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Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program funds available

| June 30, 2020
Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program funds available

Coconino County families and individuals struggling to pay their utility and/or rental/mortgage bills may qualify for assistance from Coconino County Health and Human Services (CCHHS).  

 The CCHHS Office of Community and Career Services, a Community Action Agency, administers a Utility Assistance Program called the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), as well as a Rental/Mortgage Assistance Program to help County residents.  

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Resource guides available for cities across Coconino County

| June 30, 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

| June 30, 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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Mindfulness Spotlight: Autopilot

| June 30, 2020
Mindfulness Spotlight: Autopilot

Why do we do what we do?

Do we let the demands of each moment drive the direction of our day?      

Do we do what we have always done? 

Do we jump into action because someone else determined we must?

Or do we take time each day to assess our own needs and set personal priorities?

To check your autopilot, I invite you to examine your behaviors and attitudes and how they contribute to the culture in which we live. Do you act in the same way you always have, or do you shift based on new information?

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Connections Spotlight: CCC&Y to become a historical trauma certified agency

| June 30, 2020
Connections Spotlight: CCC&Y to become a historical trauma certified agency

CCC&Y has agreed to partner with Heal Historical Trauma to become a historical trauma certified agency, which will include providing training to the non-profit organization during a full day level-one certification program.

“The Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth is one of few organizations ready to declare their commitment to serving communities of color with such vigor and determination. It is with extreme pride and excitement that I welcome our partnership as we work as one to create a world filled with love and equity that honors diversity and embraces all colors, shades, races, ethnicities, levels of ability and gender fluidity,” said Iya Affo, founder of Heal Historic Trauma.

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2020 Grand Canyon, Tusayan Regional Events

| June 29, 2020
2020 Grand Canyon, Tusayan Regional Events

The following is a compilation of upcoming events in the Grand Canyon, Tusayan region. To share your upcoming events, please attend the next Tusayan-Grand Canyon Wellness Group, held from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. the first Wednesday of the month at the Big E Steakhouse and Saloon, Building 395, Arizona State Route 64, Tusayan, and from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. the third Wednesday of the month at the Xanterra Purchasing Office, Albright Street, Grand Canyon. Can’t attend the meetings in person? Call into conference call number at 605-472-5380, use code 639046. Contact vanessa_ceja-cervantes@nps.gov for more information.

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2020 Page Regional Events

| June 29, 2020
2020 Page Regional Events

The following is a compilation of upcoming events in the Page region. To share your upcoming events, please attend the next Page Community Resource Partners Network Meeting at 9:15 a.m. the second Thursday of the month at Encompass Behavioral Health Services Building, 463 S. Lake Powell Blvd, Page.

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2020 Williams Regional Events

| June 29, 2020
2020 Williams Regional Events

From Folklorico dance instruction to Kids Craft and a Steam train to the Grand Canyon, a variety of events in Williams are scheduled in March and the rest of 2020.

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All Babies Cry app with coping tips for parents is free for a limited time!

| June 23, 2020
All Babies Cry app with coping tips for parents is free for a limited time!

All Babies Cry (ABC) gives caregivers tools to cope with infant crying. ABC:
• Is strength-based
• Clearly shows both ways to comfort and how to
cope
• Considers parents’ needs to be as important as baby’s development
• Sets the expectation that new parenthood is stressful
• Talks about how to ask for help

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First Things First — Deadline Extended for Eddie Basha Award

| June 23, 2020
First Things First — Deadline Extended for Eddie Basha Award

You still have time to nominate your First Things First regional partnership council. First Things First is extending the deadline for submitting a nomination for the Eddie Basha Regional Partnership Council Excellence Award. The extension runs to Friday, June 26.

The award recognizes one regional council for inspiring its local community to come together and promote positive and lasting change in support of young children.

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