Child/Youth/Parenting Resources


Child and Family resources Inc

  • Great Things Thrift Store

  • Bilingual language options

  • Child Care Food Program (CACFP)

  • Youth Programs

  • Prevention Programs

  • Parents as teachers Program

  • Healthy Families Program

    • Hands-on educational activities

    • Baby health and safety resources

    • Free Services

    • In-home visits

CCRR-Child Care Resource and Referral

  • 2800 E Broadway Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85716

  • (520) 325-5778 or 1-800-308-9000

  • A program from Child and Family resources

  • Non-profit

  • Assists families in finding a child care program that works for them

  • Provides financial assistance for child care

  • Outreach and education

  • Providing an entry point to the child care field

United Way

  • Awareness and education

  • Guidance, resources, referrals

  • Newsletter

  • Donations and Volunteer Opportunities

  • Has several programs:

  • The Born Learning program provides parents, caregivers and communities with tools to help cultivate early literacy skills in children

  • The Great Expectations Program offers free professional development to early childhood educators

  • The Family Support Alliance provides parenting resources to families in need

  • First Focus on Kids (FFK) Coalition

  • Cradle to Career

#First Things First

  • Provides grants to community organizations that provide free services for children birth to age 5 and their families

  • Resources and referrals

  • English and Spanish services

  • Blog

  • Food and Nutrition Assistance

  • Transition to kindergarten

  • Home visits

  • Developmental and Sensory Screening

  • Dental/Oral Health

  • The Birth to Five Helpline is a free service hosted by #First Things First and is available to all Arizona families with young children, as well as parents-to-be, with questions or concerns about their infants, toddlers and preschoolers. You can ask about anything, including:Sleep, Feeding, Eating, Fussiness, Tantrums, Challenging behaviors, Potty training, Child development, Health and nutrition, Parenting, Child care referrals and more.

  • The helpline is available Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. You can also leave a voicemail or submit your question online anytime.

  • Free parenting help is a phone call away. Call 877-705-KIDS (5437).

DCS-HFAz (Department of Child Safety Healthy Families Arizona)

  • Relief funding

  • Foster assistance

  • Integrated Health Services for Children in Foster Care (Mercy Care)

  • Housing resources and some vouchers for 18-24 former foster youth

  • Prevention and Education

  • Resources and referrals

  • Mandated reporter overview training

  • Child abuse hotline:

    • ​1-888-SOS-CHILD (1-888-767-2445)

Strong Families AZ

  • Community services and outreach

  • Parenting Podcast

  • Variety of programs including:

  • Arizona Health Start

    • For women who are pregnant or have a child under 2 years old

  • ​Early Head Start

    • For pregnant women and children 0-3

  • Head Start

    • For children 3-5

  • Healthy Families Arizona

    • For families with an infant under 3 months old

  • Nurse-Family Partnership

    • For first-time mothers less than 28 weeks pregnant

  • Parents As Teachers

    • For families with a child on the way or under 5 years old

  • Family Spirit

    • For Native American families with children under 3 years old

  • High Risk Perinatal Program

    • For families with newborns who have been in intensive care

  • ​SafeCare

    • For families with a child under 5 years old

ICS- INTERFAITH COMMUNITY SERVICES (YES program-Youth Enrichment Support)

  • Non-profit

  • Resources and referrals

  • Food Bank

  • Financial Support for children including:

  • High quality child care and daycare support

  • Support with sports, arts, camps, clubs and afterschool programs

  • School and sports uniforms

  • Prescription glasses

  • Parent Support Programs

  • Tutoring

  • Academic Supplies

Fun and Functional

  • Behavioral Health Services for children with ASD (Autism)

  • 1:1 Intervention

  • Early Childhood Intervention

  • Program Evaluation

  • Behavioral Interventionists Supervision

  • Team Development

  • Parent and Staff Training

  • Intervention Strategies Development

  • Play and Social Skill Groups

  • School Transition Facilitation

  • Toddler Development

  • Learning-To-Learn

  • Kindergarten Ready

  • Pre-Academic

  • Executive Skills

  • Peer Relationships- Making and Maintaining Friendships

  • Self-Regulation and Self-Monitoring

  • Social Skills Development

AZYP- Arizona Youth Partnership



  • Trauma Informed Care Training

  • Assistance for pregnant teens

  • Positive Parenting Program

  • Donations Accepted

  • Assistance for women who are homeless and pregnant

  • Community Education for parents and youth

  • Substance abuse prevention

  • Relationship Skills training

  • AZYP runs the Lighthouse in Prescott Valley and Harbor House in Mohave county, both of which are shelters for boys aged 12-17

  • Summer Leadership Institute program for youth aged 11-17

  • Much more...



DKA assumes no responsibility by providing this information. This resource list is a community service and not an endorsement of the organizations listed. We regularly update this information, however, information changes quite frequently. Please verify directly with the resource to make sure information is current and accurate. If you see any issues in this list please email and we will correct the error as soon as possible. In addition to this list, you may contact Information & Referral @ 520-323-1708 for more resource information. Thank you!