Healthcare Access in Pima County

Healthcare services in Pima County, including resources for the uninsured and individuals experiencing homelessness. Find resources and agencies that provide mental and behavioral health services here.

City of Tucson Resource Line
Phone: (520) 791-2540

The resource line is for those experiencing or at risk of homelessness to get connected to resources for medical, mental health, meals, outreach, and other resources offered in our community. 

AHCCCS - Medicaid, opens a new window
Phone: 800-654-8713

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

Apply for AHCCCS Health Insurance, opens a new window
Phone: 866-495-6738

You can apply online for AHCCCS Medical Assistance, Nutrition Assistance, and Cash Assistance using Health-e-Arizona Plus (HEAplus). You can apply for yourself, your family, or someone close to you.

Arizona Department of Economic Security

The Department of Economic Security (DES) Family Assistance Administration provides language assistance free of charge to those with limited English proficiency when assistance is needed for Nutrition Assistance, opens a new windowCash Assistance, opens a new window and some Medical Assistance (AHCCCS) programs. Please contact your DES office or call 1-855-432-7587 for program assistance provided in your preferred language.

CODAC | Comprehensive Health Care, Centered on You, opens a new window
Main Location: 380 E. Ft. Lowell Rd.
Phone: 520-327-4505

CODAC provides primary care and a full continuum of professional behavioral health care (for substance abuse, depression, and more) to adults and youth.

Community Health Associates, opens a new window
Tucson: 1773 W. St. Mary’s Rd, Suite 105
Phone: 877-320-1587 or 520-622-8357

Green Valley: 275 W. Continental Road, Suite 141 (Presidio Pointe)
Phone: 520-628-4000 

CHA offers individual and family services, psychiatric and recovery services, and integrated physical health services.

El Rio Community Health Center, opens a new window
15 locations
Phone: 520-670-3909
Monday–Friday from 7:00 am–8:00 pm and Saturday 7:00 am–4:30 pm.  24/7 Nurse Telephone Care and Triage help by phone.

Provides direct patient services, including telehealth, primary care, dental, pharmacy, pediatrics, OB/GYN, physical therapy, WIC, breastfeeding, midwifery, radiology & lab, behavioral health, transgender medicine, specialized care, transportation, exercise & wellness, nutrition counseling, and teens & young adult.

Health Department - Pima County, opens a new window
Location: 3950 S. Country Club Road, Ste. 100
Phone: 520-724-7770

Pima County Health Department is dedicated to help the residents of Pima County achieve and maintain an optimal level of wellness. Offers a wide variety of health services. 

Health Department - Theresa Lee Public Health Center, opens a new window
Location: 1493 W. Commerce Court
Phone: 520-724-7900

HIV/STD, Family Planning, Immunizations, and COVID-19 Immunizations.

La Frontera Center, opens a new window
Main Location: 502 W. 29th St.
Phone: 520-838-3804
NurseWise Crisis Line: 520-622-6000 or 1-866-495-6735

Has the resources and expertise to address issues related to behavioral health, affordable housing, children and youth, employment, crisis intervention/suicide prevention, military veterans, and community and cultural education.

Shubitz Family Clinic, opens a new window
CUP Clinics: 1501 N. Campbell Ave, Room 2304
Phone: 520-393-9336

Shubitz Clinic is a family medicine clinic that provides free primary healthcare services to uninsured patients in Tucson. It is run by the University of Arizona College of Medicine.

Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation, opens a new window
Location: 375 S. Euclid
Phone: 520-628-7223 or 800-771-9054

SAAF offers those living with HIV/AIDS an array of services based on need including Housing, Food, Case Management, and Support Groups.

Southern Arizona VA Health Care System, opens a new window
Location: 3601 S. 6th Ave.
Phone: 520-792-1450 
Mental Health Care: 520-629-4884

Health care for all Veterans, including those experiencing homelessness. VA’s specialized programs for homeless Veterans serve hundreds of thousands of homeless and at-risk Veterans each year. Independently and in collaboration with federal and community partners, VA programs provide Veterans with housing solutions, employment opportunities, health care, justice- and reentry-related services and more.

Find the information you need by calling the library's Infoline at 520-791-4010 or by sending your question to Ask a Librarian.

Updated 2021-02-23