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Bilingual update: Coconino County Rental or Move In Assistance with Utility Deposit

| March 31, 2020
Bilingual update: Coconino County Rental or Move In Assistance with Utility Deposit

Coconino County Health & Human Services / Community Services report Coconino County Rental or Move In Assistance with Utility Deposit is available for Coconino County residents including seniors, disabled, families, veterans and individuals in crisis and affected by COVID-19.  Must be income eligible.

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Flagstaff Family Food Center Needs Volunteers

| March 23, 2020
Flagstaff Family Food Center Needs Volunteers

The Flagstaff Family Food Center needs volunteers.

Most critical needs:

• Emergency Food Box Program: Tue-Sat 9am-1pm
• Sandwich Making: Daily 10am-2pm
• Grab-N-Go Dinner Service: Daily 3:30-6pm

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United Way of Northern Arizona — VITA Services Suspended in Northern Arizona Due to COVID-19

| March 23, 2020
United Way of Northern Arizona — VITA Services Suspended in Northern Arizona Due to COVID-19

The United Way of Northern Arizona (UWNA) has announced that Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) services in Flagstaff, Williams, Tuba City, Page, Fredonia, Whiteriver, Kykotsmovi, Keams Canyon and Holbrook have been suspended through April 4 due to concerns about COVID-19.

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March 8 — Flagstaff Foster, Kinship & Adopt Support Group meeting in Flagstaff

| March 3, 2020
March 8 — Flagstaff Foster, Kinship & Adopt Support Group meeting in Flagstaff

Flagstaff Foster, Kinship & Adopt Support Group meeting, 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 8, 3475 Soliere Ave, Flagstaff.

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First Things First publishes latest Building Bright Futures report

| January 21, 2020
First Things First publishes latest Building Bright Futures report

Recently, First Things First published its latest Building Bright Futures report, a summary of the status of young children in our state. Sadly, the data in this report paint a picture for the future of Arizona that is anything but bright:

• 1 in 4 children in Arizona lives in poverty;
• Only 1 in 3 children goes to preschool; and,
• Arizona is second only to Oklahoma in the number of children exposed to adversity at a young age, including neglect, family substance abuse or violence, and homelessness.

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Volunteers needed for Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program

| December 17, 2019
Volunteers needed for Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program

Volunteers needed for the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program.

As a Volunteer you will:

Help families gain free access to Tax Credits and keep more money in their pockets.
Gain valuable experience—IRS certification training is free!
Give back to your community
No experience is necessary and Training is Free

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Northland Family Help Center seeking Shelter Manager

| November 26, 2019
Northland Family Help Center seeking Shelter Manager

Northland Family Help Center is seeking shelter manager for its Domestic Violence Shelter.

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Education Spotlight: CCC alum sets sights on teaching in middle school

| July 9, 2019
Education Spotlight: CCC alum sets sights on teaching in middle school

Even though she graduated from CCC last year, April Winters returned to take classes in American Sign Language (ASL), which are not offered at Northern Arizona University.

“Since I’m going to be a teacher, I thought it might come in handy if I happen to have a student who’s deaf,” April said, adding that her boyfriend works with adults with disabilities at two different jobs and knows ASL.

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Education Spotlight: Indigenous Youth STEM Academy Awarded $5,600 Kahtoola for the People Grant

| July 2, 2019
Education Spotlight: Indigenous Youth STEM Academy Awarded $5,600 Kahtoola for the People Grant

On June 6th, 2019, Flagstaff Open Space was awarded a $5,600 grant through Kahtoola for the People. Grant funds will allow the Indigenous Youth STEM Academy (IYSA) to work with an additional educational partner beginning in fall 2019. Kahtoola is a local Flagstaff business committed to building quality winter traction gear. Kahtoola for the People grants 1% of Kahtoola’s annual sales to help fund projects that preserve and enrich indigenous cultures worldwide. Since 1999, over $200,000 has been awarded to programs that improve communities, healthcare, education, resources, and the environment.

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Coconino County seeking Peer Support Specialist: Opioid Crisis Response – Public Health District

| June 10, 2019
Coconino County seeking Peer Support Specialist: Opioid Crisis Response – Public Health District

Coconino County is seeking a Peer Support Specialist: Opioid Crisis Response – Public Health District.Coconino County is seeking a Peer Support Specialist: Opioid Crisis Response – Public Health District.

Under supervision assists adults with substance use disorder (SUD) to access needed treatment and services from a peer standpoint.

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