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
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 https://www.maricopa.gov/3725/Workforce-Development-ProgramsServices
St. Joseph the Worker mobile unit for employment assistance, job search, financial assistance with transportation, uniforms, etc. https://sjwjobs.org/services/need-employment
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/
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