If you are in immediate need for shelter or are at risk for homelessness, you should contact the Veterans Crisis Line. The Crisis Line, (800) 273-8255, connects veterans, their families and friends with responders through a toll-free hotline. Online chat is also available by sending a text message to 838255. All services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
The main shelter in Phoenix, Arizona is the Central Arizona Shelter Services (CASS) located at 230 South 12th Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85007 | 602.256.6945. CASS operates:
- Downtown Single Adult Shelter
- Vista Colina Emergency Family Shelter
- Men’s Outreach Shelter
There is a Veteran’s Outreach Coordinator at each location that can help you navigate through the system and get you back on your feet. There are some special programs for Veterans. The Madison Street Veterans Association is located right next to CASS and they can assist you with computer resources for job search and applications for state and veterans benefits. Contact Terry Araman at 602-525-4456, or email email@example.com
Unfortunately, there is not a shelter just for women veterans in Phoenix, yet. UMOM is the largest homeless shelter for families in Phoenix, Arizona. UMOM New Day Centers programs include:
There are several Domestic Violence Shelters across the valley for women involved in domestic violence. For help in locating an emergency, homeless, or domestic violence shelter in Maricopa County.
(602) 263-8900 or 1-800-799-7739
24 hours a day, seven days a week
NATIONAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HOTLINE
1-800-799-SAFE (7233) or 1-800-787-3224 (TTY)
Arizona Coalition Against Domestic Violence
602-279-2900 or 1-800-782-6400
Arizona Community Information & Referral
The Community Information & Referral Hotline is an excellent resource for general assistance and contact information. If local, you can dial 2-1-1 or 877-211-8661 from anywhere. 800-367-8939 TDD (Arizona Relay). 602-263-8845 Administration. They are located at 2200 N Central Ave Ste 601, Phoenix, AZ 85004-1428
You can find their listings of shelters and halfway houses here.
They have a searchable database with resources on Adoption & Foster Care, Free Clothing, Home Services, Shelters, Rental Assistance, Education, Legal Assistance, Employment, Mental Health Counseling, Family Services, Pets & Animals, Substance Abuse Services, Health and Dental Care, Transportation and Utility Assistance.
The City of Phoenix’s Salvation Army’s Project Hope also assists with Emergency Housing, Food Services, and Utility bill payment assistance.