COVID-19

Community Resources

Resources for LGBTQ+ Arizonans

This is an evolving list of community resources for LGBTQ+ folks to reference during this time of uncertainty. If you know of additional resources that should be included, please send them to gethelp@equalityarizona.org

Mental Health

This is an evolving list of community resources for LGBTQ+ folks to reference during this time of uncertainty. If you know of additional resources that should be included, please send them to gethelp@equalityarizona.org

 

Crisis Lines

If you are in need of crisis services, please reach out immediately to the resources below.

 

Arizona COVID-19 Hotline

1-844-542-8201

Maricopa County Crisis Line

602-222-9444

Pinal County Crisis Line

1-866-495-6735

Gila River/Ak-Chin Crisis Line

1-800-259-3449

Salt River Pima Maricopa Crisis Line

1-855-331-6432

DCS Child Abuse Hotline

1-888-767-2445

Birth to Five Helpline

1-877-705-5437

Crisis Response Warm Line

602-347-1100

SMI Determination for adults

602-845-3594

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

1-800-273-8255

Text HOME741741

National Substance Use/Disorder Treatment/Referral

1-800-662-4357

SAMHSA Disaster Distress Hotline

1-800-985-5990

National Domestic Violence Hotline

1-800-799-7233

ConnectionsAZ Urgent Psychiatric Care

602-416-7600

Arizona Youth and Family Services

602-277-4833

Recovery Groups

Your recovery is important and should not be compromised during this difficult time. Use the resources below for support.

AA Online Intergroup

Self Care

Self care is a critical part of getting through this crisis. The links below will help your with resources and ideas for self care practices during this time.

Virtual Yoga

Solidarity Meditation

Online Support Groups

Staying home is critical to stopping this virus, but you don't have to miss out on support from our community. Use these resources to stay safe and get support.

Thetribe Wellness Community

LGBT Caring Community Online Support Group

Physical Health 

This is an evolving list of community resources for LGBTQ+ folks to reference during this time of uncertainty. If you know of additional resources that should be included, please send them to gethelp@equalityarizona.org

Low Income Healthcare

If you are in need of low income healthcare and tele-health services, click on the links below for support.

Mountain Park Health

Arizona Alliance for Community Health Centers

Covid-19 Facts

It is important to get factual information regarding the Corona Virus. 

Myths & Facts: How Coronavirus Is Transmitted

Indigenous Health Care Resources 

Arizona is home to one of the countries largest Indigenous communities. Below are resources for connecting tribal communities to Corvid-19 Resources. 

Indigenous-centric Resources

Local LGBTQ Friendly Practitioners

Use these resources connect with local practitioners.

Psychological

Avilio A. Viera- Oasis Psychological Services: Address: 1930 S Alma School Rd a216, Mesa, AZ 85210 Phone: (480) 282-4237​

Naturopathic Doctors

Dr. Katie Schneller: Inclusive Natural Medicine

Address: 3150 N Arizona Ave, Suite 117, Chandler, AZ 85225

Phone: 480-712-7499

 

Dr. Danielle Lewis: Harmony Medical

Address: 2024 N 7th St UNIT 2101, Phoenix, AZ 85006

Phone: (602) 888-6883

Basic Needs

This is an evolving list of community resources for LGBTQ+ folks to reference during this time of uncertainty. If you know of additional resources that should be included, please send them to gethelp@equalityarizona.org

Food

If you are in need of food help contact these providers.

State of Arizona issued contact number for seniors unable to access groceries: 602-264-4357

Food Banks Near You

Meals for Students 

Utilities

If your family is in need of assistance with utilities due to the Corona Virus use the resources below. ​​

Maricopa County Response

Rent and Mortgage

If your family is in need of Rental and Mortgage help due to the Corona Virus, use the resources below. 

Maricopa County Response 

Other

Staying home is critical to stopping this virus, but you don't have to miss out on support from our community. Use these resources to stay safe and get support.

Maricopa Resource List Updated Daily

Pima Resource List Updated Daily

Cultural Resources and Entertainment

This is a list of Resources compiled by TC Tolbert and the Tucson Community

 

Nature

Here is a link to a Live Panda Webcam and

here are two hours of highlights from the live Bear Cam at a river in Alaska last summer and

here is a live streaming Bald Eagle Nest with a trio of eagles in Mississippi and

here is an incredible scroll down to the bottom of the ocean and

here is a live Northern Lights Cam and

here are 10 hours of deep sea footage from the BBC

here’s a scroll through the Scale of the Universe (this one never ceases to awe me) and

here is a tour of the Bulb Show 2020 at Smith College Botanic Garden

 

Art

Here is a link to museums that offer virtual tours for free.

In the evenings, the Met will offer encore opera streams for free 

maybe you’d prefer a bassoon concert from my friend Cassandra’s living room recorded recently

UbuWeb – all avant-garde art. all the time.

Vienna State Opera is offering daily streams from its opera archive

Art21 films – endless wonder

Bagley Wright Lecture Series on poetry

Paris Museums put 100,000 images online

Old School Hip-Hop by year

Exquisite Corps – 42 choreographers, 1 dance

Get a poem delivered to your inbox each morning – curators change monthly

UA Poetry Center poetry readings archive

Trans and non-binary poetry resources

Community

Here is a link to folks in Italy singing out of their windows to their neighbors. And here are several more. Let’s all sing to each other from our windows!

Wuhan residents cheering each other on from their windows

Here’s an actual Happiness Lab.

Yo-Yo Ma is on Twitter and sharing #SongsofComfort

Education

Culture: Free Cultural and Educational Media – free online classes, ebooks, movies, coloring books, and audio books

NASA just made their entire media library available

art/write uses seventeen inspiring works from the University of Arizona Museum of Art’s permanent collection to inspire writing with high school aged students.

United Nations Virtual Reality (UNVR), uses the power of immersive storytelling to inspire viewers towards increased empathy, action and positive social change.

450 Ivy League free courses you can take right now

30 virtual field trips!

Beginner Gesture Drawing

11 Library hacks online for riding out Coronavirus

https://www.timeout.com/newyork/blog/you-can-now-download-over-300-000-books-from-the-nypl-for-free-071216?fbclid=IwAR28o0d6x-_ToxKSBxuqSIkBiDJZ3W22Q1wWq18LavJPP9e2HSF8_ZJLD-w

 

 

Exercise

𝗩𝗶𝗿𝘁𝘂𝗮𝗹 𝗚𝗿𝗼𝘂𝗽 𝗬𝗼𝗴𝗮 with Patoi Roja

Best Arizona hikes and scenic drives for wildflowers (just remember that you aren’t going to visit the towns and/or interact with other folks)

$5 donation based Gaga Classes

 

Random Joy

Here’s Esther the Wonder Pig.

Ludacris Llama Llama Red Pajama

Polar Bears playing in Flower Fields (BoredPanda is a great site for all kinds of joy)

Astronauts read kids’ books from space

https://www.travelandleisure.com/attractions/museums-galleries/museums-with-virtual-tours?utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=social-share-article&utm_content=20200313&fbclid=IwAR31WyoAUDmQ-wHGY85691X9AZHk-yCBnH1QuQQfTLKMxTax2roRYL_JeCw


 

https://mymodernmet.com/museum-of-modern-art-exhibition-history/?fbclid=IwAR2vV3ffg3U4RXxSK9UBm__1_2fWrgwuT5_EUkL3tlaGSyRj13DYuq9a63c

https://m.youtube.com/channel/UCRed2nRI-PCppqUQ_7rgbkQ/about

Religion

https://www.facebook.com/CitySquareChurch/?hc_location=ufi

Www.questformeaning.org/worship

https://www.unityphx.org

https://wuu.org/

 

https://youtu.be/lfgKYEBefHg

 

https://www.phoenixuu.org/services/

 

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCmfPpx4vF9Th9jJJVB0QP6A

LGBTQ+ Local Businesses

 

This is an evolving list of community resources for LGBTQ+ folks to reference during this time of uncertainty. If you know of additional resources that should be included, please send them to gethelp@equalityarizona.org

Fair Trade Cafe Stephanie Vasquez stephanie@azfairtrade.com (602) 253-6912

For The People Chad Campbell Info@shopforthepeople.net (602) 954-4009

Melrose Pharmacy Teresa Stickler melrosepharmacy@yahoo.com (602) 277-4714

Figs Home Furnishings Jon Douglas jddcnaz@cox.net (602) 279-1443

Phoenix General Kenny Barrett howdy@phxgeneral.com (602) 237-6922

Fez Tim Lott tim@fezoncentral.com (602) 287-8700

Bliss/reBAR Jackson Kelly jackson@blissrebar.com

Los Diablos

Sassy Glasses Dan Lewis dan@sassyglasses.com (602) 522-0564

David Connell Bookkeeping

Whozitz and Whatzitz Chad Parsley whozitzandwhatzitz@cox.net (602) 374-5963

Vapen Herbal Wellness Center

AZ Fun Services Gwen Gustaf songwen@azfunparty.com (480) 967-7129

Mi Patio

Ash Copper Salon

CopperStar Bill Sandweg Copperstarcoffee@yahoo.com (602) 266-2136

Changing Hands Cindy Dach inbox@changinghands.com 480-730-0205 - Tempe; 602-274-0067

LGBTQ+ Virtual Support​

 

This is an evolving list of community resources for LGBTQ+ folks to reference during this time of uncertainty. If you know of additional resources that should be included, please send them to gethelp@equalityarizona.org

 
List of online virtual support groups for the LGBTQIA+ community

Financial Help

 

This is an evolving list of community resources for LGBTQ+ folks to reference during this time of uncertainty. If you know of additional resources that should be included, please send them to gethelp@equalityarizona.org

Department of Labor

https://www.dol.gov/newsroom/releases/eta/eta20200312-0?fbclid=IwAR2shdlFmOtCpxrCxBqS1bYRP2BFIP93EYJ4rfZvUZdXZ1To0cJJEY_Dy6Y

New unemployment guidelines

Arizona Department of Economic Security

https://des.az.gov/services/employment/unemployment-individual/apply-ui-benefits?fbclid=IwAR03CHK74hr_NeioAfq27NA8CO-3uGieLB1HRzIwfZ5OLRQIYrqM86xxTEg

Applying for unemployment

Arizona Commission for the Arts

https://azarts.gov/news/covid-19/?fbclid=IwAR24f2wiUoXV01pCnBOZ3IeJCZcsNlWfcJisqpAKilmcOB6cJ36YcE3_YIo

Geared for artist, art professional and orgs that work with artist or they make work with

Artist Resource

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1SL6gDve5bfWk-kagMMT_9Hy6XScjtWTs7-JgVZlihNM/edit?fbclid=IwAR0nrIyVjzmX-ADcUn6SavK-kjXH_6OkirnoBKxebuihwN3U4aqF_Xl_jHA

Put together by Tanya Kalmanovitch, Ph.D.

Bartender Emergency Assistance Program

https://www.usbgfoundation.org/beap?fbclid=IwAR2ZIFkUblL7IAV1rXZSrM2XrHWpxv22CK3ev4T740S-zBxpamlJLRABguI

Bartenders can apply for grants via the USBG National Charity Foundation

FEMA Diaster Unemployment Assistance

https://www.fema.gov/media-library-data/1528984254955-49515ab3f8eeca0627f777a8abe4347a/DisasterUnemploymentAssistance.pdf?fbclid=IwAR0KyFfUGPuipZ4GETi1K71-C3MmToPt4fLwcBn8XNYu3t8hVbv-KoUFl50

Freelancers who do not qualify for their state's unemployment insurance may apply for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA)

Recording Academy Musicares

https://www.grammy.com/musicares/client-services/emergency-financial-assistance?fbclid=IwAR3njF7ibaPcnbTk8C7I4yJ0py0NC1rcmPDs2zR5nFK5pYwaodlgWvh95W0

Music Creators can apply for emergency financial assistance via The Recording Academy MusiCares and Musicians Foundation

Musicians Foundation

http://www.musiciansfoundation.org/apply/?fbclid=IwAR1gklkD2mLtX97QH6HPmI9Vsf70mrPwoaNl1PiVSjQbxCPFyIrD2HsD_Hw

Music Creators can apply for emergency financial assistance via The Recording Academy MusiCares and Musicians Foundation

I Lost My Gig

www.ilostmygig.com

DJs can post lost gig revenue at for good samaritan donations.

U.S. Small Business Administration

https://www.sba.gov/page/coronavirus-covid-19-small-business-guidance-loan-resourcesBusiness

Owners may apply for low interest long-term loans for payroll, bills, and working capital from U.S. Small Business Administration Disaster Relief Program for economic impact caused by coronavirus

Expensify

https://www.expensify.org/hunger

Reimbursement for people on SNAP benefits

One Fair Wage emergency fund

https://ofwemergencyfund.org/help

cash assistance to restaurant workers, deliver

Child Education

This is an evolving list of community resources for LGBTQ+ folks to reference during this time of uncertainty. If you know of additional resources that should be included, please send them to gethelp@equalityarizona.org

Home School Resources

Anti-Oppressive/Anti-Racist Home School Options During Quarantine

Buzzfeed Education

18 At-Home Ideas To Keep Kids Busy (And Adults Sane) During Coronavirus

Community Guide

Ideas for quaratine and social distancing

Wakelet Showcase

Remote teaching & learning resources

Food Resources for Students

Report Discrimination in Healthcare during the COVID-19 Pandemic

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