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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...

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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...

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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 home: 1....

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Celebrating School Breakfast Week

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...

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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...

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Volunteer Spotlight: 24/7 Intouch

Volunteer Spotlight: 24/7 Intouch

Since August of 2018 24/7 Intouch employees have provided over 400 hours of service to Child Crisis Arizona. The employees have volunteered to help with a variety of projects but they help most consistently with Child Crisis Arizona’s Family Activities. These special...

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Booster seat safety

Booster seat safety

Hundreds of families drove away a little safer on Saturday, Dec. 7 thanks to free booster seats from Child Crisis Arizona’s Safe Kids Maricopa County program. Each family was given one free booster seat, funded by Ford Motor Company, as well as a demonstration of how...

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Celebrating National Adoption Month

Celebrating National Adoption Month

Matt Fisher didn’t know from the first meeting that his son Geoff was meant to be a part of his family—but his sons did. It was one of his sons who met Geoff first at an after-school program. “One day I was picking my sons up from the after-school program and one of...

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What are the requirements to foster or adopt?

What are the requirements to foster or adopt?

There are more than 13,000 children in foster care in Arizona spanning the ages of 0 to 18. With that many children in need of a safe home, there is a great need for more foster and adoptive homes as well. Not every child is a perfect fit for every family. That is why...

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Sleep comfortably with these safe sleep tips

Sleep comfortably with these safe sleep tips

There is nothing more peaceful than a sleeping baby and in October, during Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) Awareness Month, it’s a good time to make sure your baby is sleeping safe and sound.   There are five major tips for ensuring you baby is safe while...

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