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Isolation, financial hurdles, mobility issues...these are just some of the challenges Tempe elderly residents face. Thanks to TCAA, they are not alone in their struggles....

For many years, the TCAA has launched different holiday programs, and for this holiday season, they launched the "Giving Tree"....

Tempe Community Action Agency is asking for the community’s help to provide key resources for its Interfaith Homeless Emergency Lodging Program (I-HELP)...

A U.S. Court of Appeals/9th Circuit ruling is prompting cities in the Phoenix area to rethink whether they can legally arrest someone simply for sleeping on the streets....

For anyone else, it could have been just another day at work....

TCAA steps in in times of crisis...

TCAA is partnering with St. Joseph the Worker to help clients return to the workforce and become self-sufficient....

Tempe Community Action Agency and the Tempe Police Department have joined forces for the first-ever Take a Bite Out of Hunger food drive...

Through grants, fundraising and donations, the Tempe Community Action Agency was able to buy a 20-foot trailer that's equipped with four washing machines and four dryers. It's the first of its kind in the entire state of Arizona, and benefits men and women served in TCAA's I-HELP Emergency Shelter Program....

Volunteers are vital to the efforts of area nonprofits including TCAA, which annually assists more than 30,000 East Valley individuals, including children, families, seniors and the homeless. One of Tempe’s long-standing human services agencies, TCAA offers a comprehensive array of services that help build resiliency, promote independence, and support long-term self-sufficiency for vulnerable community members.

Ready to Provide Help to More People in Need Building on its more than 50 years of service to people in need, Tempe Community Action Agency (TCAA) is opening a new office at 2146 E. Apache Blvd in Tempe. The recently completed structure is named The Norton and Ramsey Center in honor of long-time TCAA supporters Jenny Norton and…

Ronald came to the I-HELP Shelter Program in May 2015. Prior to arriving at I-HELP, he had been living in Paulden, AZ working alongside a rancher. Ronald was a hired Ranch hand-rustling cattle, fixing fences, irrigation, and basic maintenance issues as needed. He was able to live on the ranch while he worked there. Unfortunately…

TCAA is Tempe’s largest social service agency and we assist 43,000 of your neighbors on an annual basis – that’s 1 in 4 Tempe residents. Each of these individuals has a unique story and unique needs that were addressed by TCAA. Like Melinda who lives just down the road on Farmer Street. Melinda is 60…

During this past year, 380 home-bound individuals throughout Tempe and Scottsdale received hot, nutritious home-delivered meals and a wellness visit from TCAA. Simone Ossipov recalls her experience as a home-delivered meals driver and what motivates her to continue volunteering at TCAA: “I remember having breakfast and reading the paper when I came upon a small…

Tempe Community Action Agency coordinates three Senior Centers: Escalante and North Tempe in the City of Tempe, and Granite Reef in the City of Scottsdale. Programs offered through the Centers include: Lunch program Referrals to Benefits Assistance AmeriCorps Health & Wellness program Cooking demonstrations Recreation and exercise Social events Socialization among seniors is so important! This…

A Unique Tempe Model Helping Homeless Veterans in Need As a nation, we owe an unpayable debt for the sacrifices of our military Veterans. Sadly, far too many of these selfless men and women struggle to succeed when they return to civilian life. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development estimates that nearly 40,000…

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