Community Action Program - CAP Office

Our mission is to broaden the skills, knowledge and motivation within the community by identifying opportunities in employment, education, job training and adequate living conditions. This mission compels the CAP to encourage the support of the community of Tolleson by empowering families and individuals to attain self-sufficiency with the right to live in dignity. We will take pride in serving our clients with respect and a friendly attitude and not limit ourselves to the customary approaches in meeting the needs of our clients.

The following tables provide links to services that are offered both by the City of Tolleson and outside organizations. To look for additional information, please use the search option at the top of this page.

Community Action Program (CAP) Office
Esther Angulo Community Center
9555 W. Van Buren St.
Tolleson, AZ 85353
Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Phone: 623-936-2760      

Department Manager: Adriana Morado    

Diabetes Workshop


6 week course, starting Thursday, October 13, 2016 and concluding Thursday, November 17, 2016.
Time: 10 a.m.- 12 p.m. Cost: Free
Location: Tolleson Parks and Recreation (PRC), 9555 W. Van Buren St. Tolleson.
Diabetes Self-Management Education (DSME)

Health Services Advisory Group (HSAG) is offering Medicare-funded diabetes self-management education (DSME) workshops throughout Arizona to empower Medicare beneficiaries with diabetes, and their families, to take an active role in controlling their disease. DSME classes of 10-20 participants meet once a week for six consecutive weeks. The workshops apply evidence-based curriculum programs that have been approved by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).  
Workshop topics include:
  • Understanding the human body (broad overview)
  • Understanding risk factors for diabetes
  • Monitoring one’s body
  • Increasing physical activity
  • Managing diabetes through meal planning (highly interactive session)
  • Learning about medications
  • Living with diabetes
The workshops are highly interactive and past participants have reported the lessons to be of great value. To register for this workshop and/or to obtain additional information, please contact the Tolleson Community Action Program Office at (623) 936-2760.
Services: these are not links Description: These services are offered through the City of Tolleson. For questions and additional information regarding these services, please contact the CAP Office at 623-936-2760.
Rental Assistance Free rental assistance is available for Tolleson Residents are eligible. If your household has received utility assistance from the CAP office in the last 12 months, you would not be eligible for this assistance.
Utility Assistance Free utility assistance is available for Tolleson Residents are eligible. If your household has received utility assistance from the CAP office in the last 12 months, you would not be eligible for this assistance.
Services/Programs Description: These services are offered through outside organizations. For questions and additional information you must contact these organizations directly.
AHCCCS This link will take you to the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS) is Arizona's Medicaid agency website. They offer health care programs to serve Arizona residents. Individuals must meet certain income and other requirements to obtain services.
County Community Resources This link will take you to the Maricopa County Human Services Department. They offer assistance in areas such as; adult day health care, back to school, basic needs referrals, career seeking services, case management SAIL, clothing resources, discount programs, employers services, employment resources in your neighborhood, energy/utility assistance, food resources, holiday programs, home delivered meals, home nursing, homeless assistance, homemaking services, job network club, mortgage assistance, personal care/home health aid, rental assistance, resume rescue lab, secrets to successful job searching and veteran services.