2018 Maricopa County StandDown

  • 25 Jan 2018
  • 7:00 AM
  • 27 Jan 2018
  • 10:00 AM
  • Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum - 1826 W. McDowell Road, Phoenix, AZ 85007

2018 MARICOPA COUNTY STANDDOWN

Thursday, January 25th, 2018
& Friday, January 26th, 2018
DOORS OPEN AT
7:00 AM BOTH DAYS!
 


(NOTE: Courts and other services
open on Saturday, January 27th
for attendees who register on-site
on 1/25/18 or 1/26/18 ONLY)


Veterans Memorial Coliseum 
at the Arizona State Fairgrounds
1826 W. McDowell Road, Phoenix, AZ 85007

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ATTENDEES:

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).

Transportation WILL be provided!

Transportation pick ups will begin at 8AM both Thursday & Friday at the following stops:

  • 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)
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.

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VOLUNTEERS:

There are THREE ways to volunteer at the 2018 Maricopa County StandDown. 

3) GUEST GUIDES - GREATEST NEED!
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 check back here or watch for volunteer information directly from our volunteer coordination partner, Valley of the Sun United Way.

2) REGISTRATION TABLE 
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 2018 Maricopa County StandDown. Please check back for more volunteer information coming soon!

1) PRE-EVENT SETUP
On-site set-up often begins as early as three days before the event. Please check back for pre-event set-up shifts and other volunteer information coming soon!

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