State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Arizona > Title42 > 42-11101

42-11101. Definitions

In this article, unless the context otherwise requires:

1. "Afflicted" means persons who, because of a mental or physical condition, illness or condition of distress, adversity or harassment, or imminent risk of such condition, are unable to reasonably take care of themselves or their families or to properly function in society without periodic or continuous assistance.

2. "Indigent" means a person who is without sufficient means or ability to provide themselves with adequate food, shelter or social necessaries.