Creating Pathways out of Poverty
The latest news and updates from Homeward Bound.
Bends & Brunch Event

NEW: Bends & Brunch

Get your tickets for Bends & Brunch, presented by HBGO on Sunday, September 15th.

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The 2019 Old Bags Luncheon®

The Old Bags Luncheon®

Celebrate the 15th Anniversary Old Bags Luncheon® on November 20, 2019.

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2019 Summer Impact Report

Impact Report: Summer 2019

See the progress we made in the fight against homelessness this year.

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About Us:

Homelessness affects thousands of children and families in Maricopa County, Arizona every year. Our program provides families with not just housing but a real pathway out of poverty — so they never become homeless again.

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What We Do:

Our program provides homeless families in our community with:


Over 70 furnished, clean, and safe two-bedroom apartments.

Case Managers

To help families with budgeting, life skills, and setting goals.

Support Services

GED tutoring, job help, free classes on self-esteem, parenting, more.

Emergency Pantries

On-site pantries offer food, clothing, and household items.

Success Stories:

Ondrea C. never thought about what it must be like to be homeless. For years, the single mother of three made her own way — working a good job, going to church, and trying her best to make a good life for her kids. Everything was perfect. Until one day when it all came crashing down.

“I lost my job, we got evicted from our place, and we didn’t have anywhere to go." It was devastating. For the next few months, Ondrea’s family spent their time bouncing in and out of friend’s homes, crashing on couches. But the toll was hard, especially on the kids.

“They were starting not to do very well in school — which is understandable, because how can you focus in class when your home life is all over the place?" It was a bad situation, and Ondrea knew she had to get her family out of it soon. But it wasn’t until she ran into a friend at church that she heard about a placed called Homeward Bound.