Resources for Faith Community Nurses

If you are a faith community nurse or involved in congregational health, these resources may be shared with members of your congregation. If you wish to share a resource or educational tool with us, please contact Sherry Hottenstein, Director of Congregational Health Services at We’d love to hear from you! This portion of our website is under construction, so check back often for updates.


Promotes understanding of aging and long-term care needs and services as advocates and leaders in developing policies and resources

Promotes economic self-sufficiency for low-income people through collaborations

Dedicated to engaging and mobilizing faith communities to improve the quality of life for our most vulnerable impoverished people

Collaboration of families, non-profits, community organizations and governments working to end child hunger in Arizona

Free and easy way to find out if your family can help from 31 different health and human services programs

Initiative to educate, equip and engage faith and community organizations to help families during these challenging times

Includes listings for food banks, pantries, soup kitchens, shelters, and other facilities that distribute emergency food

For adults 55 and older or adults with disabilities. Screens for eligibility in 70 federal and state programs

Finds programs that help save money on health care, medication, food, utilities, children’s health costs and more

Statewide program in Arizona that helps families find child care

A single on-line application for Medical, Cash, and Nutrition Assistance

Information on a variety of low-cost and free services and programs available to low-income families and individuals

Disease Information

Government Programs

Learn more about the Affordable Care Act in a Power Point presentation created by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Government representatives say the act  expands access to care, ends abuses of insurers, and makes health care more affordable.

Arizona’s state human services agency – strengthening individuals and families, increasing self-sufficiency, and developing the capacity of communities

Connecting individuals, families and organizations to aging and disability resources and information across Arizona

Location and contact information for emergency food assistance in Arizona

Quality early childhood development and health

An online system that offers Arizona families an easy and secure way to access information about Medical, Cash and Nutrition Assistance


The USDA recently changed dietary guidelines. For updated information, download this “My Plate” Power Point presentation created by two nursing students, who also served as Duet interns.