Resources for Tucson families

Here are  some new community resources that are now available for Tucson families. Please share with other families. These resources will also be available on the Counseling Resource  Website.
1) Rent Assistance Funds (See attached flyer for eligibility info)
  • Catholic Community Services has rent assistance funds they need to spend by the end of the year.  They are able to pay multiple months; however, it is limited to households at 50% or below of median income. See attached flyer for eligibility requirements and contact information. Please share this with friends and neighbors. Funds must be spent by 12/31/2020. For more information call 520-416-4760.
2) Tucson Wifi- The City of Tucson is providing wireless access to members of the community to support remote learning, telework, and access to virtual services. (See attached flyers in Spanish & English)
  • Due to funding limitations, the program only has 5,000 routers available for distribution. The applicant must:
    • live in a coverage area
    • be 18 or older as of October 31, 2020
    • must have experienced financial hardship due directly to COVID
    • You must have a household member who meets one of the following criteria:
      • Is a school age child or enrolled college student who is remote schooling at least 1 day a week and requires internet connectivity
      • Is 60 years of age or older
      • Applications will be processed starting on December 9, 2020.
  • The application period will close on December 21, 2020 and notification of application approval will go out to applicants during the week of December 31, 2020.
  • Internet services will be available until December 31, 2021 to those who qualify and are selected through an application process. This Community Wireless Program is paid for through funds received from the Federal CARES Act Coronavirus Relief Fund.
Take care, and please let me know if you need anything!
Rachel Mueller, MSW
Counselor, City High School  

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