Community Resources

Community Resources

Emergency Counseling Resources

  • College Police: (480) 784-0911
  • EMPACT Local 24-hour Crisis Hotline: (480) 784-1500 
  • EMPACT Toll Free 24-hour Crisis Hotline: (855) 785-1500
  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration (SAMHSA) National Suicide and Crisis Line: 9-8-8 (call or text)

Community Resources

Gateway Counseling Faculty is here to help. The list below is a small representation of agencies that can provide assistance. If you would like additional guidance, please schedule an appointment to discuss your situation with one of our highly trained professionals.

Basic Needs Resources

2-1-1 Arizona

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Arizona Food Bank Network

Arizona’s largest database of food banks, pantries, soup kitchens, shelters, and other organizations that distribute emergency food. 
Phone: (602) 528-3434 or 1-800-445-1914 

Emergency and Crisis Resources

La Frontera of Arizona EMPACT Suicide Prevention Center

EMPACT - Suicide Prevention Center offers comprehensive crisis and community behavioral health services to children, adults, and families. They provide services in Maricopa and Pinal counties with offices located in Tempe, Phoenix, Glendale, Apache Junction, San Tan Valley, and the City of Maricopa. 

618 S. Madison Drive
Tempe, Arizona 85281
(480) 784-1514 Ext. 1108

EMPACT 24-hour Crisis Hotline (480) 784-1500

EMPACT 24-hour Crisis Hotline (855) 785-1500 (toll free)

EMPACT 24-hour Sexual Assault Hotline (480) 736-4949

EMPACT 24-hour Sexual Assault Hotline (866) 205-5229 (toll free)

Rally Point 24-hour Hotline (Veterans and Military) (855) 725-5948

Crisis Response Network

Crisis Response Network – alongside Community Support Network – is a division of Solari Crisis & Human Services, an award-winning nonprofit that operates data-driven crisis and human services programs and contact centers. 

Mental Health Lifeline: Free, immediate, and confidential support for you or someone you love. 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Arizona Statewide: 1-844-534-HOPE; Arizona TTY: 1-800-327-9254 Central Arizona: 602-347-1100. Warm Line: A friendly and understanding ear. 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. 

UMOM New Day Centers; serving Homeless Families & Individuals

Services Provided: Provides safe shelter, housing, and supportive services to help families met basic  needs, including parent support, housing, wellness center, domestic violence support, and child  development. 
Phone: (602) 275-4533

Mental Health Awareness Resources

Mental Health of America (of Arizona)

Mental Health America of Arizona (MHA AZ), serving Arizona since 1954, is here to educate our community and advocate for all those individuals and families impacted by mental illness. We are Arizona’s oldest organization dedicated to all aspects of mental health, mental illness and behavioral health disorders. 
Phone: (602) 576-4828

NAMI Valley of the Sun

National Alliance on Mental Health "NAMI" Valley of the Sun is dedicated to improving the quality of life for people with mental illness and their families through support, education, & advocacy. Please refer to their website for a list of classes and support groups.
Phone: (602) 244-8166