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MCCCD and Department of Economic Security Host Free Assistance Information Sessions


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  • Dasi Danzig   |   Maricopa Community Colleges

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TEMPE, Ariz., Aug. 19, 2021 – The Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) and the Department of Economic Security are partnering to host free assistance information sessions at three Maricopa Community College campus locations.

What: Participants can expect to check eligibility or get assistance applying for:

·     Nutrition Assistance: SNAP, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, provides monthly benefits to individuals and families to purchase nutritious food.

·     Medical Assistance: Medicaid is the state medical assistance program for those who can not afford medical insurance.

·     Cash Assistance: The Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program provides cash benefits and support services to families that need a financial boost.

Who: These events are open to students, employees, and the public. More information on each event can be found with the following contacts:

·     Glendale Community College – Connie Greenwell, 623-845-4474, c.greenwell@gccaz.edu 

·     Mesa Community College – Melissa Turnbull, 480-461-7212, melissa.kay.turnbull@mesacc.edu 

·     Phoenix College – Alicia Middleton, 602-285-7422, alicia.middleton@phoenixcollege.edu

When: Events will be held Monday, August 23 – Friday, August 27, 2021. Dates vary by location and are included below.

Where: Events will be held at Glendale Community College, Mesa Community College, and Phoenix College.

Monday, August 23 – Friday, August 27, 2021: 

Glendale Community College

6000 W. Olive Ave., Glendale, AZ 85302

Location: The Student Union

Mesa Community College

1833 W. Southern Ave., Mesa, AZ 85202

Location: The corridor outside of building 36N (near the Student Union and bookstore)

Monday, August 23 – Thursday, August 26:

Phoenix College

1202 W. Thomas Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85013

Location: Thu Hunnely Center- HC117