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, at risk of homelessness 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

Eligibility does not guarantee acceptance into our program.



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Family Housing Hub 602-595-8700
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Phoenix Rescue Mission Single Men 602-346-3390
Salvation Army Family Shelter Phoenix 602-267-4130
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Salvation Army 480-833-8322
United Food Bank 480-926-4897
Arizona Fair Housing Center 602-542-1599
Arizona Tenants Advocates & Associates 480-557-8905
Child Support Enforcement Agency 602-252-4045
Community Legal Services Mesa 480-833-1442
FLAP (Family Legal Assistance Project) Phoenix 602-506-7948
Domestic Violence Victims Advocate Mesa 602-506-1047
Maricopa County Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service 602-257-4434
Women’s Resource Center Phoenix 602-257-4434
Archways Recovery Center 480-418-6302
AZ Behavioral Counseling 602-788-1116
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New Arizona Family Mesa 602-553-7300
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Salvation Army Drug Rehab Phoenix 602-256-4500
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Total Life Change Mesa 480-584-2870
Transitional Living Communities Mesa 480-969-1471
Valle del Sol Phoenix 602-258-6797
Women in Need Recovery 480-464-2360
Arizona Healthcare Cost Containment System 602-417-4000
Arizona Community Action Association
Central Christian Church – Gilbert 480-305-7500
Central Christian Church – Mesa 480-924-4946
Church of Latter-day Saints 480-924-8560
Community Information & Referral 877-211-8661
Department Employment Security Family Assistance Administration 480-777-1168
Empact Suicide Hotline 480-784-1500
Gateway Church of Nazarene 480-813-9300
Jewish Family & Children’s Clinic (Mesa) 480-820-0825
Lutheran Social Services 480-654-4539
Maricopa County Crisis Line 800-631-1314
Mesa Community Action Network 480-833-9200
Native Health (assistance for anyone) 480-550-4048
Paz de Cristo Meals, Food Boxes & Clothes 480-464-2370
Salvation Army Emergency Assistance 602-267-4122
Southeast Valley Baptist Church 480-899-4858
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Temple Beth Shalom 480-897-3636
United Food Bank (Mesa) 480-926-4897
Valle del Sol (Phoenix) Community Healthcare Clinic 602-523-9312
Women, Infant, Children – Mesa 480-984-1068
Women, Infant, Children – Queen Creek 877-809-5092
DV Shelter Hotline 480-890-3039
Autumn House 480-835-5555
CAAFA Apache Junction 480-982-0205
Chrysalis Scottsdale 480-481-0402
Elim House Central Phoenix 602-267-4111
Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Hotline 480-736-4949
My Sisters Place 480-821-1024
Sojourner Center 602-244-0997
Arizona Detox Center (list of centers spec. for DV) website