Established in 1988, Save the Family Foundation of Arizona is a leading provider of housing, case management and supportive services to more than 650 homeless and impoverished families annually throughout Maricopa County. We work to equip families to overcome underlying issues that lead to homelessness – ensuring stable homes, safe children and strong families because of our efforts. Join us today to help end family homelessness – volunteer, donate or advocate on behalf of those we serve. We appreciate your interest in Save the Family!


Equipping families to address poverty, overcome homelessness, and achieve self-sufficiency.


Communities free from family homelessness, where every person has a safe, affordable place to call home.

Core Values

Save the Family (STF) embraces the worth of all people. We therefore stand firm in celebrating diversity in all forms, including all voices in the work we do, and providing opportunities for all to achieve success through an individualized approach to STF services. We believe the following core values define our character and culture, and help us evaluate our actions.


…is our commitment to promote race equity and oppose systematic racism


…is fundamental to our mission, and demonstrated by words and actions that are consistently fair, honest, transparent and trustworthy


…is the driving force that fosters our kindness, caring, and a commitment to help all people reach their potential


…is integral to all we do, and achieved by our continuous performance evaluation and quality improvement initiatives


…is our responsible and thoughtful use of resources to ensure that we meet the needs of our clients and communities now and in the future


…is evidenced by treating everyone with dignity -and by responding to the diversity and inclusion in our communities


…is owning and being answerable for our intentions, actions and impact