Programs and Resources available in Lake Havasu City, Arizona for your family’s needs.

Parent and Youth Community Resource List

As a community coalition, we work to prevent the onset of substance use by our youth. Sometimes resources beyond our control are needed to help families in need. To help reach our goal, we have compiled a list of local resources from other programs, agencies, organizations, and charities. Please let us know if there is a program not listed below.

Resources for Youth Activities

A reference list of local organizations, programs, clubs, and sports.

Healthy activities help maintain a healthy mind.

Looking for a local activity for your children?

Lake Havasu City area programs and activities for kids.

  • Youth Group/Civic Group/Organizations
  • Individual Organizations
  • Coalitions – Get Involved
  • Youth Sports and Public School Programs

Contact any of these local entities for assistance.

Do you need help?

Programs for assisting individuals and families.

  • Food Assistance
  • Housing Assitance
  • Healthcare/Mental Health/Substance Abuse Treatment
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Parent and Pregnant Teen Resources
  • Social Service Agency Community Resources
  • Counseling Services for Children
  • Victim’s Services

National HELP Hotlines:

  • National Suicide Hotline- 1-800-273-8255
  • National Domestic Violence Hotline- 1-800-799-7233
  • National Sexual Assault Hotline- 1-800-656-4673
  • National Human Trafficking Hotline- 1-888-373-7888
  • Youth Crisis Hotline- 1-800-448-4663
  • Teen Hope Line- 1-800-394-4673
  • Safe Place Hotline- 1-888-290-7233

Parents are the best defense!

Resources for Parents & Youth

Contrary to popular belief, youth report they do not want to disappoint their parents.  Talk to your youth about substance use…

Talk early—talk often.  They are listening!

Graduation and Diploma

You WILL graduate if you follow your learning plan!

We are Grad Solutions. We are founded on the belief that every student has the ability to graduate high school. We have made the goal of attaining a high school diploma within reach at no financial cost to you! Since we opened our doors in 2012, Grad Solutions has been helping students fulfill their potential. We do this through personalized instruction, individual mentoring, excellent curriculum, flexibility, and a progress-based program that does not require minimum attendance or seat time.

Click the Logo Above for Graduation Information

Drug Addiction and Treatment

If you’re struggling with drug addiction, help is out there from professional treatment providers.

There are thousands of different drugs in existence, each of which impacts users differently. A result of abuse of many drugs is addiction, especially if that drug is taken illegally or improperly. Luckily, there are many dedicated drug rehab treatment providers out there who can help.

Click the Logo Above for Drug Addiction and Treatment Information

Lake Havasu City Tourism

Tourism and Recreation

Lake Havasu Tourism Bureau DBA GO LAKE HAVASU

314 London Bridge Rd.

Lake Havasu City, AZ 86403



Havasu Area Public Arts- Community Arts

PO Box 315

Lake Havasu City, Az 86405


Havasu Art Guild- Community Arts

PO Box 175

Lake Havasu City, AZ 86405

Friends of the Library- A gathering place for active adult community

1770 McCulloch Blvd. N

Lake Havasu City, AZ


Havasu Photos by Nathan Adler

Youth Groups/ Civic Clubs/ Organizations

YADAH- Young Adult Development Association of Havasu- Yadah is a community coalition to address the needs of youth and to prevent and reduce drug and alcohol misuse through program development and youth-oriented activities.

1977 W Acoma Blvd.

Lake Havasu City, AZ 86403

Ricarda DeAnda


Police Explorers Post 93- LHCPD learning for life program

Officer Dwain Fernandez

Explorer Advisor, LHCPD

928-855-1171 ext. 5303

Officer Mike Thornhill

Explorer Advisor

928-855-1171 ext. 5303

Arizona Youth Partnership- AZYP builds solid foundations for youth and families to prevent and solve local issues such as substance abuse, youth homelessness, lack of educational opportunities, teen pregnancy, and challenging family dynamics.

1977 W Acoma Blvd

Lake Havasu City, Az 86403



Boy Scouts

Black Mountain District


Girl Scouts

Jennifer Jarvis- 

Lake Havasu Sea Scouts – Ship # 450

Cpt. Kathy Weydig

Havasu Youth Advisory Council- Promotes leadership and communication of ideas from local youth.



Lake Havasu SWAT- high school anti-tobacco youth coalition

Individual Organizations

Mile Markers- Disability services and support organization

       Northside location:

                    1515 N Lake Havasu Ave.

                    Lake Havasu City, Az 86404


                    Southside location:

                    2818 Sweetwater Ave


First Things First- Early Childhood Agency committed to the healthy development and learning of young children from birth to age 5

1940 Mesquite Ave, STE E

Lake Havasu City, Az 86403


Women with Willpower- Financial assistance to women in Lake Havasu City. Giving an Hands up to women of Havasu that find themselves falling through cracks when burdened with financial need that cannot be met elsewhere.

PO Box 1683

Lake Havasu City, AZ 86405


Youth Sports and Public School Programs

Lake Havasu Unified School District No.1

2200 Havasupai Blvd.

Lake Havasu City, Az 86403


LHUSD Developmental preschool

Smoketree Elementary Campus

2395 Smoketree ave.


Parks and Rec After School Program- designed for children K-6 grade.


Register online @:

Watch D.O.G.S.- Dads of Great Students- provide positive male role models for students, focused on reducing bullying


LHHS Football

Karl Thompson- Head Coach

Joe Castronovo- JV coach

LHHS Volleyball

Kari Thompson- Head Coach

Lee White- JV coach

LHHS Cross Country

Erika Washington- Head Coach

Dan Kuch- assistant coach


Mike Washington- Boys head coach

Jerome Krosters- Girls head coach


LHHS Swimming

Giulia Dickinson- Head coach

LHHS Basketball

Ted Darnell- Boys Varsity Head coach


Wade Novy- Boys JV coach

Charles Welde– Girls Basketball Coach 

Amy Barney-Freshman girls Head Coach

LHHS Wrestling

Ryan Schumann- Varsity Head Coach

Brandon Horton – JV coach

LHHS Soccer

Christina Gibbs- Boys Varsity Head Coach

Josh Krister- Girls Varsity Coach

LHHS Baseball

Craig Bolton- Head coach

Glenn Wheeler- Jv coach

LHHS Softball

Kari Thompson- Head Coach

Lee White- JV

LHHS Track

Dan Kuch- Assistant coach

Wade Novy- Assistant coach

LHHS Tennis

Greg Brueckner- Girls head coach

Jeremy Wojcicki- Boys head coach

WAVE – Western Arizona Vocational Education- collaborates with businesses and community, provides students academic and career preparation for a global, competitive marketplace

1540 S Pablo Blvd.

Lake Havasu City, AZ 86403


Amy West – superintendent



Sequoia Choice Arizona Distance Learning- Online public charter school- provides a caring and individualized learning atmosphere. K-12

Patty Hauchrog– 928-505-5427

Lake Havasu Academic Center

1100 London bridge rd.

Lake Havasu City, Az 86406

LHC Fire Dept. Public Education Program- Fire and life safety classes

Gina Gutierrez

Public Education Specialist

96 Acoma Blvd.

Lake Havasu City, AZ 86403


Coalitions – Get Involved!

Workplace, Education, and Literacy Coalition- Tutors in the development of basic literacy skills, GED preparation, and achievement of English proficiency

PO Box 2173
Lake Havasu City, AZ 86405

Young Adult Development of Havasu -YADAH- Community coalition focused on preventing and reducing drug and alcohol misuse for the youth of Lake Havasu City

1977 W Acoma Blvd
Ricarda DeAnda

You Matter Coalition- Local Suicide prevention coalition and support group

Scott Armbruster
Havasu Community Health Foundation
94 Acoma Blvd.

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