Homeless Shelters and Services

La Mesita Family Homeless Shelter

La Mesita Family Homeless Shelter is a 16-unit family shelter that provides services to help homeless families with minor aged children. It is a warm, safe, secure temporary home for families in crisis.

Services include:

  • Temporary Emergency Shelter
  • Case Management Focused on Permanent Housing Solutions
  • Onsite Behavioral Health Services for Children
  • Onsite Childcare through Headstart
  • Access Point for Maricopa County Workforce Connections
  • Provision of Basic Living Needs 

La Mesita is the only family emergency shelter in the East Valley providing a broad array of services to homeless families, as contracted through the Arizona Department of Economic Security.

The first place to start is to call The Family Housing Hub at 602-595-8700. Families will discuss shelter needs and placed on the service priority list for shelter services.

East Valley Men's Center  

The East Valley Men's Center (EVMC) is an emergency shelter for up to 76 homeless men who make the commitment to become self-sufficient and move back into the community.  There are 18 transitional housing beds.

EVMC provides:

  • Food, Shelter and Basic Needs
  • Case Management Focused on Permanent Housing Solutions
  • Navigation of Community Resources
  • Work Assistance
  • Life Skills Classes and Financial Coaching

To find placement, please call 480-610-6722.

If you and your group are interested in providing dinner for the men, please call 480 464-4648.

East Valley Women's Center

A New Leaf’s East Valley Women’s Center (EVWC) is an 8-bed, emergency shelter that provides services to help homeless women. EVWC residents can stay up to 120 days, during which time participants work with support staff to find permanent housing solutions.

EVWC provides:

  • Food, Shelter and Basic Needs
  • Case Management Focused on Permanent Housing Solutions
  • Navigation of Community Resources
  • Work Assistance
  • Life Skills Classes and Financial Coaching

To find placement, please call 480-969-1691.