Resources for AZ Educators and Families During Walkouts

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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:

Reveal Church (Dysart & Greenway)


Valley Life Church


The Springs Church

Register at

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

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

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

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

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

Arizona Humane Society in Phoenix

Offering Youth Camps during walkout days

AZ on the Rocks in Scottsdale 480-502-9777 or

Arizona Animal Welfare League and SPCA in Phoenix

Valley of the Sun Jewish Community Center in Scottsdale Open for existing members only

Rachels Young at Art in Scottsdale 480-621-6155

Kidspark in Scottsdale 602-788-2445

Kroc Day Care in Phoenix Includes breakfast and lunch 602-425-5008

Surprise Family Karate

Hosting day camp from 7am to 6pm. 480-200-8090

PV Karate in Phoenix 602-867-9204

Avalanche Athletics in Phoenix

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.

Register at

Makutus Island in Chandler

Kids entertainment center. 480-344-3740

Rachel’s Young at Art Studio in Scottsdale

Offering day camps. 480-621-6155

AZ Allstars

Offering Day camps from 6am to 6pm.

Register at

Lifetime Fitness in Scottsdale

Contact Frank Hernandez at 480-538-3451.

Arizona Prestige Gymnastic & Cheer

Offering full day camps for $30. 602-548-8252

Food Assistance

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

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