Community resources

There are many organizations in the community that are here to help. Provided is list of agencies that assist with common areas, from emergency housing and utilities to elder and childcare.  

For a more extensive list please visit the Community Resources Directory.

Are you in need of emergency food?

Sahuarita Food Bank and Community Resource Center

The Sahuarita Food Bank is open on Thursdays from 1 - 5 p.m. and Saturdays  from 10 a.m. ‐ 12 p.m. They distribute government TEFAP boxes (The Emergency Food Assistance Program), as well as meat, eggs, milk,  bread, canned meat, pasta and sauce, rice, beans, and/or other canned vegetables and fruits.  The Sahuarita Food Bank also gives clients a choice of a variety of fresh produce.  The Sahuarita Food Bank provides services to clients twice a month, if they so choose. Sahuarita Food Bank also serves 196 students with emergency food for the weekend through the Feeding America BackPack Program.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
17750 S. La Canada Drive Sahuarita, AZ 85629 (At The Good Shepherd United Church Of Christ)                                     Phone Number: (520) 668-0547                                                                                                                                               Email:    Website:

Community Food Bank-Green Valley Resource Center

Provision of food to those in need under The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) which provides low‐income individuals and households with surplus commodities.  The Community Food Bank, with assistance from volunteers, combines donated items, purchased food, and USDA commodities using a client choice system.  Clients receive canned vegetables, canned tomato product, soup, canned fruit or juice, rice, beans, cereal, mac & cheese, and canned meat.  Other items such as bread, fresh produce, milk and eggs are provided if available.  To receive emergency food, clients will complete a one page application and self‐declare that they meet the income guidelines. 

250 Continental Rd., Green Valley, Arizona 85614                                                                                                                 Client Hours: Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri: 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Tue: 12:30 - 4:30 p.m.                                                                         Phone Number: (520)625‐5252  
Email:  Website:

Do you need child care or preschool?

Los Niños del Valle Preschool/Child Care

A quality early childhood education is key for success in school and life. Los Niños del Valle is a state‐licensed program for children ages 18 months through age 5, plus a summer enrichment program for ages 5‐8. They offer up to 10 ½ hours of care each Monday through Friday with a thematic curriculum and structured play. An outdoor classroom provides unique, environmental learning opportunities.  Not‐for‐profit. Fee assistance may be available. DES certified. 3‐Star Quality Rated by First Things First. Intergenerational experiences with adult programs at Casa Community Services.

780 S. Park Centre Ave., Green Valley, Arizona 85614                                                                                                           Contact Person: Susie Simmons, Program Director
Phone Number: (520) 393‐6823    Website:

Are you in need of adult day services?

Adult Day Services

Offering respite to family caregivers and supporting social and recreational quality of life for adults needing supportive day ‐ time care. This state‐licensed, not‐for‐profit program is staffed with nurses, health aides and activity specialists who provide an individually tailored program for participants. Nursing staff administers medications and monitors vital signs; health aides assist with personal care. A Caregiver Support Group, free and open to the community, meets twice monthly.

780 S. Park Centre Ave., Green Valley, AZ 85614                                                                                                                   Contact Person: Rosanna Nelson, Program Director
Phone Number: (520) 393‐6835
Email:   Website:


Sewer Assistance Program

The Town of Sahuarita has a program to help low-income customers pay their monthly sewer bills.

You may qualify for assistance if you are in a Sahuarita resident and are a customer of the Sahuarita Wastewater Utility. To find if you may qualify, view the eligibility criteria on our website. If you qualify, you may fill out the Wastewater Assistance Application

Valley Assistance Services (VAS)

VAS provides assistance for housing, utilities, financial education and workforce training, in addition to other health and safety programs. 

3950 S. Camino del Heroe, Green Valley, AZ 85614                                                                                                             Phone Number: (520) 625-5966       

Salvation Army of Green Valley/Sahuarita

The Salvation Army of Green Valley is a non‐profit Social Service Center. They impact the community by helping those in need.  The main function is assistance with past due or disconnected utility bills. They help with gas, electric, water, propane, and utility deposits for those who are low income, disabled, or unemployed. During summer, they host a “Kids Care Fair”. Low income families are provided a back pack full of school supplies, a uniform shirt, and a new pair of shoes for each child in grade K‐12.

555 N. La Canada Dr., Green Valley, AZ 85614
Contact Person: Esther Corrales, Director
Phone Number: (520) 625‐3888 Fax: 520:625‐0006                                                                                         

Are you searching for behavioral health services in Sahuarita?


Casa Community Services offers counseling services in their offices or in the home. They serve adults, adolescents, and families. Counseling for depression, anxiety, grief and a range of other concerns. Sliding scale fees available.

Casa Community Services, 780 S. Park Centre Ave., Green Valley, AZ 85614  Contact Person: Diane Stanard, Behavioral Health Appointments
Phone Number: (520) 393‐6800 for appointment   Website:

Are you a victim of domestic violence and need a place to go?

You can call your local Sahuarita Police Department at 344-7000 to ask for help.
Hands of a Friend ‐ Genesis House Shelter  
A non‐profit 501c(3) domestic violence, sexual assault and human trafficking foundation and shelter locally.                       Contact Person: Pat O’Berry, Founder‐CEO   Phone Number: (520) 647‐9906

Sahuarita Community Resource Directory (PDF)