Homeless Services in Prescott
Families who find themselves in economic despair, and living in crisis, find hope at The Agape House of Prescott. Agape House is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that provides long-term transitional housing for families without a residence. They work to rebuild and transform families’ lives and prepare them for an independent and self-sustained future.
The face of the homeless is not who you may think. They are families living on friends’ couches, living in the forest, in parking lots, and trying to manage a family while living in a car. They may be students, waiters/waitresses, or workers at Thrift Stores, Grocery Stores, and Construction sites.
As a Christ-based nonprofit, Agape House helps families rebuild and transform their lives through love, support, training, prayer, and the security of having a home. Agape House is not a shelter but a place to call home—an interim place to raise their family, rebuild relationships, and prepare for independence.
About Their Program
Agape House journeys with the families every step of the way during the rebuilding and transforming process. The Pathway to Independence gives families a place to call home. The support system is a four-phase program of stability, personal wellness, life skills training, and sustainability. Their full-time mentors lead a team of 60+ volunteers that continually support the families by mentoring, coaching, and building relationships so that the families can thrive and succeed.
As Prescott’s only family-inclusive interim housing community, Agape House needed a permanent facility where families could find safety, stability, transitional housing, and support as they work to rebuild their lives. Agape House was able to make that need a reality. Recently, the Agape House purchased a nine-unit apartment complex near downtown Prescott. The apartments not only provide a secure place to call home, but they also offer a community of support. Families help families, mentors have a central location to meet with the families, and kids have a place to play and be kids. For many of the children, this is the first home that they have ever had.
Celebrating 10 Years!
Agape House of Prescott is Celebrating ten years of rebuilding the lives of families in Prescott. In the past ten years, Agape House has worked hard to provide more than 40 families (146 individuals) 32,513 nights to call home. At their “Boots & Blessings” ten year celebration Gala on July 20th, they aim to raise $200,000 to increase the number of families they can help at Agape House. Get tickets for their Gala here!