St. John Center helps homeless men address barriers to housing and self-sufficiency so that they may leave homelessness for good. By providing shelter, social services, supportive housing, and serving as a hub with partner agencies, St. John Center is where homeless men seek help, find hope, and move forward.
Open seven days a week from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., St. John Center serves as many as 200 clients daily.
Two complementary programs offer homeless men consistent opportunities to move along a continuum of care from crisis to stability, from homelessness to self-sufficiency.
Emergency Day Shelter/Social Services Center – Open seven days a week, the emergency day shelter and social services center provides: access to hot showers, restroom facilities, hot coffee and cold water, local and long distance telephone service, mail service and fax service. Also available to homeless clients are: notary public service, job and housing referrals, assistance filling out food stamp and, disability claims, assistance acquiring birth certificates, identification letters for regular clients, mental health counseling. Services are also provided by the Veteran’s Administration, Legal Aid Society, Seven Counties Services, and Phoenix Health Center.
Permanent Supportive Housing Program – The permanent supportive housing program helps men obtain and maintain safe, decent, affordable housing by subsidizing rent and providing the daily or weekly support of a social worker.