- Community Development
- Housing Section
- Emergency Shelter & Assistance
Emergency Shelter & Rental Assistance Resources
The City of Flagstaff does not directly maintain emergency housing, though community partners do. Below are community partners that will help you address immediate housing needs.
COVID-19 Related Emergency Rental Assistance
The Arizona Department of Economic Security (AZ-DES) is offering Emergency Rental Assistance. You can get started on their website. Additional COVID-19 related resources can be found under "Other Resources" below. If you are facing eviction, visit our Eviction Prevention page.
Coconino County Front Door Program
The Front Door Program helps those experiencing homelessness to find housing through a network of community partners. You can speak with a Front Door Specialist at either of the below locations from 9 am to 3 pm, Monday through Friday.
Flagstaff Shelter Services
4185 East Huntington Avenue
Flagstaff, AZ 86004
Flagstaff Shelter Services Map
Phone: (928) 225-2533 ex. 307
Email Holly Creager, Front Door Specialist
Flagstaff Shelter Services Website: Emergency Shelter - flagshelter.org
Flagstaff Shelter Services are open all day, every day, ready to provide emergency shelter and services to all people. Anyone can go to Flagstaff shelter, regardless of faith, sobriety, or mental health. Flagstaff Shelter Services also provides tools and resources needed to move out of homelessness for good.
Catholic Charities Community Services
2101 N 4th Street
Flagstaff, AZ 86004
Catholic Charities Community Services Map
Phone: (928) 774-9125 ex. 53007
Email Michelle McManimon, Front Door Specialist
Catholic Charities Community Services Website - catholiccharitiesaz.org
At this time, Catholic Charities Community Services physical location is not open to the public. They do continue to serve the public. Contact them by phone for more information.
The Projects for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness (PATH) Program utilizes specially trained staff and volunteers to connect people with mental illness who are experiencing homelessness with psychiatric treatment and housing. PATH specialists engage homeless individuals and families throughout Northern Arizona to build trust, distribute information, and provide life-sustaining goods.
Emergency Rent & Utility Assistance
If you are seeking immediate assistance for rent or utilities, the below agencies may be able to assist you.
If you owe rent or utilities as a result of COVID-19, Department of Economic Stability's Emergency Rent Assistance Program may be able to help. This assistance program is implemented as a result of the American Rescue Plan and administered by Arizona DES.
Coconino County Community Services
2625 N King Street
Flagstaff, AZ 86004
Coconino County Community Services Map
Phone: (928) 679-7453
Contact Coconino County Community Services
Coconino County Community Services Website - coconino.az.gov/143/Community-Services
St. Vincent de Paul Help Line
Phone: (928) 774-6511
Available only by phone. If you do not reach someone, call back at a later time. Do not leave a message.
The Salvation Army of Flagstaff
507 N Humphrey Street
Flagstaff, AZ 86001
The Salvation Army of Flagstaff Map
Phone: (928) 774-1403
The Salvation Army of Flagstaff Website - flagstaff.salvationarmy.org
Flagstaff Resources Website
FlagstaffResources.com is an extensive, interactive website to help community members find the resources they are seeking. FlagstaffResources.com is independent from the City of Flagstaff.
Additional Utility Assistance
For a complete list of utility assistance providers, see this Resource from Crisis Response Network (English PDF) or the Resource from Crisis Response Network (Spanish PDF).
Additional Help with Finances and Housing
- Arizona 2-1-1 COVID-19 Information and Referrals (211Arizona.org)
- Arizona Department of Economic Security: Coronavirus Resources (DES.AZ.gov)
- Arizona Department of Economic Security: Homeless Services (DES.AZ.gov)
- Student Loans and COVID-19 (StudentAid.gov) - Loan payments to restart after January 31, 2022
- Coconino County COVID-19 Social Safety-Net Services Coalition Resource Guide (Coconino.AZ.gov PDF)
- Mohave County COVID-19 Social Safety-Net Services Coalition Resource Guide (RCUW.org PDF)
- Pinal County COVID-19 Social Safety-Net Services Coalition Resource Guide (UnitedWayofPC.org PDF)
- Pima County COVID-19 Social Safety-Net Services Coalition Resource Guide (United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona PDF)