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DEADLINE EXTENDED – Baby & Toddler Yoga Teacher Training – Scholarship Application Due Jan 31

| December 21, 2015
DEADLINE EXTENDED – Baby & Toddler Yoga Teacher Training – Scholarship Application Due Jan 31

ChildLight Yoga is presenting a training that will cover infant and early childhood development and education on how practicing yoga can support the social, emotional, and physical development, as well as overall contentment an comfort, of babies and toddlers, newborn through 2 years.

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Car Seats: Information for Families

| December 21, 2015
Car Seats: Information for Families

One of the most important jobs you have as a parent is keeping your child safe when riding in a vehicle. Each year thousands of young children are killed or injured in car crashes. Proper use of car safety seats helps keep children safe. But with so many differ- ent car safety seats on the […]

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CCC&Y Now Accepting Nominations for the 2016 Caring for Children Awards

| December 18, 2015
CCC&Y Now Accepting Nominations for the 2016 Caring for Children Awards

Take the time to review the flyer for the Caring for Children Awards and the Kickoff Luncheon along with the nomination form. Please start promoting this opportunity. Nominations are due Friday, February 5th!

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Speak Out for Arizona Children

| December 18, 2015
Speak Out for Arizona Children

We tell children all the time – dream big, work hard, and your dreams will come true someday. But without the basics like quality education, health care and security, “someday” never becomes a reality for too many Arizona children. Did you know that in Arizona: More than 1 in 4 children live in poverty; More […]

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Simple Toys Best for Young Kids’ Learning

| December 18, 2015
Simple Toys Best for Young Kids’ Learning

Holiday shopping is in full swing, as is the avalanche of ads heralding the latest learning toys for babies, toddlers and preschoolers. These toys promise fantastic educational rewards, sometimes with a price tag to match. Turns out, the toys that can be most beneficial to children’s learning are also budget friendly. READ MORE about the […]

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CCC&Y Board Meeting – Monday, January 25th – with Children’s Action Alliance

| December 17, 2015
CCC&Y Board Meeting – Monday, January 25th – with Children’s Action Alliance

CCC&Y will welcome Children’s Action Alliance C.E.O. Dana Naimark and Vice President, Damita Curry to our monthly Board Meeting scheduled for Monday, January 25th from 12 to 1:30 p.m. in the Ponderosa Room at the County Health and Community Services Building.  ALL are welcome to attend and join in the discussion.  We are excited to […]

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RESCHEDULED! Focus Group – Incentives Available – Share your community’s food needs!

| December 17, 2015
RESCHEDULED! Focus Group – Incentives Available – Share your community’s food needs!

St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance and ASU are looking for parents with children who qualify for free or reduced school lunch to discuss food needs and resources in your community.

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New Data Shows Foster Care Children Lag Behind Peers in Academic Success

| December 17, 2015
New Data Shows Foster Care Children Lag Behind Peers in Academic Success

A newly released study finds Arizona students in foster care fare worse academically than their peers, even those who are considered to be at risk because of other factors,  such as poverty, language barriers and learning disabilities. The report, Arizona’s Invisible Achievement Gap, highlights a critical issue affecting foster children: disruptions have a devastating impact […]

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The Office of Injury Prevention posted the 22nd Annual Child Fatality Review Report

| December 15, 2015
The Office of Injury Prevention posted the 22nd Annual Child Fatality Review Report

for 2014, the number of children who died in Arizona increased. There were some successes- deaths from motor vehicle and other transportation decreased as did deaths from maltreatment and unintentional injury. There is still work to be done in the areas of safe sleep, suicide and prematurity.

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CCC&Y’s Street Care Package Drive

| December 8, 2015
CCC&Y’s Street Care Package Drive

For the entire month of December, CCC&Y will be collecting survival care packages and supplies to support local homeless children and youth! ALL donations will go to Northland Family Help Center’s Outreach Project and the McKinney Vento Program. Both are local programs which provide critical care, counseling, resources, and supplies to our homeless children.

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