Our Mission

Civitan Foundation is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization that was established in 1968 in Williams, Arizona. Civitan strives to deliver tailored programs and services to meet the ever-changing needs of the children and adults we serve with developmental disabilities.

Annually, Civitan serves over 750 families throughout Arizona while providing programs that are designed to enhance and enrich the lives of these special individuals. We continue to expand our services to also include outreach, education and family support. We are dedicated to building a stronger community for those with developmental disabilities through our hard work, endless passion, and the generous support of our community.

We have an upstanding reputation for providing safe, enriching, high quality programs that focus on education, nutrition & health, life skills, socialization, job training and much needed respite for families and caregivers.

Current Programs: Civitan at a Glance:
  • Camp Civitan
  • Community Outreach (SNAP-Food Stamp Assistance) & Disability Education
  • Day Treatment Programs (Children & Adult)
  • Adaptive Nutrition Education
  • Home & Community Based Services (HCBS)
  • Pre-Vocational Education & Employment
  • Respite & Recreation Programs
  • Specialized Arts, Culinary, Media, Sports and Technology Programs
  • Summer Food Service Program (SFSP)
  • After-School Program
  • Provides premiere specialized vocational training.
  • Serves approximately 750 families each year.
  • Has over 550 campers participating in both the Summer Residential Camps and Winter Weekend Camps.
  • Over 150 volunteers committed to helping our programs each year.
  • Volunteers logged approximately 12,000 hours serving individuals with developmental disabilities.
  • DES/DDD (Department of Developmental Disabilities) Qualified Vendor.
  • Provides HAH, ANC and RSP staffing and services.
  • Partners with families of adults and children with disabilities to attain personalized and need-based services.
  • Partners with Arizona Department of Education’s Summer Food Service Program.
  • Provides SNAP program for qualified participants.
  • Serves over 25,000 meals each year to Title I youth.

Mission Statement

The mission of Civitan Foundation, Inc. is to provide our community an accessible, safe, and affordable environment while delivering superior life experiences to enhance the quality of life to individuals with developmental disabilities of all ages.


The Civitan Foundation is committed to leading Arizona in the provision of unmatched, innovative, accessible, and affordable services to individuals with developmental disabilities, becoming the foremost visionary and resource for this valuable community.