Graham County

Welcome to the Graham County Quickstart Guide.

This is a starting point for service members, veterans and family members living in or near Graham County.

Prepared by the Arizona Coalition for Military Families, Arizona Department of Veterans’ Services, Arizona National Guard & US Department of Veterans Affairs. This inventory includes demographics and a starting point for key military, government and community resources available to service members, veterans and family members in each county. Programs may have eligibility guidelines.

DEMOGRAPHICS

Total County Population: 37,220

County Military Population
Active duty military members: 0
Active duty family members: 0
National Guard members: 36

Note: There may be a small number of active duty military members and/or family members in counties that list none. County-level data on Reservists could not be obtained. There are approximately 5,000 Reserve members total living in Arizona.

County Veteran Population
Veterans: 3180
% of County Population: 9%
Deployed to Iraq/Afghanistan since 9/11 with county as home of record: 121

RESOURCES

KEY STATEWIDE RESOURCES

  • National Veterans Crisis Line – available 24/7 to any service member, veteran, family member or concerned person: PHONE: 1-800-273-8255, option 1 | ONLINE/CHAT: www.VeteransCrisisLine.net | TEXT: 838255
  • Help for Homeless Veterans Line – available 24/7 to connect service members, veterans and family members who are homeless or at-risk of becoming homeless to local resources: 1-877-424-3838
  • Arizona Department of Veterans’ Services – enriches and honors Arizona’s veterans and their families through education, advocacy and service: www.AZDVS.gov
  • Arizona Coalition for Military Families – connection point for military, government and community organizations: www.ArizonaCoalition.org | info@arizonacoalition.org | 602-753-8802

MILITARY INSTALLATIONS WITH SERVICES
Active Duty: None
National Guard: None

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

VETERANS HEALTH ADMINISTRATION – provides health care to eligible veterans
This county is served by the Southern Arizona VA Health Care System: www.Tucson.VA.gov
VA health care facilities: Clinic: Safford | Vet Center(s): None

VETERANS BENEFITS ADMINISTRATION – provides benefits to eligible veterans and dependents, including compensation & pension, Home Loans, Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment, Education, Insurance

This county is served by the Phoenix VA Regional Office: PHONE – 1-800-827-1000 | ONLINE – www.Benefits.VA.gov/phoenix/

For contact information for all VA locations within Arizona, visit: www2.VA.gov/directory/guide/state.asp?STATE=AZ

STATE AGENCIES

Arizona Department of Veterans’ Services | www.AZDVS.gov
Veteran Benefits Counselors – provide information and assistance with federal and state benefits to veterans and their dependents. Closest offices: Safford

Military Family Relief Fund – provides financial assistance (eligibility: 1) AZ home of record 2) deployed since 9/11 3) financial hardship tied to deployment. Learn more about eligibility and how to apply for the fund.

5-Year Plan to End Veterans Homelessness Action Plan Partners:
View the 5-year Plan

Veteran Supportive Campuses (as certified by ADVS): None
View the list of Veteran Supportive Campuses & criteria

Regional Behavioral Health Authority (RHBA) – administers public behavioral health and crisis services:
Cenpatico RBHA:  www.CenpaticoIntegratedCareAZ.com | 1-866-495-6735

Office for Children with Special Health Care Needs – assists families with information & resources
ONLINE: www.AZDHS.gov/phs/ocshcn/ | BY PHONE: 602-542-1860 or 1-800-232-1676 | BY EMAIL: OCSHCN@azdhs.gov

Arizona Department of Economic Security | www.AZDES.gov
Employment placement services (veterans receive priority of service), including Disabled Veterans’ Outreach Program specialists (DVOPs) & Local Veterans’ Employment Representatives (LVERs) Offices: None
www.AZDES.gov/veterans/

Rehabilitation Services Administration (vocational rehabilitation) Offices: Safford
www.AZDES.gov/rehabilitation_services/

LOCAL AGENCIES

Arizona@Work sites – employment assistance (veterans receive priority of service): Safford (One-Stop)

http://www.arizonaatwork.com/az-locations/

COMMUNITY PROVIDERS

Brain Injury Alliance of Arizona – provides information and resource connection for individuals and families living with brain injury throughout Arizona. Includes an online resources and assistance by phone: www.BIAAZ.org | 602-323-9165 / 888-500-9165

American Red Cross – provides emergency messaging, information & referral, connection to financial assistance:  www.RedCross.org/local/az-nm-el-paso

NUMBER OF MENTAL HEALTH PROVIDERS
Licensed Professional Counselors: 7
Licensed Social Workers: 3
Licensed Marriage & Family Therapists: 2
Licensed Substance Abuse Counselors: 2