UMOM is people like you

Jackson Fonder

“There is a single driving force behind everything we do: the fundamental belief that every human being, no matter his or her status, deserves dignity, respect and a home. We spend every day working to make that vision become a reality.”
– Jackson Fonder, CEO

Explore Our History

Our Mission:

To prevent and end homelessness with
innovative strategies and housing solutions
that meet the unique needs of each family and individual.

Founded in 1964, UMOM is located in Phoenix, Arizona and is an innovative provider of shelter, housing and services for people experiencing homelessness.

Every night we provide safe shelter and supportive services for nearly 800 individuals experiencing homelessness – 155 families, 130 single women, and 60 youth. We also offer over 500 units of affordable housing across the Valley, each with special Program Centers for residents.

We helped 1,171 people find jobs through our employment services.

We provide healthcare services, childcare, job training and services for veterans.

It’s more than a job. It’s our passion.

UMOM New Day Centers is an extraordinary place where committed people can have a real and positive impact on the community.
Meet our leadership team and learn more about professional opportunities with UMOM.

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I witnessed kids personally evolving in the program. Kids become more confident. They learned to control anger and to reengage with their families.

I want to help