Shelter, Transitional Housing and Low Income Housing Options

Housing Options

These resources assist with housing – emergency shelter, transitional and longer term housing.


Central Arizona Shelter Services (CASS) (602) 256-6945

UMOM Shelter – Open Hands Emergency Crisis Shelter for Youth 12 to 17 and Street Outreach and Youth Engagement Team for Ages 18 to 24.

Foster360 – Helen’s Hope Chest and Culver’s Campus – Agency Referral Form.

Transitional & Longer Term

Affordable Housing Online

MesaCAN (Community Action Network) (480) 833-9200

HomeBase Transitional Living Program for Youth (602) 254-3247 or send an email one n ten (602) 279-0894 (Youth Center)

Homeward Bound – Our central Phoenix campus hosts 76 fully-furnished apartments and a number of program resources.

Native American Connections operates HomeBase and Saguaro Ki, supporting youth experiencing homelessness. To learn more about housing at these locations, click here.

NorthStar Independent – Independent Living Services – serving out-of-home young adults and supports their need for services.

Onward Hope provides housing for transition-age young adults 18 to 24.

Thrive Transitional Housing Program is a one-year drug and alcohol-free, faith based, semi-supervised transitional housing program geared toward young adults between ages 18-24 who have Aged Out of the Foster Care system or spent time in the Foster Care system.

Tumbleweed Center for Youth Development (602) 271-9904 or (602) 841-5799 (24-Hour Crisis Line)

UMOM Housing Programs

Arizona Public Housing Options

Arizona Public Housing Authority Programs

Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Rental Help in Arizona

HUD Affordable Apartment Search Application (Arizona)