Gila Valley C.O.R.E. Event

On October 24th beginning at 11:00 A.M. and finishing at 2:P.M., there will be a C.O.R.E. Event that takes place in front of the Safford City Hall. C.O.R.E. is an abbreviation for Community Organized Resource Event. Attending this event will provide you with information about the resources us Gila Vallians have available to us on a wide variety of needs. Below you will see a list of the participating non-profit organizations and our wonderful City of Safford city workers. There are some wonderful resources available, and even if you don’t feel like you need any of the services they provide, attending the event to provide support for these organizations will provide you with more information about your community, and show you where you can help support the community as well. Come Learn on October 24th in front of the Safford City Hall! C.O.R.E. participants will love to see you there.

Emergency First Responders

Safford PD, Thatcher PD, Pima PD, Sheriff’s Department, Safford Fire Department, Search & Rescue and Southwest Ambulance.

City of Safford Divisions

Clerk’s Office/Magistrate, Finance, HR, Planning & Community Development, Public Works/Engineering, Utilities and Library

Attorney General’s Office (Fraud)

Non Profits-Service Provided

Easter Seals Blake Foundation

Easter Seals Blake Foundation provides educational, therapeutic, family support and community living programs designed to enable each individual served to meet their maximum potential for independent, productive living and developmental growth.

Children and Family Resources

Child Care Resource and Referral is a FREE statewide program that helps families find high quality child care, partner with teens to prevent pregnancy, school drop-out, drug use, and suicide. Provide training, technical assistance, and professional development for individuals to become certified childcare providers in a home setting for the Arizona Department of Economic Security. 

Dynamite Therapy (Arizona Early Learning)

Dynamite Therapy LLC is a home-based therapy company offering Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and Speech Therapy to children in Arizona and Nevada.

Boys & Girls Club

Boys & Girls Clubs of America is a national organization of local chapters which provides after-school programs for young people.

Southeastern Arizona Community Unique Services (SEACUS)

SEACUS provides our elderly and disabled community members the option of growing old in the comfort of their own homes. SEACUS provides quality, compassionate care that is necessary to insure safety, independence, and dignity.

Southeastern Arizona Behavioral Health Services (SEABHS)

SEAHBS is a community mental health and substance abuse prevention and treatment agency.

Southeastern Arizona Community Action Program (SEACAP)

SEACAP provide a variety of assistance services such as Emergency Assistance, Utility Assistance, Rental/Mortgage Assistance, Housing Repair, Food Boxes & Other Food & Nutrition Programs, Advocacy and Referral, Head Start, Self-Help Housing and Homeless Service.

Workforce Connections

Promotes and supports a workforce system that offers employers, workers and communities across Cochise, Graham and Greenlee Counties workforce solutions that achieve and sustain economic prosperity.

DES/Vocational Rehabilitation

Arizona Rehabilitation Services Administration works with persons with disabilities to achieve their goals for employment and independence.

Graham County Rehabilitation Center (GCRC)

GCRC helps people reach their full potential, by contracting with the Department of Economic Security / Division of Developmental Disabilities to support qualifying individuals in reaching their independence goals including employment and residential services

Mt. Graham Safe House

The safe house provides short term emergency housing to victims of domestic violence and their children. Other services provided include crisis intervention, assessment, advocacy and referral as needed, conducted in a safe, secure and confidential environment.

Southwestern Fair Housing Council (SWFHC)-Tucson

SWFHC provides comprehensive services to achieve and preserve equal access to housing for all people.

Chicanos Por La Causa (CPLC)-Phoenix

CPLC provides assistance to disadvantaged low income individuals regardless of ethnic origin, gender, age or creed in urban and rural areas (Arizona/New Mexico. Nevada). CPLC focuses on education, health and human services, housing and economic development.

Graham County Health Department

The Graham County Health Services promotes health and quality of life for all Graham County residents through education, service and leadership.


Cenpatico manages benefits for vulnerable populations that include behavioral health, school-based services, specialty therapy, rehabilitation and community reentry.

Lions Club

Lions is a non profit group committed to community volunteer work most notably eye care services. (vision screenings, eye banks and eyeglass recycling)

Graham County Substance Abuse Coalition

Organize prevention efforts and strategies to address alcohol, prescription drug, and other drug misuse and abuse in Graham County.

Safford Wellness Connections

Provides peer-run life enhancing opportunities for mental health recovery and wellness. Provides an environment in which people with addiction of brain based disorders can be productive and vital to society,

Desert Eagle Addiction Recovery

Provides services to meet the needs of addiction recovery in the Gila Valley