Programs & Services

Reframe mental health by minimizing the stigma that creates barriers to housing and employment.

Our Programs

Our programs help humanize the homeless by providing dignity in a bag, preventing homelessness for the Serious Mentally Ill (SMI) population experiencing a temporary setback, and instilling a sense of philanthropy in students and surrounding communities.

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GAP Program

The GAP Program provides financial assistance to homeless individuals seeking shelter by covering critical costs. The GAP program also provides temporary rent relief assistance by covering rent costs when an independent living Serious Mentally Ill (SMI) individual is experiencing a setback.

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Volunteen Dignity Bag Program

Through the Volunteen Dignity Bag Program, youth and teens of Maricopa County fundraise and distribute Dignity Bags to the local homeless population, with the objective of instilling philanthropic values in young generations.

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Plarn Program

The Plarn Team crochets homeless sleeping mats out of plastic bags. We need educational institutions and other groups to partner with us and create homeless sleeping mats from a weaving loom, which we will provide! This is a great community service project! Email interest to Dsquared4homeless@gmail.com

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Youth Development Program

The Scholarship Program provides financial assistance ($750 min) to youth ages 14-18 for educational fees and related educational expenses. The program aims to reduce financial barriers for low-income youth to pursue education.

 

Email vounteers@dsquared4homeless.org for more information

Resources

We constantly share and provide various resources. 

Crisis Services

Support is available. You’re not alone. 

 

If you or a loved one are facing a behavioral health crisis, you can call one of the crisis lines serving all Arizona residents. Someone is available 24 hours day, 7 days a week to provide crisis intervention, support and referrals.

 

You should always call 911 in life threatening situations.

 

Central Arizona Crisis Line (serves Maricopa County):  602-222-9444 or 1-800-631-1314 (toll-free)  TTY: 602-274-3360 or 800-327-9254

 

Northern Arizona Crisis Line (serves Apache, Coconino, Gila, Mohave, Navajo and Yavapai Counties):  1-877-756-4090

 

Southern Arizona Crisis Line (serves Cochise, Graham, Greenlee, La Paz, Pima, Pinal, Santa Cruz, and Yuma Counties or the San Carlos Apache Reservation):  1-866-495-6735

 

Gila River and Ak-Chin Indian Communities: 1-800-259-3349

 

You can also reach out to your provider, therapist or clinical liaison during a non-life threatening behavioral health situations. Or, you can call the crisis line.

 

When you call, crisis line staff will review your situation. They'll help you find the best possible solution for your behavioral health needs. And, transportation maybe available for you during a behavioral health crisis.

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