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Staggering Numbers of Homeless and Runaway Youth in Coconino County

| December 3, 2013 | 0 Comments
Staggering Numbers of Homeless and Runaway Youth in Coconino County

A recent LETTER TO THE EDITOR posted in the Az Daily Sun reports high numbers of homeless youth in several Coconino County School Districts.  See the statistics and the local community resources available to support these high risk young people. CCC&Y facilitated a county-wide anecdotal survey and assessment of Runaway and Homeless Youth (RHY) in […]

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Next CCC&Y Board Meeting

| December 2, 2013 | 0 Comments
Next CCC&Y Board Meeting

Reminder!! The next CCC&Y Board Meeting is going to be held on Monday, December 16th, from 12-1:30pm in the Coconino County Public Health Services District’s Ponderosa Room. All are welcome to attend.

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Health Insurance Marketplace Calendar

| December 2, 2013 | 0 Comments
Health Insurance Marketplace Calendar

*Special Announcement* There has been an extension on the Healthcare Marketplace. Don’t miss out on the appropriate dates to sign up.

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Recruiting Surrogate Parents

| November 26, 2013 | 0 Comments
Recruiting Surrogate Parents

FUSD is looking for surrogate parents, adults who volunteer to represent the rights of students who have had parental rights severed by the state. These volunteers represent the rights of students in educational matters, attending individual education plan meetings, psychoeducational meetings and other meetings that pertain to educational decisions regarding the student.

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More Than Baby Talk

| November 21, 2013 | 0 Comments
More Than Baby Talk

University of North Carolina’s Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute has just published “More Than Baby Talk,” an easily-readable and free online guide to igniting the communication and language skills of infants and toddlers. This guide includes ten research-based recommendations for educators and parents.  For a complete PDF download click HERE. “More Than Baby Talk” […]

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Coconino County Residents – we need your help!

| November 21, 2013 | 0 Comments
Coconino County Residents – we need your help!

We need your help and participation. Please consider volunteering 10-20 minutes of your time to electronically fill-out the The 2013 Coconino County Community and Family Vitality Survey.

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Youth Art Show and Fun Night at The Hive

| November 21, 2013 | 0 Comments
Youth Art Show and Fun Night at The Hive

In recognition of National Runaway Prevention Month, Northland Family Help Center is hosting a Youth Art Show and Fun Night this coming Friday, November 22nd from 4 to 8 p.m. at The Hive located on South Phoenix Avenue between San Francisco and Beaver Street.  Join in this FREE fun event!

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Arizona Horizon Show to Feature Strong Start – Early Education in Arizona

| November 18, 2013 | 0 Comments
Arizona Horizon Show  to Feature Strong Start – Early Education in Arizona

Appearing on the show will be participant Todd Sanders, President and CEO of the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce, and myself. The show will feature highlights of the recommendations from the 103rd Arizona Town Hall Strong Start – Early Education in Arizona.

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Save the Children Program Specialist Needed

| November 18, 2013 | 0 Comments
Save the Children Program Specialist Needed

Save the Children is looking for a new Program Specialist. The Program Specialist oversees the implementation of the ESSS programming with the Havasupai partner. Specific responsibilities include; providing training and technical assistance to partners to ensure high-quality programs; developing and overseeing a plan for service coordination; monitoring partner progress and performance to ensure that they are achieving program objectives; providing home visits to 1-2 children prenatal-3 and their families in Supai camp; consulting with Senior EC Specialist, State team members as needed, to resolve complex issues; and, ensuring compliance with subgrant terms and conditions.

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Talk on strengthening character in children

| November 17, 2013 | 0 Comments
Talk on strengthening character in children

Author of “How Children Succeed,” talks about the importance of resiliency with Geoffrey Canada and Harlem Children’s Zone senior staff.

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