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City of Phoenix Emergency Rent Assistance (ERA)

City of Phoenix is letting residents sign up for Emergency Rent Assistance: https://www.phoenix.gov/humanservices/rental-assistance How Can I Apply? There are two ways to apply. ​Effective March 8, call Phoenix’s Human Services Department at 602-534-AIDE(2433) on Mondays only, starting at 8 a.m. to schedule a telephone appointment for emergency financial assistance Submit an application online through Wildfire​​ […]

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Informate Acerca de la Vacuna Contra el Coronavirus

Informate acerca de la vacuna contra el coronavirus: únete a una sesión informativa sobre la vacuna contra el coronavirus con el Concejal Carlos Garcia, la Doctora Cecilia Rosales de la Universidad de Arizona, y Jhoana Molina de Salud Pública Condado Maricopa. 23 de Marzo, 2021, 6pm-8pm, Facebook Live: https://www.facebook.com/phxdistrict8

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Garfield COVID-19 Forum – Recording

Thank you to everyone who submitted questions and/or attended our Vaccination Forum and especially to Dr. Amish Shah for having great answers to all our questions. The full session is below the individual chapter bookmarks, below. 0:00​ COVID-19 Forum Introduction0:31​ Intro of Dr. Amish Shah2:59​ Are the Vaccines Safe?9:04​ What Can I Do Once Vaccinated?13:57​ […]

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City Council Votes on De-funding OAT

Wednesday, February 17th at 2:30pmFormal City Council Meeting From District 8 Councilmember Garcia’s newsletter: Item 81:  Human Service Campus Request*   *Phoenix City Council is trying to kill police accountability on February 17th. Last week, Council voted to block Andre House from opening a new shelter for people who have been pushed out of existing shelters. That same […]

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Garfield Mask Drive

The Garfield Mask Drive has delivered more than 1000 cloth masks to friends and neighbors since June 2020. The mask drive is volunteer and donation driven, with the goal to keep our neighbors safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. You can still request FREE adult and youth masks at bit.ly/garfield-mask-drive. Be a good neighbor, wear a […]

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Resources for Renters

A virtual education series to inform and provide resources to help improve the lives of District 8 residents. Sign up for these free sessions at: http://bit.ly/LetsTalkRent Source: District 8 Councilmember Carlos Garcia – Contact Information:  Phone: 602-262-7493 TTY: 7-1-1 Email: Council.District.8@phoenix.gov Address: 200 W. Washington St. Phoenix, AZ 85003

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Weatherization Assistance Program

https://www.phoenix.gov/nsd/programs/housing-repair-programs The Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) provides financial assistance to eligible low to moderate income residents for improving a home’s energy efficiency. This program provides for repair or replacement of existing building components and improvements to reduce energy consumption. After an application is received and eligibility is established, a third party vendor will conduct an […]

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