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Transitional housing and homeless shelters Maricopa County and Phoenix.

Maricopa County residents who are facing imminent eviction or who are currently homeless have several shelter as well as transitional housing assistance programs available to them. Charities, government resources, and churches offer housing support to single moms, immigrants, people with substance abuse needs and others. Find an emergency homeless shelter or temporary housing near you in Maricopa County.

Many organizations are committed to helping homeless people or families. Long term support is offered too. The agencies also work to offer affordable housing units and /or homeless shelters to veterans, immigrants, the poor or the currently homeless.

Many of the centers have restrictions on who can use them or they may cater to a specific clientèle. For example, a short term housing program or free homeless shelter shelter may provide for families with children, single men, or the recently evicted. It is best to call in advance to learn about exact program terms. If one of the Maricopa County Arizona centers can't meet the need then they will refer homeless individuals to other resources, such as federal government or state or Arizona assistance.

Also work with a case manager to find a more permanent home or apartment after leaving a transitional unit. Some of the other more common solutions include the section 8 voucher program in Arizona. Social workers will also offer information on employment services in Phoenix and the county.

Phoenix AZ and Maricopa County temporary housing

Andre House of Arizona, Inc.
213 S 11th Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85007. Call (602) 252-9023
For people who are currently homeless, this center provides transitional housing for both men and women.

The Bridge to Hope
1815 W Missouri Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85015. Call (602) 589-5556
This location offers transitional housing, meals, clothing, and more to Maricopa County residents who are searching for housing.

Chrysalis Transitional Housing
2055 W. Northern Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85021. Dial 602-955-9059
Provides community-based, lower income apartments for people who have completed at least a 30 days domestic program. Clients of the facility will need to receive case management services and individual counseling.




Catholic Social Services
Address: 1825 W Northern Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85021. Phone: (602) 997-6105
A number of assistance programs, including motel vouchers, overnight shelters and transitional housing programs are offered in Maricopa County. There are also units for migrants, immigrants and asylum seekers, as well as the poor. emergency, low income short term housing is combined with other support. More on housing programs from Phoenix Catholic Charities.

  • Another Catholic Charity housing program is at MANA House - 2422 W Holly St, Phoenix, AZ 85009. Call (602) 254-6785. Transitional housing program for veterans and their families who are homeless. Also get information on other government benefits.

UMOM Veteran Family Permanent Supportive Housing
3333 E Van Buren St, Phoenix, AZ 85008. Call (602) 275-7852
Offers Case/Care Management, a homeless Shelter in Phoenix AZ, and Transitional Housing. There are referrals as well to veteran homeless shelters in Maricopa County.

Maricopa County Agency on Aging - DOVES Transitional Housing
1366 E Thomas Rd., Phoenix, Arizona 85014. Telephone number is (602) 264-4357
Senior citizens and disabled adults will get temporary housing. This is support homes or apartments for homeless elderly people or those struggling.

Phoenix Housing Department Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program
830 E Jefferson St., Phoenix, Arizona 85034. Call (602) 534-1974
One of the leading government organizations. While there will be a long waiting list, they administer the subsidized rental housing and related units for qualified, very low income individuals and families. Some units are also offered for senior citizens and the disabled.

Dream Center Living
Main address is 3210 NW Grand Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85017. Telephone - (602) 346-8700

East Valley Men's Center (A New Leaf)
2345 N Country Club Dr, Mesa, AZ 85201. Dial (480) 610-6722

Rooming, Inc.
13794 Waddell Rd Surprise AZ 85379. Call 623-241-4057
Offers support including shared housing, errand running, shopping services, and even basic needs such as clothing.





Scottsdale Community Assistance
7515 E 1st St., Scottsdale, Arizona 85251. Main phone number is (480) 312-7647
This center will also run the Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) rental assistance. Other assistance offered includes the Manages Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Emergency Repair and Roof Repair & Replacement programs, HOME federal grants, and the City's Housing Rehabilitation program. The government offices also offers home buyer resources for first time homebuyers, foreclosure prevention resources, information on Fair Housing and Landlord Tenant Act.

Florence Crittenton Services of Arizona Transitional Living
Primary address is 715 W Mariposa St. Phoenix, AZ 85013. Call (602) 274-7318 for information on Transitional Housing programs and shelters are offered.

Salvation Army homeless shelter
The faith based charity helps the homeless, poor, and people with drug or alcohol addictions among others. There are homeless shelters and beds to stay, as well as information on financial help, meals, and more. In addition, both cold and hot weather “emergency” shelters are open when weather calls for it. Learn more on and find a Salvation Army homeless shelter.

HomeBase Youth Services Independent Living Program
Main address is 931 E Devonshire Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85014. Phone (602) 263-7773

DeeCilla Comfort Center
Address: 12725 W Indian School Rd Suite E-101, Avondale, AZ 85392. Phone: (623) 440-6963
Women with kids, that need a safe place to live after facing abuse. can get transitional housing from this charity. There is also support for teens with kids in Maricopa County.

Eve's Place
10448 W Coggins Dr, Sun City, AZ 85351. Dial (623) 537-5380
Transitional housing and apartments for offered, with some units for women and others for women.

Journey Out of Homelessness
Avondale, AZ. Call (520) 340-8817
Transitional housing, job programs and other support is offered. Clients will also be able to find short term, low income housing in the community.

Homeward Bound
2302 W Colter St, Phoenix, AZ 85015. Dial (602) 263-7654
A program known as Scattered Sites is either free or income based transitional housing. Families with children and single adults, who are facing homelessness (evictions/forclosure) will get access to temporary housing.

House of Hope Sunnyslope
9844 N 7th Pl, Phoenix, AZ 85020. Dial (602) 678-0223
The center will provide short term transitional housing for single mothers with young children who are looking for employment, homeless and who are struggling with paying rent. They also take migrants, immigrants and refugees in Maricopa County that need temporary, transitional housing.

  • Another non-profit is at the following. House of Refuge Transitional Housing for Homeless Persons and Families, 6935 E Williams Field Rd. Mesa, Arizona 85212. Main number is (480) 988-9242

Labor's Community Service Agency
Transitional Housing for Homeless Families or apartments are offered from 3117 N 16th St, Ste 100, Phoenix, AZ 85016. Call (602) 263-5741
The location will offer transitional housing for families who are homeless. Also work with a case manager to find a new home or apartment in Maricopa County. There is help for people batting addictions, migrant workers, and shelters for people with past evictions. Low income families may access affordable housing apartments

Housing Authority of Maricopa County Public Housing
There are several offices in the region as indicated below. They accept applications for low income housing. Social workers can help address other needs as well.

  • Avondale Harrison St, 525 E Harrison St, Avondale, AZ 85323, call (623) 925-0770
  • 710 W 8th Ave, Mesa, AZ 85210, telephone number is (602) 744-4562
  • 10950 N 87th Ave, Peoria, Arizona 85345, dial (623) 925-0770 for information
  • 12976 Cottonwood Ln, Surprise, Arizona 85374. Call (602) 744-4582





New Christian Concepts
Main address is 1502 W Maricopa St, Phoenix, AZ 85007. Main Phone: (623) 230-8357
This is only a Christian living home for men or women ages 17-24. Staff also provide job contacts with local temporary labor services and DES. Assistance includes resume and job search programs too. This agency will facilitate short term, transitional living facility for women who are victims of domestic violence.

Nicholas Transitional Living Center
Address is 931 E Devonshire Ave, Phoenix, Arizona 85014. Call (602) 263-5531
In addition to a place to stay, sign up for other social services, get a free meal, clothing, and learn about local Maricopa apartments or homes that are safe and affordable.

Society of Saint Vincent - Ozanam Manor Transitional Homeless Shelter
Address is 320 W Watkins St, Phoenix, AZ 85003. Call (602) 850-6900
Offers transitional housing, shelter, and case management services.

Sand Dollar Discovery House
5306 N 17th Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85015. Phone: (602) 249-6674
Transitional living and therapeutic community for women in Maricopa County with substance abuse issues.

Kivel Campus of Care
3040 N 36th St, Phoenix, AZ 85018. Call (602) 956-3110
Runs HUD subsidized and market rent apartments, primarily studios, for senior citizens and retirement living.

Sojourner Center
2330 E Fillmore St, Phoenix, AZ 85006. Call (602) 244-0089
Provides transitional shelter and supportive services for up to 90 days for women and their children who are victims of domestic violence. Shelters include Hope Campus, Heritage Campus, and SLP.

Southwest Behavioral Health HOPWA Program
Address is 3450 N 3rd St, Phoenix, AZ 85012. Phone (602) 265-8338
The agency is federal government funded. Services include an adult day vocational treatment and social rehabilitation program. HIV/AIDS transitional and permanent housing and emergency financial assistance.

Sunlight of the Spirit
2610 W McLellan Blvd, Phoenix, AZ 85017. Phone (602) 864-5032
Helps with job placement at the same time as providing shelter. Offers new living skills and coping skills training using the 12 steps of recovery.

The Rescue Project
Phoenix, AZ 85017. Call (602) 346-8786
A homeless shelter, transitional housing unit for women, kids, refugees, or anyone (including immigrants) who are fleeing violence. Free food and legal aid is arranged too.







Glendale Community Housing Division
Main address is 6842 N 61st Ave, Glendale, AZ 85301. Telephone number is (623) 930-2180
Provides low rent Section 8 and government supported public housing to the poor, disabled, and low income. Permanent Supportive housing program for disabled Veterans and their families. In addition to a place to stay, employment programs, services, and other aid is offered. Low income units are available to qualified clients.

Greater Phoenix Urban League
Location is 1402 S 7th Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85007. Dial (602) 254-5611
Provides affordable apartments and housing units for people with low incomes. They also refer low-income people, minorities and Spanish speakers to Affordable Housing. This will be after leave free temporary housing in the region.

Vianney Villas
Main address is 750 S 4th St., Avondale, AZ 85323. Telephone - (623) 932-2036


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