The Arizona Coalition to End Homelessness seeks the end of homelessness in Arizona, and will lead in this effort through advocacy, education and coordination with local communities.

Please help us in our mission by learning more about this issue by reading through this site.  You'll find overview information about homelessness, solutions, and opportunities to help and donate as AZCEH is recognized as a charitable tax credit organization.

You can also learn about innovative community collaborations under our Special Initiatives section.

Thank you for visiting and getting involved!

PROJECT H3 VETS


A Community-Based HUD-VASH Initiative to End Chronic Homelessness Among Veterans

Our Current State: Ending Chronic Veteran Homelessness:  Ending homelessness is possible. It does not mean that no one will ever experience homelessness again. Read more about this initiative and our community's response in ending veteran homelessness.


While people experiencing homelessness absolutely struggle with poverty, domestic violence, chronic health conditions, mental health issues, and substance use, the primary reason that people become and remain homeless is their lack of safe and stable housing that they can afford.  Affordable housing is scarce in our communities.  The need far exceeds the supply, especially for those individuals and families with extremely low incomes.  

But there is a solution!  The Arizona Coalition to End Homelessness and the Arizona Housing Alliance are advocating for the restoration of the state housing trust fund.  Created in 1988, the State Housing Trust Fund is a state resource devoted to addressing Arizona's housing needs.  Read more and endorse our efforts...






Arizona Coalition to End Homelessness is proud to host the 22nd Annual Statewide Conference to End Homelessness, Arizona's largest and only statewide conference on homelessness.   

The annual statewide conference is meant to bring together our many partners in hunger and homelessness to share, learn, challenge, and grow in order to provide continued excellence in ending homelessness. It is through the participation of our member organizations and professionals like you that we have continued success, at our yearly conference and in housing Arizona’s most vulnerable.  Register to attend today!

Continuing to be held at the Black Canyon Conference Center in Phoenix, the 2015 conference will be held Wednesday, October 7th and Thursday, October 8th, and will feature dynamic storytellers and prominent leaders in the field of ending homelessness.  The conference is an exciting networking opportunity for all who participate. 









 Annual Awards of Excellence Luncheon at the Statewide Conference on Ending Homelessness

Far too often, hard work and dedication go unrecognized.  We know there are hundreds of unsung heroes working every day to help support, engage, connect, and house Arizona's vulnerable.  Please help us ensure they are recognized!


Keynote Speakers!

           

Joining us Wednesday is Vu Le, blogger for Nonprofit with Balls.  On Thursday, October 9th, we'll be joined in the afternoon by Dr. Jama Shelton, Forty to None Project Director and Deputy Executive Director for the True Colors Fund.  The Forty to None Project refers to the fact that in America, up to 40% of youth experiencing homelessness identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender.  Dr. Shelton is considered to be the foremost leading authority on LGBT youth homelessness.





   
   


MARICOPA COUNTY HEAT RELIEF EFFORT

The Heat Relief Network is a regional partnership of the Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG), municipalities, nonprofit organizations, the faith-based community, and others. The Heat Relief Network creates awareness of the dangers from extreme heat, coordinates resources, and provides maps of the Heat Relief Network resources for those in need during the summer months.

Since 2005, the Heat Relief Network has coordinated and implemented hydration stations, refuge locations, and water donation sites throughout the Valley with the goal of preventing heat related and heat caused deaths among the homeless population and other vulnerable populations.

What you can do to help

  • Donations of bottled water are needed. Water can be donated to the Heat Relief Network at any of the collection and donations sties listed on the map.
  • Help spread the word about the Heat Relief Network by posting the Heat Relief Network maps on your website or creating a link to the maps on the MAG website at this address: http://www.azmag.gov/heatrelief.
  • Educate your friends and neighbors about the dangers of extreme heat.
  • Follow the tips below to avoid heat-related illness.
 

 
It's easy to become a member of AZCEH!  Simply click the Become a Member button at the top of this page and you will see a membership form and a link to a secure web site for credit card payment.

The Arizona Coalition to End Homelessness is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.  Your dues may be deductible.  Membership dues are used only to defray operation costs.

Thank you for your interest in ending homelessness in Arizona! learn more... 


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As a special AZCEH member benefit, we have teamed up with Shop Tab to offer our members discounted pricing.  Become a member today to learn more about this great benefit to engage your social media and donation efforts.  learn more...






 

It's easy to become a member of AZCEH!  Simply click the Become a Member button at the top of this page and you will see a membership form and a link to a secure web site for credit card payment.

The Arizona Coalition to End Homelessness is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.  Your dues may be deductible.  Membership dues are used only to defray operation costs.

Thank you for your interest in ending homelessness in Arizona! learn more... 

 
   








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