Chandler Arizona West Family History Center

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FamilySearch This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Center, a branch facility of the Family History Library.

Center Contacts and Hours

Location and Map:

  • 1950 W. Galveston St. Chandler, AZ 85224 United States
  • Located on the east side of the Galveston Stake Center.
  • Location on Map

Phone: 1 480-857-8640


Open Hours:

  • Tuesday, Wednesday: 7pm - 9:30pm.
  • Saturday: 10am - 1pm

Holiday Schedule:

  • Closed all 3 day weekends on Saturdays.
  • Weekends of General Conference.
  • Major Holidays and the week of Thanksgiving and Christmas.

Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events:

Center may be reserved in advance.

FHC training classes will be held Feb 23, 2017, March 23, 2017 , April 20, 2017 and May 18, 2017

Staff Training Meetings:

Training meetings will be announced as we begin to get ready for our Family History Fair, Saturday March 22, 2014

Center Resources

Databases and Software

  • FHC Portal This center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions.These include, Flag3, World Vital Statistics, and many others

Hardware and Equipment and Facilities

  • 11 new Computers with dual 22" screens, 6 with dual screens. with comfortable computer chairs and leg rests.
  • 4 laptop stations by computers
  • 4 Wi-Fi for available for 4 additional computers
  • Multiple classrooms for improved training opportunities

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

Our Family History Center specializes in helping those who are new to Family History or just need some helping getting to the next step in their own research.

Our specialties include:

Being able to help train others on computer programs such as

  1. Ancestral Quest
  2. FamilySearch Indexing
  3. Roots Magic
  4. Family Search
  6. World Vital Statistics
  7. Animap and others
  8. Training on how to use and submit information to the Wiki at

We also can provide training for groups from 4 for 40 on these above topics and others important to your groups interest and needs. If you are interested please email us at:

Resources in the Local Area

This location is also the Chandler West Research Operations Center


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Volunteer Opportunities

We encourage individuals who enjoy Genealogy and are comfortable with its technologies to volunteer at the center. We are looking for dependable individuals who enjoy helping others find their ancestors. If interested please come by our center to learn more.