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Resources for Arizona Families
Parents should first start with calling their school office to determine what their schools plans to do for Thursdays teacher walk outs. The following is a list of community resources for parents to assist with child care. This information will be updated as more community organizations provide information on plans to support Arizona families.
Here’s what school districts plan to do during the walkouts:
Where to Submit Additional Community Resources:
Child Care- FREE
• Child Care Resource and Referral is a FREE statewide program in Arizona that helps families find child care to fit your family’s unique needs.
1-800-308-9000 or (520) 325-5778
• Happy Hour School-Age Program (Tucson Area)
• City of Phoenix Parks and Recreation locations throughout Phoenix Community Centers will be opening their doors at 7 am List of locations can be found: https://www.phoenix.gov/parks/recreation-and-community-centers
• Reveal Church (Dysart & Greenway)
• Valley Life Church
The Springs Church
Child Care - Cost
• The YMCA is offering short-term child care during the walkouts. The following regional care centers will be available from 6:30am-6:30pm. Please contact your regional care center for pricing per day.
Southwest Valley Family YMCA
2919 Litchfield Rd., Goodyear
Ross Farnsworth East Valley Family YMCA
1807 S. Sunview, Mesa
Tempe Family YMCA
7070 S Rural Road, Tempe
Legacy Chris- Town Family YMCA
5517 N 17th Ave., Phoenix
Scottsdale/ Paradise Family YMCA
6869 E. Shea Blvd., Scottsdale
Desert Foothills Family YMCA
34250 N. 60th Street, Scottsdale
Glendale/ Peoria Family YMCA
14711 N. 59th Ave., Glendale
Yuma Family YMCA
1917 W. 32nd Street, Yuma
Copper Basin Family YMCA
28300 N. Main Street, Queen Creek
Flagstaff Family YMCA
1001 N. Turquoise Drive, Flagstaff
Ahwatukee Foothills Family YMCA
1030 E. Liberty Ln., Phoenix
• Arizona Alliance of Boys and Girls Club- Encouraged to contact regional club to set up child care arrangements. $35 a day for non-members.
Boys & Girls Club of Aha Macav 928-346-2582
1603 Plantation Road, Mohave Valley
Boys & Girls Club of Bisbee 520.432.3010
405 Arizona Street, Bisbee
Boys & Girls Club of Flagstaff 928.266.0489
301 S. Paseo del Flag, Flagstaff Boys & Girls Club of Round Valley 928-333-7824 208 E. 2nd Ave, Eagar
Boys & Girls Club of Santa Cruz County 520.287.3733 590 N Tyler Ave, Nogales Boys & Girls Club of Sierra Vista 520.515.0055 1746 Paseo San Luis, Sierra Vista Boys & Girls Club of the Gila Valley 928-424-2100 805 S 7th Ave., Safford Boys & Girls Club of the San Carlos Apache Nation 928.475.2140
Boys & Girls Club of White Mountain Apache 928.338.1177 109 E. Manzanita Street, Whiteriver Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Arizona 928.776.8686 335 E Aubrey St, Prescott
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale 480-860-5520
Boys & Girls Clubs of Metropolitan Phoenix 602-954-8182 Boys & Girls Club of the Casa Grande 520.876.5437 798 N Picacho Street, Casa Grande Boys & Girls Clubs of the Colorado River 928.763.1411 2250 Highland Rd, Bullhead City Boys & Girls Clubs of the East Valley 480.820.3688 2602 W. Baseline Rd., Ste #25, Mesa
Boys & Girls Clubs of Tucson 520.573.3533
3155 E. Grant Rd., Tucson
Flip Dunk Sports in Phoenix
Offering child care for age 8 and older. Drop off will open at 9am. Call 602-277-0067.
Bling Tour in Surprise
Performing arts facilities is providing child care for K-8. Register at www.blingtour.com.
Arizona Music Academy in Tempe
Opening doors to K-6 for childcare
Whiz Kidz Playland in Ahwatukee
301-646-9398. Offering emergency child care.
Luv 2 Play in Surprise
Register at www.surpriseluv2playcamps.weebly.com.
Kidz World Childcare and Learning Center in East Mesa 480-444-8287
Stage Dreams Youth Theater at The Way Fellowship Church in Glendale, AZ 623-252-9001 or www.stagedreams.net
Small Miracles in Tucson and Phoenix 520-744-8505 or 602-953-2530
Hi-Five Sports Day Camp at Victorium in Scottsdale 8:30 am-5 pm available includes lunch Register at https://login.ezfacility.com/OnlineRegistrations/Register.aspx?CompanyID=1241&GroupID=243238
More than Modeling
Children’s Learning Adventure in Laveen, Peoria & Goodyear call 877-797-1417
Arizona Science Center in Phoenix Available 7:30 am to 6 pm www.azscience.org
Arizona Humane Society in Phoenix
Offering Youth Camps during walkout days azhumane.org
AZ on the Rocks in Scottsdale 480-502-9777 or azontherocks.com
Arizona Animal Welfare League and SPCA in Phoenix aawl.org
Valley of the Sun Jewish Community Center in Scottsdale Open for existing members only
Rachels Young at Art in Scottsdale 480-621-6155 rachelsyoungatart.com
Kidspark in Scottsdale 602-788-2445 kidspark.com/scottsdale
Kroc Day Care in Phoenix Includes breakfast and lunch 602-425-5008 www.krocphoenix.org
Surprise Family Karate
Hosting day camp from 7am to 6pm. 480-200-8090
PV Karate in Phoenix 602-867-9204
Avalanche Athletics in Phoenix avalancheathletics.com
Boys and Girls Club of Metro Phoenix Open for members, limited space for new families 602-954-8182
Salvation Army in Phoenix Providing daily child care up to 100 children age 5-12 from 7am-6pm, includes two meals and one snack. Cost $25 per day per child. 602-425-5000
KidsPark Child Care
Providing free child care for teachers and discounted child care to the community. 602-788-2445
Musical Theatre of Anthem
Childcare for ages 5-12, from 8:30am to 3:00pm, lunch will be provided.
Makutus Island in Chandler
Kids entertainment center. 480-344-3740
Rachel’s Young at Art Studio in Scottsdale
Offering day camps. 480-621-6155
Offering Day camps from 6am to 6pm.
Lifetime Fitness in Scottsdale
Contact Frank Hernandez at 480-538-3451.
Arizona Prestige Gymnastic & Cheer
Offering full day camps for $30. 602-548-8252
Contact your district first to determine if your school will be providing breakfast and lunch.
Association of Arizona Food Banks- 602-528-3434 or visit their website for a complete list of partners that offer boxed lunches, onsite meals, home meals, etc.
Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona
520-622-0525 or 800-950-8681
3003 S. Country Club Road, Tucson, Az 85726
Desert Mission Food Bank
9229 N. 4th Street, Phoenix, Arizona 85020
St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance
2831 N 31st Ave., Phoenix, Arizona 85009
United Food Bank
2454 S. Nina Dr., Mesa, AZ 85210
Yuma Community Food Bank
2404 E. 24th Street, Ste. A, Yuma, AZ 85365
Resources for Educators and Support Staff:
• Contact your local AEU site liaison or AEA site representative to resources.
• Visit Arizona Educators United Webpage
• KidsPark Child Care is offering free child care to educators: 602-788-2445
• Arizona Sunrays Gymnastics is offering free child care to educators: 602-992-5790