About us

We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Since we established our roots in 1975, Trellis (formerly Neighborhood Housing Services of Phoenix) has made stable homes possible. We provide home ownership counseling, financial access and neighborhood development. Regardless of income, education or background, we help individuals and families across Arizona. As a NeighborWorks America member and a Freddie Mac Borrower Help Center, we are connected to a strong network spanning all 50 states.

Our Vision

An Arizona where everyone has a place to call home.

Our Mission

Trellis is dedicated to making stable homes and communities possible through educating, building and lending.

Our Strategic Plan

Our focus is to work with cross-sector partners to advance social enterprise, increase sustainability and advocate the value of home.

To view our 2020-2021 Strategic Plan, CLICK HERE

Annual Reports

We are proud to share our annual reports and finances with our donors, supporters and the public. The work that you help us achieve has helped create 3800 homeowners, provided counseling and education to 46,000 individuals and families and built 310 homes with over 100 homes being built in the next few years.

To view our previous Annual Reports, CLICK HERE

  • Our History

    Trellis (originally started as Neighborhood Housing Services of Phoenix) was formed in 1975 with help from the City of Phoenix and NeighborWorks America. NeighborWorks America is a national nonprofit organization, federally funded by an appropriations from Congress that provides financial support, technical assistance and training for community-based revitalization efforts in all 50 states.

  • Our Future

    Access to home ownership for all of us. Individuals and families become stable and more economically secure; neighborhoods become vital, active communities; and cities gain jobs and tax revenues. It’s an investment with positive returns for everyone.

Zachariah’s Story

I’d always known that I wanted to be a homeowner down the road, but it was kind of on the back burner. Then I found out I was going to be a father. Once my daughter came along it was very important for me to give her a place to build memories, to give her a sense of home,a place that she can grow up in.

- Zachariah
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