Need Shelter Resources?


For help in locating an emergency, homeless, or domestic violence shelter in Maricopa County, the Community Network for Accessing Shelter (CONTACS) is an excellent resource. A CONTACS operator will answer your call 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and provide current information about available emergency and transitional beds in Maricopa County.

Dial 2-1-1 or 1-877-211-8661 
24 hours a day, seven days a week.

What is CONTACS?

CONTACS is a 24-hour, bilingual, hotline that provides up-to-the-minute shelter bed availability for victims of domestic violence and homelessness. CONTACS has a direct connection to over 70 domestic violence and homeless shelters in Maricopa County. These connections provide instant and updated information on bed availability. CONTACS will connect domestic violence victims and homeless persons to the appropriate shelter that has available beds.

Other Resources in Maricopa County

UMOM Family Shelter

  • 602-275-9852
    3333 E Van Buren St
    Phoenix, AZ 85034
House Of Refuge Sunnyslope

  • Men’s shelter
  • 602-678-0223
    9835 N. 7th St.
    Phoenix, AZ 85020
Watkins Overflow (Central Arizona Shelter Services)

  • This is a last resort for single women and families when there are no other shelters with openings. Watkins provides breakfast, dinner, and a place to shower.
  • 1120 W. Watkins
    Phoenix, AZ 85007
Ecumenical Chaplaincy for the Homeless

  • The Chaplaincy assists homeless people in replacing lost, damaged or stolen identification documents, including birth certificates.
  • 602-417-9853
    1125 West Jackson St.
    Phoenix, AZ 85007
Greater Phoenix Interfaith Hospitality Network

  • Day shelter for homeless men, women and children
  • 602-294-0222
    546 E. Osborn Rd.
    Phoenix, AZ 85012

  • Shelter for men, women, and children
  • 602-254-5282
    1945 W Van Buren St
    Phoenix, AZ 85009
Central AZ Shelter Services

  • Emergency shelter for men, women and families
  • 602-256-6945
    1209 W Madison St
    Phoenix, AZ 85007
Lodestar Day Resource Center

  • Day shelter and job resources for families and single men and women
  • 602-393-9930
    1125 W Jackson
    Phoenix, AZ 85007


The list above is not a complete list of shelters in the Valley, please visit for a full list of shelters and transitional homes in Maricopa County.