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Financial

Finances impact every part of our lives. As we age, finances can be strained by a fixed income, familial obligations, changes in the economy, and more. Resources, both public and private, in the community can help you to navigate your personal financial situations.

Utility Discounts

These programs offer financial discounts on utility bills. Most programs have income limits, guidelines, and an application process.

See the glossary for descriptions of all categories


Assurance Wireless

P.O. Box 5040
Charleston, IL 61920-9907

(888) 321-5880

https://www.assurancewireless.com/

  • Low Income

description
Assurance Wireless is a federal Lifeline Assistance program that provides a free Android smartphone, free monthly data, unlimited texts, and monthly minutes for qualified low-income individuals. You may be eligible based on household income or if you or a member of your household participate in public assistance programs such as Medicaid, SNAP, or SSI. For more information, please call or visit our website to apply.

costs
Free to qualifying customers

CenturyLink

Lifeline Telephone Assistance Program

(800) 201-4099

http://www.centurylink.com/aboutus/community/community-development/lifeline.html

description
This program is a discount program for older adults who meet low-income requirements. Federal rules allow only one subsidized landline or cell phone per household. To apply, call or visit the website.

City of Tucson Water

Low Income Water Assistance Program

310 W. Alameda St.
Tucson, AZ 85701

(520) 791-5443

https://www.tucsonaz.gov/water/low-income-assistance-program

description
The City of Tucson provides a monthly discount to qualified customers for monthly utility services statement charges. The discount can be up to three years from the approval date. Please visit our website to see what the eligibility requirements are.

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

Q-Link Wireless

(855) 754-6543

Fax: (855) 837-5465

http://www.qlinkwireless.com

  • Low Income

description
Q-Link Wireless is a government program that provides a free smartphone with free monthly services such as monthly calling, monthly data, unlimited texting, and more for low-income individuals. You may qualify if you participate in a government program like SNAP, EBT, Medicaid, Section 8, SSI, Veteran pension Benefits, and more.

business hours
Mon-Fri 8am-12am EST Sat-Sun 9am-6pm EST

costs
Free to qualifying customers

Safelink Wireless

Wireless Phone Discount

P.O. Box 220009
Milwaukie, OR 97269-0009

(800) 723-3546 | (800) 378-1684 Tech Support

Fax: 866-902-5756

http://www.safelinkwireless.com

  • Low Income

description
SafeLink Wireless is a program serving eligible households provided by TracFone Wireless, Inc. You may use your current phone or apply to receive a new phone free of charge.

business hours
Enrollments and Plan Changes M-S 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM EST; Su 8:00 AM- 7:00 PM EST; Technical Support M - Su 8:00 AM - 12:00 AM

costs
Please call or visit their website for pricing and qualification details.

Southwest Gas

Utility Assistance

Tucson, AZ

(877) 860-6020

https://www.swgas.com/en/az-special-programs

  • Low Income

description
Southwest Gas offers a utility assistance program for qualified customers. The program includes a discounted monthly basic service charge and a 30% reduction on the first 150 therms per month from Nov. 1st–Apr., 30th. Eligibility is based on income and other factors. Call or visit the website for further information and to schedule an appointment. If you need help with the application process, you can call PCOA's helpline at (520) 790-7573 Ext 7262 for assistance.

service area
Tucson

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

Tucson Electric Power (TEP)

Lifeline Program

P.O. Box 711
Tucson, AZ 85702

(520) 623-7711

https://www.tep.com/customer-assistance/

  • Low Income

description
Tucson Electric Power offers a monthly discount to limited-income customers. TEP’s Lifeline Program Discount can offer a $15.00 discount per month. Income limits: $2,147/month for one; $2,903/month for two. Please visit our website for more monthly income eligibility on family size. Visit our website to complete an application or call for more information.

business hours
M-F 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Valley Assistance Services

3950 S. Camino del Heroe
Green Valley, AZ 85614

(520) 625-5966

Fax: (520) 625-1261

https://valleyassistanceservices.org/

  • ALTCS
  • In-Home Services
  • Low Income
  • Spanish Services

description
Valley Assistance Services provides multiple community health and social services programs, which include: care management, RN advocacy, post-hospital discharge advocacy, wrap-around services, dementia support, caregiver support, health education classes, emergency financial assistance with rent and utilities in our service area, workforce training and career path building computer lab with one to one coach, youth and young adult financial literacy, budgeting and savings classes, application assistance with SNAP(food stamps), senior transportation, grocery shopping, errands, friendly phone calls, friendly visitors, fall prevention and fall prevention events, peer socialization and support for seniors, Holiday program, information/referral and resources, and more.

service area
Amado,Arivaca,Green Valley,Sahuarita,Tubac

business hours
M - F 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

costs
All programs are free except for A Touch That Cares(R) concierge care management, a fee-based program.

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