- Kyrene School District
- Title VI - Native American Program
Back to School Events Shared by Native Health
Parenting in 2 Worlds Program
For parents, foster parents, guardians, and caregivers of Native American youth, 0-17 years of age. For information contact Taloa at the Phoenix Indian Center.
(Opportunities for 3-4 year old siblings)
The City of Phoenix Human Services Department is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Head Start Program and is now recruiting children for the 2015-16 school year. The center-based Head Start program is looking for children 3 or 4 years old and parents of children with special needs to apply. Head Start offers children from diverse backgrounds active learning activities, nutritious meals and snacks, health screenings, and disabilities- and mental-health services. The involvement of parents is an important part of the Head Start program. Families must meet federal income guidelines for family size to be eligible to enroll. For more information about this educational program, visit phoenix.gov/headstart.
Quality First (Child Care Scholarships for ages 5 and under)
Navajo Nation/Quality First Child Care Scholarships - For permanent residents of the Navajo Nation in Arizona but are temporarily living in other parts of the state while they attend college. Scholarships must be used for children from birth to age 5 to attend child care and preschool programs that participate in Quality First, a program of First Things First. Household income and other eligible requirements apply, availability is limited. For information call (866) 973-0012.
Valley of the Sun Cherokees
Monthly meetings and is a community dedicated to history, culture, heritage, tradition, fellowship and service. Meetings held second Saturday of the month at NATIVE HEALTH. For information about the group and meetings contact Linda.
Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community's
Early Childhood Education Center's Child Care Certificate Program
now accepting applications to assist
with child care tuition costs for children 6 months-12 years of age for members
of any Federally Recognized Tribe. Eligibility requirements are: 1) Child lives in Mesa, Tempe,
Phoenix, or Scottsdale. 2) Parents have a small co-payment (protective custody
has no co-pay). 3. Parents must be working or in school full-time, or attending
a job training program. 4) Child must be enrolled in a federally
recognized tribe. 5) Income requirements (below 85% state median income for
family size). For more information contact Tallerita at (480) 362-2263 or
at Tallerita.Rogers@srpmic-ed.org or Jessica at (480) 362-2222.
July 18 - Back to School Health and Safety Fair.
Sponsored by UnitedHealthcare and Golden Gate. 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Medical screenings, raffles, music, resources, and more. 1625 N. 39th Avenue, Phoenix, 39th Avenue/McDowell at Golden Gate Community Center. NATIVE HEALTH will be participating in this event.
July 21 - NATIVE HEALTH Back to School Physicals.
2:00-7:00 p.m. First 30 children receive free school supplies. No charge for AHCCCS enrolled or Native American youth with Tribal ID. Please bring necessary paperwork and immunization records. For information or to make an appointment click here.
July 25 - Segunda Mano Back to School Event.
Pendergast Community Center, 10550 W. Mariposa Street, Phoenix. 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Free. Free backpacks and school supplies, medical screenings, dental screenings, immunizations, and much more. NATIVE HEALTH will be participating in this event.
August 6 - NATIVE HEALTH Back to School Physicals. 2:00-7:00 p.m.
First 30 children receive free school supplies. No charge for AHCCCS enrolled or Native American youth with Tribal ID. Please bring necessary paperwork and immunization records. For information or to make an appointment click here.
August 1 - Ready, Set...Phoenix Kids Get Fit.
Maryvale Community Center, 4420 N. 51st Avenue, Phoenix. 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Free immunizations, health checks, haircuts and more. For information call Carmela at (602) 262-7424. NATIVE HEALTH will be participating in this event.
August 1 - 3rd Annual Family Connection Fun Day.
Free. Food, games, prizes, health screenings, and more! Free backpacks. 8:00 a.m.-noon. Hosted by DES Arizona Child Support Program in partnership with the Salvation Army KROC Center. To view the flyer click here. Held at Salvation Army KROC Center, 1375 E. Broadway, Phoenix. For information call (602) 771-6445. NATIVE HEALTH will be participating in this fun event.
Now through August 23 - Super
Heroes: Art! Action! Adventure!
Heard Museum, 2301 N. Central Avenue, Phoenix. $5.00 for American Indians. Children under 1 free. For information check the website at http://heard.org/
Thursday, August 13- Let's Talk: Workshop for Parents
4041 N. Central Avenue, Building C - 2nd Floor Conference Room. Let's Talk workshops are designed to help you talk to teens about tough issues. This workshop will provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to encourage teens to say "no" to risky behaviors and "yes" to healthy decisions and a successful life. Our topics will be Alcohol/Drugs and Bullying/Harassment. Free to parents, guardians or professionals who work with adolescents between the ages of 12-19 years old. Translators available. Free dinner and a chance to win a $25.00 gift card. For information or to RSVP please contact Diane. at 602-279-5262 ext. 3114 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org. S25.00 gift cards to the first 10 families that complete the class.
The NATIVE HEALTH Wellness Warriors Program is currently looking for Native American children, age 7-12 and their families, who are interested in learning about healthy living. The Wellness Warriors Program incorporates fun, engaging, and culturally relevant activities that promote healthful eating and activities to encourage physical activity.
If you, or someone you know, would like additional information please contact Dr. Katie Carpenter at 602-279-5262, x 3454 or email her at email@example.com
This program is supported by funding from the Office of the Attorney General.