Community Coach training

Are you interested in making a real difference in your community and having a positive impact on a person's life?

Be a part of making your community a better place for everyone! Become a Community Coach today through our proven successful mentoring program.
Volunteer coaches give formerly incarcerated individuals the opportunity
» for community support
» to create hope for their future
» to restore and rebuild their lives
while also building and strengthening our communities.
Receive free training to learn needed skills for working one-on-one in helping provide referrals, emotional support and resources for former inmates. No experience, prior qualifications or education is needed.
All that is needed is the desire to help!
 

Prescott Valley

MATFORCE
8056 E. Valley Road, Suite B, Prescott Valley
9:00 am to 1:00 pm

  • Saturday, August 17, 2019

Cottonwood

Cottonwood Public Safety Building
199 S. 6th Street, Cottonwood
9:00 am to 1:00 pm

  • Saturday, September 21, 2019

To register for this free class contact Brenda at bbuenrostro@matforceaz.org or (928) 708-0100.

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 From Inmate to Citizen

Understanding the excitement, fear, and challenges when transitioning from prison into the community

Do you have a loved one who is incarcerated? Incarceration affects the incarcerated individual and their loved ones after release.

Learn about:

  • Difficulties people experience transitioning from prison into the community
  • The different thinking and processing skills between someone who is incarcerated and someone who is not
  • Identify differences in prison culture and daily life
  • Increase awareness about generational trauma
  • Keys to successful reintegration
  • How to communicate with returning individuals
  • How we, as a community, can help individuals return home successfully

Limited seating. No registration required to attend.
Questions? Contact info@YavapaiReentryProject.org or (928) 708-0100

 

Cottonwood

Tuesday, May 21, 2019
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Cottonwood Public Safety Building
Multi-Purpose Room
199 S. 6th Street, Cottonwood

Prescott Valley

Tuesday, November 5, 2019
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Prescott Valley Public Library
Crystal Room
7401 E. Civic Circle, Prescott Valley

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 Arizona Drug Summit

Uniting for Solutions

 

September 23-24, 2019
DoubleTree by Hilton | Tempe, AZ

 

 

 

Register here today to hear these Keynote Speakers and more!


AZ Drug Summit partner agencies and sponsors include:

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 Drug & Alcohol Awareness Symposium

 

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 ~ 8:00 am to 12:00 pm
Yavapai College - Prescott Campus, Building 19, Room 145, Community Room
1100 E. Sheldon, Prescott

 

Join featured speakers

  • Detective Matthew Shay, Maricopa County Sheriff's Office
  • Detective Dan Webb, Arizona Department of Liquor
  • Sergeant James Tobin, Yavapai College Police Department
  • Jim Ragan, Arizona High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area

as they discuss topics including marijuana production and illicit narcotic cannabis labs, underage drinking and youth drug trends, the rise in methamphetamine manufacturing and use in Arizona, and "How Much Do You Know?" A fun, interactive learning event to test your knowledge on drug and alcohol issues. Bring your smart-phone to participate, free Wi-Fi will be available!


Registration for this event is FREE. Please RSVP by Friday, June 14, 2019 to
matforce@cableone.net or (928) 708-0100

Snacks and light refreshments will be provided.

4 hours AZPOST continuing training credits available.


Who should attend? Law enforcement, probation, court personnel, social workers, educators, public service providers, health care providers, treatment providers, and interested community members.

 

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 Parenting Education Classes

Parenting is hard work.  We're here to help.MATFORCE partners with multiple organizations to offer FREE parenting education classes across the county.

Parenting the Love and Logic Way 

A 6-week class on how to reduce the stress of parenting and raise respectful, responsible children.

Guiding Good Choices 

Find answers on how to improve the bond with your child, increase child involvement in the family, and reduce the risk of teenage drug use and other stressful behaviors in this 5-week class.

Click here to view a calendar of FREE parenting classes and workshops.

Safe Prescription Drug Disposal

During normal business hours...
Greater Prescott Area:
  • Chino Valley Police Dept.
  • Prescott Police Dept.
  • Prescott Valley Police Dept.
  • Yavapai County Sheriff's Office
  • Yavapai College Police Department - Prescott Campus
Verde Valley Area
  • Camp Verde Marshal's Office
  • Clarkdale Police Dept.
  • Cottonwood Police Dept.
  • Jerome Police Dept.
  • Sedona Police Dept.
  • Yavapai County Sheriff's Office
  • Yavapai College Police Department - Clarkdale Campus
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