Services For Children and Families
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Blake Behavioral HealthCochise, Graham, Greenlee, La Paz, Pima, Pinal, Santa Cruz & Yuma counties 844-546-3068
Counseling Services for All
Individual Counseling: Short-term solution-focused treatment for children & adults. Services provide support through family and life transitions, behavioral concerns, and/or mental health and substance abuse issues. Play-based therapy for young children.
Family Counseling: For family members of all ages.
Parent-Child Relationship Therapy: Attachment-focused therapy with a caregiver and child. Caregivers include biological parent, foster parent, adoptive parent, or kinship placement.
Child-Parent Psychotherapy: A parent-child therapy model proven to be effective with children under the age of five, who have been exposed to trauma and their caregivers. Caregivers include biological parent, foster parent, adoptive parent, or kinship placement.
Psychiatric evaluation, diagnosis, medication prescription, and ongoing monitoring for relevant diagnoses. Services provided by licensed psychiatrists and nurses.
Therapeutic Groups for Children and Teens
Incredible Years Dinosaur School (ages four to eight): A weekly two-hour group focusing on classroom success, understanding feeling, problem solving, anger management, and friendship skills.
Girls' Group: Ongoing same sex groups for girls ages seven to 11, and 12 to 17. Participants learn skills to be successful in everyday life. Topics include self-esteem, healthy expression of feelings, communication and self-care.
Boys' Group: An ongoing same-sex group for boys ages seven to 11, and 12 to1 7. Participants will learn skills to help manage their anger and communicate their feelings effectively.
Incredible Years Education
The leading national evidence-based early childhood development training program for parents of children ages birth to 12.
Parents & Babies (birth to nine months) and Parents of Toddlers (ages one to three): Parents learn how to establish clear and predictable routines, and practice self-care. Parents will practice understanding cues and responding appropriately to their child’s needs while encouraging appropriate development. Parents of toddlers begin to practice using positive discipline to manage misbehavior. Babies attend class with parents.
Basic Preschool (ages three to six) & Basic School Age (ages six to 12): A parenting group where parents strengthen the parent-child interactions and attachment, reduce harsh discipline, and foster the ability to promote the child’s social, emotional, and language development. Parents also learn to build the child’s school readiness skills and academic development.
Attentive Parenting (ages two to six): A six to eight-sessions group designed as an intervention program to teach caregivers how to promote children’s emotional regulation, social competence, problem solving, reading, and school readiness.
Autism and Language Delays (ages two to six): Teaches parents to promote children’s emotional regulation, social competence, language skills, and school readiness as well as how to support children in building relationships with others.
Community-based independent living support for adults with serious mental illness. Focus on activities of daily living, independent housing, medication management, and employment support.
Behavioral Health Residential Facilities (BHRF): Residential services for adults and children with serious mental illness. Services include individual, group and family counseling, crisis management, substance abuse treatment, assistance in the self-administration of medicine, and daily living skills.
Blake Children & Family
Inclusive Early Childcare Centers
Children's Achievement Center330 N. Commerce Park Loop, Suite 100, Tucson, AZ 85745(520) 325-6495
Full-day, full-year care for children ages eight weeks to five years; This center is nationally-accredited through the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).
Signal Peak Early Learning Center8470 N. Overfield Rd., Building F, Coolidge, AZ 85128(520) 494-5140
Full-day, full-year care for children ages one to five. This center has a FTF Quality First Four-Star rating.
Superstition Mountain Early Learning Center805 S. Idaho Rd., Building A, Apache Junction, AZ 85119(480) 677-7768
Full-day, full-year care for children ages two to five.
Palomita Children's Center250 W. 15th Street, Safford, AZ 85546(928) 348-8828
Full-day, full-year care for children ages one to five. This center is nationally-accredited through NAEYC.
In-Home Family SupportCochise County (520) 452-9784 Yuma County (928) 248-5112
Intensive family-centered services for families involved with The Arizona Department of Child Safety. Services include counseling, case management, parent education, domestic violence intervention and education, and referral to community resources.
Parents as TeachersCochise County (520) 452-9784Pima County (520) 207-7310Yuma County (928) 248-5112
Home visitation, coaching, age-appropriate health and developmental screenings for children, parent support groups, community referrals for families with children with developmental delays.
Parents as Teachers: Family Support; Children with Special NeedsYuma County (928) 248-5112
In-home family support for children birth to age five who are not eligible for the Arizona Early Intervention Program, but exhibit developmental and/or medical challenges.
Incredible Years Parent Education GroupsPima County (520) 207-7310
The leading national evidence-based early childhood development training program for parents of children ages two to eight.
Early Head StartCochise County (520) 452-9784 Graham & Greenlee Counties (928) 348-8828
Home visitation program for low-income pregnant women, and parents of newborn to age three. Includes family support, parenting skills, community referrals and child development. Read a success story.
Nurse-Family PartnershipPima County (520) 207-7310
Comprehensive voluntary home visitation program for first time, high-risk mothers who are paired with a registered nurse when the mother is prenatal through the child's second birthday. The nurse provides support and education to the mother and child throughout the service delivery. Developmental screening and basic health monitoring of the mother and child is provided and a nurse provides referral information to the mother, as appropriate.
Newborn Intensive CareCochise & Santa Cruz Counties (520) 452-9784 Graham & Greenlee Counties (928) 348-8828Pinal & Gila Counties (520) 723-4429Pima County (520) 207-7310
Community nursing services are provided to facilitate the transition of the child and family from the Newborn Intensive Care Unit to their home and community. Periodic monitoring of the child's medical and developmental needs identifies infants who would benefit from referral to other early intervention programs. Through these home visits, the family receives support and education as well as referral to appropriate community resources.
Parent AideCochise & Santa Cruz Counties (520) 452-9784 Graham & Greenlee Counties (928) 348-8828Pima County (520) 207-7310Yuma County (928) 248-5112
Family-centered services to train and assist the parent/caregiver to eliminate safety threats and/or enhance parental capacities to protect children from harm and danger, and to help children remain in or return to the care of the parent/caregiver. Services include parenting and life skills training, support, referral and parenting groups and supervised visitation of families with children who are in out-of-home placement.