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List of homeless veteran services in Prescott, Arizona

Northern Arizona Veteran Affairs Health Care System,

500 Highway 89

  • The Health Care for Homeless Veterans program: Outreach, case management, treatment and referral services, dental care, employment services and patient aligned care teams.

  • Housing services: federal Housing and Urban Development Veteran Affairs Supportive Services vouchers - 70 for Prescott; 66 in Flagstaff, 91 in Mohave County and an additional 35 coming this year to benefit Native Americans living on tribal land

  • Veteran justice outreach - provides liaisons with the courts to promote treatment over incarceration

The Domiciliary Care Program: A 90 to 120-day residential rehabilitation program for up to 120 at-risk and homeless veterans faced with the challenges of substance abuse, mental health ailments, and unemployment. Case management services are provided with the goal of independent living for graduates.

For more information: 928-445-4860

U.S. VETS Initiative in Prescott,

917 E. Gurley St.

• Provides a transitional, downtown housing complex for 56 veterans: The program with a maximum stay of two years offers each veteran case management, job placement assistance, career counseling and education retraining supports, as well as other support services aimed at helping veterans retain independent, permanent housing upon graduation.

• Provides 21 units of scattered site permanent housing for eligible veterans.

• Provides veterans with career counseling, employment assistance and other resources. Organizes the annual Homeless Veteran Stand Down, a one-day event where non-profits and other agencies come together to provide a range of services to benefit homeless veterans with such things as winter clothing and outdoor gear, dental care, employment assistance and legal consultations.

For more information: 928- 583-7204

Veterans Resource Center, 240 S. Montezuma St., Suite 101

Provides supportive housing services to homeless and at-risk veterans. Some of the assistance includes security and rental deposits, rental payments, and case management services that are tailored to individual veterans so they can maintain their housing, be that with employment assistance, securing Social Security or veteran benefits, or budgeting strategies.

The center also provides a warm, safe place for veterans to come and use a computer or get a hot cup of coffee. For more information: 928-776-0766

Disabled American Veterans, Chapter 16 (DAV), 730 5th St.

  • Operates a local thrift store, the proceeds of which are used to benefit disabled veterans.

  • The chapter funded the purchase of a three-bedroom, three-bathroom transitional/permanent home for formerly homeless veterans that is managed through the Prescott Area Shelter Services.

  • The chapter also purchased the property on Rush Street that is now used as a family shelter.

For more information: 928-445-4525

Catholic Charities

434 W. Gurley St.

  • Provides supportive housing and outreach services for homeless veterans and families, as well as those at risk for homelessness. Services include case management, housing counseling and searches, assistance with obtaining VA benefits, budgeting, childcare, transportation, and emergency financial assistance, rapid rehousing assistance, including rental or utility deposits.

  • Homeless outreach services.

For more information: 928-778-2531


Other social services in the Prescott area to aid homeless:

Catholic Charities Community Services, 434 W. Gurley Street, Prescott

Can provide assistance with bills, housing expenses and other aid to vulnerable children, individuals and families at risk. They can support people in a crisis situation regardless of their race, ethnicity or religious affiliation.

For more information: 928-778-2531

First Baptist Church Reach-Out Program, Goodwin/Marina St.

Food and utility assistance, some limited housing assistance.

For more information: 928-778-9790

Prescott Area Shelter Services, 336 N. Rush St.

Family and women's shelter

For more information: 928-778-5933

The Coalition for Compassion and Justice, 505 W. Gurley St.

The Open Door program provides hot meals, food boxes, clothing, showers, mail service, diapers and toiletries. The Coalition also offers a housing rehabilitation program, emergency assistance and referrals to other community resources.

For more information: 928-445-8382

Salvation Army, 237 S. Montezuma St.

Provides emergency food boxes, breakfast from 8 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. with a sack lunch on Mondays. Home to Operation Deep Freeze emergency shelter during winter months.

Showers available for use between the hours of 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. Monday - Friday.

Local medical staff also volunteer their services on Monday mornings offering basic medical services to clients. Motel vouchers.

For more information: 928-778-0150

Project Aware Shelter, 215 ½ Leroux St.

Provides emergency shelter to men.

For more information: 928-778-7744

Church on the Street Revival Ministries, 105 W. Carleton St.

Offers clothing and blankets.

For more information: 928-771-8428

St. Vincent de Paul, 935 Fair St.

Children may receive $10 vouchers to thrift store for clothing. $20 voucher for adults. Motel vouchers.

For more information: 928-778-4585

Teens' Closet/Moms' Closet, an outreach of the American Lutheran Church, 717 White Spar Road

Provides clothing, shoes and accessories. For more information: 928-379-1667

Yavapai County Food Bank (Prescott Valley), 8866 E. Long Mesa Drive

Free clothing outlet for Clients of Yavapai County Food Bank

For more information: 928-775-5255

Interfaith Outlook (three Prescott Valley churches: St. Germaine's, Trinity Lutheran and Emmanuel Lutheran)

Free lunch once a month for about 100 people at the different church locations. Trinity Lutheran, 3950 North Valorie Drive, on the fourth Saturday; Emmanuel Lutheran, 7763 East Long Look Drive, second Friday; St. Germaine, 7997 East Dana Drive, second Tuesday and last Tuesday of each month. All lunches take place from 11 a.m.-12:30.

For more information: 928-899-3250.

Yavapai Territorial Gospel Mission, 602 Lincoln Ave.

Provides emergency shelter, case management, extended shelter, single women with children and without children, long-term recovery/rehabilitation program-90 days or more. Male children must be age 12 or younger.

For more information: 928-848-8623

Stepping Stones Emergency Shelter, 6719 E. 2nd St,

Prescott Valley

Provides confidential shelter for women and their children, especially those experiencing domestic violence. 24-hour Abuse HelpLine:

928-445-HOPE

For more information: 928-772-4184

Yavapai House Youth Shelter, 9905 E. Catalina Drive in Prescott Valley

Provides transitional shelter for up to five homeless, at-risk or runaway teens age 12 to 17 for up to 30 days.

For more information: 928-227-1830


Mental health

West Yavapai Guidance Clinic Crisis Line

For more information: 928-445-5211 or 800-293-7730

Teen Lifeline

Peer counseling suicide hotline assists youth from 3-9pm daily.

For more information: 1-800-248-8336

Child and Family Support Services, 8652 E. Eastridge Dr. # 103, Prescott Valley

Outpatient behavioral health services in Prescott Valley. Includes counseling, case management, psychiatric services, and assistance with medications.

For more information: 928-775-2500 or toll free 877-775-2570

Southwest Behavioral & Health Services, 7763 E. Florentine Rodd, Prescott Valley

Outpatient behavioral health clinic in Prescott Valley serves children with issues ranging from depression to serious mental illness.

Crisis Line: 877-756-4090

For more information: 928-772-1610

Chino Valley Food Bank, 840 W. Palomino Road

Free food to those in need.

For more information: 928-636-8478.

Arizona 211 is also a general resource for services in all counties.

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