Our goal is to provide community members with skills they need to thrive in the workplace. We do this by:
Providing training for Certified Caregivers and Certified Nursing Assistants
Offering computer classes for beginners and advanced learners
Giving English language and GED classes
Teaming up with Arizona@Work Pima County One-Stop to offer services such as resume writing, job search support, and interview preparation
Empowering low-income persons to launch their own food businesses
Offering line- and prep-cooking courses for those looking for work in the restaurant and dining industry
Making scholarships available to those who qualify
HEALTH AND NUTRITION
“Food is medicine” guides our commitment to help individuals and families adopt good eating habits to help grow healthy children and prevent and manage disease.
We provide a program for managing pre-diabetes and diabetes. It includes nutrition and cooking classes, and routine A1C glucose monitoring.
PIMA COUNTY ONE-STOP
Ana Camarillo, our Pima County Community Resource Coordinator is able to connect you with housing assistance, jobs, training opportunities, possible scholarships, reentry support and more.
She is generally available Tuesdays-Thursdays at the SFB-CRC, but to make sure, contact her to make an appointment. She is available via call or text at (520) 345-2095 or via email Ana.Camarillo2@pima.gov.
The SFB-CRC includes support programs and referrals for families led by a single parent and non-traditional families. We have staff who also speak Spanish and French.
Programs include Financial Well-Being workshops, free tax preparation (for those with incomes under $60,000), and support in securing resources in the community. We are a one-stop hub for families.
Thanks to the United Way of Southern Arizona, our new Family Resource Center offers many programs for parents and for your children from birth through five years of age. There are parent workshops, activities for parents and children, special dads’ programs, and family events.
Organizations offering these programs include Casa de los Niños, Make Way for Books, Parent Aid, Easter Seals Blake Foundation, and University of Arizona Cooperative Extension.
COMMUNITY RESOURCE CENTER
FREE TAX PREPARATION
We offer free tax preparation with the Pio Decimo Center of Catholic Social Services during tax season.
VETERANS' DISABILITY BENEFITS
Ron Bryant, our local Veterans Service Officer, is part of the local chapter of Disabled American Veterans and assists veterans with disability benefits to which you are entitled. Call Ron at (206) 478-1885 to set up an appointment.