Chandler CARE Center Announcements
COVID-19 UPDATE UPDATED 8/4/2020
To our wonderful community:
The Chandler CARE Center is proud to be a part of the Chandler community, and for 25 years, we've provided services to help keep children and their families safe and healthy.
We are now being faced with an unprecedented pandemic, and recognize our duty to ensure the safety and health of our community on a broad scale by complying with social distancing recommendations set forth by the CDC and WHO. In aligmnment with CUSD protocol, we have CLOSED our building to all public effective 3/19/2020. To learn more about this decision as well as all the steps being taken by CUSD to help flatten the curve, please click here.
Programs Available During Closures:
*Our food bank will remain open unless otherwise advised by , providing emergency food boxes to Chandler residents Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 8-11 am. We will not have a Thursday Farmer's Market until further notice.
In order to minimize person-to-person contact, please note the following:
- If you are sick or showing symptoms of illness OR have traveled to any of the locations listed at https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/notices please DO NOT visit the CARE Center. You may send someone else in your place to get food.
- Please go directly to the food bank entrance on the south end of our building, where our volunteers/staff will assist you and load your food into your car. Please use our gate off Jackson to enter, as the Galveston gate will be closed.
- If you have not been to our food bank since July 1, 2019, you will need to bring a photo ID and proof of Chandler residency (mail or other item dated within 30 days showing Chandler address). Returning clients do NOT need to bring these items.
You may receive an emergency food box once every 2 weeks. Keep an eye on our Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram pages for updates on BONUS food box distributions.
*Children's Medical Clinic remains closed, with plans to re-open coming soon! Please keep an eye on our Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for details!
*Children's Dental Clinic is now open! Call us at 480-812-7900 for details.
*Our application assistance program is not currently available. Please visit our Forms page for a link to other AHCCCS application assistance programs in the area.
*Our Family Resource Center will be providing free programs to help engage, entertain, and educate your little ones ages 0-5 as well as provide tools for parents and caregivers. Beginning August 24, we will have limited in-person programs available. Please reach out to Consuelo at firstname.lastname@example.org or Brenda at email@example.com for details!
*WIC will be working remotely until at least 1/1/2021. If you need to reach WIC, please call 602-506-9333 or email ChandlerCareWIC@maricopa.gov.
*Southwest Behavioral & Health Services, will be conducting telehealth services. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for information and scheduling, as well as new client intakes.
Please follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to keep up to date with the latest news and information. You can find the link to all three pages on the home page of our website.
Thank you, as always, for your incredible support.
The CARE Center Team