housing & shelter

help for those experiencing homelessness, housing instability, and other housing challenges

Housing and Shelter
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HOMELESS SHELTERS

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AFFORDABLE HOUSING SOLUTIONS

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RENT AND UTILITY ASSISTANCE

ending homelessness

Rising living costs, unaffordable housing, and unemployment are putting countless households on the brink of homelessness. Many families and individuals are only a paycheck away from losing their home. A New Leaf believes that no one should have to face homelessness alone.

If this is the reality that you are experiencing, please call A New Leaf for help now. Our staff members are standing by to give you a new place to call home as you get back on your feet.

By providing direct shelter, long-term housing, affordable housing, and so much more, A New Leaf will give you all the resources you need to be successful. Help is only a phone call away.

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people experienced homelessness last year in Maricopa County

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hotlines

Call these hotlines for emergency placement at a shelter.

Families:
(602) 595-8700
Individuals:
(877) 211-8661
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homeless shelters

A New Leaf’s homeless shelters are a critical resource for those experiencing the housing crisis that is devastating our community. These shelters provide everything, including safety, basic needs, and comprehensive services that support vulnerable families and individuals in Arizona.

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East Valley Men’s Center

Located in Mesa

 

A New Leaf’s East Valley Men’s Center provides shelter and support services to single men, the largest homeless population in Arizona and the population that struggles most to find assistance.

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La Mesita Family Homeless Shelter

Located in Mesa

 

The La Mesita Family Homeless Shelter is a 16-unit family shelter that provides a broad array of services to help homeless families with minor-aged children to become self-reliant.

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West Valley Housing Assistance Center

Located in Surprise

 

A New Leaf’s West Valley Housing Assistance Center located in Surprise will offer emergency housing in 7 apartment-style units to families and individuals experiencing homelessness. The resource center is currently open to refer households to community programs, but shelter units will open in Spring 2023.

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Domestic Violence Shelters

Locations across the Valley

 

A New Leaf provides shelter to survivors of abuse at confidential locations across the Valley, giving them safety, counseling, and more as they recover from the trauma of abuse.

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affordable housing solutions

A New Leaf’s long-term housing solutions are a critical resource for those experiencing the housing crisis that is devastating our community. Both low-income families and survivors facing housing emergencies can find long-term apartments to find safety, security, and, ultimately, transition into independent living.

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Desert Leaf Apartments

Located in Mesa

 

Desert Leaf Apartments are a 19-unit permanent supportive housing complex, developed specifically to serve families or individuals experiencing homelessness, domestic violence, or severe mental illness.

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Freedom Through Housing

Operates Valley-wide

 

A New Leaf’s Freedom Through Housing Program provides housing assistance to those being released from prison into Maricopa County. This program helps to reduce challenges to housing and employment.

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La Mesita Apartments

Located in Mesa

 

La Mesita Apartments have 110 units of housing that act as a long-term solution for low-income families, giving them a safe place to call home while they work toward stability and financial security.

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rent and utility assistance

A New Leaf’s rental and utility assistance programs provide a variety of resources to help vulnerable households avoid homelessness, or secure housing after becoming homeless. This allows a household to stabilize much faster and prepare for future financial challenges, greatly improving their chance of success.

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MesaCAN Rent and Utility Assistance

Located in Mesa

 

To help those most at risk of crisis, A New Leaf provides rental assistance to those facing eviction, as well as utility assistance to households facing utility shut-off.

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Rapid ReHousing

Operates Valley-wide

 

Rapid ReHousing provides direct financial assistance, case management, and support services to stabilize and serve individuals and families who are currently homeless or living in emergency shelters.

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Tenant Based Rental Assistance

Operates Valley-wide

 

A New Leaf’s Tenant Based Rental Assistance (TBRA) program is a rental assistance program for those who currently are, or at-risk of, homelessness.

families forever changed

Renee

Thanks to A New Leaf I was able to own my mistakes, grow from them, and now I provide a stable home to my children. Other families on the streets need to have the same chance I gotta make things right. Without the supporters of A New Leaf, those families – my family –...
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Charles

Being able to work on myself has opened my eyes to a lot of hope, and I can see now that this world’s not bad. Out of all of the programs that I’ve heard of, this is the best one. I’m a really grateful person right now, and I’m going to stay a grateful person for the...
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Renee edit

Renee

Thanks to A New Leaf I was able to own my mistakes, grow from them, and now I provide a stable home to my children. Other families on the streets need to have the same chance I gotta make things right. Without the supporters of A New Leaf, those families – my family –...
EVMC 09252020 10 1200

Charles

Being able to work on myself has opened my eyes to a lot of hope, and I can see now that this world’s not bad. Out of all of the programs that I’ve heard of, this is the best one. I’m a really grateful person right now, and I’m going to stay a grateful person for the...

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