If you’ve landed here, you’re ready to learn more, act and engage.

UMOM’s mission is to prevent and end homelessness – we welcome you as our partner in the work to persuade community leaders to see the problem clearly and act on it effectively.

Individual and family homelessness is a persistent, multi-faceted problem. Here, you will find information and tools to help you reach out and speak out on behalf of the thousands of families and individuals experiencing homelessness in Maricopa County.

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The first step is learning the language of homeless advocacy. These generally accepted definitions will help you come up-to-speed quickly.


There are many ways to engage with UMOM. You can donatevolunteer, participate in a fundraising event, or host an event of your own. You can eat at Helpings Café, our social enterprise business.

And you can return here often to find out more about emerging issues around homelessness and keep track when UMOM is in the news.

You Are Our Best Partner.

When You Learn, Act and Engage, You Change Lives