Water Safety - Additional Resources
Here are numerous online and downloadable resources to help prevent child drownings in your community.
Children’s Safety Zone (stats on water incidents in Maricopa county)
Drowning Prevention Coalition of Arizona (drowning prevention efforts in Arizona)
Grief support groups and resources:
- Compassionate Friends
- Hospice of the Valley
- Mothers in Sympathy and Support - MISS Foundation
- Stepping Stones of Hope
- New Song Center for Grieving Children
- Children to Children Support Group
- Other organizations providing support groups: Franciscan Renewal Center 480-648-7640; Community Church of Joy 602-561-0500 x246; St. Maria Goretti 480-948-8080; Catholic Social Services 602-997-6105
Helpful Phoenix Children's resources:
CPR classes at Phoenix Children's (search for Heartsavers)
Each year, schools across the Valley use the Water Watchers curriculum. This innovative program, which has been recognized by the National Water Safety Congress, teaches children water safety while addressing existing classroom priorities. Download it for free -- Water Watchers Curriculum (Note: this will take minute to download.)
Tiffaney Isaacson is the program coordinator for the Water Watchers program. She is also the Vice President of the National Drowning Prevention Alliance and serves on the advisory council for the Drowning Prevention Coalition of Arizona. For more details, contact Tiffaney Isaacson at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (602) 933-0960.