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WIC Focus Groups

| April 23, 2017
WIC Focus Groups

Coconino County Public Health Services District is looking for parents with children under 5 to participate in focus groups. The groups will take place at the WIC Clinic to hear from parents about how WIC can better serve them. All participants will receive a $25 gift card! Kids are welcome!

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Arizona Grandparent Ambassadors

| April 23, 2017
Arizona Grandparent Ambassadors

We have a wonderful opportunity to share our thoughts with the Department of Child Safety (DCS) regarding the Foster Home Licensing Process, with a special emphasis on the Foster Parent Training Curriculum.

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Coffee with a CASA

| April 23, 2017
Coffee with a CASA

You are invited to join us for a casual conversation about the Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) Program. Come learn how you can have a lifelong impact on a child in foster care in Coconino County. CASA volunteers are everyday people, appointed by a judge to review a case of abuse or neglect. Volunteers meet with the children invovled in the case and become an integral part of the court team, ultimately reporting back to the judge with vital information about the case.

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2017 Ahoy to Summer Children’s Health & Wellness Fair

| April 15, 2017
2017 Ahoy to Summer Children’s Health & Wellness Fair

Join North Country HealthCare on Saturday, April 29th, 2017, 11am – 2pm for Ahoy to Summer Children’s Health & Wellness Fair! Hosted at the Flagstaff Aquaplex, this event is free and open to the public. Explore all of the fun summer activities and camps Flagstaff has to offer your little scallywags and get a jump start on back to school readiness before the school year even ends!

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Summer Food Service Program for Children

| April 15, 2017
Summer Food Service Program for Children

The Flagstaff Unified School District announces the sponsorship of the Summer Food Service Program for children. Meals will be provided to all children, ages 18 and under, without charge and are the same for all children regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability,and there will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service.

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8 Things to Remember about Child Development

| April 15, 2017
8 Things to Remember about Child Development

Building on a well-established knowledge base more than half a century in the making, recent advances in the science of early childhood development and its underlying biology provide a deeper understanding that can inform and improve existing policy and practice, as well as help generate new ways of thinking about solutions. In this important list, featured in the From Best Practices to Breakthrough Impacts report, the Center on the Developing Child sets the record straight about some aspects of early child development.

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Child Care: Community Discussion and Forum

| April 14, 2017
Child Care: Community Discussion and Forum

CCC&Y Williams Child Abuse Prevention Council would like to invite you to the discussion! It has come to our attention that there are concerns about the lack of affordable and available child care in the community of Williams. We are looking for the community to come together to discuss the needs and concerns around this issue.

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Fill the Backpack

| April 14, 2017
Fill the Backpack

We will be filling backpacks for children in foster care and also offering the opportunity for foster families to come and get free clothing.

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Arizona educators share what’s working to create trauma-sensitive schools

| April 10, 2017
Arizona educators share what’s working to create trauma-sensitive schools

Creating a supportive environment is helping reduce student behavior issues in Arizona schools and empowering students to pause before they respond instead of reacting to adverse events.

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CASA’s Needed!

| April 8, 2017
CASA’s Needed!

CASAs are desperately needed in Coconino County! CASA volunteers will stay with children who are victims of abuse or neglect until the child is placed in a safe, permanent home. For many of these children, CASA volunteers are the only constant adult presence in their life at the time.

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