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Coconino County Health and Human Services conducting a Community Needs Assessment

| September 22, 2020
Coconino County Health and Human Services conducting a Community Needs Assessment

Coconino County Health and Human Services is conducting a Community Needs Assessment.

Click here to take the survey.

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Community Outreach & Patient Empowerment (COPE) now hiring

| September 22, 2020
Community Outreach & Patient Empowerment (COPE) now hiring

Empowerment — Join Our Team

Now in our tenth year, we feel well positioned to deepen our partnerships and develop more comprehensive community-solutions to health care needs in the Navajo Nation. We’ve spent time building the type of organization that can attract and retain dedicated, talented staff. We offer a great work environment, competitive salary and benefits package for full-time employees. 

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7th annual Tribal Summit to be held through Sept. 30

| September 22, 2020
7th annual Tribal Summit to be held through Sept. 30

The 7th annual Tribal Summit will be held Sept. 21-30.

This year’s summit is a collaborative between Health Choice Arizona and Care1st.

This year has definitely presented a lot of change and adaptability.  This event is no different.  We have had to adapt to the times and keep moving forward.  Therefore, we are excited to present this year’s Tribal Summit as a Series of Virtual Presentations September 21st through September 30th.

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Resource guides available for cities across Coconino County

| September 21, 2020
Resource guides available for cities across Coconino County

A variety of resource guides are available for cities throughout Coconino County to help families reach the resources they need during the Covid-19 emergency.

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2020 Health and Welfare Resource Virtual Networking meetings in Coconino County

| September 21, 2020
2020 Health and Welfare Resource Virtual Networking meetings in Coconino County

A variety of  health and welfare resource networking meetings are held each month in Coconino County. The meetings are presented in local restaurants, libraries, health care agencies and other locations where health professionals and representatives from a variety of governmental and non-profit organizations share information on upcoming programs and events that benefit the health and welfare of children, youth, parents and seniors throughout the region.

The following is a listing of some of those meetings. Please send any updates to frank@coconinokids.org

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Families wanted as equal partners to participate in a community coordination meeting

| September 15, 2020
Families wanted as equal partners to participate in a community coordination meeting

Families wanted as equal partners to participate in a community coordination meeting.

YOU can shape how our community responds to family needs. YOU can make sure everyone has the support they need to be successful.

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Housing and Career Services Available for Prior Foster Youth

| September 15, 2020
Housing and Career Services Available for Prior Foster Youth

There is an exciting new housing opportunity that the City of Flagstaff Housing Authority has become involved in.  It is the Foster Youth Initiative Program which provides a Housing Choice Voucher for two years to eligible Foster Youth that meet the following criteria:

Has attained at least 18 years and not more than 24 years of age;
Left foster care, or will leave foster care within 90 days, in accordance with a transition plan described in section 475(5)(H) of the Social Security Act at age 16 or older; and
Is homeless or is at risk of becoming homeless.
Eligibility is not limited to single persons-if the eligible youth has a spouse, significant other or dependent they may still qualify.

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County recruiting families for Arizona Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)

| September 15, 2020
County recruiting families for Arizona Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)

The Arizona Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) provides nutrition education and breastfeeding support services, supplemental nutritious foods and referrals to health and social services. WIC serves pregnant, breastfeeding, and postpartum women; infants; and children under the age of five. We are here to help families with their nutritional, breastfeeding and referral needs.  As a WIC client they are able to purchase foods though an EBT card from the WIC Program.   

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Lessons for an equitable COVID-19 response and recovery

| September 8, 2020
Lessons for an equitable COVID-19 response and recovery

As our country rebuilds after the COVID-19 pandemic, we have an opportunity to reimagine what is possible-from increasing access to child care and affordable homes to prioritizing data in decision-making.

Leaders from Black, Latino, and tribal communities share three lessons that shed light on how we can shape an equitable and just recovery.

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United Way of Northern Arizona COVID-19 Fund Reaching the Overlooked & Underserved Populations

| September 8, 2020
United Way of Northern Arizona COVID-19 Fund Reaching the Overlooked & Underserved Populations

When we started the COVID-19 Fund back in March, our goal was to quickly turn your donations into support for local organizations meeting the basic needs of our residents during this unprecedented time. Our expertise means we can cut down on the ‘red tape’ and rapidly get money to agencies that are highly skilled at meeting this moment.

Your generosity has allowed us to distribute almost $400,000 to local nonprofits including food banks, child care providers and homeless shelters. Often, your gifts have helped communities and populations that are overlooked or underserved.

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