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Easterseals Blake Foundation

Together we are building a Southern Arizona Community where all people live healthy, productive and independent lives!


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Easterseals Blake Foundation is dedicated to the vision of a Southern Arizona community where all people live healthy, productive, and independent lives. EBF serves more than 30,000 individuals and families across 10 counties of Southern Arizona

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Home visitation, coaching, age-appropriate health and developmental screenings for children, parent support groups, community referrals for families with children with developmental delays.


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Easterseals Blake Foundation

7750 E. Broadway Blvd., Suite A200
Tucson, AZ 85710
Phone: 520-327-1529

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Ema M. Kammeyer, JD, Completes Her 37-year Career as CEO of EBF

Ema began as the CEO of The Cerebral Palsy Foundation in 1984. As it grew, the organization became the Blake Foundation in 1993. In 2007 they became an affiliate of Easterseals Inc., becoming Easterseals Blake Foundation. Today, EBF serves Southern AZ 10 counties, more than 30,000 individuals each year. With an annual operating budget of over $50M & more than 800 employees, EBF is among the largest agencies in Southern AZ.
In her farewell to staff Ema said “There’s something very special about this company. I think the heart, compassion, & dedication of each team member has a synergistic effect & keeps the agency glowing with energy & determination to provide the absolute best for our members. That energy & the people generating it will be what I miss the most.”

Fun Ride in May
Aviva Children’s Services works each year to fill backpacks with school supplies for foster youth in Southern Arizona. These backpacks are given at the beginning of the school year and throughout the year.
Easterseals Blake Foundation
Join us September 18, 2021 for the return of the biggest annual blues concert in Southern Arizona! Benefitting Easterseals Blake Foundation and Cochise County!
Mental Health Awareness
June is American Housing Month! Semi-Independent Living offers community-based independent living support for adults with serious mental illness. Focus on activities of daily living, independent housing, medication management, and employment support.
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Join the Wheels for Easterseals Team (W4ES) for the 38th Annual El Tour de Tucson! Wheels for Easterseals (W4ES) is a team of cyclists riding to support the children, families and individuals that EBF and Aviva Children's Services help throughout Southern Arizona.

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Featured Programs

Aviva Children's Services

Aviva Children's Services

Aviva Children’s Services changes the lives of more than 3,000 children involved in the foster care system each year. We build resilience by providing emergency resources, ongoing support, and behavioral health services.

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Sage Ceramics

Sage Ceramics

SAGE Ceramics is a unique supported employment program for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Employees work along side job coaches who provide on-the-job support to designs and manufactures high quality, handcrafted ceramic gifts. This program provides an excellent opportunity to gain experience and learn occupational skills related to the retail and wholesale gift industry. To purchase SAGE Ceramic products or to learn more, please call (520) 888-8588

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Blake Behavioral Health

Blake Behavioral Health

Easterseals Blake Behavioral Health serves children, adults and families across 9 counties of Southern Arizona. We offer trauma informed counseling and groups, parenting education and support, Applied Behavioral Analysis treatment, Substance-use counseling, employment services and medication management. We are here for you !

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