Coaching Into Connection

Did you know that 60% of Americans feel lonely? The good news is that Arizona’s Coaching into Connection program is here to support service members, veterans, and family members who want to feel more connected.

Our connection coaches have a firsthand understanding of military life and stand ready to craft personalized plans based on your unique interests. Connection coaches help people get connected to social support activities like gyms, cooking classes, outdoor recreation, art classes, and more.

Services are provided statewide in Arizona to service members, veterans and their family members at no cost and funds may be available to help with the cost of activities. Interested in Coaching into Connection for you or someone you know? 

About Coaching Into Connection

Connection coaches can help you get connected to activities, events and people like you. Services are provided across Arizona at no cost and funds may be available to help with the cost of activities.

Support Services Available: 866-4AZ-VETS

Nicola Winkel, Project Director for the Arizona Coalition for Military Families joins Arizona’s Family to talk about the Coaching Into Connection program available to Arizona service members, veterans and theire families.

We are here to help!

Our Connection Coaches are military veterans who will:

  • Identify opportunities for connection to family, friends and community.
  • Create a connection plan tailored to the interests of the participant (recreational activities, community events, sports, hobbies, support groups, spirituality, volunteering, and learning opportunities).
  • Address any barriers (e.g., transportation and cost).

Get Connected.

Interested in Coaching Into Connection for you, your family or someone you help? Complete a referral form.


Email or call 866-4AZ-VETS (866-429-8387). 

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This program is provided by the Arizona Department of Veterans’ Services and Arizona Coalition for Military Families and funded in part by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs SSG Fox Suicide Prevention Grant Program.

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Special thanks to the Governor’s Office of Youth, Faith and Family for their partnership and support.

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