The Walls Came Down — A Message from the CASS CEO

The Walls Came Down — A Message from the CASS CEO

The Walls Came Down — A Message from the CASS CEO Nearly thirty-five percent more people are experiencing homelessness in Maricopa County today than two years ago. In downtown Phoenix alone, there are nearly 1,100 people sleeping in tents just outside the walls of the...
Homelessness as a Public Health Issue

Homelessness as a Public Health Issue

Homelessness as a Public Health Issue While it is important to recognize that homelessness is a health care crisis and that people experiencing homelessness are deserving of healthcare and social support, it is known that the health issues among people experiencing...
Homelessness as a Health Crisis

Homelessness as a Health Crisis

Homelessness as a Health Crisis Often conversations around homelessness focus on the state of shelter and how to provide shelter for all the people currently experiencing homelessness – whether temporarily or permanently. Driving these conversations are various...
HOUSING FIRST—Addressing Homelessness with Homes

HOUSING FIRST—Addressing Homelessness with Homes

HOUSING FIRST—Addressing Homelessness with Homes Central Arizona Shelter Services, among many other shelters across the country, utilizes a conceptual approach called Housing First in their housing policy. Innovated in the early 1990s by Dr. Sam Tsemberis, Housing...
CBS 5 Pay It Forward Telethon

CBS 5 Pay It Forward Telethon

Pay It Forward Kick-off Anita’s Story & Fry’s Gift Cleo Lewis and Washington Federal Gift Wells Fargo Gift, $5,000 Caller Donation, Papa Murphy’s and American Furniture Warehouse Lisa Glow, the CEO of CASS talks Silver Tsunami and homeless...