday of every month 10am

 

MEDICATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS

NACORX http://www.nacorx.org (877) 321-2652 Discounted dental, prescriptions, healthcare. Offers savings on prescriptions and services to support individuals and families.

Rx Outreach https://rxoutreach.org (888) 796-1234 At Rx Outreach, everyone deserves access to affordable medications. No one should ever have to choose between filling a prescription and feeding their family.

Script Save https://www.wellrx.com/family-prescription-savings (800) 407-8156 Consumers using the ScriptSave® WellRx savings card can expect a savings average of 65%, and in some cases, can be 80% or more* on brand and generic prescription drugs - that's instant savings at the register for your whole family.

 

TRANSPORTATION

Beaver Creek Transit Janet (928) 301-2749 Local rides from Rimrock area Monday through Saturday. Seniors and disabled have priority. Wheelchair lifts available.

City of Cottonwood Transit (928) 634-2287 http://cottonwoodaz.gov/cat.php

NACOG Bus passes 1500 E Cherry St, Cottonwood AZ 86326 (928) 300-0894 https://nacog.org

Verde Valley Caregivers 299 Van Deren Rd, Sedona AZ (928) 204-1238 https://vvcaregivers.org Serves entire Sedona and Verde Valley area.

 

LEGAL AID

Community Legal Services (low income) 148 N Summit Ave, Prescott AZ (928) 445-9240 yavapai@clsaz.org

Old Town Mission 116 East Pinal Street, Cottonwood, AZ 86326, (928) 634-7869 https://oldtownmission.org/ Legal Aid (6pm the 4th Tuesday of every month).

Verde Valley Sanctuary (928) 634-2511 https://verdevalleysanctuary.org/ Provides survivors of domestic and sexual violence legal advocacy and support.

 

FREE PHONES

Blue Jay Wireless (214) 547-7024 https://www.bluejaywireless.com

Qlink (855) 754-6543 https://qlinkwireless.com

Obama Phones https://www.obamaphone.com/

 

HOTLINES

Arizona Child Abuse or Neglect Hotline (888) 767-2445

Arizona Teen Crisis Solution (623) 879-9600

Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Hot Line through Verde Valley Sanctuary (928) 634-2511 or (800) 930-7233

EMPACT Suicide Prevention 24-hour Crisis Line (480) 784-1500

Nacionalde Prevencion del Suicidio (888) 628-9454

National Sexual Assault Hotline (800) 621-4000

Native Youth Crisis Hotline (877) 209-1266

NAZCARE Warm Line (888) 404-5530 (struggling, but not in crisis)

Spectrum Crisis Line (928) 634-2236 (24 hrs/ 7 days per week)

Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Hotline (800) 662-4357

Teen Lifeline (800) 248-8336

Trans Lifeline (877) 565-8860 (peer support line)

TREVOR Lifeline (866) 488-7386 (LGBTQyouth)

Verde Valley Homeless Coalition Drop-In Center (928) 641-4298

Veteran Crisis Hotline (800) 273-8255 (national suicide prevention hotline)

Yavapai County Suicide Prevention Coalition Counselor (928) 445-5211 x3620

 

VICTIM ADVOCATES

Arizona Adult Protective Services (within AZDES) 1500 E Cherry St, Cottonwood AZ 86326 (877) 767-2385 https://des.az.gov/services/basic-needs/adult-protective-services AZAPS does intakes on suspected adult abuse, neglect, or exploitation. 100% free consultation and case evaluation, experienced abuse lawyers.

Cottonwood Police Department (928) 340-2162 https://cottonwoodaz.gov/515/Victim-Assistance The Victim Assistance Unit offers a number of services to victims of crime, including: Case status updates; Information on crime victim’s rights; Referrals to crisis counseling; On-site crisis intervention and follow-up; Advocacy within the criminal justice system and the court processes; Assistance with filing petitions for Orders of Protection and Victim Compensation; Court accompaniment and support; Assistance with emergency needs, such as food, clothing, shelter and transportation.

Victim Witness Services Coconino 201 E. Birch Ave, Suite 4, Flagstaff, AZ (928) 856-7676 24/7 Crisis Response, advocacy, case management, aftercare, and crime victims compensation.

Yavapai County Attorney’s Office 255 E. Gurley Street, Prescott, AZ 86301 (928) 567-7757 Comprehensive victim assistance and victim compensation services to crime victims.

National Domestic Violence Hotline (800) 799-7233 Educational resources about domestic violence, how to stay safe and national support agencies.

Verde Valley Sanctuary (928) 634-2511 https://verdevalleysanctuary.org/ Provides survivors of domestic and sexual violence emergency shelter, legal advocacy, and support.

 

IN HOME SERVICES

ALTCS (877) 236-4752 https://www.seniorplanning.org/services/ State program for long-term care senior planning. Our agents specialize in finding senior care solutions for you. We work with your needs and budget to help find care in your area, as well as advise you of any assistance programs that you may qualify for. Our agents are all patient and experienced individuals, and our agency has been providing this service to clients in Arizona since 2007.

NACOG Area Agency on Aging 1500 E Cherry St, Cottonwood AZ 86326 (928) 300-0894 https://nacog.org

Verde Valley Caregivers 299 Van Deren Rd, Sedona AZ (928) 204-1238 https://vvcaregivers.org Serves entire Sedona and Verde Valley area. Verde Valley Caregivers provides volunteers, programs and services to support older adults and adults with disabilities in need of assistance to maintain their independence and quality of life at home. VVCC services are provided to eligible clients or "neighbors" without charge: older adults who are experiencing limitations due to chronic health conditions, an inability to drive, inability to shop for groceries and read labels,  and/or adults who are at-risk for falling in their homes. Those considered to have the greatest needs are those who have no family living with them or nearby.

 

SENIOR SERVICES

Beaver Creek Adult Center 4250 Zuni Way, Rimrock AZ (928) 567-4556 https://beavercreekadultcenter.com/

Camp Verde Senior Center (928) 567-6356 https://cvseniorcenter.weebly.com/

NACOG Area Agency on Aging (60 years+) 544 S 6thSt, #104, Cottonwood AZ 86326 (928) 649-3763 x7 https://nacog.org/aaa/ Caregiver, respite, Elder rights and legal assistance, Meals on Wheels, Public benefits.

Sedona Community Center 2615 Melody Ln, Sedona AZ 86336(928) 282-2834 https://sccsedona.org/

Verde Valley Caregivers 299 Van Deren Rd, Sedona AZ (928) 204-1238 https://vvcaregivers.org Serves entire Sedona and Verde Valley area. Verde Valley Caregivers provides volunteers, programs and services to support older adults and adults with disabilities in need of assistance to maintain their independence and quality of life at home. VVCC services are provided to eligible clients or "neighbors" without charge: older adults who are experiencing limitations due to chronic health conditions, an inability to drive, inability to shop for groceries and read labels,  and/or adults who are at-risk for falling in their homes. Those considered to have the greatest needs are those who have no family living with them or nearby.

Verde Valley Senior Center 500 E Cherry St, Cottonwood AZ 86326 (928) 634-5450 https://verdevalleyseniorcenter.org/

 

PUBLIC LIBRARIES

Camp Verde Public Library 130 Black Bridge Rd, Camp Verde AZ 86322 (928) 554-8380 https://www.campverde.az.gov/departments/community-library

Cottonwood Public Library 100 S 6th St, Cottonwood AZ 86326 (928) 634-7559 https://cottonwoodaz.gov/203/Library

Sedona Public Library 3250 White Bear Rd, Sedona AZ 86336 (928) 282-7714 https://www.sedonalibrary.org/

 

LAW ENFORCEMENT

Camp Verde Marshal’s Office 646 S 1st St, Camp Verde AZ 86322 (928) 554-8300 https://www.campverde.az.gov/departments/marshal-s-office

Clarkdale Police 49 N 9th St, Clarkdale AZ 86324 (928) 634-2921 https://www.clarkdale.az.gov/your_government/police/index.php

Cottonwood Police 199 S 6th St, Cottonwood AZ 86326 (928) 634-4246 https://cottonwoodaz.gov/328/Police-Department

Jerome Police 305 Main St, Jerome (928) 634-8992 https://jerome.az.gov/jerome-police-department

Sedona Police 100 Roadrunner Dr, Sedona AZ 86336 (928) 282-3100 https://www.sedonaaz.gov/your-government/departments/police

Yavapai County Sheriff 255 E Gurley St, Prescott 86301 (928) 771-3260 https://www.ycsoaz.gov/

 

MOBILE MECHANICS

360 Automotive ASE Certified Tech (928) 641-6850 https://www.360-automotive.com/

Northern AZ Mobile Lube (928) 821-2181

Mikey’s Auto Repair (928) 649-9065 Resident and roadside engine repair, tune ups, electrical, CV axles, clutches, brakes, cooling systems, and more.