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Bilingual update — Coconino County Health and Human Services launches Healthy Habits Emergency Saving Matching Program

| May 26, 2020
Bilingual update — Coconino County Health and Human Services launches Healthy Habits Emergency Saving Matching Program

Coconino County Health and Human Services (CCHHS) is launching a program that matches people’s savings while helping them improve their financial habits.

The Healthy Habits Emergency Saving Matching program provides free financial education/coaching and matches participants’ saving over nine months. The longer participants save, the larger the matching ratio becomes – giving participants the opportunity to triple their savings from $225 to $675.

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Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE) — Governor Ducey Announces $500,000 To Further Expand Child Care

| May 26, 2020
Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE) — Governor Ducey Announces $500,000 To Further Expand Child Care

On May 20, Governor Doug Ducey announced that $500,000 from the AZ Coronavirus Relief Fund has been allocated to organizations that provide out-of-school child care in the state. The funding will support extended hours and enrichment programs to meet the increased demand of child care for families while students distance learn and parents or guardians work. The organizations will continue to support students in their social and emotional development and help them stay on track academically.

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Mental Health Resources in Arizona

| May 26, 2020
Mental Health Resources in Arizona

Welcome to the Mental Health Resources in Arizona website! This site is organized by Arizona Counties.  The resources provided are to help people obtain mental health information and other related treatment and support services in the State of Arizona.

All resources are listed together under ALL RESOURCES in the Resource Tables on the right-hand side of the website pages. You can also search for resources by County – just click on the name of a County listed under RESOURCE TABLES. 

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Tuba City Child Abuse Prevention Council to hold virtual meeting on May 27

| May 26, 2020
Tuba City Child Abuse Prevention Council to hold virtual meeting on May 27

We would like to hold our next virtual meeting through Microsoft Teams, next Wednesday the 27th, from 12-1 PM Mountain Standard Time. We will be discussing council updates and our continued efforts for spreading child abuse prevention awareness in the community. Please let us know if you have any questions or concerns. We hope to see everyone there! Please follow the link below when the meeting starts.

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First Things First — Showing thanks to Arizona’s early childhood caregivers

| May 26, 2020
First Things First — Showing thanks to Arizona’s early childhood caregivers

This month, First Things First asked families to show their gratitude for Arizona’s early care and education providers through the #ShareTheCareAZ campaign. Families, providers and early childhood partners joined us in showing thanks to our state’s entire child care workforce. And there’s still time to participate if you haven’t yet.

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Mindfullness Spotlight: Mindfulness is being aware of our feelings!

| May 26, 2020
Mindfullness Spotlight: Mindfulness is being aware of our feelings!

Coconino Coalition for Children and Youth promotes mindfulness as a resiliency tool. Personally, facilitating a mindfulness webinar and weekly Family Connection meetings brings me joy! I enjoy the opportunity to connect with the wider community in a personal way. It feels good to build collective resiliency and inner power.

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Connections Spotlight: Watch free webinar — Strengthening Families Protective Factors

| May 26, 2020
Connections Spotlight: Watch free webinar — Strengthening Families Protective Factors

CCC&Y has hosted this 1.5 hour webinar to ensure we look through a strength-based framework that is evidence-based, supports families and is prevention focused.  This is for the community, as well as, professionals.  Trainer: Claire Louge, Prevention Child Abuse Arizona

According to one participant: “I was so surprised that I could use the information in a lot of work that I do and not just with youth and families. It is truly amazing how it related to just every day life. It was great!!” “The reminders to look for strengths in everyone, even yourself.”

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Join CCC&Y’S Family Connection Weekly Zoom Meeting on Thursdays

| May 25, 2020
Join CCC&Y’S Family Connection Weekly Zoom Meeting on Thursdays

The Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth is presenting a weekly Family Connection Zoom Meeting at 3 p.m.

The meeting is open to parents, caregivers, professionals — All individuals in our community.

Now is the time to connect, be supportive and receive support in a safe and caring environment via zoom or by telephone.

This is an open time to connect with others, share joys, vent some concerns, ask for support, or offer others your support.

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CASA of Coconino County Shows Appreciation to Those Who Served

| May 25, 2020
CASA of Coconino County Shows Appreciation to Those Who Served

Monday is Memorial Day and CASA of Coconino County would like to show appreciation to our U.S. Armed Forces. Those who have served and continue to serve their country are an inspiration.

We cannot forget the reason for the Memorial Day holiday – honoring those who have lost their lives while selflessly serving our country. CASA of Coconino County pays their respect to these heroes.

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Arizona’s Children Association to present the Virtual Parenting Workshop — ‘First Five Years ONLINE’ starting June 3

| May 19, 2020
Arizona’s Children Association to present the Virtual Parenting Workshop — ‘First Five Years ONLINE’ starting June 3

The Arizona’s Children Association will present Virtual Parenting Workshop: “First Five Years ONLINE” starting June 3

This 4-session series will help you nurture your child with a “just right” combination of freedom and positive discipline.

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