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Family Resource Centers

Family Resource Centers are OPEN, 8 a.m - 4 p.m., Monday - Friday

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


What we offer...

Catalina Family Resource Center, 3645 E Pima

  • About Us
    Phone: (520) 232-8684
    Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (Closed 1:00-1:30 p.m. for lunch)

    Catalina Family Resource Center offers seminars, workshops and classes!

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Photo of Catalina Staff
(Left to right)
Michelle Valencia, School Community Liaison;
Arlene Padilla, Program Coordinator;
Gabriela De Figueroa, Custodian/Monitor

Classes at Family Resource Centers

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

    This class focuses on the USDA MyPlate nutrition guide. Participants will learn the importance of food safety, reading & comparing food labels, menu planning, and food budgeting.   

    Tuesdays| 4:00 p.m-5:00 p.m.| Start: 9/1/20 | End: 9/29/20 |

  • Active Parenting: Presented by Child & Family Resources

    This 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. Please click on link to register.

    Wednesdays| 6:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m.| Start: 9/16/20| End: 10/21/20

  • Padres Activos: Presentado por Child & Family Resources

    Este programa se enfocará en brindar a los padres las herramientas que necesitan para comunicarse mejor con sus hijos. Nos sumergiremos en el desarrollo del cerebro y cómo afecta el comportamiento de los niños.

    Jueves| 6:30 pm.-8:00 pm.| Empieza: 3 de septiembre| Termina: 8 de octubre

  • Cooking Healthy: Presented by The Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona

    Parent volunteers will demonstrate how to cook nutritious meals using ingredients from the Family Resource Center’s food pantry. Participants will also learn how to make easy low-cost meals. Please click on the link to register.

    Thursdays| 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.| 10/8/20 & 10/22/20

    Thursdays| 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.| 11/5/20 & 11/19/20

    Thursday & Friday| 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.| 12/3/20 & 12/18/20

  • “Tell Me More” Virtual Series: Presented by Tucson Unified School District

    Please join representatives from across TUSD department as they provide a fun-filled,

    hands-on approach to help you support your child’s learning at home. Learn about district resources and more.           

    Tuesday| 5:30 p.m.- 6:30 p.m.| 9/29/2020| Curriculum & Instruction

    Tuesday| 5:30 p.m.- 6:30 p.m.| 10/6/2020| Career & Technical Education

    Tuesday| 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.| 10/20/2020| Multicultural Curriculum and Relevant Pedagogy & Instruction   

    Thursday| 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.| 10/29/2020| Magnet Programs and Language Acquisition

    Thursday| 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.| 11/12/2020| African American, Asian Pacific American, Mexican American, and Native American Student Services

    Tuesday| 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.| 11/24/2020| Fine & Performing Arts, Opening Minds Through the Arts, Advanced Learning Experiences, and Gifted & Talented Education

  • Brain Waves: Presented by The U of A Cooperative Extension

    This 4-class series shares the wonders of how children’s brains grow and learn. Parents will gain knowledge in brain development, emotions, and temperament; and strategies to strengthen young children. 

    Wednesdays| 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.| Start: 10/14/20| End: 11/4/20|

  • 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|

  • Positive Discipline: Presented by The U of A Cooperative Extension

    This program focuses on using kindness, firmness, dignity, and respect. After this workshop you will be empowered with skills to reduce problematic behaviors while strengthening your child's life skills.

    Tuesdays| 2:00 p.m-3:00 p.m.| Start: 11/3/20| End: 12/1/20|

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