Maricopa County Additional Resources

Last updated 7/15/2020

If you have any updates or additions to this list, please send an email to info@expectmorearizona.org.

  • Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence: Great list of available child care options.
  • Avondale Public Library: the library is working with Brainfuse to support students needing homework help or tutoring services. This new FREE service is called Avi Learning Lab and all you need is an Avondale Library card to access it, which you can get online. Learn more: avondalelibrary.org/services/kids/avi-learning-lab.
  • Boys and Girls Club of the Valley: Summer Fun programs started on June 1 at most locations. Currently, Ladmo Branch and Spencer D. & Mary Jane Stewart Branch are estimated to re-open on June 15. Learn more and register today: bgcaz.org.
  • Boys and Girls Clubs of Scottsdale: Offering summer day camps for youth and teens. Members participate in special themed weeks which include reading and literacy activities, STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) projects, health and fitness programming, and fun, fun, fun! Learn more: bgcs.org.
  • College Depot: Appointments are still being offered over the phone or via video conferencing like Skype or Zoom. Call (602)261-8847, email depot@phoenix.gov, or visit the website to schedule an individualized, virtual appointment to receive assistance with whichever steps in the college planning process you need. Their hours of operation are currently Monday thru Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Storytimes Online with Phoenix Public Library: During the temporary closure, the library is now offering online Storytimes. Led by Gretchen, Phoenix Public Library’s Literacy Outreach Librarian, you and your family can play, read, sing, and dance with your children in your home.
  • Valley of the Sun YMCA: All branches remain closed, although they are offering a variety of virtual programs. All family, youth and senior programs including group fitness, Amazing Kids, racquet sports, swim lessons and youth sports continue to be temporarily suspended. All emergency child care facilities remain open at this time. Find more info about emergency child care on their website.
  • Valley of the Sun United Way: Launched the United for the Valley COVID19 Fund to identify and support the emerging needs of health and human services organizations, schools, and the individuals and families they serve. You can donate at http://vsuw.org/covid19fund.
  • Phoenix Responds: The Reveille Foundation, with support from the City of Phoenix and other community partners, created PhoenixResponds.orga no-cost service for individuals and businesses who are affected by the pandemic. This holistic service allows the public to complete an online assessment of their needs, with one-on-one follow up by TRF’s case management team who work to customize a success plan using a myriad of resources and referrals to meet the needs of individuals and small businesses. Success Coaches align short and long-term resources, human services, emergency needs, training, Learn more: phoenixresponds.org.

For more summer learning opportunities, visit: expectmorearizona.org/summer-learning-opportunities.

 

Breakfast and lunch is available for students at the following locations:

There is an interactive map available at azhealthzone.org or text FOOD to 877877.