Arivaca Coordinating Council \ Human Resource Group, Inc., operating as Arivaca Human Resource (AHR), is a 501c3 non-profit charitable organization located in rural southern Pima County. We were founded in 1988, originally as a hot meals program for seniors and operating out of the Old School House. We soon grew out of that facility and in 1990 we applied for a Community Development Block Grant and purchased Schwanderlich House, which we then updated to accommodate our hot meals program, which is cooked on site, and space for our pantry food program.
Since that time many innovative programs and services, have been implemented. If you would like to volunteer or just get to know us, drop by our office for a chat and get acquainted…
Over the past 35 years, we have added other services and programs, which enable us to provide energy and rental assistance, emergency financial aid, referrals, as well as important information and resources throughout rural Pima County. Our amazing community also assist with these programs by contributing time, funds and donations of food and clothing. Our community has wonderful people who volunteer their time, whether it is cooking a meal, driving someone to the doctor or going to the food bank. We could not accomplish all that we do without this assistance.
Our slogan is, “The Heart of Arivaca.” Just like the heart in a body, we pump resources into our community and bring in resources from our donors and partner agencies creating a “body” that is able to thrive and live a quality life.
We are proud to be a partner agency of Pima County Community and Workforce Development (CWD), The Arizona Food Bank Network, Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona and Wildfire.org. We also collaborate with fellow community organizations (non-profit and secular) to ensure health, stability and well-being throughout our service area. Residents also assist with these programs by contributing time, funds, and donations of food and clothing. Our community has generous people who volunteer their time, whether by cooking a meal, driving someone to the doctor, or going to the food bank. We could not accomplish all that we do without this assistance.