Community Information and Referral Services was founded in 1964 and incorporated as a private, nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization in 1979.

2-1-1 Arizona

From July 2014 through June 2015, we fulfilled more than 1.3 million service requests for health and human services through our call center and website.


Directory of Human Services & Self-Help Support Groups for Maricopa County

We revise and publish this valued book every year. It’s used by human resources professionals, case managers, counselors, and more to help their clients find assistance in Maricopa County.


HMIS (Homeless Management Information System) Project

Assesses services provided to and unmet needs of people and families who are homeless in 14 counties throughout Arizona. This program is presented in cooperation with several agencies with support from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

Vets’ Community Connections


Alliance of Information and Referral Services Systems (AIRS)

As an accredited and founding member of this international professional organization with over 900 members throughout the United States and Canada, we take the lead in providing information to those in need in as many ways as possible.