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EDUCATION

The following agencies can help you with opportunities to learn, including classroom, informal and recreational settings

It Is Inc. d.b.a. 'Tis

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MISSION: It is, Inc. was established for the promotion of local artists and various styles of art, to teach art and to make art economically available to the Prescott community.

JAMES FAMILY PRESCOTT YMCA

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MISSION: To put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all. We work toward the fulfillment of human potential and enrichment of quality of life. We help young people and adults gain an appreciation of themselves as individuals; assist young people in acquiring and cultivating interpersonal skills and fitness; promote intercultural and international understanding; work toward an understanding of our environment.

JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT OF ARIZONA

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MISSION:  Junior Achievement's mission is to educate and inspire young people to succeed in a global economy by teaching them critical skills in workforce readiness, financial literacy and entrepreneurship. 

JUVENILE PROBATION & DETENTION CENTER OF YAVAPAI COUNTY

 The Yavapai County Juvenile Court is dedicated to providing direction and opportunities that develop responsible youth, strong families, restored victims, and a safe community. The department offers programs and accesses community resources designed to rehabilitate juveniles such as volunteers in probation, shelter care, family counseling, youth employment, community service, restitution, juvenile education programs, substance abuse programs, drug court, victim/offender mediation, community juvenile justice committees, and foster care. 

LIFE CONNECTIONS, PREGNANCY RESOURCE AND REFERRAL

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MISSION: Life Connections is a life-affirming, resource and referral center welcoming those of all faiths, and providing support, hope, and healing in the areas of pregnancy issues, infertility, and post-abortive needs, to women and men in a loving, non-judgmental and caring way.

MATFORCE, THE YAVAPAI COUNTY SUBSTANCE ABUSE COALITION

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MISSION: With determination and integrity, we, the citizens of Yavapai County, commit to working in partnership to build healthier communities by striving to eliminate substance abuse and its effects.

MOTHERS AGAINST DRUNK DRIVING (MADD)

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MISSION: The mission of Mothers Against Drunk Driving is to end drunk driving, help fight drugged driving, support the victims of these violent crimes and prevent underage drinking.

MOUNTAIN ARTISTS GUILD

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Mountain Artists Guild, Inc. is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the promotion of the visual arts and crafts; the encouragement and education of artists through workshops and seminars, exhibits, scholarships, and fellowships; and the provision of a forum for art-related community events.

NORTH STAR YOUTH PARTNERSHIP

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To support community collaboration that will reduce teen pregnancy and risk taking behaviors, enhance youth leadership, and the positive engagement of youth in the community.

NORTHERN ARIZONA VETERANS UPWARD BOUND TRIO PROGRAM

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MISSION:  To assist eligible military veterans in preparing for college to achieve their goal of a postsecondary education. 

NORTHPOINT EXPEDITIONARY LEARNING ACADEMY

NORTHPOINT EXPEDITIONARY LEARNING ACADEMY

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Northpoint Expeditionary Learning Academy prepares students for full participation in a dynamic world, promoting relevant and rigorous academics, character development, and social responsibility, while utilizing the talents and expertise of dedicated teachers, community professionals, and engaged family members, within the proven Expeditionary Learning model.

PARK AVENUE THEATER

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To give our actors top‐quality acting, singing and dance training in a safe, fun and loving environment.

PARTNERS AGAINST NARCOTIC TRAFFICKING (PANT)

MISSION: Partners Against Narcotics Trafficking (PANT) is a multi-agency task force charged with drug enforcement within Yavapai County. We seek the arrest and prosecution of suspects who violate drug laws.

PRESCOTT ART DOCENTS

MISSION: We share the love of art with children and adults in our community.

PRESCOTT CENTER FOR THE ARTS (formerly Prescott Fine Arts Association)

MISSION: The mission of the Prescott Center for the Arts is to create opportunities for the greater community to engage in and experience all facets of the arts.

PHONE REFERRALS & 24-HOUR HOTLINES

Emergency Services: 911 Police, Fire and Ambulance


Arizona Poison & Drug Information Center - website
(800) 222-1222
Birth to Five Helpline - website 
(877) 705-5437
Child Care Resource & Referral - website 
(800) 308-9000 
Child Abuse Hotline - website
(888) 767-2445
Stepping Stone Agencies - website
Domestic Violence Hotline: (928) 445-4673
2-1-1 Arizona - website
24-hour Help Hotline (877) 211-8661