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DES Works to End Homelessness in Arizona

Homelessness in our nation, as well as in Arizona, is arguably one of the greatest social ills of our society. Homelessness can happen to anyone regardless of age, gender, education level, or socio-economic status. While instances of substance abuse or mental health issues are often present, they are not always factors in the homeless population.  However, substance abuse and mental illness make it more difficult for homeless individuals to accept assistance designed to get them into safe, secure, and stable housing.

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