Human Services Department​

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The Human Services Department provides a comprehensive array of services to help people meet emergency, short-and long-term needs, and help every individual reach their highest level of self-sufficiency. Program areas include early childhood education, emergency assistance, older adult services, crime victim services, homeless services, and community and faith-based initiatives.

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News

 

 

Phoenix Accepts $2.28 Million to Expand and Enhance Services to Crime Victimshttps://www.phoenix.gov/news/humanservices/1166Phoenix Accepts $2.28 Million to Expand and Enhance Services to Crime Victims2/3/2016 10:00:00 PM
Phoenix Offers Free Tax-Filing Services Beginning Jan. 25https://www.phoenix.gov/news/humanservices/1154Phoenix Offers Free Tax-Filing Services Beginning Jan. 251/21/2016 6:00:00 PM
Phoenix Honors Residents for Volunteer Effortshttps://www.phoenix.gov/news/humanservices/1088Phoenix Honors Residents for Volunteer Efforts12/10/2015 9:00:00 PM
Homeless Need Help Staying Warmhttps://www.phoenix.gov/news/humanservices/1070Homeless Need Help Staying Warm11/24/2015 4:00:00 PM
Senior Center Offers Pre-Thanksgiving Pizza Party for LGBTQ Communityhttps://www.phoenix.gov/news/humanservices/1056Senior Center Offers Pre-Thanksgiving Pizza Party for LGBTQ Community11/13/2015 5:00:00 PM

HSD Publications​

The Human Services Department publishes a variety of publications to keep the public, city staff, Mayor and City Council aware of the department's mission, business operations and financial condition. Publications are easy to download and share.

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​2016 HSD Community Needs Assessment

​​​​​Every three years  the Human Services Department performs a community assessment of its service area to identify significant changes in demographics and needs. We invite  you to participate in this year's assessment through the completion of a brief survey. The following surveys will be available January 27 through February 12, 2016. Thank you for your participation!

Resident Survey (english)Resident Survey (español)Community Partner Survey

 

 

The city provides certification services for small businesses interested in participating in the SBE Program as a means of expanding and growing their firms. ​​