Dump the Drugs

9 locations across Yavapai County

Safely and easily dispose of your unused and expired prescriptions or over the counter medications.

Keep them out of the wrong hands!

Verde Valley locations 
Prescott area locations 

 From Inmate to Citizen

Understanding the excitement, fear, and challenges when transitioning from prison into the community

Do you have a loved one who is incarcerated? Incarceration affects the incarcerated individual and their loved ones after release.

Learn about:

  • Difficulties people experience transitioning from prison into the community
  • The different thinking and processing skills between someone who is incarcerated and someone who is not
  • Identify differences in prison culture and daily life
  • Increase awareness about generational trauma
  • Keys to successful reintegration
  • How to communicate with returning individuals
  • How we, as a community, can help individuals return home successfully

Limited seating. No registration required to attend.
Questions? Contact info@YavapaiReentryProject.org or (928) 708-0100

Prescott Valley



Wednesday, November 1, 2017 ~ 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Cottonwood Rec Center ~ Cottonwood Room
150 S. 6th Street, Cottonwood


 Community Coach training

Are you interested in making a real difference in your community and having a positive impact on a person's life?

Consider serving as a volunteer guide or mentor for someone reentering the community after serving in prison.

Volunteer coaches give formerly incarcerated individuals the opportunity
» for community support
» the ability to build healthy relationships
» to create hope for their future

Receive free training to learn needed skills for working one-on-one in helping provide referrals, emotional support and resources for former inmates. No experience, prior qualifications or education needed. All that is needed is the desire to help.

Prescott Valley

8056 E Valley Rd, Ste B, Prescott Valley

Saturday, February 17, 2018
9:00 am to 1:00 pm


Public Safety Building
199 S. 6th Street, Cottonwood

Saturday, November 18, 2017
9:00 am to 1:00 pm


Saturday, May 19, 2017
9:00 am to 1:00 pm

To register for this free class contact Ivy Canova at irios@matforceaz.org or (928) 708-0100.


 Beyond the Bystander Effect: 50 Years After Kitty Genovese

Lunch & Learn

This presentation will provide a brief case study of the infamous 1964 murder of Kitty Genovese, from which the concept of “the bystander effect” was developed. Learn in depth about the Bystander Effect and how this led to Kitty’s screams for help going unanswered . 

Also, discover ways to become more engaged in addressing problems such as family violence and drug and alcohol abuse in our community.


Presenters include:

  • Det. James Tobin, Yavapai College Police Department

Thursday, October 19, 2017
11:30 am to 1:00 pm

Yavapai County Admin Building
Board of Supervisors Board Room
1015 Fair St., Prescott


 Parenting Education Classes

Parenting is hard work.  We're here to help.MATFORCE partners with multiple organizations to offer FREE parenting education classes across the county.

Parenting the Love and Logic Way 

A 6-week class on how to reduce the stress of parenting and raise respectful, responsible children.

Guiding Good Choices 

Find answers on how to improve the bond with your child, increase child involvement in the family, and reduce the risk of teenage drug use and other stressful behaviors in this 5-week class.

Click here to view a calendar of FREE parenting classes and workshops.

 Monthly Youth Drug and Alcohol Impact Panel


See calendar for dates and locations.


Safe Prescription Drug Disposal

During normal business hours...
Greater Prescott Area:
  • Chino Valley Police Dept.
  • Prescott Police Dept.
  • Prescott Valley Police Dept.
  • Yavapai County Sheriff's Office
Verde Valley Area
  • Camp Verde Marshal's Office
  • Clarkdale Police Dept.
  • Cottonwood Police Dept.
  • Jerome Police Dept.
  • Sedona Police Dept.
  • Yavapai County Sheriff's Office
Flyer with address and phone info

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