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“The unsheltered homeless population in Maricopa County has risen every year by about 25 percent since 2014,” said Lisa Glow, chief executive officer of Central Arizona Shelter Services. “We have been turning away hundreds monthly who need shelter.”
Most people think they’ll be able to retire comfortably, and not worry about housing, healthcare, and other costs. But 16 percent of American women age 65-and-over live at or below the poverty line. And the numbers keep growing.
The Arizona Attorney General’s Office last week announced the award of $670,000 in grants to five groups that assist homeless and vulnerable populations across the state. The largest grant, $250,000, went to Phoenix’s Central Arizona Shelter Services for homeless...
Lisa Glow talks about the CASS mission on KOOL 94.5 FM Sunday Sunrise program.
PHOENIX — At a time when seniors should be preparing for their golden years, some are getting caught up in what is described as a “silver tsunami”: A time of high rents, high healthcare costs and no place to live
Lisa Glow and Matt Heydon provide perspective on how homelessness affects the veterans in our community.
Central Arizona Shelter Services
230 S. 12th Avenue
Phoenix AZ 85007
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