If you are a social service agency referring an applicant to us for rehabilitation and education or vocation to our program, we ask that your organization or family can help sponsor them, as we are not just a housing rescue mission but a complete holistic rehabilitation program that provides for the applicant's total healing and life necessities.
Our ministry is focused on those who are homeless, or near homeless, because of foreclosures, economic recession,
an uncaring and insensitive government, or corporate greed.
Homeless Is Not My Choice helps those who seek to help themselves, we are a discerning service organization using the above criteria in relation to personal improvement motivations.
Our program houses the homeless in our community homes in family settings, therefore erasing the stigma of institutionalization. This approach enables individuals to feel as part of a family, loved by parental figures.
Our core, residential program is a four-dimensional approach offering housing, nutrition, hope, and vocation.
A residential program at Avalon Organic Gardens & EcoVillage provides
incorporation into residential and family housing in Tumacácori, Arizona.
Chefs and nutritionists on staff prepare and plan three organic meals daily to ensure a balanced diet that optimizes healing through nutrition-dense foods.
Individuals are invited to attend spiritual classes and receive counseling,
providing an opportunity to discover a relationship with the Creator and a
strengthened sense of purpose.
A variety of skills can be learned, including: agricultural work, animal husbandry, carpentry, mechanics, computer proficiency, and other areas.
Our individually specialized cognitive and social counseling process is supported by the Personality Integration Rehabilitation Program (PIRP)— a partnership which
creates a new paradigm in social-spiritual rehabilitation. Learn more about PIRP.Hands in the Soil : For individuals not interested in the live-in residential
program for any reason, three meals can be earned on a day-to-day basis by volunteering
for six hours of work at Avalon Organic Gardens & EcoVillage. Individuals will
be picked up, stay the night, and be brought back to Tucson in the morning, after
We are writing to say that Homeless Is Not My Choice has worked here regularly as volunteers in the Free Kitchen. They do a great job and we seek to collaborate more with them in the future.
— Brian Flagg Coordinator, Casa Maria, Tucson
You can call us at 520-603-9932 or send us a note by filling out this form.