CATALINA CARES

Serving the community of Catalina, Arizona

Other Services (not led by Catalina churches)

A.A. Meeting: Meets at Santa Catalina Catholic Church on Thursday evenings at 7:00pm. Contact Alcoholics Anonymous for more details.


Al-Anon Meeting: Meets Thursdays at 4:00pm at Santa Catalina Catholic Church, 520-825-9611.


Catalina Community Center: Provides daily after-school program for ages 5-13, and parent/toddler playtime on Tues. and Thurs. mornings, as well as many creative summer programs for children and teens, including swimming classes and recreational swimming. Located at 16562 N. Oracle Rd. Call 520-825-9011 for more information.


Emerge!: Center against domestic abuse operates two emergency shelters in addition to providing crisis intervention, individual and group support, life skills development, abuse prevention, a community-based childcare center and community education. 24-hour hotline: 1-888-428-0101. Website: www.emergecenter.org. For more information: 520-795-8001. All Emerge! services are provided in English and Spanish.


Family First: Pregnancy care center and family diaper bank, offering free pregnancy testing, educational resources on prenatal care, adoption, child development, sexually transmitted diseases, and life skills. Also adult incontinence underwear, substance abuse prevention, “earn while you learn” program, relationship building skills for teen boys and girls, and fatherhood classes for expecting dads. Located at 1575 W. American Ave., Ste. A, Oracle, AZ, 520-896-9545. Visit their website at www.familyfirstpcc.org.


Golden Goose: Non-profit thrift store which provides funding for the IMPACT and SaddleBrooke Community Outreach (helping people in need in Pima and Pinal counties). 520-825-9101.


Head Start: Coronado Head Start program offering services to families with preschool age children three and four years of age. Our comprehensive services are provided to low income families at no charge to participants including: classroom based services, nutritional meals, individual educational planning, educational opportunities for parents, help for children with special needs, vision, speech, and hearing screenings, and social services referrals. For more information give us a call at 520-825-1669. Or visit us at 3401 E. Wilds Rd. (in front of Coronado K through 8 school)

Help for victims of Mesothelioma: If you or a loved one suffers from Mesothelioma, due to exposure to asbestos, there is help available! Mesothelioma.net has a wide variety of information about cancer patients coping with their diagnosis, as well as extensive therapeutic practices and habits that victims and families can get involved in to help with the grieving process. Visit mesothelioma.net or https://www.asbestos.com/mesothelioma/ to learn more.


IMPACT of Southern Arizona : Offers food bank, clothing bank, ESL/Citizenship classes, GED classes, youth program (including summer day camp, after school program, Junior Achievement classes, drug awareness program, free dental check-ups for children up to age 18, Catalina Youth Day, and Christmas outreach), senior services (including social luncheons, meals on wheels, free legal assistance, and classes on various topics), grief counseling, adopt-a-family opportunities at Christmastime, emergency transportation, veteran services, and help for the homeless. Call 520-825-0009 or visit at 3535 E. Hawser St, Catalina.


Marana Health Center (Santa Catalina office): Clinic offers primary care to people with AHCCCS, or Sliding fee scale program. Also accepts most all insurance programs and WIC is available for families who qualify. Services include dental, diagnostic lab, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, physical therapy, radiology, teen wellness, and behavioral health services. New location at 16701 N Oracle Rd, Ste 135, 520-825-6763. Mon-Fri 8:00am-5:00pm. www.mhchealthcare.org

MentorKids USA: Opportunities for mentoring youth of all ages. For more information, or to volunteer as a mentor, call 520-624-2765. www.mentorkidsusa.org


Moms in Prayer: Weekly prayer meeting for children, teachers and staff in local schools. www.momsinprayer.org


Narcotics Anonymous: Substance abuse support group meets at 15920 N Oracle Rd, Catalina Pointe Plaza, Suite 138, Tuesdays at 6:00pm. Helpline: 520-881-8381. www.natucson.org


SaddleBrooke Community Outreach: An outreach that makes a pos­i­tive impact on the lives of needy chil­dren in neigh­bor­ing com­mu­ni­ties through improved self-respect, bet­ter school atten­dance, and higher scholas­tic achievement. Programs include Kids’ Closet, with 3000 chil­dren clothed each year, high school schol­ar­ship and men­tor­ing program, tutor­ing pro­gram, adopt-a-family Christ­mas program, and teen closet for area high school students. Outreach includes San Manuel and Mammoth, as well as Catalina children. Located at 63675 E SaddleBrooke Blvd., Suite L. Open Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.


Young Life: Fun meetings for youth at the middle school and high school levels, as well as leadership training, support for teen mothers, and special needs student activities. Summer and winter camps held each year. Staff on campus at CDO High School and Ironwood Ridge High School. See their website for more information: www.younglife.org