Stabilizing people in crisis and helping transition them to independence.

Our Commitment

“Each person seeking assistance comes away with the HOPE that THEY CAN CHANGE THEIR LIFE. Most of all, they leave with a sense that someone cares about them, can help them and can be trusted."

Jim Welter, Executive Director

Jim Welter, Executive Director

IMPACT Phoenix helps individuals move from crisis to independence with a distinctive approach different than any other organization by focusing on two critical unmet needs - learn how in this short video.

Building the Sunnyslope Community Faith Based Collaborative

June 16, 2017

You’ve read my blogs before that state how ‘collaboration’ is in the DNA of IMPACT Phoenix.  When we formed the Sunnyslope Collaborative to respond to the community’s request to assist their efforts in ending homelessness…

Bridges Out of Poverty Initiative

May 9, 2017

In late April I met a wonderful person, Danielle,  who coordinates the Bridges Out of Poverty initiative here in Phoenix, through St. Vincent de Paul.  Danielle is holding an Understanding Poverty workshop on Friday, June 23rd that…

Sunnyslope Community Faith Based Collaborative I-HELP Initiative

May 1, 2017

I was invited by Councilwoman Stark of District 3 of Phoenix to comment, at the City’s budget hearing on April 20th, on the 2017-18 City budget as it relates to providing monies for initiatives that assist…

Justice Plus a Transformed Life Brings Hope

December 21, 2016

Today was a special day for an IMPACT Phoenix client. After living a pretty normal life, Rose (not real name) fell into an addiction resulting in incarceration, damaged relationships, financial ruin, and homelessness.  Fortunately, she sought…

Did I Say Collaboration?

May 9, 2016

I’ve blogged before (January 16, 2016) about the value of collaborative efforts in person and community transformation. At the risk of being repetitive, I write about collaboration again today because I continue to see its…