Family Issues

Transitioning from military life to student life can be an exciting time for everyone in the family; however, you may find you need assistance with a particular problem or be in need of general support.  Please take advantage of the resources provided below.

We hope you find these resources to be helpful! We welcome suggestions and appreciate your feedback. If you have found an excellent resource for the veteran student that you would like to see added to our website, please contact us at Laurie.jordon@nau.edu.

  • NAU Childcare Voucher  Program

    NAU Childcare Voucher  Program assists student parents with affordable, quality child care, and to promote graduation from NAU. Information HERE.

  • NAU Counseling Services

    NAU Counseling Services (CS) works to enhance the psychological growth, emotional well-being, and learning potential of NAU students. Visit their website HERE.

  • Arizona Children's Association

    Arizona Children's Association (AzCA) has stayed true to “Protecting Children, Empowering Youth, Strengthening Families. Visit their website HERE.

  • Assistance League's Cedar Closet

    Assistance League’s Cedar Closet Thrift Shop is your one-stop shop for good quality used furniture, clothing, jewelry and household items. Website HERE.

  • Catholic Charities

    Catholic Charities  | Helping our community's most vulnerable with solutions that permanently improve lives. Visit their website HERE to learn more.

  • DES Aging & Adult Administration

    DES Aging & Adult Administration supports at-risk Arizonans to meet their basic needs and to live safely, with dignity and independence. Visit their website HERE.

  • DES Child Protective Services

    DES Child Protective Services provides care for children on an emergency basis if the risk of harm is so great that they would be unprotected if they remained in their home. Website HERE.

  • DES Food Stamps & Public Assistance

    DES Food Stamps & Public Assistance helps to provide healthy food to low-income families with children and vulnerable adults. Visit their website HERE.

  • Family Food Center

    Flagstaff Family Food Center serves hot meals, facilitates the preparation of bag lunches, provide children's literacy programs and emergency food boxes to the food-insecure. Website HERE.

  • Goodwill Industries

    Goodwill® meets the needs of all job seekers, including programs for youth, seniors, veterans, and people with disabilities, criminal backgrounds and other specialized needs. Website HERE.

  • Hope Cottage

    Hope Cottage of the Sonshine Ministries offers a 12-24 month program to those desiring to deepen their walks with the Lord. Website HERE.

  • KidsCare - Health Insurance Program

    KidsCare is Arizona's Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) that provides coverage for those qualifying. Visit their website HERE.

  • Northland Family Help Center

    Northland Family Help Center's mission is to provide safe haven, advocacy, counseling, and education to promote and restore healthy relationships. Website HERE.

  • Northland Shelter (HALO House)

    Northland Shelter (HALO House) provides shelter, crisis inter- vention, advocacy, counseling, and life skills training to women and children affected by domestic violence. Website HERE.

  • Red Cross of Northern AZ

    Red Cross of Northern AZ helps to prevent and alleviate human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors. Website HERE.

  • Sharon Manor

    Sharon Manor is a transitional housing facility for homeless women and children survivors of domestic violence. Website HERE.

  • Southwest Behavioral Health Services

    Southwest Behavioral Health Services inspires people to feel better and reach their potential, thereby, improving our communities. Visit their website HERE.

  • St Vincent de Paul In-Town Help Line

    St. Vincent de Paul In-Town Help Line is a service of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul offered to those who are needy and suffering. Visit their website HERE.

  • Sunshine Rescue Mission

    Sunshine Rescue Mission is a men's shelter and community outreach center where meals are served to the general public (3)x daily and short term guests find overnight facilities. Website HERE.

  • The Salvation Army

    The Salvation Army serves adults, children, and families here and abroad seeking the basic necessities of life - food, shelter, and warmth. Website HERE.