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Community Resources

School counselors can provide short-term individual counseling for students, but when more intervention is required, they can coordinate referrals to community agencies. Below is a list of local health agencies and other social service providers. If these agencies do not meet your needs, please contact the school counselor, who has list of more social service providers in her office.


Child and Family Resources
Phoenix Location and Programs
830 W. Glendale Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85051
(602) 234-3941
(602) 234-3943 fax

Please click on the program titles for more detailed information:

 

Arizona Early Intervention Program (AzEIP)

AzEIP provides in home assessment, evaluation, and ongoing services to families with children birth to three, who have developmental delays and/or disabilities.  Services are provided in Central, West Central and Southwest regions of Maricopa County.

 

Arizona Infant/Toddler Institute (AITI)

Infant/toddler caregivers receive free, comprehensive training with on-site technical assistance. The training is based on a nationally recognized curriculum. Participants can receive credit hours and a financial incentive for their attendance. For more information, call toll free 1-877-733-1270.

 

Building Bright Futures Special Needs
Northwest and Southwest Maricopa County

The program provides in home family support and parenting education to families who are parents of children birth to five years of age who have developmental concerns that may not qualify for early intervention services residing in Northwest or Southwest Maricopa County. The program is designed to help parents increase their knowledge of early childhood development; gain positive parenting techniques; provide early detection of and support for developmental delays; and increase children’s school readiness and school success. The program utilizes the Parents as Teachers model and curriculum, and helps parents focus on family well-being, reduce stress and receive relevant community resources and referrals based on individual needs.

Building Bright Futures North Phoenix

Provides in home family support and parenting education to families who are expecting or have children birth to five years of age and residing in North Phoenix.   The program is designed to help parents increase their knowledge of early childhood development; gain positive parenting techniques, provide early detection of developmental delays; and increase children's school readiness and school success.  The program utilizes the Parents as Teachers model and curriculum.

Bright Choices Parenting Education Program

Provides families with a variety of choices and levels of support to learn about caring for and educating their young children.  The variety of community parenting education programs provide opportunities to learn foundational parenting skills, gain knowledge on healthy child development including brain development, understand the importance of literacy activities in the home, and to practice newly learned skills in a supervised group setting.  The program is provided to families who are expectant or have children birth to five in the Southeast and Central Maricopa Regions of Maricopa County.

 

Building Bright Futures Southwest Maricopa

Provides in home family support and parenting education to families who are expecting or have children birth to five years of age and residing in Southwest Maricopa County.   The program is designed to help parents increase their knowledge of early childhood development; gain positive parenting techniques, provide early detection of developmental delays; and increase children's school readiness and school success.  The program utilizes the Parents as Teachers model and curriculum.

 

Maricopa Center for Adolescent Parents (MCAP)

A comprehensive program providing GED preparation, parenting and life skills education, career exploration, and free on-site child care to young mothers ages 16-21 and their children. Infants and Toddlers are cared for in our licensed, nationally accredited child care center, housed in the same building as the MCAP program.  Individualized programming is provided for both mothers and their children.

 

Smart Support

Smart Support consultants work with early childhood providers to design an individualized plan to meet the program’s needs for children experiencing mental health and/or behavioral issues, ages birth to five.  Services may include training, consultation, implementing classroom strategies, and resources or referrals for specific children or situations.  Each center’s plan is short or long-term, depending on the need.

 

Teen Parent Support Program
Teen Parent Support Program Spanish Verison

The Teen Parent Support Program supports young mothers and young fathers in completing their education, learning about community resources, finding safe quality child care, and learning positive parenting techniques. The service is available to Teen Parents in the North Phoenix region of Maricopa County. Enrollment in program may include use of a child care scholarship.

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