When it comes to homelessness, Arizona, Maricopa County, and Phoenix have a serious problem.
There are about 29,000 homeless people in Arizona — one in every 227 Arizonans. And an estimated 61% of them are in Maricopa County. Statewide, approximately 2,500 people are considered “unsheltered,” living on the streets. Most are single adults, and 79% of them are men.
The number of homeless people in families is on the rise throughout Arizona; many of them are victims of domestic violence. According to DES, 4,346 adults and 4,095 children received help from domestic violence service providers.
With your support we can HELP reduce the number of Homeless in our community.