Paul Mulligan, chief executive officer of Catholic Charities Community Services that serves the Diocese of Phoenix, highlights local projects in this public service announcement for Catholic Charities USA. He focuses on efforts to permanently help those facing homelessness, including veterans.

Verde Villas, the first project of Housing for Hope, opened about a year ago as a collaborative effort to provide a permanent supportive housing community for needy families and individuals. It’s conveniently located across the street from a Catholic parish.