Community Information and Referral Services was founded in 1964 and incorporated as a private, nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization in 1979.
Our Mission: Community Information and Referral Services transforms lives by linking individuals and families to vital community services throughout Arizona.
Our Vision: All Arizonans are easily connected to available health and human services in their communities.
From July 2014 through June 2015, we fulfilled more than 1.3 million service requests for health and human services through our call center and website.
Directory of Human Services & Self-Help Support Groups for Maricopa County
We revise and publish this valued book every year. It's used by human resources professionals, case managers, counselors, and more to help their clients find assistance in Maricopa County.
Arizona Foreclosure Hotline 1-877-448-1211
Community Information and Referral Services partners with the Arizona Department of Housing to guide the thousands of Arizonans facing foreclosure on their homes to agencies that can help them through the process and might be able to help them stay in their homes.
HMIS (Homeless Management Information System) Project
Assesses services provided to and unmet needs of people and families who are homeless in 14 counties throughout Arizona. This program is presented in cooperation with several agencies with support from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
Alliance of Information and Referral Services Systems (AIRS)
As an accredited and founding member of this international professional organization with over 900 members throughout the United States and Canada, we take the lead in providing information to those in need in as many ways as possible.
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We are deeply indebted to the millions of people we've assisted over the years. Their numbers attest to the need and value of our services and those of the agencies we refer them to.
To our supporters, Board of Directors, past and present volunteers and staff members, thank you for making it possible for us to continue to provide our valuable community services to the people who need us.
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Community Information and Referral Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Reasonable accommodations will be made upon request.