Arizona

VQ was established in Arizona in 1973 to help youth in difficult situations become centered and reenter society in a positive manner.

VQ has staff and offices located throughout the state that work directly with youth and families, as well as administrative staff who are familiar with state functions and collaborate regularly with our partners to constantly improve services and create a comprehensive continuum of care.

Services in AZ

Programs in AZ

Sam Mahan Center

Benson, Arizona

Age

12 - 17

Gender

Males

A 48-bed residential program for young men located in Benson, Arizona, the Sam Mahan Center offers safe residential care for males ages 12 to 17. The program offers Education, Life Skills Instruction, Medical Care, Clinical Services, Recreation, Family Reunification and a safe space so they can begin to find their center and heal from what happened to them in the past.

Program Director

Pamela Merino

Gwen McKeal Village

Tucson, Arizona

Age

5 - 17

Gender

Females

The Gwen McKeal program is a 20-bed residential program for young women located in Tucson, Arizona. This program provides medical, clinical, case management, and education services as well as life skills training to help youth succeed once they leave the program.

Program Director

Liliana Sanchez

Pathfinder Arizona

Tucson, Arizona

Age

5 - 17

Gender

Male and Female

The Pathfinder homes are 5- 10 bed residential programs that aim to provide assistance to youth in transitioning to more permanent living situations - homes, independent living, foster care, or more appropriate residential programs. With strong staff to serve as role models and a nurturing environment, we help youth in these programs develop life skills that can guide them once they leave our care.

Program Director

Kara Gouveia

School Based Services

Marana, Arizona

Age

11-17

Gender

Males

This program works with the local Marana school district to send our workers into schools to assist youth who are experiencing issues that, left unaddressed, could lead to delinquency. We also offer Aggression Replacement Training, which helps to reduce crime and recidivism in the community.

Program Director

Kara Gouveia

VQ Foster Care

Tucson, Arizona

Age

0-17

Gender

Both

This program strives to find prospective foster parents for displaced youth in Pima County by guiding families through the process of becoming a foster parent and providing continued support once placement occurs.

Program Director

Rachael Killmer

Steven Rogers Village

Tucson, Arizona

Age

11-17

Gender

Males

The Steve Rogers Village is a 50-bed long-term foster care program located in Tucson, Arizona. This program consists of nine different houses and each individual home is located in a residential neighborhood setting and operated under a group residential care model. These homes are designed to emulate a family style setting and as such, each has a small capacity of between five and eight youth. The children residing in the program attend public school and are encouraged to engage safely with community activities.

Program Director

Denise Michel

Sam Mahan Center
Benson, Arizona
Sam Mahan Center
Benson, Arizona
Gender
Males
Age
12 - 17
# of Homes

A 48-bed residential program for young men located in Benson, Arizona, the Sam Mahan Center offers safe residential care for males ages 12 to 17. The program offers Education, Life Skills Instruction, Medical Care, Clinical Services, Recreation, Family Reunification and a safe space so they can begin to find their center and heal from what happened to them in the past.

Program Director
Pamela Merino
Gwen McKeal Village
Tucson, Arizona
Gwen McKeal Village
Tucson, Arizona
Gender
Females
Age
5 - 17
# of Homes

The Gwen McKeal program is a 20-bed residential program for young women located in Tucson, Arizona. This program provides medical, clinical, case management, and education services as well as life skills training to help youth succeed once they leave the program.

Program Director
Liliana Sanchez
Pathfinder Arizona
Tucson, Arizona
Pathfinder Arizona
Tucson, Arizona
Gender
Male and Female
Age
5 - 17
# of Homes
7

The Pathfinder homes are 5- 10 bed residential programs that aim to provide assistance to youth in transitioning to more permanent living situations - homes, independent living, foster care, or more appropriate residential programs. With strong staff to serve as role models and a nurturing environment, we help youth in these programs develop life skills that can guide them once they leave our care.

DIrector of Operations
Kara Gouveia
School Based Services
Marana, Arizona
School Based Services
Marana, Arizona
Gender
Males
Age
11-17
# of Homes

This program works with the local Marana school district to send our workers into schools to assist youth who are experiencing issues that, left unaddressed, could lead to delinquency. We also offer Aggression Replacement Training, which helps to reduce crime and recidivism in the community.

Program Director
Kara Gouveia
VQ Foster Care
Tucson, Arizona
VQ Foster Care
Tucson, Arizona
Gender
Both
Age
0-17
# of Homes
10

This program strives to find prospective foster parents for displaced youth in Pima County by guiding families through the process of becoming a foster parent and providing continued support once placement occurs.

Program Director
Rachael Killmer
Steven Rogers Village
Tucson, Arizona
Steven Rogers Village
Tucson, Arizona
Gender
Males
Age
11-17
# of Homes
9
Phone #

The Steve Rogers Village is a 50-bed long-term foster care program located in Tucson, Arizona. This program consists of nine different houses and each individual home is located in a residential neighborhood setting and operated under a group residential care model. These homes are designed to emulate a family style setting and as such, each has a small capacity of between five and eight youth. The children residing in the program attend public school and are encouraged to engage safely with community activities.

Program Director
Denise Michel

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