Resource Navigator Training

Arizona is home to more than 600,000 service members, veterans and their families. Resource Navigators are members of our community who are trained to help connect people to the support, resources and tools they need as part of our upstream prevention approach and the Be Connected program. Over 4,000 Arizonans have participate in navigation training!

Anyone in our community is welcome to attend Navigator training. Topics covered during Navigator training include: 

  • Arizona’s Be Connected program
  • How to use the Resource Connection Guide
  • Key factors that may affect a person or family’s access to resources
  • Navigation strategies
  • How to link into the military and veteran community to find resources available to address a range of issues, including:
    • Employment 
    • Family Issues 
    • Finances
    • Higher Education 
    • Housing and Homelessness 
    • Legal 
    • Mental Health 
    • Physical Health 
    • Spirituality

Training is recommended for any staff or volunteers who interact with service members, veterans and their families, as well as community members who want to be better equipped helpers. Training is provided at no cost in communities statewide throughout the year. In-service trainings are also available for groups of 30+.

To view upcoming trainings, please check the online registration site. To request an in-service training, please fill out the form to submit a request. If you have questions, please contact us at or call 602-753-8802. 

Special thanks to our partners who make this training possible including the Arizona Department of Veterans’ Services, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Governor’s Office for Youth, Faith & Family and Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System.