Maricopa County Hits Milestone Providing Services to Unhoused Population

  • 69 Individuals were relocated from congregate settings to a closed campus facility in Scottsdale
  • 819 Individuals camping in close proximity to the Human Services Campus were provided socially distanced spaces with access to lavatories and hand-washing stations in the temporary Safe Outdoor Space. As this space phases out on June 30 due to the heat, people are offered safe, cooled indoor sleeping space or bridge housing.
  • 175 Unsheltered, vulnerable individuals were provided non-congregate shelter in Chandler (44), Mesa (55) and Tempe (76)
  • 363 Unhoused individuals from congregate settings and encampments have been provided non-congregate housing or bridge housing.
  • 2,212 Unhoused people experiencing homelessness have been provided weather relief through cooled, socially distanced, indoor sleeping space at the Human Services Campus.
  • 20,000 masks, hand sanitizer, disinfectant, hand washing stations and other PPE have been distributed throughout the County to serve people experiencing homelessness since March 2020.
  • More than 7,000 COVID-19 tests have been administered at locations serving people experiencing homelessness since April 2020.
  • More than 4,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered by Circle the City to people experiencing homelessness since January 2021.
  • 1,300 People experiencing homelessness with COVID-19, or symptoms of the illness, have been provided safe isolation in hotels.
  • More than 2,400 transports have been provided since May 2020 to people experiencing homelessness from COVID-19 testing locations allowing them to access hospitals, clinics and to arrive at isolation locations.
  • As of Mach 31, 2021, 112 households experiencing homelessness were provided rapid re-housing.

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