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Family Resource Centers

Alma Iñiquez, Director | 1100 S. Fresno St. Tucson, AZ 85745 (Menlo Family Resource Center) | (520) 584-7455 | Email Us

Resource Center Locations: Catalina | Palo Verde | Southwest | Menlo

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Virtual Classes offered by the Family Resource Centers

  • Stepping Stones: Presented by The U of A Cooperative Extension

    Child behavior management for families with children with Autism. The series provides community as well as a specialized set of skills for parents to properly identify behavior problems and challenge their children to reach milestones using the Triple P (Positive Parenting Program) curriculum.

     Wednesdays| 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.| Start: 10/28/20| End: 1/20/21|  

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  • Nutrition Class: Presented by The U of A Expanded Food & Nutrition Education Program

    Instructor Ivonne Martinez will review exercise, food safety, sugar, saltfats, and introduce the USDA MyPlate Nutrition Guide. Participants will learn to take care of themselves and their families by using new nutrition techniques and learning new ways of eating. 

    Mondays|9:00a.m.-10:00a.m.|Start: 1/11/21|End: 2/15/21 

    Please email Ivonne Martinez to register: imartine@email.arizona.edu 

  • Nutrition Class: Presented by The U of A Expanded Food & Nutrition Education Program

    Instructor Ivonne Martinez will review exercise, food safety, sugar, salt, fats, and introduce the USDA MyPlate Nutrition Guide. Participants will learn to take care of themselves and their families by using new nutrition techniques and learning new ways of eating. 

    Wednesdays|9:00a.m.-10:00a.m.|Start: 1/13/21|End: 2/17/21 

    Please email Ivonne Martinez to register: imartine@email.arizona.edu 

  • Writing Celebration: Presented by Author and Teacher Kit McIlroy

    This class is for participants who attended the Writing, A Life Skill class. Attendees will have the opportunity to read aloud. They will also be able to celebrate writing and reading with their children.  

    Thursday|5:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m.|Start: 1/28/21|End: 1/28/21| https://bit.ly/3nogMZ1 


  • Title I: Presented by Teresa Guerrero –Tucson Unified School District

    Title One presents: TUSD district policy, school policy, and compacts. You are cordially invited to share your ideas on how together we can strengthen the District Title I Parental Involvement Policy for the benefit of all students. 

    Thursday|10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.|Start: 1/28/21|End: 1/28/21| https://bit.ly/34j8IkV 


  • Crianza de los Hijos y Adicción (Parenting and Addiction): Presentado por LA FRONTERA

    This class will be presented in Spanish. Esta será una presentación de 4 sesiones sobre la crianza de los hijos y la adicción con un enfoque en los siguientes temas: hechos del alcohol, prevencion mas bienestarcomo funciona nuestro cerebro y como empieza la adiccion, y crianza positiva.  

    Fridays|10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.|Start: 1/15/21|End: 2/5/21| https://bit.ly/3m9TlS1 


  • Active Parenting
    This free six-week program will focus on giving parents/guardians the tools they need to better communicate with their children. We will dive into brain development and how it affects children’s behavior. You will also learn how to talk to your children about making good decisions. Fridays12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.| Start: 1/15/21| End: 2/19/21| https://bit.ly/34dckET 


  • English Language Acquisition for Adults (ELAA): Presented by Literacy Connects

    This class is offered to any adult with a desire to learn and improve their English. Students may choose from beginning, high beginning, intermediate, and advanced classes. Sign up by January 11.  

    |Start: 1/20/21|End: 5/14/21| Days and times vary depending on the level of class being offered. Please click on the registration link provided for more information https://bit.ly/3a3UYhu 


  • GED Preparation Class: Presented by Literacy Connects

    Prepare for your GED by improving your reading, writing, math, and thinking skills. These classes will be taught in English. Ages 21 and over.  

    Start: 1/19/21|End: 5/14/21 

    Mon. & Wed. (Math) |5:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m.| 

    Tue. & Thu. (Language Arts) |9:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m.| 

    Tue. & Thu. (Science) | 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.| 

    Please click on the link for more information https://bit.ly/3gEc3jn 


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Classes and workshops for parents, guardians, and community members


Tucson Unified's Family Resource Centers offer a wide variety of classes and workshops to parents, guardians and community members to help strengthen Tucson Unified families by providing education and resources. Topics include child development, academics, health and nutrition, safety, parenting, college readiness, district and community resources, and more. We believe that stronger families make stronger students, and strong students will contribute to a stronger community overall. Each of the Family Resource Centers offers a monthly calendar of classes and workshops.

Clases y talleres a padres, tutores legales y miembros de la comunidad


Los Centros de Recursos Familiares de Tucson Unified ofrecen una amplia variedad de clases y talleres a padres, tutores legales y miembros de la comunidad para ayudar a fortalecer las familias de Tucson Unified por medio de educación y recursos. Temas incluyen desarrollo infantil, academia, salud y nutrición, seguridad, crianza, preparación colegial, departamentos y servicios de Tucson Unified y mucho más. Nosotros creemos que familias fuertes producen estudiantes fuertes, y estudiantes fuertes contribuyen a una comunidad fuerte. Cada Centro de Recursos Familiares ofrece un calendario mensual de clases.

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