Shelters in 85142 Zip Code
Shelter Terminology
People who have come upon hard times can often seek assistance and temporary residence from an emergency shelter. Shelters can be charitable institutions that are staffed with volunteer workers who are dedicated to providing relief and comfort to people and animals in distress. They provide beds, showers, food and often counseling and medical assistance. A shelter can also be a private structure for an individual or family in a time of crisis. The following list of terms might help you to understand the various types of shelters available to a community:

Battered Women's Shelter: A center that provides help, refuge and support to women who have suffered emotional and/or physical abuse at the hands of a spouse, parent, partner, etc. Women's shelters provide crisis counseling and exit assistance for women who are under constant threat from their abusers.

Homeless Shelter: A place of temporary housing for individuals and families who have no other place of refuge. There are homeless shelters that cater to young people and offer job training, counseling and substance abuse rehabilitation.

Animal Shelter: An institution dedicated to the rescue and housing of abandoned, abused or neglected animals. Animal shelters are dedicated to providing a secure and safe habitat for dogs, cats and other pets in the hope that they will be adopted.

Emergency Shelter: A facility that houses people who are unable to remain in their homes due to a natural disaster such as earthquake, hurricane fire or flood.

Survival Shelter: An urban or wilderness refuge for people who seek to protect themselves from contamination of nuclear fallout, highly destructive natural disasters or the advent of war. Survival shelters can be underground bunkers or above ground structures that are resistant to trauma or attack.

6935 E Williams Field Rd
Mesa, AZ 85212
651 E Commonwealth Ave
Chandler, AZ 85225
710 W 8th Ave
Mesa, AZ 85210
32 S. Macdonald Street
Mesa, AZ 85210
970 N Eleven Mile Corner Rd
Casa Grande, AZ 85194
9206 S Calle Tomi
Tempe, AZ 85283
100 W Phoenix Ave
Eloy, AZ 85131
1630 E Monroe St
Phoenix, AZ 85034
3840 N 32nd St Ste 6
Phoenix, AZ 85018
609 N 9th St
Phoenix, AZ 85006
4020 N 20th St Ste 220
Phoenix, AZ 85016
1917 W Pima St
Phoenix, AZ 85009
1615 S 19th Dr
Phoenix, AZ 85009
1510 S 19th Dr
Phoenix, AZ 85009
3302 W College Dr
Phoenix, AZ 85017
1050 W Mountain View Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85021
1003 N 93rd Ave
Tolleson, AZ 85353
7800 N 59th Ave
Glendale, AZ 85301
5850 W Glendale Ave
Glendale, AZ 85301
1103 N 6th St
Avondale, AZ 85323
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