Social Services

Welcome to the Social Services Department

The Town of Gila Bend Social Services Department provides a wide range of services designed to promote a better quality of life for all community members.  We strive to deliver services in a respectful and encouraging manner that helps our clients achieve their desired goals.  From making referrals and locating appropriate resources to providing direct services, our focus is on helping individuals and families attain stability and thrive.

The Social Services Department is comprised of the following areas:

  • The Community Action Program (C.A.P.) - This program provides direct financial assistance for utility payments and utility deposits. C.A.P. also works with Clients who are in need of assistance for rent or mortgage payments in order to prevent homelessness.
  • The Gila Bend Family Resource Center (FRC) - Providing programs, tools and resources focused on early childhood development and the support of parents and caregivers. Programs are available at no or low-cost.
  • Gila Bend Senior Center - Facilitates activities, programs and events that meet the health and wellness needs of our community members who are at least 60 years of age or any adult with a documented disability.