Medical Respite Center for Homeless Men and Women

Catholic Community Services of Southern Arizona is leading a community effort to establish a medical respite center in Tucson where men and women experiencing homelessness may recuperate from an acute disease, illness requiring medical intervention, or hospital care. 

Program Overview

The Medical Respite Center for Homeless Men and Women will be a place of healing, love, and hope for up to 48 homeless men and women every day, with: 

  • men’s and women’s dormitories
  • meals and special diet accommodations
  • medical care through El Rio Health
  • follow-up care and care management
  • personal care and medication management
  • recovery and peer support
  • accommodations for patients’ pets
  • day rooms and a chapel
  • access to housing and social services

Have a Heart to Heal And Join Our Campaign

Tucson has the heart to heal, with so many wonderful people and organizations that care deeply about the community and all its members. That’s why we are appealing to everyone we can to help build Tucson’s first dedicated Medical Respite Center for Homeless Men and Women. We welcome you and invite you to help us meet our $5.2 million construction goal with a pledge. To join us, please donate online now or call us at (520) 670-0816. 

  • Oct 16, 2019, 14:23 PM