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Put a Leaf on the Friendship House Tree of Life

The construction costs for Friendship House, a transitional residence for people moving from homelessness back into a place of productivity in society, has already been provided. However, the cost of landscaping, the money-saving solar electrical generating system, the appliances (washer, and dryer or the laundry area, refrigerator, stove, dishwasher, microwave oven and hot water heater for the kitchen, are not yet covered. These costs add up to $33,000.


Since homeless persons can be reluctant to leave the streets and accept emergency shelter or transitional housing, we operate transition centers — places where homeless youth or adults can get off the streets and find a temporary safe haven. And often, when homeless persons begin to trust drop-in center staff, they agree to leave the streets and enter transitional or permanent housing.

  • WaterThe summers are hot and bottled water is an essential need for survival
  • FoodTransition center provides daily food
  • Homewe provide housing assistance when needed.
  • CareSpending time and providing mentoring to those individuals we serve

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Experiencing Homelessness or Food Insecurity?

Communities in the Verde Valley have many resources for the homeless and the hungry.



We treat all people with dignity and respect. We recognize people flourish in an environment where they are supported, trusted and respected.

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We never compromise our integrity. We build our relationships on a foundation of integrity, honesty and trust. We do the right thing because it is the right thing to do.

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We build on each other’s ideas and skills. We believe the best results are gained by capitalizing on the team’s strengths and not on an individual’s talents alone. As individuals, we either lead or follow to achieve the best results for the organization and those we serve.

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From the Director

Director’s Report December 2022

At the Center Another busy month, 19 new people.  It is odd to me that our overnight shelter has been incredibly erratic this winter so far.  We might only have 10 signed up in the night or maybe 20 and then 2 or 3 don't arrive.  It's never been this unpredictable in...

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November 2022 Director’s Report

Center Guests Another busy month has passed! As I said, we have been quite busy.  Another 19 new people as of Thursday.  Some are transient, unfortunately a number are local that no longer have a place to live.  We have seen several people that were living at Angie's...

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If you have questions about VVHC or just want to send a message to our administration feel free to e-mail us at [email protected] or contact our Executive Director at [email protected]