DAVID'S HOPE

Arizona Mental Health Criminal Justice Coalition

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Contact Us

Please call or email David's Hope with any questions or for more information:

Email Address:
info@davidshopeaz.org

David's Hope Line:
602-774-4382
Public Forums
David's Hope holds regular public forums focused on bringing an end to the criminalization of those with mental health disorders and addictions. Our ongoing Roundtable dialogues include topics such as Crisis Intervention Training for Law Enforcement, Mental Health Courts, Evidence Based Correctional Practices, Re-entry and Juvenile Justice.

All Roundtable events are free and open to the public. Forums are held throughout the year. Please call for more details. We would love to have your participation and need your support as part of our growing coalition.
ACLU of Arizona
The American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Arizona is responsible for public education programs and litigation in defense of civil liberties.

Along Side Ministries
Our vision is to reach out to the incarcerated with the love of Christ and assist these men and women to successfully transition from prison back into the local community.

American Friends Service Committee
A Quaker organization that includes people of various faiths who are committed to social justice, peace and humanitarian service. Our work is based on the principles of the Religious Society of Friends, the belief in the worth of every person, and faith in the power of love to overcome violence and injustice.

Arizona Center for Disability Law
The Arizona Center for Disability Law is a non profit public interest law firm dedicated to protection and advocacy for individuals with disabilities. The Center performs information and referral, education and outreach, individual representation, systemic reform litigation and public policy work on behalf of people with disabilities and their families.

Arizona Department of Corrections
Website that provides information regarding all prisons in Arizona, policies, and inmate database.

Arizona Homeless Shelter Directory
Arizona Shelters and Social Services.

Arizona Prison Watch
A community resource for monitoring, navigating, surviving, and dismantling the prison industrial complex in Arizona.

Arizona Women's Education & Employment
AWEE is Arizona's preeminent workforce development organization, offering a diverse range of evidence-based training and support services throughout Maricopa and Yavapai counties.

Bernardo Garcia Law
Criminal Defense Attorney Representing the Mentally Ill Criminal Defendant

Bizcentral USA
One-stop business resource center providing services for startups and small businesses, solutions include, loans, business plan & grant writing, accounting services , web design, pc solutions and more. Save time & Money! Let us help you start your business!

Campaign for Youth Justice
The Campaign for Youth Justice is dedicated to ending the practice of trying, sentencing, and incarcerating youth under 18 in the adult criminal justice system.

Cenpatico of Arizona
Located in Arizona, Cenpatico is the Regional Behavioral Health Authority (RBHA) for Pinal, Gila, Graham, Greenlee, Cochise, Santa Cruz, Yuma and La Paz Counties.

Center for Applied Behavioral Health Policy
The Center for Applied Behavioral Health Policy is a research and training center affiliated with the College of Public Programs at Arizona State University.

Central Arizona Shelter Services
Ending homelessness in Phoenix has been at the heart of CASS’ work for over 25 years. As the largest provider of shelter and supportive services for homeless individuals in Arizona, we shelter nearly 1,000 men, women and children each night.

Colorado Criminal Justice Reform Coalition
The Colorado Criminal Justice Reform Coalition (CCJRC) is a non-profit organization that was formed to halt the exponential growth in the state prison population.

Community Partnership of Southern Arizona
CPSA is the Regional Behavioral Health Authority (RBHA) contracted with the state of Arizona to manage publicly funded behavioral health services for children, adults and their families in southern Arizona.

ConnectionsAZ
ConnectionsAZ, Inc. is a physician-led company established in 2009 that specializes in providing emergency/crisis psychiatric services available 24 hours/day, 365 days/year. Our primary goal is to be here when you need us most and to provide easy access services, including:Crisis observation and stabilization Coordination of care with family and other supports, including treatment providers. Integrated treatment for co-morbid medical conditions such as diabetes and hypertension Involuntary evaluations.

Crisis Response Network
Crisis Response Network, Inc. (CRN) is a network of crisis providers in Arizona that offers a comprehensive array of community based crisis services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We are committed to achieving health outcomes and system efficiencies. In Maricopa County and parts of Pinal County, services include a 24/7 Crisis Telephone Line, Crisis to Wellness follow up services, Crisis Mobile Teams, CrisisTransportation, Connect to Care (Response to emergency departments), along with two Child Protective Services (CPS) crisis programs. In Pima County, the Crisis Response Network of Southern Arizona (CRN/SA) provides a 24/7 Crisis Telephone Line and mobile teams.

Families Against Mandatory Minimums (FAMM)
Families Against Mandatory Minimums is the national voice for fair and proportionate sentencing laws. We shine a light on the human face of sentencing, advocate for state and federal sentencing reform, and mobilize thousands of individuals and families whose lives are adversely affected by unjust sentences. Sentences that fit. Justice that works.

Gains Center
The Gains Center's primary focus is on expanding access to community based services for adults diagnosed with co-occuring mental illness and substance use disorders at all points of contact with the justice system. The Center strives to help communities achieve integrated systems of mental health and substance abuse services for those who come in contact with the justice system.

Gina's Team
Named for Gina Panetta who died while serving time in an Arizona prison, actively promotes education and self-sufficiency for incarcerated women and men in Arizona and the United States at no cost to the prisons.

Goodwill Industries International
North America's leading nonprofit provider of education, training, and career services for people with disadvantages, such as welfare dependency, homelessness, and lack of education or work experience, as well as those with physical, mental and emotional disabilities.

Hope Lives - Vive La Esperanza 
Hope Lives is a peer/community run organization in Arizona which provides behavioral health support including forensic peer support services. 

Justice Center
The Council of State Governments Justice Center is a national nonprofit organization that serves policymakers at the local, state, and federal levels from all branches of government. Staff provides practical, nonpartisan advice and consensus-driven strategies—informed by available evidence—to increase public safety and strengthen communities.

Mental Health America
Mental Health America is dedicated to promoting mental health, preventing mental health disorders and achieving victory over mental illness through advocacy and education.

Mental Health Coalition of Verde Valley
The Mental Health Coalition of Verde Valley was formed as a result of a statewide conversation on mental health issues that took place in Sedona AZ in September 2013. The current steering committee consists of health care professionals and Verde Valley residents working to address mental health issues in the local community. The coalition is presently managed entirely by dedicated volunteers. Meetings are held monthly.

Mercy Maricopa Integrated Care
Mercy Maricopa became the Regional Behavioral Health Authority (RBHA) for Maricopa County on April 1, 2014. We offer two health plans: Mercy Maricopa and Mercy Maricopa Advantage. Mercy Maricopa serves people who qualify for RBHA services. Mercy Maricopa Advantage serves people who qualify for RBHA services, have Medicaid, have been determined to have a serious mental illness (SMI) and have Medicare.

Middle Ground Prison Reform Inc.
To protect and define the rights, responsibilities, and privileges of the incarcerated. We support genuine efforts at rehabilitation of criminal offenders, which, in turn, fully restores them to our communities, promotes family stability, authentic long-term public safety, and reduces the numbers of crime victims in our society. We engage in efforts to hold government agencies and their agents accountable for the tax dollars used to support prisons, jails, and other criminal justice activities. We perform this work via public education, legislative advocacy, litigation, and referral to existing social services. We serve as a clearinghouse for relevant information affecting the incarcerated and their supporters. Note: Middle Ground is NOT a direct social service delivery agency. We do not provide jobs, tools, clothing, educational loans, housing assistance or rentals, financial assistance or any other direct social services.

National Alliance on Mental Illness Arizona
Join the thousands of Americans dedicated to improving the lives of people with mental illness. When you join now you become a part of NAMI at the national, state and local levels. member benefits include: The Advocate, member discounts, convention registration discounts, access to our online member community, and more.

National Juvenile Justice Network
Through education, community-building and leadership development, NJJN enhances the capacity of juvenile justice coalitions and organizations in 33 states to press for state and federal laws, policies and practices that are fair, equitable and developmentally appropriate for all children, youth and families involved in, or at risk of becoming involved in, the justice system.

NeighborWorks America
NeighborWorks America creates opportunities for people to live in affordable homes, improve their lives, and strengthen their communities.

Northern Arizona Regional Behavioral Health Authority
NARBHA provides solutions that improve the health and healthcare experience and quality of life for individuals and diverse communities. We continuously enhance our behavioral health provider network by increasing consumer choices when receiving services throughout northern Arizona. NARBHA continues to expand programs, services, and providers to strive to meet people's needs within their own communities

Phoenix Dream Center
A volunteer driven nonprofit organization, exists to serve homeless, low-income and struggling individuals and families by providing resources, opportunities and supportive services to help them realize their dream of living a self-sufficient life.

Prison Fellowship
Prison Fellowship walks with prisoners through the different stages of their journey. We also help prisoners and their families rejoin their journeys, staying connected during incarceration, adjusting well when prisoners return home. We're committed to the journey.

Right on Crime
A project of the Texas Public Policy Foundation, a research institute in Austin, TX committed to limited government, free markets, private property rights, individual liberty and personal responsibility.


SAMHSA
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's (SAMHSA) mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities.

Socialserve.com
Nationwide Housing Locator Service

Solitary Watch
Solitary Watch is a public website aimed at bringing the widespread use of solitary confinement and other forms of torture in U.S. prisons out of the shadows and into the light of the public square.

Stand Together and Recover Centers
The mission of STAR is to empower adults diagnosed with a mental illness living within Maricopa County by providing non-clinical peer-run support services to promote personal recovery through socialization, education and self advocacy.

St. Joseph the Worker
Our mission is to assist homeless, low-income and other disadvantaged individuals in their efforts to become self-sufficient through permanent, full-time employment.

Texas Criminal Justice Coalition
TCJC works with peers, policy-makers, practitioners, and community members to identify and promote smart justice policies that safely reduce Texas' costly over-reliance on incarceration - creating stronger families, less taxpayer waste, and safer communities.

Treatment Advocacy Center
A national nonprofit organization focused on eliminating barriers to the treatment of severe mental illness