Our work in Arizona is a beautiful picture of what happens when passionate people have the tools they need to make a difference in their neighborhood
The volunteers responded to this need by creating a brand new model to unite churches to serve: a community resource center they named the Compassion Care Center. A small building in an impoverished community that is referred to by residents as “Little Mexico” now provides a place where those in need can come and receive a wide variety of services ranging from parenting classes and pregnancy counseling to English as a second language classes, job services, rent and utility assistance, food, clothes, and much more.
The Arizona team is still entirely powered by volunteers whose faithful service has helped thousands of San Tan Valley residents receive compassionate health care and services.
Compassion Care Center
A Compassion Care Center is a community resource center that helps struggling families and individuals thrive by connecting them to local resources and services.
“It wasn’t a quick overnight thing, but partnering with Compassion Connect has helped me become aware of the overwhelming population of people in need. Not just the physical, but the emotionally broken. I really feel like Compassion Connect is a big way to engage those groups.”
– Jennelle Esquivel
“I have had bad teeth all my life. As I got older things seemed to get worse and this past year even more so to where my front teeth broke and I was devastated…I came to Compassion Connect and they changed my life. I was given the most wonderful, compassionate doctors…they reconstructed my front teeth and gave me my smile back.”
Compassion Queen Creek Guest
Starting A Community Resource Center In Your Neighborhood: The Basics
Interested in uniting churches in your area to start a community resource center that connects struggling families and individuals to local services? Download our free guide to start learning how!