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American Indians
  • Gila River Regional Behavioral Health Authority (RBHA)
    Gila River Community Hotline: 1-800-259-3449
    Tribal Regional Behavioral Health Authority is Responsible for the Availability of Behavioral Health Services to Tribal Members, Members May Live on or Off the Reservation
  • Native American Connection
    Standing Strong
    Intensive Twelve Week Adolescent Substance Abuse Program
  • Native American Connections
    A New Path
    Young Adults Ages 18-21
    Assistance in Developing Needed Skills and Support for Adult Independence and Support and Assistance in Maintaining Sobriety
Diversion Programs
  • AMENDS Program
    602-506-0600 Mary Lee Glassburn, Durango Annex
    602-506-0600-Charlotte Romero-Sanderson, Sunnyslope Community Justice Center
    602-506-2628 Patricia Pierce, East Valley
    Participants are Taught Apology Letter Writing Skills, The Value of Apology Letters, and the Potential Benefits for Victim and Victimizer
  • Arizona Student Against Destructive Decisions (Arizona SADD)
    Prevention and Advocacy that Addresses Underage Drinking, Impaired Driving, Teen Violence and Suicide
  • National Curriculum and Training, INC. (NCTI)
    Offers Various Classes that Addresses Cognitive Impairments and Delinquency Behaviors
  • Next Step
    Six Weeks of Free Substance Abuse Counseling for Diversion
    A $25.00 Fee is Charged for Missed Appointments
  • Treatment Assessment Screening (TASC)
Education and Training
  • Arizona Call-A-Teen Youth Resources, Inc.
    Workforce Development Programs: Such as Work Readiness Preparation and Basic Skill Development, GED Classes, Job Referrals and Placement Services
  • Arizona Center for Disability Law-Mental Health
    602-274-6287; 1-800-927-2260
    Advocacy Services for Assurance of Human and Civil Rights of Individuals with Educational, Mental, and Physical Disabilities
  • Phoenix Job Corps Center
    Academic and Career Technical Training, GED and High School Diploma Assistance, On the Job Training, Residential Housing, Health and Dental Care, and Basic Living Allowance
  • Maricopa Youth Alliance
    Services Offered: GED Preparation Assistance, Mentoring, Paid and Unpaid Work Experience, Job Training/Placement, Leadership Development, and Tutoring
    Ages 16-21
    Must be a Resident of Maricopa County, Seeking Part-Time or Full-Time Employment, Past or Present Involvement in Juvenile Criminal Justice System
    For More Information Contact:
    Friendly House 602-416-7247
    Tumbleweed Center for Youth Development-602-264-6035
  • Tarvar Neighborhood Learning Center
    ESL Classes, Computer Access and Instruction, and Teen Leadership Program
  • Arizona Health Care Cost Containment (AHCCCS)
    To Apply for Health Coverage Call: 602-417-4000
    Health Insurance Coverage May Include: Medical and Behavioral Health Services & Substance Treatment, Supportive Services, and Rehabilitation Services
  • Magellan Health Services of Arizona, Inc.
    Member Services 800-564-5465
    Hearing Impairments-TTY Number at 800-424-9831
    Magellan’s Website:
    A Regional Behavioral Health Authority (RBHA) that use a Managed Care Model to insure that behavioral healthcare is available to children and adolescents enrolled in the Program, The RBHA Coordinates with these Provider Networks in Maricopa County:
    People of Color Network
    Quality Care Network, Inc.
    480-736-4966 or toll free, 888-628-7588
    The Southwest Network
  • Behavior Health Crisis
    Adults, Children, and Adolescents
    Crisis Response Network, Referral Service for the Insured and Uninsured
  • Chandler Care Center
    Targeted Population: Uninsured Children and Adolescents, Services Include: Free Dental, Medical, Counseling and Social Services
  • Crisis Line
    Behavioral Health Crisis
  • St. Luke’s Behavioral Health
    Provides Behavioral Health Interventions for Youth Experiencing Serious Behavioral Health Problems
  • Tumbleweed’s Drop in Center
    Ages 9-26
    Day Support Services
  • Tumbleweed’s Open Hands Youth Crisis Shelter
    Toll Free 1-866-SAFE 703
    Ages 11-18
    Short-term Emergency Shelter and Individual/Family Counseling
  • Tumbleweed’s Tempe Youth Resource Center
    Day Services are Available for Homeless Youth, e.g., Food, Clothing, Hygiene Care, and Intensive Case Mgt.
  • HomeBased Youth Services
    602-263-7773-Main 602-254-7777-Outreach
    Services for Homeless Youths; Housing, Employment Training and Assistance, Medical Services, Counseling Referrals for Substance Abuse and Behavior Health if Needed, Social Services and Preparation for Independent Living
  • Catholic Charities Community Services
    Immigration Services
    Legal Assistance with Citizenship, Family Petitions, Deportation and Removal Defense
  • Chicano Por LaCausa
    Family Immigration Services
    Assistance with Family Petitions, Green Card, Pass Port Applications, and Citizenship
  • Florence Project
    Legal & Social Services to Individuals Detained by ICE
  • Friendly House
    Consultation and Assistance on Immigration Issues
  • City of Phoenix Human Services
    Teen Parents Program
    STEP- UP (Skills, Training, Education, Employment Program for Unemployed Male Parents)
    Assist Young Fathers in Developing Needed Skills to Become Responsible Parents
    Young Families Can
    Services for Teen Mothers
  • Valle del Sol
    602-258-6797 Ask for Youth Intake
    Positive Parenting Skills are Taught from a Parenting Curriculum that Promotes Healthy Parenting Skills
  • Worthy Institute
    Free Services for Parents with Children ages 0-5 in South Phoenix, Laveen and Tolleson, e.g., WIC Vouchers, Food Box Vouchers, Weekly Parenting Classes, and Early Literacy Programs
Supportive Services
  • Chicano Por LaCausa
    Girls Resiliency Program
    Program Covers Discussions on Healthy Feminine Development, and Setting Goals for Personal Achievement
  • CARE Partnership
    480-962-5197-Central Mesa
    After School Programs for Children and Adolescent, Tutoring, and Writer’s Workshop
  • Glendale Community Center
    Youth Program
    Grades 1-8
    Afterschool Program, Indoor and Outdoor Recreational Activities, Assistance with Homework,
    Teen Program
    Features a Girl’s Group, Teen Council, HIP HOP Activities, Break Dancing, Public Usage of Computers and Referral Source with Arizona Call-A-Teen for Job Placement and GED Preparation Assistance
  • A New Leaf
    JAG Youth Center
    No Cost Intervention and Referral Service for at Risk Youth
    Mayfield Alternative Youth Center
    No Cost Intervention and Referral Service for at Risk Youth
  • Mesa Prevention Alliance
    Provide Awareness of the Destruction of Substance Abuse Through Education, Prevention, and Development of Healthy Coping Skills
  • Valle del Sol, Inc.
    Youth in Transition Group (Ages 16-18)
    Eight Week Group That Teaches Skills Needed for Independence, e.g., Basic Financial Management, Basic Job Interview/Resume Preparation Skills, and Wellness Information
Substance Abuse
  • A New leaf
    Substance Abuse Group for Ages 13-17
    623-847-7040-JAG Center
    Focus is on the Emotional, Social and Physical Consequences of Long Term Substance Use to the Individual and His or Her Family; Additional Focus is on Building Coping Skill, Identifying Substance Abuse Triggers and Improving Decision Making Skills
  • Arizona Student Against Destructive Decisions (Arizona SADD)
    Juvenile Diversion Program, Prevention and Advocacy that Addresses Underage Drinking, Impaired Driving, Teen Violence and Suicide
  • Community Bridges
    Adolescent Substance Abuse Treatment
    Intensive Outpatient Treatment for Ages 13-17
    Ages 6-12
    Three Day Program for Children Whose Parents are in Recovery or Continues to Struggle With Addiction Problems, Program is Modeled After the Betty Ford Model, The Focus is on Helping Kids Explore Feeling Relating to Parental Substance Use and Develop and or Improve Their Coping Skills
  • Treatment Assessment Screening (TASC)
    Phoenix- 602-254-7328
    Glendale- 623-842-4535
    Mesa- 480-898-1849
    Services Include Drug and Alcohol Treatment and Urinalysis Testing
Teen Dating and Domestic Violence
  • A New Leaf Anger Management Groups
    Glendale JAG Center-623-847-7040
    Youth Ages 12-17
    Client Will Learn Anger management Skills, Groups are 7-12 Weeks and Meet Weekly for One Hour
  • Arizona Coalition Against Domestic Violence Legal Advocacy Hotline
    602-279-7270 (TTY)
    Services Include Free Legal Advocacy Informational Hotline, Information is Available to Teens on Legal Issues Related to Domestic and Dating Violence
  • Center for Prevention of Abuse and Violence (CASA)
    602-254-6400-Central Phoenix
    Serves Offered: Counseling for Victims of Abuse and Assault, Individual, Group, Family
  • ChildHelp USA
    Ages: 3-18
    Services Offered: Behavioral Health and Child Abuse Counseling to Child and Adolescent Victims of Abuse, May work with other Family Members if Appropriate, Services Available in Spanish
  • City of Phoenix Family Advocacy Center
    Domestic Violence Children’s Group
    Supportive Counseling for Children Who Have Witnessed Domestic Violence
  • Child Protective Services
    Department of Economic Security
    (1-888)-767-2445-Child Abuse Hot Line (Toll Free)
    1-888-SOS CHILD
    The Hearing and Speech Impaired Dial 1 and Then 800-530-1831
    Investigates Reports of Neglect and Abuse of Children, Call above Mentioned Number to Report Abuse or Neglect, Provides Preventive Care to Children of Neglect and Abuse, and Provides Services to Prevent Abuse and Neglect
  • EMPACT Suicide Hotline
    Crisis and Suicide Prevention, Counseling and Referrals
  • HomeBase Youth Services Medical Van
    Native American Connections
    Outreach Center-Phoenix
    602-263-7773-Call for Location of Services
    Services Offered: Seven Clinics Each Week at One Stationary Site and Several Rotating Sites by a Nurse Practitioner with Youth Outreach Specialists in a Fully Equipped Medical Van
  • National Domestic Violence Hotline 800-782-6400
    602-279-7270 (TTY)
    800-787-3224 (TDD)
    Services Available: Monday –Friday, 8:30 a.m. -5:00 p.m., Free Legal Advocacy Hotline, Information Available to Teens on Issues Pertaining to Domestic and Dating Violence
  • Teen Lifeline
    602-248-TEEN (8336) Call After 4:00 p.m. to Speak to Teen Helper
    800-248-TEEN (8336) Call After 4:00 p.m. to Speak to Teen Helper
    Available Services: Peer Counseling Hotline for Troubled Youth to receive immediate help from a Youth Counselor 7 Days a Week, 4:00 -9:00 p.m., Service is Free
  • 24 Hour Sexual Assault Hotline
    480-736-4949--Maricopa County
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