East Valley regional solutions needed for homelessness, council decides

The City of Apache Junction will share data, collaborate and explore East Valley regional solutions to homelessness, the council decided recently by resolution. The City Council approved the resolution as a part of a July 16 consent agenda. The cities of Apache Junction, Chandler, Mesa, Scottsdale, Tempe and Town of Gilbert, Maricopa County and the […]

Strategic plan on homelessness, other items before council Tuesday

An Apache Junction strategic plan on homelessness is one of several items to be discussed and considered at the City Council’s June 4 meeting. It begins at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the council chambers, 300 E. Superstition Blvd. Subcommittees of the Apache Junction Homeless Coalition, which was created in May 2016, have been working since […]

Apache Junction seeks volunteers for homeless count

The city of Apache Junction needs volunteers to help conduct a survey later this month for the federally mandated annual “point in time” count for persons who are experiencing homelessness. Each year, the Arizona Department of Housing, as the lead agency for the Arizona Balance of State Continuum of Care, is given the assignment by […]

Family Promise shelter seeks to give refuge to Valley homeless families

Family Promise shelter is reaching out to the public with spreading the word that the shelter is open for all homeless families in the Valley, especially during the hot summer months. Families in Arizona are battling homelessness, some for the first time, and parents, children and family pet are forced to sleep in their car […]