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HEALTH

The following agencies can help you with information and referrals and direct care for specific health problems, as well as general preventative health care

ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION DESERT SOUTHWEST CHAPTER Northern Arizona Region

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MISSION: To eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.

AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY

AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY

MISSION:

The American Cancer Society is the nationwide community based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives from cancer and diminishing suffering through research, education, advocacy and service.

AMERICAN RED CROSS

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The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.

ARIZONA DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC SECURITY (DES)

MISSION: Child Care Administration; Child Protective Services; Division of Developmental Disabilities

ARIZONA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES

  • Arizona Smokers' Helpline
  • Children's Information Center
  • Folic Acid Program
  • ArizonaPregnancy and Breastfeeding Hotline
  • WIC (Women, Infants and Children

ARIZONA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES – Bureau of Women’s and Children’s Health, Office for Children with Special Health Care Needs (OCSHCN)

ARIZONA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES – Bureau of Women’s and Children’s Health, Office for Children with Special Health Care Needs (OCSHCN)

MISSION: To continuously improve comprehensive systems of care that enhances the health, future and quality of life for children and youth with special health care needs (CYSHCN), their families and the communities in which they live. To maximize the health of CYSHCN by building partnerships with families and professionals, both public and private, so that CYSHCN have the opportunity to reach their full potential.

ARIZONA POISON & DRUG INFORMATION CENTER

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MISSION: The Arizona Poison & Drug Information Center at the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy provides a 24-hour free telephone service for relevant advice about poison, chemical and medication-related emergencies, referral assistance and complete information on poison and toxins, as well as poison prevention and safe use of medications.

ARIZONA STATE SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF & THE BLIND

MISSION: Committed to excellence in education of all children and youth with hearing or vision loss throughout Arizona. Committed to partnerships with families, school districts, communities and others that will enable children and youth with hearing or vision loss to succeed now and in the future.

BUENA VISTA CHILDREN’S SERVICES

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MISSION: Buena Vista Children’s Services is a community-based nonprofit organization that designs, develops and implements model programs for children. Programs address emerging needs in the areas of child care, education, child abuse prevention, parenting, special needs, resource and referral.

CAMP SOARING EAGLE

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MISSION:  Camp Soaring Eagle provides the healing power of laughter to thousands of seriously ill children by giving them the opportunity to go to a medically supervised camp at no cost to the campers and families.

COALITION FOR COMPASSION AND JUSTICE (CCJ)

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MISSION: To provide vital services, education and advocacy for those living in poverty, leading to self-sufficiency and a fair and just community for all.

COMMUNITY LEGAL SERVICES - YAVAPAI COUNTY

Community Legal Services is committed to eliminating poverty-based inequities in the civil justice system by providing high-quality legal advice, advocacy and assistance to low-income Arizonans.

FIT KIDS OF ARIZONA

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MISSION: Fit Kids of Arizona will promote healthy lifestyles for children and their families while reducing the consequences of childhood obesity.

GMO-FREE PRESCOTT

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GMO-Free Prescott seeks to raise awareness about the health risks associated with the consumption of genetically engineered foods (GMOs) and their related pesticides.  We are committed to grassroots efforts that encourages informed, nourishing and safe food choices.

HORSES WITH H.E.A.R.T., INC.

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MISSION: Toprovide a safe therapeutic equine experience by credentialed instructors for people with disabilities that foters their confidence and dignity while challenging each rider to develop independent skills at their own level of ability.

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