Community Assistance

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City Establishes Help Hotline

In an effort to assist Peoria residents during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the City of Peoria has established an information and referral helpline. The purpose of the helpline is to answer questions and share resources with individuals based on their needs. The lines will be open for residents to call Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. That phone number is 623-773-7770 or residents can send questions to All messages left after hours will be responded to the next business day.

Download the Helpline Flyer (PDF)

Latest Community Assistance News

Draft Annual Action Plan Substantial Amendment and Use of CDBG CV Funding for FY19-20

Notice is hereby given that the City of Peoria is amending its Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Annual Action Plan to include the Community Development Block Grant Coronavirus (CDBG CV) funding to be received from the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).  The Annual Action Plan Substantial Amendment is required by HUD in order to utilize this funding.  The Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Annual Action Plan Substantial Amendment identifies how the City plans to use the CDBG CV funding to prevent, address and respond to the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Visit the Federal Programs and Information web page for more information.

CDBG Grant Funding - CARES ACT

The City of Peoria receives federal funding to assist agencies in the prevention, preparation for, or response to the COVID-19 Pandemic.   

Visit the Not-for-Profit Grant Opportunities page for more information

Five-Year Consolidated Plan for Fiscal Years 2020-2024 and Annual Action Plan for FY20-21

The City of Peoria currently has the drafts of the Five-Year Consolidated Plan and the Annual Action Plan available to the public. These plans outline Peoria's strategies and goals on how we will fund projects with federal funding to address the needs facing Peoria's low- and moderate-income residents.

Visit the Federal Programs and Information web page for more information.

Fair Housing Information

The City of Peoria in collaboration with the Southwest Fair Housing Council provided a free fair housing webinar on Wednesday, April 29th. A representative from Southwest Fair Housing council provided an overview of fair housing laws and Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH). Click on the links below for the presentation and fact sheets that were discussed.

Fair Housing Presentation (PowerPoint)
Criminal Re-entry Fact Sheet (pdf)
Disability Fact Sheet (pdf)
Familial Status Fact Sheet (pdf)
Sexual Harassment Fact Sheet (pdf)

HUD Releases Guide to Help Struggling Homeowners Avoid Foreclosure

This free guide helps borrowers and disaster victims to understand mortgage options and avoid scams.

Download Homeowner's Guide to Success (PDF)

Assistance Programs

Assistance Programs

Learn about Assistance Programs for Peoria residents including Emergency Home Repair, Single Family Major Rehabilitation, the Tool Lending Center and the city's Neighborhood Pride program.

HOAs & Neighborhoods

HOAs & Neighborhoods

All about Home Owner's Associations including Peoria's HOA Academy, Interactive Map, and Neighborhood Grant Program.

Human Services

Human Services

Peoria's Human Services department provides a liaison between citizens in need and non-profit organizations. Each month we host events and workshops about topics such as mental health, domestic violence, fair housing, senior services, and much more.

United Community Action Network

United Community Action Network

United Community Action Network is a monthly meeting of community leaders and city leadership that works to solve community issues and problem-solve at a grassroots level.

Not for Profit Grant Opportunities

Not-for-Profit Grant Opportunities

Get information about Peoria's Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and other not-for-profit opportunities.

Federal Programs and Information

Federal Programs & Information

Get assistance with Federal Programs including fair housing, Section 8, and more on this page.


About the Community Assistance Division

Our mission is to promote and preserve the integrity and safety of neighborhoods. This work is accomplished by:

  • Offering programs to revitalize older neighborhoods that are showing signs of deterioration.
  • Providing formal and informal training and educational information to Homeowners Associations and individual citizens
  • Offering other programs funded by the Federal Government aimed at assisting individual citizens and not-for-profit entities in developing or maintaining the integrity of homes and neighborhood areas.

An active neighborhood brings together neighbors who share common interests about their property, homes and community. There is strength in numbers and having a unified voice can make a difference. Let us help you and your neighbors take an active role in your community.

City Contact

Neighborhood & Human Services
Community Assistance Division
9875 N. 85th Avenue, 1st floor
Peoria, AZ 85345
Phone: (623) 773-7209

The City of Peoria does not discriminate against any individual or program applicant on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, handicap, familial status or national origin.