Suns Nite Hoops works cohesively with other organizations and agencies in the community to maximize its resources, avoid duplication of services, and ensure services are provided to underserved populations. We are fortunate to have partnerships with the following agencies:
MARICOPA COUNTY ADULT PROBATION
The Probation Department refers young men to Suns Nite Hoops. The Case Managers, who provide support, mentorship and services to families in the program, are all Adult Probation Officers. There are also approximately 25 probation employees in the Friends of Nite Hoops volunteer committee, which the Case Managers co-chair.
MARICOPA COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT
Judge Carey Hyatt is a representative member of the Suns Nite Hoops board of directors. She serves to provide advice on many aspects of the program.
PHOENIX POLICE DEPARTMENT
Phoenix Police refer individuals to the program and provide security at Suns Nite Hoops games, workshops, and fundraising events.
NATIONAL CURRICULUM & TRAINING INSTITUTE (NCTI)
Over the past 25 years, the National Curriculum & Training Institute, Inc. (NCTI), has developed and provided offender education curricula directed towards changing behavior. This nationally recognized leader in human behavioral training is responsible for the management of Suns Nite Hoops. All functions of the program, such as league management and scheduling, curriculum development, workshop facilitation, and fundraising management, are handled by NCTI.
WASHINGTON HIGH SCHOOL
Washington High School provides an educational environment where caring teachers and involved families foster academic, social, physical and emotional development for all students while preparing them for future opportunities.
UNITED STATES ARMY
The United States Army partners with Suns Nite Hoops by assisting with recruiting, providing needed volunteers, and offering the March 2 Success program for all participants. March 2 Success was developed as a free, no obligation tool to help anyone improve their test scores in the areas of English, Math and Science. Click Here to learn more about March 2 Success.