Homelessness Statistics for Maricopa, AZ

, Arizona

Total Homeless persons in Maricopa County Arizona in 2019

6,614

There are an estimated 6,614 homeless individuals in Maricopa County Arizona. That is a 5% change from 2018.

The homelessness statistics listed are collected from HUD and from the Homeless Shelter Directory database for 2019

Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered individuals in families

1663

There are 1663 in Maricopa that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals in families

3

There are 3 in Maricopa that - together with other family members - are unsheltered
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered individuals

1763

There are 1663 in Maricopa that are sheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered individuals

3185

There are 1663 in Maricopa that are unsheltered with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Sheltered families

482

There are 482 in Maricopa that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered individuals in families

Unsheltered families

1

There are 1 in Maricopa that - together with other family members - are unsheltered

Total Homeless families in Maricopa County Arizona in 2019

483

There are an estimated 6,614 homeless individuals in Maricopa County Arizona. That is a 5% change from 2018.

Chronic Homelessness in Maricopa County Arizona

Total Chronic Homeless in Maricopa County Arizona

906

There are -53 less homeless individuals in Maricopa County Arizona than in 2018. That is a -6% drop .

What is Chronic Homeless?

Chronic homelessness refers to people who have found themselves experiencing homelessness repeatedly and is often accompanied with mental ilness or substance abuse.

Chronically homeless individuals have been on the streets for a long time, potentially years.

Sheltered Chronic

Sheltered chronic

350

There are 482 in Maricopa that are sheltered together with other family members
Sheltered Chronic

Unsheltered Chronic

556

There are 1 in Maricopa that - together with other family members - are unsheltered

Veteran Homelessness in Maricopa County Arizona

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Sheltered

334

unsheltered_veteran

Unsheltered

141

Total Veteran Homeless

475

There are more homeless individuals in Maricopa County Arizona than in 2018. That is a % increase.

Youth Homelessness in Maricopa County Arizona

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Sheltered

194

unsheltered_youth

Unsheltered

218

Total Homeless Youth

412

There are -3 more homeless youths in Maricopa County Arizona than in 2018. That is a -1% drop .

Housing Inventory

Total number of beds in Maricopa County Arizona

12,100

This figure represents the total number of beds available in all categories of Housing.

Total number of shelters in Maricopa County Arizona

30

What are Emergency Shelters?

Emergency Shelters are places where the homeless can find a safe place to stay in case of sudden loss of housing. There are about 2118 emergency shelter beds in Maricopa County.

What is Transitional Housing?

Transitional Housing are shelters intended to temporarily care for the displaced or chronically homeless population. There are about 2004 Transitional Housing beds in Maricopa County.

What is Permanent Supportive Housing?

Permanent Supportive Housing is a long-term housing service for the elderly or vulnurable population struggling to stay above the poverty line. There are about 6326 Permanent Supportive Housing beds in Maricopa County.

What is Rapid Re-Housing?

Rapid re-housing is a short-term rental assistance service with the purpose of helping people obtain housing quickly, increase self- sufficiency, and stay housed. There are about 1337 Rapid Re-Housing beds in Maricopa County.

Maricopa County, Arizona Homeless Shelters and Services

30 Homeless Shelter Listings in Maricopa County

Arizona Coalition to End Homelessness

Arizona Coalition to End Homelessness

Phoenix, AZ

Provides services and shelter for homeless. [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Mar 10, 2020
Central AZ Shelter Services

Central AZ Shelter Services

Phoenix, AZ

CASS provides shelter and supportive services to men, women and children experiencing homelessness. Our clients have diverse backgrounds and needs. Many factors lead to homelessness; however, common f [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Mar 3, 2020
Family Promise of Greater Phoenix

Family Promise of Greater Phoenix

Scottsdal, AZ

Need Shelter?Family Promise is an interfaith network shelter for homeless families. This means that families are provided their evening meal and the lodgi [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Mar 26, 2020
Homebase Youth Services - Shelter for Youth

Homebase Youth Services - Shelter for Youth

Phoenix, AZ

Day Outreach Center The Day Resource Center is a facility where homeless youth can come Monday through Friday to wash their clothes, take a shower, have a hot meal and meet with case managers [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Mar 10, 2020
Homeward Bound

Homeward Bound

Phoenix, AZ

We provide transitional housing and social service facility for families with children fleeing domestic violence and/or homelessness. Homeward Bound is NOT an Emergency Shelter. If you [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jun 24, 2020
House Of Refuge Sunnyslope

House Of Refuge Sunnyslope

Phoenix, AZ

House of Refuge is a faith-based, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that is providing transitional housing and supportive services to homeless families. House of Refuge is not only a transitional [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jun 24, 2020
Lodestar Day Resource Center

Lodestar Day Resource Center

Phoenix, AZ

Hours: 7 days a week from 7:30am to 5pm. Day shelter and job resources for families and single men and women. [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Mar 10, 2020
Church on the Street - COTS - Homeless Assistance

Church on the Street - COTS - Homeless Assistance

Phoenix, AZ

Church on the Street, a Non-Denominational Church, offers many services to residents as well as the community-at-large including, but not limited to: 15 Month Discipleship Training, Outreaches around [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Sep 25, 2020
The Respite Shelter for Homeless Men

The Respite Shelter for Homeless Men

Phoenix, AZ

The Respite Shelter is one a kind shelter. We provide shelter and supportive services to homeless men after they have been discharged from a health care facility and need a place to heal. [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jun 23, 2020
UMOM New Day Centers‎

UMOM New Day Centers‎

Phoenix, AZ

For Shelter Information contact:Please contact the Family Housing Hub at 602-595-8700Single individuals seeking shelter please call 602-759-5356UMOM New Day Centers [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jun 24, 2020
Vista Colina Emergency Family Shelter

Vista Colina Emergency Family Shelter

Phoenix, AZ

Vista Colina is an apartment complex with 12 one bedroom and 18 two bedroom units and is currently leased to Central Arizona Shelter Services (CASS) for the operation of an Emergency Family Shelter. C [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jun 23, 2020
Mesa I HELP

Mesa I HELP

Mesa, AZ

Interfaith Homeless Emergency Lodging Program (I-HELP). I-HELP provides a safe place to sleep and a hot meal for adults experiencing homelessness every night of the week. I-HELP also offers case manag [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Mar 15, 2021
SET FREE AZ

SET FREE AZ

Phoenix, AZ

We are a christian faith based ministry and have a 8 mnh program to help rebuild your lives through jesus christ. there is no cost to stay it if a free program we take anyone homeless, men released [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Aug 27, 2020
 A New Leaf Women's Domestic Violence Shelters

A New Leaf Women's Domestic Violence Shelters

Mesa, AZ

To access Centralized Services, call 877-211-8661, for emergency placement at a shelter. To access The Family Housing Hub, call 602-595-8700. Families [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jun 23, 2020
A New Leaf's East Valley Men's Center (EVMC) Shelter

A New Leaf's East Valley Men's Center (EVMC) Shelter

Mesa, AZ

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 transitiona [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jun 23, 2020
East Valley - Paz de Cristo

East Valley - Paz de Cristo

Mesa, AZ

Provides assistance with shelter for single adults. Call the number listed above. Office Hours of this location: Mondays through Fridays 7:30am to 5pm. [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jan 19, 2021
I-HELP Chandler

I-HELP Chandler

Chandler, AZ

Provides emergency shelter for adults without children experiencing homelessness. Clients receive evening and morning meals, case management, and referrals to available community resources. [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jan 19, 2021
Andre House

Andre House

Phoenix, AZ

We have dinner every night and coordinate showers, laundry, clothes, phone calls, work boots, blankets, and have two transitional houses.Lines begin forming at 60 minutes before [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Nov 4, 2019
Save the Family

Save the Family

Mesa, AZ

As news outlets share more about the growing crisis of COVID-19 and its impact on our community, we wanted to connect as we navigate through the uncertainty together. We are taking every precaution he [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jan 15, 2021
Justa Center

Justa Center

Phoenix, AZ

Justa Center is a day resource center for homeless adults 55+.For senior citizens who are homeless in the Phoenix area, the answer is Justa Center, a day resource center specifically [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Oct 2, 2018
Kaiser Family Crisis Shelter

Kaiser Family Crisis Shelter

Phoenix, AZ

Open 24 hours a day.The Kaiser Family Crisis Center is a 120-day work program, which enables families to get back on their feet and learn skills that will help them cope with crises in the [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Dec 1, 2016
Elim House Shelter

Elim House Shelter

Phoenix, AZ

Salvation Army Domestic violence Shelter.Elim House Domestic Violence Shelter provides a 30-day safe haven for women and their children who have experienced abuse.If circumstances require [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Dec 1, 2016
House of Refuge

House of Refuge

Mesa, AZ

House of Refuge is NOT an emergency shelter. If you are in need of immediate shelter please call the Family Housing Hub, 602-595-8700.House of Refuge is a social service program, providing [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Mar 2, 2017
Vista Colina Emergency Family Shelter

Vista Colina Emergency Family Shelter

Phoenix, AZ

Access to the Vista Colina Emergency Family Shelter is provided through the Family Housing Hub: 602-595-8700.Vista Colina shelters homeless families in an apartment-style complex for up t [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Mar 2, 2017
Brian Garcia Welcome Center - Single Adult Shelter

Brian Garcia Welcome Center - Single Adult Shelter

Phoenix, AZ

Single Adult Homeless Shelter.People who are homeless often face more paramount and complex barriers beyond their homelessness. Providing a meal and a safe place to sleep is just the first [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Mar 30, 2020
Homeless ID Project

Homeless ID Project

Phoenix, AZ

This is not a homeless shelter. This is a ID replacement program.Located in the Brian Garcia Welcome Center, we assist in providing replacement identification services as a first step to e [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Dec 10, 2017
La Mesita Apartments

La Mesita Apartments

Mesa, AZ

La Mesita Apartments are a long-term solution for low-income families to have a safe place to call home. Consisting of 110 apartments including studios through multiple bedroom units. 50 affordable ho [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jun 25, 2019
La Mesita Family Homeless Shelter

La Mesita Family Homeless Shelter

Mesa, AZ

A New Leaf’s La Mesita Family Homeless Shelter is a 16-unit family shelter providing a broad array of services to help homeless families with minor-aged children become self-reliant. Families stay u [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Jun 25, 2019
Brian Garcia Welcome Center

Brian Garcia Welcome Center

Phoenix, AZ

Coordinated Entry Center For the Homeless. The human services campus has mental health, medical and dental, employment, Identification, legal, and many other services.Hours: Monday - [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Mar 10, 2020
Family Promise - Glendale

Family Promise - Glendale

Glendale, AZ

Office hours: M-F 8:30-5:00.Unlike traditional homeless shelters, Family Promise serves families in Glendale by partnering with congregations for daily food and lodgi [...]

Last Updated Ago Added Sep 1, 2020

Point-In-Time Count Summary

Total Homeless Total Families Total Chronic Total Veterans Total Youth
2015
SI*
UI*
IFS*
UIF*
Individuals in shelters
Unsheltered individuals
Individuals in families shelters
Unsheltered individuals in families
Individuals in shelters
Unsheltered individuals
Individuals in families shelters
Unsheltered individuals in families
Individuals in shelters
Unsheltered individuals
Individuals in families shelters
Unsheltered individuals in families
2240
1289
2102
0


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


621
0


185
258


319
100


284
96
2015 Total 5,631 621 443 419 380
2016
SI*
UI*
IFS*
UIF*
Individuals in shelters
Unsheltered individuals
Individuals in families shelters
Unsheltered individuals in families
Individuals in shelters
Unsheltered individuals
Individuals in families shelters
Unsheltered individuals in families
Individuals in shelters
Unsheltered individuals
Individuals in families shelters
Unsheltered individuals in families
1980
1640
2076
6


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


622
2


296
413


319
131


260
110
2016 Total 5,702 624 709 450 370
2017
SI*
UI*
IFS*
UIF*
Individuals in shelters
Unsheltered individuals
Individuals in families shelters
Unsheltered individuals in families
Individuals in shelters
Unsheltered individuals
Individuals in families shelters
Unsheltered individuals in families
Individuals in shelters
Unsheltered individuals
Individuals in families shelters
Unsheltered individuals in families
1777
2028
1769
31


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


487
8


266
616


341
148


179
141
2017 Total 5,605 495 882 489 320
2018
SI*
UI*
IFS*
UIF*
Individuals in shelters
Unsheltered individuals
Individuals in families shelters
Unsheltered individuals in families
Individuals in shelters
Unsheltered individuals
Individuals in families shelters
Unsheltered individuals in families
Individuals in shelters
Unsheltered individuals
Individuals in families shelters
Unsheltered individuals in families
1970
2572
1710
46


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


505
14


345
614


275
138


273
142
2018 Total 6,298 519 959 413 415
2019
SI*
UI*
IFS*
UIF*
Individuals in shelters
Unsheltered individuals
Individuals in families shelters
Unsheltered individuals in families
Individuals in shelters
Unsheltered individuals
Individuals in families shelters
Unsheltered individuals in families
Individuals in shelters
Unsheltered individuals
Individuals in families shelters
Unsheltered individuals in families
1763
3185
1663
3


S*
H*
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless
Sheltered
Homeless


482
1


350
556


334
141


194
218
2019 Total 6,614 483 906 475 412
*Key
  • SI: Individuals in shelters
  • UI: Unsheltered individuals
  • IFS: Individuals in families shelters
  • UIF : Unsheltered individuals in families
  • S: Sheltered
  • H: Homeless

Homelessness Behavioral and Performance Statistics

Avg days* Average Length of Time Homeless (days) Average Length of Time Homeless (days) Average Length of Time Homeless (days) Return rate* Rate People Return to Homelessness in 6 Months Rate People Return to Homelessness in 6 Months Rate People Return to Homelessness in 6 Months 1st time* Number of People who are Homeless for the First Time Number of People who are Homeless for the First Time Number of People who are Homeless for the First Time Temp 2 Perm* Rate People Exit from ES, SH, TH, and RRH to PH Rate People Exit from ES, SH, TH, and RRH to PH Rate People Exit from ES, SH, TH, and RRH to PH Supp 2 Perm* Rate People in PSH and OPH Retain or Exit to PH Rate People in PSH and OPH Retain or Exit to PH Rate People in PSH and OPH Retain or Exit to PH
2015 99 7.8% 10479 31.8% 93.8%
2016 101 10.2% 10099 32.2% 94.7%
2017 97 10.9% 9746 32.6% 92.6%
2018 101 11.7% 8998 40.3% 93.0%
2019 95 12.4% 9635 42.0% 92.8%
*Key
  • Avg days: Average Length of Time Homeless (days)
  • Return rate: Rate People Return to Homelessness in 6 Months
  • 1st time: Number of People who are Homeless for the First Time
  • Temp 2 Perm : Rate People Exit from Emergency Shelters, Supportive Housing, Transitional Housing, and Rapid Re-housing to Permanent Housing
  • Supportive 2 Perm: Rate People in Permanent Supportive Housing and Other Permanent Housing Retain or Exit to Permanent Housing

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