Sadly, Gila County in Arizona has an alarming high rate of those living hand-to-mouth and sleeping wherever it is dry. This homeless population includes a large number of veterans - our nation's heroes, but also a disproportionate number of elderly, single mothers, and even children - our nation's future. Gila County also has the highest rate of suicides in Arizona at 27% per 100,000 individuals.
Arizona, as a border state, offers numerous refugee services such as: employment, case management, cash assistance, temporary medical insurance, behavioral health services, unaccompanied refugee minors programs, and assistance to victims of human trafficking or torture.
The U.S. Homeless Program provides: (1) a warm, safe, and clean space to sleep, (2) a nourishing meal, (3) a shower, and (4) LuLu's Love Pak. This is a bag with socks, food, a wash cloth, soap, and other toiletries. The U.S. Homeless Resolution Program works with other local partners for long-term care needs, shelter, training and employment.
Call (928) 417-9035 for More Information, To Help, or To Donate.