Phoenix Heat Relief Network

Phoenix Heat Relief Network

Places to turn to when the heat is extreme.

The Phoenix Heat Relief Network provides hydration, respite and wellness checks during the summer months. During this time, temperatures consistently rise above 100°F during the day. The National Weather Services issues extreme heat advisories during the hottest of these days or when nighttime temperatures remain excessively high. The Phoenix Heat Relief Network adds additional community resources to the ongoing efforts of agencies assisting people who are homeless, elderly or disabled when they are most needed. The network forms each May and operates through September.

Relief is:

  • A bottle of water
  • A place to find refuge and cool off for a while
  • Lightweight clothes and hats to wear, sunscreen

The Heat Relief Network provides:

 



Help the Phoenix Heat Relief Network!
Individuals, businesses, churches or organizations can help by collecting donations of bottled water for those that are on the street during the hot summer months.

Tax-deductible bottled water donations may be delivered to any of the city's three Family Services Centers:

Travis L. Williams
4732 S. Central Ave.
602-534-4732

John F. Long
3454 N. 51st Ave.
602-262-6510

Sunnyslope
914 W. Hatcher Road
602-495-5229

The centers are open from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Please call 602-534-3070 to arrange a large donations or to volunteer your site as a hydration station or heat refuge. Acknowledgement of any donation is available.