Arizona Families First:
Intake and assessment program for families with suspected substance abuse that compromises their ability to parent or earn an income. Child & Family Counseling: In-home, long-term counseling addressing a variety of concerns including family or peer conflicts, trauma, family violence, and behavioral or school difficulties. CommonUnity: Residential program offers safe, supervised apartments and a community of support that gives low-income, homeless parents and their children an opportunity for long-term success.
Community Mediation: Trained volunteers and staff offer safe, neutral and voluntary mediations, in English or Spanish, for a variety of neighbor and family disputes. Counseling: Fee-for-service general mental health, employee assistance, school-based and community-based services in individual, group or family sessions. Anger management, healthy relationship, parenting, and domestic violence groups for both men and women.
Counseling for the Developmentally Disabled: Provides counseling and intervention services for a wide range of personal, interpersonal, situational and functional concerns of developmentally disabled individuals, their families and caregivers. Divorce Recovery: A volunteer-based program offering support groups to those experiencing divorce or separation. Domestic Violence Services: Group counseling for offenders, victims and children. Licensed for court-ordered misdemeanor domestic-violence offender treatment. Education for Life:
Classes and support groups held throughout the year regarding a variety of family and relationship issues such as anger management for children and adults, stepfamilies, single-parent families, parenting skills, and marriage communication skills. Family Supervision Services: Provides neutral supervised visits in a safe and comfortable atmosphere for children and non-custodial parents. Available to court-ordered or voluntary participants. Get the Lead Out!: Educates health-care and social-services providers about potential sources of lead poisoning, early testing and treatment of high-risk children. In-Home Services :
For families referred by CPS, this program provides therapy and case management to prevent children from being removed from their homes.
Parenting Education: Classes, in English or Spanish, are offered in collaboration with community organizations.
Private Care Options: Affordable, private-pay care for elderly and disabled adults who need help to continue living in their own homes but don't qualify for publicly funded programs.
Reunion House: An 8-bed, 21-day temporary shelter for youth ages 12 to 17. Residents are systems referrals or homeless youth who make contact through our crisis line or Street Outreach.
Reunification Program: At Reunion House, families in crisis needing a short cooling-off period may participate in 3-day program of daily intervention sessions designed to get them back together safely.
School-Based Prevention: Funded through Pima County, we offer peer mediation, peer support groups, anti-bullying or other training in schools, based on their needs.
School Mediation: Provides conflict-resolution tools and training for elementary, middle or high school students and staff to create and sustain mediation programs on their own.
Senior Companion Program: Provides stipends to low-income volunteers over 60 to provide companionship, transportation, and respite services to homebound seniors and adults with disabilities. Services to Older and Disabled Adults: Case management, in-home counseling and grocery-shopping services for homebound, frail elderly and disabled adults.
Skrappy's: Youth-run downtown center offers a safe, positive, drug- and alcohol-free environment for young people to express themselves through music, theater, art, journalism, dance and lifestyles.
Street Outreach: Meets runaway, homeless and street-dependent youth where they congregate, and helps them come off the streets. It provides crisis assistance, comprehensive case management, family reunification assistance, food, clothing and emergency shelter, as well as referral to housing programs and transportation to a variety of services.
Teen Theater: Teen actors ages 13-20 use a short play and discussions afterward to educate their peers about rape prevention. Presentations are free to community organizations and schools. Teens in Transition: Case management for homeless and near-homeless teens that provides basic needs such as housing, food and clothing while providing support to finish high school, continue post-high school education and sustain independent living.
Transitional Living Program: Short-term (up to 90 days) emergency on-site housing and case management for homeless young people 18-23.