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Food distribution is available to seniors and those who meet eligibility requirements.

Contact your nearest location for more information:

Granite Reef Senior Center - 480-312-1700

Via Linda Senior Center - 480-312-5810

Vista del Camino - 480-312-2323

Scottsdale Unified School District Food Services

The Scottsdale Unified School District Nutrition Services department is fine-tuning its free meal program for children to further protect families and staff members from potential exposure to the coronavirus. Beginning Wednesday, April 15, meals will be distributed weekly – on Wednesdays only – rather than each weekday. Adults will be able to pick up five breakfasts and five lunches for every child ages 1-18 in their households.

Learn more.


The city has temporarily suspended utility disconnections for non-payment.

Anyone experiencing a hardship should call 480-312-2705 to discuss the payment options available.

Salt River Project, APS, Cox CommunicationsSouthwest Gas and CenturyLink are suspending any disconnections or terminations. Check their websites for additional information and contact numbers.



Governor Douglas Ducey issued Executive Order 2020-14, which permits tenants to qualify for delay in enforcement of eviction actions in certain circumstances. The order applies to residential properties only. Learn more.



Because both the Granite Reef and Via Linda senior centers buildings are closed to the public, seniors will not be able to access onsite support groups. If you need assistance finding help, call the Granite Reef Senior Center at 480-312-1700 or Via Linda Senior Center at 480-312-5810 for contact information for support groups.


Paiute Neighborhood Center and Vista del Camino hosted various onsite nonprofit groups to help residents with services such as legal aid, health and benefits assistance. If you are in need of these services, please contact Paiute Neighborhood Center at 480-312-2529 or Vista del Camino at 480-312-2323.


Job seekers

Although this may not seem like the most opportune time to find a new career, companies are hiring and Scottsdale businesses need you now more than ever. Check out our job board, Scottsdale.Jobs for Scottsdale based positions.

The Vista del Camino Career Center is available to assist job seekers with the following:

  • Mock interviews and interview techniques
  • Resume assistance
  • Effective job search techniques
  • Current list of job opportunities
  • Information on applying for unemployment benefits
  • A computer lab which is open by appointment: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 8AM to 4PM. Career Center staff is available to provide virtual job seeking assistance through email, phone and video conferencing.

Unemployment Assistance

Governor Doug Ducey created legislation to expand access to unemployment benefits for Arizonans affected by COVID-19 by waiving certain Arizona Department of Economic Security (DES) eligibility requirements.

Apply for unemployment benefits.


Scottsdale trolley service is suspended to help comply with social distancing guidelines.

Read about the latest Valley Metro transit changes here.



Find additional help and resources at ArizonaTogether.org.



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