2017 MARICOPA COUNTY STANDDOWN
Thursday, February 9th
& Friday, February 10th
DOORS OPEN AT 7:00 AM BOTH DAYS!
Veterans Memorial Coliseum
at the Arizona State Fairgrounds
1826 W. McDowell Road, Phoenix, AZ 85007
StandDown events are open
to ALL Veterans in the local area
who are in need of the following resources:
VA benefits assistance; medical & mental health services; housing assistance; Maricopa County/city municipal courts; MVD-ID's & driver licenses; social security information; substance abuse counseling & referrals; DES employment & benefits assistance; legal aid assistance; meals, clothing, showers, haircuts, dental & vision; sleeping areas for men, women, and families; storage for personal items; and pet care (all domestic animals welcome).UPDATE (1/27/17): Transportation WILL be provided!
CLICK HERE FOR A
PRINTABLE FLYER TO DISTRIBUTE
Transportation pick ups will begin at 8AM both Thursday & Friday at the following stops:
If you plan to use public transportation, keep in mind that the Veterans Memorial Coliseum is approximately 1/4 mile from the fairgrounds entrance, so please be aware when making transportation arrangements. The closest light rail station is Central/McDowell and is 1.5 miles away along bus route 17. Additionally, the closest bus routes are 17 & 19; please visit Valley Metro for more information and trip planning.
- VA Medical Center
650 E. Indian School Road (PHX)
- VA CRRC
1500 E. Thomas Road (PHX)
- Human Services Campus (CASS, SVdP, LDRC)
204 S. 12th Avenue (PHX)
- Phoenix Rescue Mission
1801 S. 35th Avenue (PHX)
- U.S. Vets
804 E. Jones Ave (PHX)
- U.S. Vets
3400 NW Grand Ave (PHX)
- UMOM New Day Centers
3333 E. Van Buren Road (PHX)
- Paz De Cristo Community Center
424 W. Broadway (MESA)
- Catholic Charities' MANA House
755 E. Willetta Street (PHX)
There are TWO ways to volunteer at the 2017 Maricopa County StandDown.
1) GUEST GUIDES - ALL SLOTS FILLED
Over 2,000 Guest Guide volunteers are needed for the two-day event. If you would like to serve as a Guest Guide working directly with veterans one-on-one to help them navigate the 70+ service providers, please CLICK HERE to register with our volunteer coordination partner, Valley of the Sun United Way. (PLEASE NOTE: The greatest need for volunteers is the morning of Thursday, February 9th.)
If you experience any issues with registration or have questions, please contact Timna Guerchon with VSUW at firstname.lastname@example.org.
2) REGISTRATION TABLE - ALL SLOTS FILLED
Up to 100 volunteers are needed on Thursday AND Friday to assist at the Registration Table. These volunteers are responsible for greeting and processing registration for homeless and at-risk veterans by completing registration forms for those veterans attending the 2017 Maricopa County StandDown. Click below to register for the following slots:
If you have questions, please contact contact Kim Johnson by calling 480-262-0241 or emailing her at email@example.com.