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Meeting The Basic Needs Of Our Neighbors

Our desire at Neighborhood Ministries is to serve every member of the family for those living in our community. The programs that make up our Neighborhood Family Services area of impact help provide families with basic needs like food and clothing. But we also want to care for each member's emotional and spiritual needs as well. We do this through offering parenting support, counseling services, legal assistance, and other opportunities for families to grow and thrive together.

SNAP/AHCCCS Assistance

AREA OF IMPACT: Neighborhood-Family-Services

This program provides assistance with SNAP/AHCCCS applications. 

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).  Nutrition Assistance provides eligible households with monthly benefits they can use to purchase nutritious food. By helping families fight food insecurity and meet one of their fundamental needs, they can focus on overcoming barriers to self-sufficiency. 

Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS) is Arizona’s Medicaid agency that offers health care programs to serve Arizona residents. Individuals and families must meet certain income and other requirements to obtain services.


Nueva Esperanza

AREA OF IMPACT: Neighborhood-Family-Services

Want To Help? We Need Compassionate And Loving Temporary Homes To Foster Children Who Are Unaccompanied

Nueva Esperanza is a new program of Neighborhood Ministries driven by the passage in Matthew 25 where Jesus says, “For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in, I needed clothes and you clothed me, I was sick and you looked after me, I was in prison and you came to visit me.”

In partnership with the Office of Refugee Resettlement, children coming over the border unaccompanied are received with arms outstretched with love, meeting the basic needs of food and clothing, safety, education, housing, mental health, and medical services through a day center at NM, Home Care Service Providers, and community partners.  This program utilizes AZ-licensed foster homes for short-term care for the children.

Contact us today to learn about the financial resources available to our foster families as they care for those in need.

We Need Compassionate And Loving Temporary Homes To Foster Children Who Are Unaccompanied.

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Mercy Minds

AREA OF IMPACT: Neighborhood-Family-Services

People caught in the cycle of poverty and abuse are affected and often damaged by the effects of these situations. This can lead to mental health issues that impair their ability to function in daily life. We hope to provide opportunities for healing and growth in people’s lives.

Mercy Minds is an alliance of mental health professionals committed to offering Christ-centered behavioral health services to individuals and families. We provide resources and compassionate care in order to facilitate wholeness and emotional health to the underserved in our community.

Food Bank

AREA OF IMPACT: Neighborhood-Family-Services

Another Neighborhood Ministries program fulfilling our mission is our Food Bank. The food provided is available to anyone in the community who is experiencing the need. The cycle of poverty is a powerful negative spiral that is difficult to break. Removing a small amount of stress from families' inability to provide healthy, good-quality food items helps break that cycle. The food bank continues to be a resource for our community when families or individuals are unable to purchase sufficient food, whether they return monthly or periodically throughout the year.

To learn more about our hours and how to get in touch, please select the "Get More Info" button below.


Parenting Por Vida

AREA OF IMPACT: Neighborhood-Family-Services

The primary emphasis of Parenting por Vida is to serve pregnant and parenting moms and dads from pregnancy through when their child reaches six months. In addition, part of the ministry program includes “Parent College” which focuses on parents with children older than 6 months. We’re specifically passionate about helping teen moms through pregnancy and parenting.

We provide education and support to encourage breastfeeding for the baby’s first six months of life, increased bonding and attachment by both parents, and healthier birth outcomes with the provision of a doula and/or midwife.