Partnering Agencies

Agencies That Help

The City of Mesa works with the following programs serving homeless people in Mesa. All of these programs also serve the rest of the East Valley and in most cases receive funding from many or all of the East Valley communities.

Mesa Community Action Network provides rent and utility assistance to prevent eviction and homelessness. They also provide screening and referrals for homeless families wishing to enter shelter facilities such as La Mesita or Save the Family. For more information, please contact (480) 833-9200.

A New Leaf  Autumn House and My Sister's Place provide emergency shelter and support services for persons who are victims of domestic violence. For more information, please contact Autumn House at (480) 835-5782 or My Sister's Place at (480) 821-1024.

 

A New Leaf La Mesita - A Family Shelter provides emergency shelter (up to 90 days) and support services for homeless families with children. Families must stay sober, be willing to go to work, save money, and work with a caseworker to remove other barriers to ending homelessness. Contact MesaCAN for screening at (480) 833-9200.

Save the Family Foundation provides transitional housing and support services for homeless families with children. Families must stay sober, be working or willing to go to work, save money, and work with a caseworker to remove other barriers to ending homelessness. For more information, please contact (480) 898-0228.

House of Refuge East provides transitional housing and support services for homeless families with children and single men and women. Participants must stay sober, be working, and work with a caseworker to remove other barriers to ending homelessness. For more information, please contact (480) 988-9242.

East Valley Men's Center (EVMC) operated by Mesa Community Action Network provides transitional housing and support services for homeless men. Men must stay sober, be willing to go to work, and save money, and work with a caseworker to remove other barriers to ending their homelessness. For more information, please contact (480) 610-6722.

Community Bridges, Inc. (formerly EVAC) is a 16-bed medical
detox facility serving the working poor, indigent, and homeless clients throughout Maricopa County wishing to detox from drug and/or alcohol abuse. Eighty percent of the clientele using EVAC are homeless. The average stay is 7-14 days depending on the chemical the client is using at the time. For more information, please contact (480) 962-7922, or (480) 962-7711 for medical detox services.


Helping the Homeless

Helping Homeless

Things You Can Do

Donate your time and resources to your local homeless shelters.

Advocate and communicate with the State level of government to get services and laws needed in the community to provide a continuum of care leading to self-sufficiency.

Homeless people are also human.  Treat them with respect and give encouragement.

Report crimes against the homeless to local law enforcement.

Kids can help too!

Homeless Vets Services Veterans Affairs
Dept Of Medical Care Southeast Extension Clinic
6950 E Williams Field Rd
Mesa, AZ, 85212-6033
Phone: 602-222-6568

U.S. VETS
Phoenix 804 East Jones Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85040
Phone: 602-305-8585
Veterans Services Division
3333 N. Central Ave., Suite 1052
Phoenix, AZ 85012
Phone: 602-62


 

Human Services home

Contacts

Office of Human Services
PO Box 1466
20 E. Main Street, Suite 250
Mesa, AZ 85211

Hours
7am-6pm
Monday-Thursday

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Community Information & Referral 24-Hour Helpline
http://www.cir.org/help/
602-263-8856
800-352-3792
TDD, Arizona Relay:
800-367-8939 or 7-1-1



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