Mission Statement

With integrity and determination we, the citizens of Yavapai County, commit to working in partnership to build healthier communities by striving to eliminate substance abuse and its effects.

Experience a new way of viewing and interacting with every child!

Kids at Hope training starts July 14th in Cottonwood.

Community members, teachers, and youth serving organizations can experience a new way of viewing and interacting with each child you serve.

Kids at Hope inspires, empowers and transforms schools, organizations serving youth and entire communities to create an environment and culture where all children experience success, NO EXCEPTIONS!

  • We Believe that all children are capable of success, NO EXCEPTIONS
  • We Connect with all children in a meaningful, sustainable way
  • We Time Travel with children by teaching them to mentally time travel to their future in four destinations

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Can’t make the July 14th training? September 10th or November 11th trainings available.

MATFORCE Announces 2015 “My Voice Makes a Difference” Video Contest Winners!

The annual contest is designed to give youth in Yavapai County the opportunity to express their voices and opinions in order to make a positive effect on reducing the abuse of drugs and alcohol.

Congratulations First Place Winners!

  • Middle School – Lego Animation, by Isaac Peterson, Micah Peterson, Trenton Gullikson of Glassford Hill Middle School
  • High School – The Split, by Connor Fraher of Bradshaw Mountain High School

Click here to view winning videos

2015 Youth Poster Contest grand prize winners announced

grand prize winnerMATFORCE announces Ava Byrnes, a 7-year old student from Coyote Springs Elementary, and Danil Pelmenev, a 17-year old student from Red Rock High School, are the grand prize winners of the organization’s 2015 Youth Poster Contest. Both winners will receive a $250 cash award. Each winning poster will be featured on MATFORCE substance abuse prevention materials throughout 2015, including a poster, website and in prevention workbooks for schools.

View 2015 winning posters


grand prize winner


Safe Prescription Drug Disposal

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Greater Prescott Area:
  • Chino Valley Police Dept.
  • Prescott Police Dept.
  • Prescott Valley Police Dept.
  • Yavapai County Sheriff's Office
  • Yavapai College Police Department - Prescott Campus
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
  • Yavapai College Police Department - Clarkdale Campus
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