Monday, January 8, 2018

Veterans Get Help @ Maricopa County StandDown

banner for 2018 Maricopa County StandDown.  Text: Serving the Valley of the Sun and the surrounding area.  January 25-27.  Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum at the Arizona State Fairgrounds.  1826 W. McDowell Road in Phoenix

Attention Maricopa veterans. Do you and your family need a helping hand with housing, employment, clothing or other essential services? 

The Arizona Veterans StandDown Alliance and Arizona Housing Coalition are hosting the 2018 Maricopa County StandDown to help you, Jan. 25-27. 

This event is open to ALL United States military veterans, and their families, in the local area who are in need of the following resources:

  • VA Benefits Assistance
  • DES Benefits Assistance
  • Maricopa County & City Municipal Courts
  • MVD Services - IDs & driver licenses
  • Social Security Administration Services
  • Medical, Vision, & Behavioral Health Services
  • Substance Abuse Assistance
  • Housing Assistance
  • Employment Services
  • Education Services & Opportunities
  • Pet Care (all domestic animals welcome)
  • Haircuts & Hygiene
  • Sleeping area for men, women, and families
  • On-site storage for personal items
  • NEW THIS YEAR! Dental services provided by Central Arizona Dental Society Mission of Mercy

More than 2,100 veterans benefited from this event in 2017!

Get the latest news and information about this event by visiting

orange volunteer at standdown button.  Click here.

Volunteers Needed
Rio Salado and the Maricopa Community Colleges encourage students, faculty and staff to volunteer their time.

Maricopa Community Colleges employees are encouraged to register through the Maricopa Learns through Service HCM portal. For questions, please contact Dee Dee Tapson at 480-731-8299 or via email at

Maricopa Community Colleges students are encouraged to register using this Valley of the Sun United Way portal.