Founded in 1964, UMOM is located in Phoenix, Arizona and is the largest shelter for homeless families in the state, helping to keep families together and providing a continuum of care from emergency shelter to transitional housing and finally, permanent, affordable housing. Families at UMOM have the opportunity to gain the skills, medical care, quality child care, and education they need to rebuild their lives and succeed when they leave.
Every night UMOM provides safe shelter and supportive services for over 170 homeless families through a continuum of services, as well as offering nearly 300 units of affordable housing across the Valley, each community with Program Centers for residents.
UMOM’s mission is to prevent and end homelessness with innovative strategies and housing solutions that meet the unique needs of each family and individual. Programs and supportive services are all designed to help families and individual meet basic needs and work towards the ultimate goal of permanent, affordable housing. UMOM serves the community through the following programs:
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