The homes will provide residents with a safe place to live while also helping them build equity. Residents are expected to stay in the homes for two to three years.
Part of healthy aging is having companionship, gatherings and affirmations of who you are, say Southern Arizona Senior Pride volunteers.
Mentoring Tucson's Kids has seen some 2,000 Southern Arizona youths come through the faith-based program since its inception in the mid-1990s.
Arizona’s Health Start program, to put it simply, works. A recent study showed it improved birth weights and immunization rates for children.
Survivor Shield Foundation focuses on two areas: Direct financial donations to survivors and lobbying for increased governmental support and services.
People are living longer, which means it's necessary to have programs dedicated to improving quality of life for older people, the Elder Alliance says.
For Star subscribers: "Free Time: Building Community for Incarcerated Writers" is run out of the University of Arizona Poetry Center, with volunteer mentors meeting in person or via Zoom.
Hemos creado una breve encuesta para que nuestros lectores identifiquen problemas y soluciones en el sur de Arizona.
In order to get the money, cities could be forced to arrest and lock up some people now living on the streets, under the bill a Senate panel approved Tuesday.
We've created a short survey for our readers to identify problems and solutions in Southern Arizona.
For Star subscribers: More than 600 people have graduated from Pima County's Drug Treatment Alternative to Prison and Drug Court programs, which focus on recovery and rehabilitation over punishment.
Una renovación de $3 millones casi duplicará la capacidad de Emerge Center Against Domestic Abuse para albergar a sobrevivientes de violencia doméstica, ahora que las llamadas de ayuda han aumentado durante la pandemia.
Desiree Cook is the founder of nonprofit I Am You 360, which serves youths in foster care by providing customized personal hygiene products, mentoring experience, life skills training and most recently, short-term housing. DeGeneres was impressed.
The event aims to provide health equity to the community. The Star previously reported that some people with disabilities and special needs have experienced difficulty accessing vaccines.
A $3 million renovation will nearly double Emerge Center Against Domestic Abuse's capacity to shelter survivors, as calls for help are increasing during the pandemic but people are finding it harder to leave abusers, says the nonprofit's CEO.
“It’s very difficult for them to process grief with all the other things they have going on,” in some cases including things like poverty, homelessness and addiction.
Hispanic women are at higher risk for gender-based violence due to a variety of cultural and institutional factors, advocates say.
This story and video take you inside the room as local law officers are taught how to de-escalate situations when people are in mental-health or substance-use crisis.
Solutions journalism intends to rebalance the news and focus not just on problems, but on potential solutions to those problems.
The Arizona Daily Star has filed special actions demanding that state agencies release data used to determine eligibility for services for peo…
Amy Silverman is honored for her "fantastic work highlighting issues within the state for those with disabilities," which she reported for the Star and for the ProPublica Local Reporting Network.
The funds can provide landlords and property owners with up to a year in back rent and three months in advance rent for tenants seeing COVID hardships.