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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

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced that all children younger 18 are eligible to receive FREE meals from SUSD Nutrition Services through Dec. 31, or until otherwise determined by the USDA. This means that ALL children, both SUSD students and those not enrolled in SUSD, can participate and receive free meals through the following:

  • All in-person learners can choose their free meal daily at all SUSD schools, for both breakfast and lunch. Meals are free; qualification is note needed. Just show up, go through the line and you get a free meal, no questions asked.
  • EDL and SOL students can pick up seven days’ worth of free breakfasts and lunches at the meal distribution sites each 7 – 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays. Parents may pick up the meals; students need not be present. Meals are free; qualification is note needed. Just drive up and pick up a week’s meal bundle per student.
  • Free meals will be distributed to any child in the community. Just drive up and pick up a week’s meal bundle per child. No qualification is necessary.
  • Free meals are available 7 – 9:30 a.m. and 4 – 6 p.m. Wednesday at Oak Campus, 7501 E. Oak St.

Learn more.


The city's Residential Utility Assistance Program is available for individuals who have been financially impacted by the pandemic - but you must contact the city to determine eligibility and discuss options.

Anyone experiencing a hardship regarding your City of Scottsdale residential utility bill should call 480-312-2705 to discuss the potential assistance programs and payment options available.

Check Salt River Project, APS, Cox CommunicationsSouthwest Gas and CenturyLink for information on disconnections, terminations or assistance.



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.



Senior centers are closed. Call for services and appointments, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. weekdays. 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.


If you are in need of services such as legal aid, health and benefits, 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

Learn about and apply for state unemployment.


Scottsdale Trolley provides service from 6 a.m. – 7 p.m. weekdays only on these routes:.

  • 68th Street/Camelback Road(68CM)
  • Miller Road/Hayden Road (MLHD)
  • Mustang


Find additional help and resources at ArizonaTogether.org.

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Find resources, assistance and information at 211Arizona.org.