Southwest Community Services - The Division of Disabled Persons Profile

Serving Arizona and the New Mexico area with programs designed specifically to meet the communication, accessibility and cultural needs of Deaf, Deafblind and Hard of Hearing persons. Services include; counseling, job training, job placement, translation/interpreting services, case management and other requested service programs. The Community Living program offers 24 hour assisted living options enabling persons with a physical disability to obtain a "home" based on his/her needs and choice.

Address
268 W. Adams St.
Tucson, AZ 85705
Phone: 520.792.1906
Fax: 520.770.8544
Website: http://www.ccs-soaz.org/

QUESTIONS

  • Can my landlord change my contract and sign my name on it?
  • When a spouse passes away and has debt in his/her name only, like credit cards, and or contractual obligations for satellite services or cell phone service that charge fee for early termination, etc.- is the remaining spouse responsble for that debt and fulfilling contractual obligation?
  • If a child is born out of wedlock and the parents later marry,then separate does the father have equal paternal rights to that child?
  • Can you get assistance if you quit your job?
  • My 70 year old mother currently lives in Show Low Arizona and is going to be leaving her husband. Can she file the paperwork via the Internet or can she file it in a court in Phoenix? Also, she is on Social Security and gets a small SSI check. Her husband gets a small SSI check. She makes less than $700 a month - do you know if she will have to pay alimony? She thinks when she moves that she may loose her SSI money and that her husbands amount will increase. Can you please comment on this?
  • If I authorized someone to use my car, and it was never returned can it be reported stolen?
  • Are verbal contracts a legal contract? Was buying a car from a friend, car title & registration left in friends name, insurance in my name, never late on a payment, friend sold car out from under me, I had put alot of money into the car. Is there anything I can do? The law officer that came when car was taken said I could file a civel law case, is this true?
  • i was never paid what do i do
  • If a relative has lived in your home for than a year and domedtic violence was involved, do i have to give her notice before I get rid of her belongings
  • I want to know if it is possible to add another name to my baby of 6 months, for example if his name is Luis but I want his name to be Jose Luis

STORIES

  • If you get a divorce, make sure your date of birth is on the Decree if your name is changing!. . .
  • I just helped my mother, age 89, deal with her Medicare HMO. . .
  • He told me that I could actually get all the money I needed by using my home as collateral. . .

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