Advocacy and Perspective

* Dedicated to Civic Leadership
* Advocating for Peers and Families
* Education and Community Action

Phone (Google Voice): (602) 935-6079
Address: PO Box 1162, Cottonwood, AZ 86326

Our mission

APFC, which began in 2009, is dedicated to extending statewide peer and family leadership into all aspects of Arizona’s behavioral health care.

The mission of the Arizona Peer & Family Coalition is to advocate for, connect, promote, and develop leadership by peers and family members throughout our state.

2022 Accomplishments

This past year, we have achieved the following:

  • Advocated for $60 million in Arizona’s Housing Trust Fund
  • Developed a 2022-2023 Budget Summary
  • Educated and mentored 167 individuals
  • Provided support to over 100 individuals
  • Advocated for the following priorities: Mental Health in the Schools, Housing and Services for the Seriously Mentally Ill (scroll to next section for our Position Statements)
  • Hired an Executive Director
  • Expanded the organization
  • Held over 26 educational events throughout Arizona
  • Engaged the community and expanded community capacity

APFC Position Papers

Mental Health in Schools

Prevention through Peer Support, Parent/Family Support, Care Coordination and Assertive Community Treatment

Community Housing Position Statement


2022 Legislative Summary

State Budget Issues – FY 2022-2023


Class Descriptions

2023 Sponsor