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Opinion

Opinion: Tricky Recovery as Western Drought Looms Over Summer

After the long, dark night of the pandemic, many are predicting a rosy dawn followed by a bright summer day. The feeling is that we, the people, have borne the battle and can now celebrate the victory. But recoveries are tricky, and this recovery will be trickier than most because we are coming out of

Veterans

Arizona Provides $500K To Combat Veteran Homelessness

Governor Doug Ducey and the Arizona Department of Housing today announced $500,000 for the United States Veterans Initiative to support its efforts to ensure veterans experiencing homelessness have safe, adequate living conditions. This announcement comes on the first day of Tom Simplot’s new role as Director of the Arizona Department of Housing (ADOH) and follows

State

State Announces Additional $8.2 Million To Further Serve Arizonans Facing Homelessness

Funding Follows First Phase Of Nearly $5 Million To 40 Organizations Statewide Governor Doug Ducey and the Arizona Department of Economic Security (DES) announced the distribution of an additional $8.2 million to provide Arizonans facing homelessness with critical services. “We want to ensure struggling families and those facing homelessness have access to the support and resources

State

Governor Ducey Announces More Than $40 Million To Prevent Homelessness

Governor Doug Ducey today announced the state will distribute $40,256,793 in federal funds to support Arizonans facing homelessness and mitigate the spread of COVID-19 among vulnerable populations. “We want to make sure Arizonans have access to resources that will keep them safe and healthy, especially as we enter the new year,” said Governor Ducey. “These

National

COVID-19 work-arounds are silver linings for homeless programs

When the Downtown Emergency Service Center in Seattle moved its homeless residents from crowded shelters into hotels, staff worried about how to keep them connected to services. They decided to buy cellphones, tablets and laptops, and now their clients at the Red Lion Hotel can virtually attend medical appointments and meet with mental health specialists

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