For Immediate Release: July 16, 2010
You Are Not Alone
YANA program opens to Goodyear seniors
ARIZ. (July 16, 2010) You Are Not Alone (YANA) is a free program that will be
offered by the Goodyear Police Department Volunteers in Police Services (VIPS)
beginning this fall.
who enroll in the YANA program will receive regular phone calls and wellness
checks from VIPS representatives. It's a great resource for disabled seniors
who enjoy the independence of living on their own but have no friends or family
members nearby to check on them.
can also help seniors find other useful services and resources. If an emergency
occurs during a phone call or home visit, the representative will arrange for a
police officer to be sent to the residence right away.
YANA program will be open for full service beginning Sept. 27. Two
pre-registration dates are available for early sign up on August 30 and
can request registration forms from the Goodyear Police Department VIPS/YANA
Program. Applicants must complete an application form, including name, address,
phone number, emergency contacts with phone numbers, medical information,
number of pets on premises, and vehicle information. Forms must be completed
and include the original signature of the participant. Incomplete forms or
forms without a valid original signature will not be accepted.
learn more about YANA or to request a registration form and enroll in the
program, contact The Goodyear Police Department VIPS /YANA Program at
623-882-7430, 175 N. 145th Building E, Goodyear, AZ. 85338. Or visit
our website at www.goodyearaz.gov/yana.