The Arizona Coalition to End Homelessness seeks the end of homelessness in Arizona, and will lead in this effort through advocacy, education and coordination with local communities.

Please help us in our mission by learning more about this issue by reading through this site.  You'll find overview information about homelessness, solutions, and opportunities to help and donate as AZCEH is recognized as a working poor tax credit organization.

You can also learn about innovative community collaborations under our Special Initiatives section.

Thank you for visiting and getting involved!

PROJECT H3 VETS


A Community-Based HUD-VASH Initiative to End Chronic Homelessness Among Veterans

Our Current State: Ending Chronic Veteran Homelessness:

Ending homelessness is possible. It does not mean that no one will ever experience homelessness again. It means that when an individual or family has a housing crisis, our community has the systems and resources in place to immediately identify and support them in rapidly getting back into housing. Instances of homelessness should be rare, short-lived and non-recurring. 


 

While people experiencing homelessness absolutely struggle with poverty, domestic violence, chronic health conditions, mental health issues, and substance use, the primary reason that people become and remain homeless is their lack of safe and stable housing that they can afford.  Affordable housing is scarce in our communities.  The need far exceeds the supply, especially for those individuals and families with extremely low incomes.  

But there is a solution!  The Arizona Coalition to End Homelessness and the Arizona Housing Alliance are advocating for the restoration of the state housing trust fund.  Created in 1988, the State Housing Trust Fund is a state resource devoted to addressing Arizona's housing needs.  Read more and endorse our efforts...


21ST ANNUAL STATEWIDE CONFERENCE ON ENDING HOMELESSNESS

The Arizona Coalition to End Homelessness cordially invites speakers to submit a proposal to present at the 21st Annual Statewide Conference on Ending Homelessness.  The conference will be held on Tuesday, October 21st and Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at the Black Canyon Conference Center in Phoenix, AZ.

The workshops presented at the conference are intended to strengthen Arizona's capacity to end homelessness through strengthening provider organizations, practical applications of innovative as well as time-tested strategies.  

Please consider sharing with conference attendees your best practice or highlight challenges that your work creates to facilitate communication and better understanding.  






We are seeking conference sponsorships to help sponsor our annual statewide conference on ending homelessness.  Your sponsorship will contribute to the costs of hosting the only statewide conference addressing homelessness and offering best practices and training opportunities for those that serve this vulnerable population. As a sponsor, you will receive recognition on our website, in the conference program and on collateral materials provided to participants.

Check out the Sponsor Packages to see the new sponsorship benefits added with this year's downloadable conference app.

   
   

United for Change is a volunteer-based 501(C)3 non-profit corporation, originally formed in January, 2009 in answer to President Obama’s call for a day of service. Who better to serve than those that served us and our country? UFC puts together a dinner to serve to approximately 80 formerly homeless veterans living in a transitional facility. Learn more


The Arizona Department of Economic Security has just released a Homeless Capital Grant RFP.  The State Legislature allocated $500,000 from state general funds to DES to distribution as a homeless capital grant to a faith-based facility that provides substance abuse, behavioral health treatment and job training in Phoenix.  AZCEH encourages qualified agencies to submit a proposal, as we are hopeful that this new allocation of state dollars becomes the funding baseline. For more details, log on to www.procureaz.gov.

Permanent Housing 

Pre-Screen Locator Tool

Attention Case Managers, Housing Specialists and interested stakeholders: Check out the Arizona Permanent Housing Programs Pre-Screen tool, sponsored by the Arizona Department of Housing. This system will allow case managers to prescreen clients for housing eligibility and return a list of permanent housing programs.

 

It's easy to become a member of AZCEH!  Simply click the Become a Member button at the top of this page and you will see a membership form and a link to a secure web site for credit card payment.

The Arizona Coalition to End Homelessness is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.  Your dues may be deductible.  Membership dues are used only to defray operation costs.

Thank you for your interest in ending homelessness in Arizona! learn more... 


NEW MEMBER BENEFIT


As a special AZCEH member benefit, we have teamed up with Shop Tab to offer our members discounted pricing.  Become a member today to learn more about this great benefit to engage your social media and donation efforts.  learn more...

 
   








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