DES Offices

Arizona Department of Economic Security (DES) is a government agency with the State of Arizona. DES helps determine eligibility for benefits for the various programs including Temporary Cash Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Adult Protective Services (APS), Unemployment Insurance (UI), Arizona Long Term Care System (ALTCS), and Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS). Applications can be made online at the DES website or at a local location. All offices are open Monday through Friday, excluding state holidays.

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Arizona Department of Economic Security (DES)

Arizona Department of Economic Security (DES) provides an online DES office locator. To find a DES office near you, please go to the link listed below.

business hours
M - F 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Arizona Department of Economic Security (DES)

316 W. Ft. Lowell Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85705

(520) 638-2270

  • Low Income

business hours
M - F 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Department of Economic Security (DES)

(855) 777-8590

This is the Department of Economic Security's automated line.

business hours
Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm.

Pima Council on Aging (PCOA)


8467 E. Broadway Blvd
Tucson, AZ 85710

(520) 790-7262

Fax: (520) 790-7577

  • Spanish Services

Our experienced Helpline team are certified information and referral specialists who help with questions or issues related to older adults in Pima County. Staff will listen to your concerns and provide you with information about options available to you and may refer you to a program offered by PCOA or other community partners. They will take your situation into account and help identify resources to meet each of your needs.

service area

business hours
M F 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

No cost.

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