State-Sponsored Programs for Arizona


Caution: The COVID-19 virus may have adversely impacted the hours and services of many of the programs listed in this section. Although we strive to keep our website up to date, the hours and services for some programs may have suddenly changed. Some programs may place restrictions on "face to face" appointments until the emergency declaration is lifted by your state. Before you visit the organization, please check their website and, if necessary, call them, to verify that they are open and whether there are restrictions in place during the virus emergency.

State-Sponsored Programs are programs created, sponsored, and/or funded (all or in part): by a state, county or local government, and provide: Medical care or financial assistance for medical care, health insurance, prescription assistance, medical supplies, medical equipment, disease screening, respite care or other medical assistance. The State-Sponsored Programs are listed in alphabetical order.


Programs are listed in alphabetical order by program name.

27 State Programs in Arizona

Program Name Program Provides
AHCCCS - Blind or Have a Disability Health care coverage for individuals who are blind or disabled.
AHCCCS - Children's Rehabilitative Services (CRS) Medical and other care for children with special health care needs, birth to age 21.
AHCCCS - Coverage for 65 or older Low-cost or free health care coverage for individuals who are 65 or older.
AHCCCS - Coverage for Adults Low-cost or free health coverage for adults age 19 to 64 who do not qualify for other Medicaid programs.
AHCCCS - Coverage for Caretaker Relatives Health coverage for Arizona adults caring for children under age 19 at no or low cost.
AHCCCS - Coverage for Children Low-cost or free health coverage for children under age 19 from low-income families. The income limits are lower than for KidsCare.
AHCCCS - KidsCare -Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Health care coverage for children under age 19 of low-income families who are not on Medicaid.
AHCCCS - Persons with Developmental Disabilities who Need long-term care Health coverage for those with developmental disabilities who need long term care.
AHCCCS - Working Individuals w/ Disability (a/k/a Freedom to Work Program) Health coverage for working disabled or blind who are not eligible for any other AHCCCS program.
AHCCCS -Help Paying Medicare Costs Helps pay for certain Medicare Part A and B costs. At the federal level, this program is called Medicare Savings Programs (MSP).
AHCCCS Coverage for Pregnant Women Health coverage for pregnant women.
ALTCS -Coverage for Individuals Who Require Nursing Home Level of Care Long-term care services for elderly, blind, or disabled who need ongoing services at a "nursing facility" level of care.
Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS) (AZ MEDICAID) Health care coverage for eligible low-income residents of this state
Az Early Intervention Program (AzEIP) Early intervention services for infants & toddlers with developmental delays.
AZ Links (Aging & Disability Resource Center) Free information, assistance & counseling for seniors and adults with disabilities of any age (and their caregivers).
Az Technology Access Program (AzTAP) Products, devices etc. that improve the quality of life of people with disabilities of all ages.
AZ Telecommunications Equipment Distribution Program (AzTEDP) Telecommunications devices for low-income people with disabilities of all ages.
Breast & Cervical Cancer Treatment Program (BCCTP) Treatment for breast cancer, cervical cancer, or a pre-cancerous cervical lesion.
Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs (CYSHCN) Access to medical & related care for children with special health care needs, birth to 21.
Family Caregiver Support Assistance, information & support for family caregivers who provide care to relatives who require a caregiver.
HIV Care & Services Care and support for people living with HIV/AIDS including assistance with prescriptions, health insurance, health services etc.
iCanConnect ARIZONA Free communications technology for those with both hearing & vision loss (deaf-blind).
Lifespan Respite Grant Program Caregiver relief for families with a child or adult that requires care or supervision beyond that which is generally required.
State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) Free counseling and assistance on all aspects of Medicare.
Vaccines for Children Program (VFC) - AZ Free/low cost vaccines for children
Well Woman HealthCheck -Cancer Screening Free breast and cervical cancer screening for eligible women.
Women Infants & Children Program (WIC) Nutritional food, nutrition education, and other services for qualifying women and children at no charge.