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...
PROJECT HAVEN II Update

PROJECT HAVEN II Update

The Plan for Project Haven II is Well Underway! As we’ve mentioned previously, we are in the process of purchasing the Phoenix Inn hotel in order to convert it into temporary housing for senior citizens in need. This new program will be modeled after our initial...

CASS is Looking for an Architect

CASS is Looking for an Architect EXCITING NEWS! CASS is looking for an architect(s) to help us with the renovation of our main shelter. Would YOU be interested in helping to re-design a space for our unsheltered friends? FOUND OUT MORE | RFQ About CASS: Founded in...