Accessing Homeless Services in Maricopa County

A resource guide:

If you are fleeing from domestic violence and in need of shelter or safe housing, please contact A New Leaf Centralized Screening at (480) 890-3039.

For veterans and veteran families experiencing homelessness or at-risk of homelessness in Maricopa County, please contact the VA Community Resource and Referral Center (CRRC) (602) 248-6040 open 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. CRRC is located at 1500 East Thomas Road, Suite 106 (in back of building). Veterans may also call the National Homeless Call Center (877) 424-3838.

For families and children experiencing homelessness in Maricopa County, please contact the Family Housing Hub (FHH) (602) 595-8700 located at 3307 E. Van Buren Street, #108 Phoenix, AZ 85008.  The FHH is open Mondays 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Tuesdays through Thursdays 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Satellite locations for the FHH include:

East Valley:

o Pat Gilbert Center (Mesa CAN) 635 E. Broadway Mesa, AZ 85204

Tuesday Only: 8:00 a.m.  – 4:00 p.m.

o Save the Family Foundation, 125 E. University Dr. Mesa, AZ 85201

Wednesday Only: 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

West Valley:

o Pendergast Community Center, Family Resource Center, 10550 W. Mariposa St. Phoenix, AZ 85037

Thursday Only: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

For single adults and youth on their own experiencing homelessness in Maricopa County, please contact the Brian Garcia Welcome Center on the Human Services Campus (602) 229-5155 located at 234 S. 12th Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85007 on the corner of 12th Ave. and Madison.

For youth experiencing homelessness, please call Tumbleweed Youth Center for Development at: (602) 462-5611

For a complete list of emergency shelter in Maricopa County, please dial 2-1-1 or visit their website for contact information.

If you are need of services including emergency shelter, food boxes, eviction prevention, substance abuse treatment or other community based services, please dial 2-1-1 or visit their website http://www.211arizona.org/.

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Phoenix VA Outreaches Female Veterans

The Phoenix VA is offering a new monthly course on women’s health for female veterans. The class takes place from 1-2 pm, on the second Wednesday monthly, in the Amethyst Clinic. The classes are available without an appointment.

The goals of the class include providing general information about services available at the Phoenix VA, creating a safe space for female veterans to share experiences, and to improve the quality of life of female veterans.

In November, the class will discuss women’s sexual health. In December, participants will focus on substance use among female veterans.

The Phoenix VA is located at: 650 E Indian School Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85012. For more information, contact Dr. Kathy Doyle: 602-277-5551 extension 4216.

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