House of Refuge does not offer emergency (immediate) shelter. If you are need of immediate shelter and assistance, please call the Family Housing Hub at (602) 595-8700.

House of Refuge is a designated public food bank. Individuals in need of food can visit our Donation Center Monday- Friday 10am-4pm and Saturdays 10am-2pm. You do not need to show any identification, financials, or address. No appointment necessary.

Additional resources are listed below or dial 211 to be connected with community programs through AZ 2-1-1. If you are in crisis, please call the Crisis Hotline at 800-631-1314.

House of Refuge is a transitional housing work program with wrap around social services that offers case management services, along with educational  and employment support.

Participants are required to sign a lease and agree to pay $400.00 per month (all utilities included).

Please read the House of Refuge housing program eligibility. If you are eligible for our program, click the Housing Inquiry Form button below. If and when we have openings in our program, the Housing Inquiry Form will be available. Check back often!

Housing Program Eligibility

  • Be deemed homeless, have received an eviction notice, or fleeing domestic violence
  • One adult must be of legal age to sign a lease – 18 years old or older
  • Currently reside in Arizona
  • Have at least one minor child living with you or be in third trimester of pregnancy
  • Have some form of verifiable income, totaling a minimum of $1170/month, throughout the eligibility and application process and at time of move in. Documentation will be required. Examples include, but not limited to: paycheck stub, SSI, Child support, CAPITA, etc. Cash jobs are not accepted.
  • If verifiable income at move in does not include employment, you must agree and be able to gain employment within 45 days from move-in.
  • Be drug and alcohol free and able to pass a drug test (urine)
  • Not have been charged with or committed any sex offense and can successfully pass a background check

Eligibility does not guarantee acceptance into our program.


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