Child & Family Resources, Inc. is a private, nonprofit, community-based organization that has made a meaningful contribution to the children of Southern Arizona since 1970. The mission of the agency is to improve the well being of Arizona's children and families through programs that strengthen child care, youth and families. Some of our programs include: Child Care Resource & Referral-parents can call and get a list of child care centers; The Center for Adolescent Parents where teen mothers can earn their high school diploma or GED while receiving free, on-site child care; KIDLINE- school age children can call a free hotline for information and a host of other in-home programs that teach parents better coping skills. The agency is headquartered in Tucson and provides services in Pima, Cochise, Santa Cruz, Graham, Maricopa and Yuma counties.
Child & Family Resources has a long history of building community collaborations that address unmet needs and gaps in social services. The agency was originally known as The Tucson Association For Child Care in 1970. The goal was to mobilize communities to develop quality child care options for low-income families. As the agency grew and took on new challenges, the name was changed to reflect the wider scope of our programs. Thousands of families are touched each day through our 30 programs. Services are interrelated and offer a continuum of prevention and early intervention services to support families. Child & Family Resources currently employs over 200 people in seven full-scale offices in Tucson, Phoenix, Yuma, Safford, Sierra Vista, Douglas and Nogales. Staff members reflect the cultural demographics of the communities they serve and are residents of those same communities.
The agency operates a budget of more than 14 million dollars. Ninety percent of the budget goes towards programs. Administrative costs are kept to a responsible 10%. The fiscal management of the agency is sound and meets appropriate standard accounting procedures as outlined in circular A-122 and A-133, General Accepted Accounting Principles. An independent audit is conducted each year. Child & Family Resources is a United Way Agency and was recognized as the Agency of the Year in 1981. Child & Family Resources is fully accredited by the nationally recognized Council on Accreditation (COA).
A community-based board of directors actively governs the programs as set forth in the bylaws of the agency. The board reflects a cross section of our diverse community. Many of the board members are parents whose child care needs reflects those of all working families. These people set the course of the agency and direct the professional staff so that together the mission of the agency is served.
Child & Family Resources has made a significant and lasting impact upon the lives of thousands of children, youth, parents and providers. Our work reflects community needs and provides high quality, accessible and affordable programs to meet those needs. As new and more pressing challenges emerge, Child & Family Resources has stepped up to meet them. Helping children, youth and their families without regard to ethnic or religious background or financial or social status is the hallmark of our programs. – less–ZoomInfo