housing & shelter

giving a home to those in need

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

Homelessness is an epidemic that is reaching communities all across Arizona. Rising living costs, unaffordable housing, and unemployment are putting countless households over the brink. Countless families and individuals are sleeping on the streets, or in their car, right now. To help, A New Leaf offers compassionate programs that directly address these heartbreaking challenges.

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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

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

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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Domestic Violence Shelters

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.

La Mesita Apartments

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.

Desert Leaf Apartments

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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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

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

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.

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 –...

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...

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 –...

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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