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Contact Name: National R.E.A.D. Coordinator

Phone: 801-272-3439


Notes: For more information on registered R.E.A.D. teams or groups in this state, please contact the ITA office.

Organization: Avondale Police Department

Pets in Police Services (PIPS)

Contact the Volunteers in Police Services (VIPS) coordinator

Phone: (623) 333-1000 (general number; ask for Volunteers in Police Services Department) 


Notes: PIPS has programs at the Civic Center and Sam Garcia libraries and at City of Avondale Elementary Schools

Organization: Mutts on a Mission

Contact: Kathleen Tyryfter

Address: PO Box 1976, Lichfield Park, AZ  85340

Phone: (844) 387-4847 



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Mutts on a Mission teams visit the Barbara B. Robey School in Lichfield Park.

The ITA R.E.A.D. program is touching hearts across the nation. The following is a partial list of R.E.A.D. Affiliate Programs, Regional Workshops, and individual R.E.A.D teams. It is our hope that this list will help put R.E.A.D. teams in contact with programs and workshops in their area. If you would like to add your program to this list please send an email to the National R.E.A.D. Coordinator at the ITA office (

States ending in
have programs hosting regional workshops. Also, many R.E.A.D. instructors are willing to travel. Please feel free to contact one of them about setting up a workshop specifically designed for your group.