TCDC is recognized as an "intermediary" organization that connects faith & community resources, services and funding as well as a "service provider" offering a variety of programs that have a wide outreach to our community in Phoenix, AZ and it's surrounding cities. Our Programs and information can be seen below, for more information follow the "Program Title Link."
Tanner Community Development Corporation seeks to eliminate tobacco-related disparities in the African American community. Specifically, TCDC supports youth coalitions who help to reduce tobacco use among young people, collaborates with property managers, tenants and organizations to eliminate secondhand smoke in Multi-Housing, and establishes Arizona Smokers Helpline or ASHLine referral sites on church campuses. On-going professional support and medication is offered through the Arizona Smokers Helpline.
TCDC partners with Magellan Health Services to lower the occurrence of substance abuse and suicide among African-Americans. The program entails assessing the needs of the African-American community as it pertains to substance abuse and suicide, assessing the resources of the community, and bringing likeminded community members together to utilize local resources to foster awareness and prevention.