SNAP & TANF

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DES

The Arizona Department of Economic Security (DES) administers Nutrition Assistance (formerly food stamps) for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program.  These are links to the department’s site that may answer questions you have about the programs.

The local DES office is located at 5038 S. Price Rd, Tempe, 85282.  Phone: 602-771-0570.

Arizona DES https://des.az.gov/

DES office locator www.des.az.gov/find-your-local-office

Workforce Development

These sites list jobs available or have services to help with job training:

City of Tempe job opportunities http://www.tempe.gov/city-hall/internal-services/human-resources/careers

Goodwill Career Center www.goodwillaz.org

Maricopa County's Youth Workforce Program www.maricopa.gov/4000/ArizonaWork-Youth-Workforce

St. Joseph the Worker mobile unit for employment assistance, job search, financial assistance with transportation, uniforms, etc. https://sjwjobs.org/services/need-employment  

Volunteer Opportunities
If you need help finding a volunteer opportunity, please check these sites:

City of Tempe Volunteer Opportunities http://www.tempe.gov/city-hall/community-services/volunteer

Tempe Community Action Agency http://tempeaction.org/

Veterans

In addition to the sites listed above under Workforce Development, these sites also offer a variety of links or services for jobs or education opportunities for veterans:

Veterans Resources www.tempe.gov/veterans

East Valley Veterans Education Center  http://www.evvec.org/Pages/default.aspx