Family Resources


Olweus Bullying Prevention Program

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Bullying is aggressive behavior that is intentional and that involves an imbalance of power. Most often, it is repeated over time. Bullying can take on many forms. Enclosed are a variety of materials to enhance your knowledge about bullying and other safety concerns.



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When adults respond quickly and consistently to bullying behavior they send the message that it is not acceptable. Research shows this can stop bullying behavior over time. Parents, school staff, and other adults in the community can help kids prevent bullying by talking about it, building a safe school environment, and creating a community-wide bullying prevention strategy.


Crisis Counseling

Child Crisis Arizona

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Child Crisis Arizona offers no-cost resources for families through parenting classes, workshops, children’s playgroups, support groups and family events. Call (480) 834-9424.


Crisis Response Network

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When life is overwhelming, if someone is worried about a loved one, or if someone just needs to talk, Crisis Response Network provides immediate and confidential help. Everyone faces crisis, but no one needs to go through it alone. Experienced, professionally trained Crisis Specialists are ready to respond 24/7/365 to whatever crisis an individual is facing.


Hospice of the Valley Grief Counseling

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Hospice of the Valley offers grief support groups that are open to the community regardless of whether the person who died was cared for by Hospice of the Valley. Need help? Call 602-530-6900 any time.


 National Suicide Prevention Hotline

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The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


Teen LifeLine

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A hotline focusing on offering assistance to teens - Suicide, Depression, Bullying, Relationships.

Inside Maricopa County: 602-248-TEEN or (602) 248-8336

Outside Maricopa County: 800-248-TEEN or (800) 248-8336

1(800) 248-8336 Text, Talk, Act.


Family Assistance

Arizona 2-1-1

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Community Information and Referral Services transforms lives by linking individuals and families to vital community services throughout Arizona.


 Arizona Coalition for Military Families

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The Arizona Coalition for Military Families is a nationally-recognized public/private partnership focused on building Arizona’s statewide capacity to care for, serve and support all service members, veterans, their families and communities.


Arizona Family Resources

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The Arizona Family Resources website lists assistance resources for foster care families.


Find Help Phoenix

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Maricopa County Department of Public Health created and its Spanish partner site to give Maricopa County residents an easy way to find health and social services for themselves. FindHelpPhoenix is divided into multiple categories of services. Users can look for medical services, legal help, and affordable housing, and many other services. The approximate 1,500 resources are free and almost free, checked for accuracy, and the information for each service is just what you need: location, a description of the service, cost, and a phone number/website link to make contact.


Additional Resources

Counseling and Mental Health Services

Chicanos Por La Causa
Ebony House
Family Advocacy Center (City of Phoenix)
Mercy Maricopa Crisis Services
People of Color Network
Southwest Behavior Health
Valle Del Sol


Medical and Dental Services

ABRiO Family Services
Casa Grande Community Health Services
Jewish Family & Children’s Service
Health Choice Arizona
Society of St. Vincent de Paul
Valle del Sol
YMCA Medical and Dental Clinics


Parent Resources

The Anxiety-Free Child
Common Sense Media
Develop Your Child’s IEP
Growth Mindset
Test Anxiety


Social Services (i.e. utility or rental assistance)

John F. Long Family Services
Salvation Army
Sunnyslope Family Services Center
Travis L. Williams Family Services Center
Vista Del Camino, City of Scottsdale
Valle del Sol



Disabled American Veterans
Safe Ride Services
Valley Metro Bus & Rail