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Children’s Action Alliance — A Look at DCS at Five Years Old

| August 20, 2019
Children’s Action Alliance — A Look at DCS at Five Years Old

By Children’s Action Alliance (CAA) The Department of Child Safety (DCS) was created in June 2014 with the intent to dramatically improve the state’s response when child abuse and neglect is reported. At five years old, progress has certainly been made, however, challenges are constant and plans and opportunities to improve operations are abundant.  As we begin […]

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Spaces going fast for vendors to participate in CCC&Y’s 9th Annual Flagstaff Early Childhood Fair

| August 12, 2019
Spaces going fast for vendors to participate in CCC&Y’s 9th Annual Flagstaff Early Childhood Fair

In celebration of young children and to support Flagstaff’s Festival of Science, we thank youfor participating in CCC&Y’s 9thAnnual Early Childhood Fair in Flagstaff.  Because of our wonderful sponsors and volunteers, there continues to be no charge to table at this event.  More exciting, this year we will continue to be in the Flagstaff Festival of Science passport, in addition to other advertising, so we expect this to be a great event for all vendors.   

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Flagstaff Family Food Center seeking volunteers for its Children’s Literacy Program

| August 5, 2019
Flagstaff Family Food Center seeking volunteers for its Children’s Literacy Program

The Flagstaff Family Food Center is currently recruiting volunteers for our Children’s Literacy Program! The food center helps to feed 150 – 200 families per day at our daily dinner service at the kitchen. During dinner service we have a special area called the reading room dedicated to helping children learn to love reading. The reading room provides a safe space for children to connect with volunteer mentors, receive homework help, and get the opportunity to read.

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Children’s Trust: 10 ways to prevent child hot car deaths

| August 5, 2019
Children’s Trust: 10 ways to prevent child hot car deaths

Join us in spreading the word to parents and caregivers that children should never be left alone in a car, not even for a minute. Over 750 children in the U.S. have died from heatstroke in cars since 1998. More than half were forgotten by a caregiver.

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Connections Spotlight: CCC&Y presents ‘Prevention through Resiliency: Impacting Community’ at Statewide Child Abuse Prevention Conference

| August 5, 2019
Connections Spotlight: CCC&Y presents ‘Prevention through Resiliency: Impacting Community’ at Statewide Child Abuse Prevention Conference

“Prevention through Resiliency: Impacting Community” was the subject of Virginia Watahomigie’s presentation at the 25th annual Statewide Child Abuse Prevention Conference, held July 23, 24 at the Wigwam Resort, Litchfield Park.

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Connections Spotlight: Families take advantage of resources at Page Back-to-School Fair. See more countywide Back to School events here

| July 29, 2019
Connections Spotlight: Families take advantage of resources at Page Back-to-School Fair. See more countywide Back to School events here

Hundreds of families took advantage of education, health and other resources at the Page Back to School Health Fair on July 24 at Page High School.

Families also had opportunity to pick up backpacks and school supplies, and take part in a yoga program. Organizations participating in the event include Arizona Dept. of Economic Security — Family Assistance Administration, AZ Health Zone, Banner Health Clinic, Canyonlands Healthcare, Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth, Coconino County Health & Human Services, Encompass Health Services, Navajo Dept. of Behavioral Health and Zuba Fitness.

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NACA to sponsor Suicide Bereavement Clinician Training workshops on Aug. 9, 10

| July 8, 2019
NACA to sponsor Suicide Bereavement Clinician Training workshops on Aug. 9, 10

Native Americans for Community Action, Inc. (NACA) is sponsoring the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) Suicide Bereavement Clinician Training workshop on Friday, Aug. 9, 2019 in Flagstaff and a Community forum for Survivors of Suicide Loss  the following Saturday, Aug. 10 in Flagstaff.  

The workshops are FREE, but reservations are required due to limited seating.

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Arizona Coalition for Insurance Parity conducting survey

| July 8, 2019
Arizona Coalition for Insurance Parity conducting survey

Please fill out this survey if you, or someone you know, has been unable to access needed behavioral health services, had to go “out of network” for care, or had a claim denied for mental health and/or substance use disorder treatment. The information you provide will help us to shape public policy and influence legislation in order to move us towards full parity implementation and mental health equity.

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‘Family Fun Day’ wellness fair returns to Tuba City

| June 24, 2019
‘Family Fun Day’ wellness fair returns to Tuba City

Hoop games and a bounce house for children, health and wellness information for parents — all could be found at the “Family Fun Day” wellness fair held June 19 at the Louise Yelloman Park in Tuba City.

Presented by the Coconino County Public Health Services District and AZ Health Zone, the celebration drew classes of school children, individual families and others to the park where health and community service organizations provided games for children and health information for parents including diabetes awareness, car safety seats and health food alternatives.

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Victim Witness Services Coconino County: Help crime victims by taking a survey!

| June 24, 2019
Victim Witness Services Coconino County: Help crime victims by taking a survey!

Victim Witness Services of Coconino County has partnered with Northern Arizona University to consider community resources and to ensure that you can get the help you need, when you need it.

To help improve our services, please take a moment to complete a quick online survey by scanning the QR code below with your phone’s camera, or by visiting this website

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