Resources – Yuma Proving Ground Army Base

Yuma Proving Ground Army Base

US Army Garrison, YPG, Yuma Test Center, Airborne Test Force, Military Free-Fall School, Special Operations Terminal, Attack Controllers Course, Test Measurement and Diagnostic Equipment Support Laboratory, Aerostat
301 C Street, BLDG. 300, Yuma, AZ 85365

HEALTH CARE

TRICARE Information and news
 
For a full list of community health centers, visit the Health Center Program at https://findahealthcenter.hrsa.gov/​​
 
Check the US News Health directory online at https://health.usnews.com/doctors/search to find the best doctor for your family.
 

The American Dental Association provides a list of dentists near you on their website https://findadentist.ada.org/

EDUCATION

FOR THE CHILDREN

To be enrolled in an Arizona school, a child must be at least 5 years old by September 1st. Check with the school for other requirements.

 

Yuma Elementary School District One
Castle Dome Middle School
Ron Watson Middle School
Gila Ridge High School

 

If your child is preparing to attend college, this information on scholarships may be helpful. 

 
FOR THE SERVICE MEMBER
Current service members can attend college in their off-duty time and have their military branch pay the tuition.
 
Use the Tuition Assistance (TA) DECIDE tool to help you make the best use of your tuition assistance dollars.
 
If you were or are in the military, you may be eligible for Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) education benefits. If you are a spouse or dependent, you may be eligible too.
 
Online course options: edX – Founded by Harvard University and MIT, offers high-quality courses from the world’s best universities and institutions to learners everywhere.  Whether you are interested in computer science, languages, engineering, psychology, writing, electronics, biology, or marketing.  Enroll today!

FAMILY RESOURCES

When moving to a new location, it is important to know who to call when you have an emergency or you need help. Below are some organizations you will find useful.
 

Child Care Aware:

Under the site’s “Child Care 101” tab you’ll find information related to locating quality child care, the types of child care available to you and how to evaluate the child care providers you visit.
There’s also a special section for the military child on the website covering topics such as military fee assistance, payments and provider services.
 
 
DES works with families, community organizations, advocates and state and federal partners to realize our collective vision that every child, adult, and family in Arizona will be safe and economically secure.
 
Arizona Department of Health Services  602 542-1025
 
 
Yuma County Sheriff  (928) 783-4427