Volunteer spotlight: Kathy Jones

Volunteer spotlight: Kathy Jones

 Kathy Jones was looking for something to keep her busy and active after retirement from ASU when she stumbled across Child Crisis Arizona in 2011. She jumped right in to working with the kids in the Emergency Shelter’s Tiny Tots and since then has logged over 3,537...
Ideas to keep kids connected virtually

Ideas to keep kids connected virtually

  While schools scramble to make learning happen online, many kids are missing the social part of school more than anything else. Playdates and birthday parties are off the table but there are still plenty of ways to connect with each other. Here are several...
We’re still here for children in crisis

We’re still here for children in crisis

  At Child Crisis Arizona our emergency placement services are still fully operational serving the community’s most vulnerable children and youth. Many have asked how they can provide help during this critical time. Here are some ways you can help from...
We’re still here for children in crisis

Celebrating School Breakfast Week

 A healthy breakfast is vital to getting your body and your brain moving. In fact, research has found that behavioral, emotional, mental and academic problems are more prevalent among children struggling with hunger. At the Child Crisis Early Head Start centers many...
3 simple activities for fine motor skill development

3 simple activities for fine motor skill development

Tying shoes, buttoning buttons and using a fork are all basic tasks that require good motor skills. As a parent, you play a critical role in helping your child develop these important skills. While a toddler may not be ready to learn how to tie their shoes, there are...