Gila Bend Family Resource Center

The Gila Bend Family Resource Center (FRC) gives parents and caregivers the tools they need to support the cognitive, emotional, and physical development of their young children. Funded in part by First Things First, the Gila Bend FRC is a place where families can be connected to the community resources they need - all in one place! Our focus is on early childhood literacy, parent education, nutrition, health, and child-centered activities.

Programs, resources, and referrals are provided for family members of all ages and the community. Programs are available at no cost or low cost.

Services include:
  • Helping Families In Need: AHCCCS & Healthcare Marketplace Insurance application assistance.
  • Arizona Learning Institute (ALI): Parent education and awareness.
  • Southwest Behavioral & Health Services: Comprehensive behavioral health services to youth and their families.
  • Native Health Counseling Service: Available for children ages four years and older who have experienced loss, trauma, behavioral, or emotional problems.
  • Kids Watch AZ: Kindergarten readiness
  • DUET: Grandparents raising grandchildren.
  • Printing, Faxing, and Copies Services
  • Laptop and Wi-Fi use
  • Telephone services
  • Baby Bags
  • Hygiene Bags
  • Transportation Services: Solar Express & Route 685
  • Application Services
  • Suicide Prevention
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