Foster care and adoption services

Chloe MacLay (9) gives her foster sister (20 months) a kiss while sitting in their dad, Brett’s arms.

A Place To Call Home
1830 S Alma School Rd #122, Mesa
1200 N El Dorado Pl, Bldg C, #300, Tucson
520-318-9906 •
A foster care and adoption service agency contracted to provide foster care licensing/adoption certification, monitoring, training and placement coordination services for licensed and certified homes. Specializes in serving children and adults with medical needs and/or developmental disabilities who are in need of out-of-home care.

Aid to Adoption of Special Kids (AASK)
2320 N 20th St, Phoenix
15396 N 83rd Ave #A100, Peoria
602-254-AASK (2275) •
A licensing agency that matches children with perspective placements, recruits foster and adoptive placements and offers foster care training.

Arizona Association for Foster & Adoptive Parents (AZAFAP)
3110 E. Thunderbird Road, Suite 110
Phoenix, AZ 85032
602-884-1801 •
A nonprofit organization serving adoptive families and providing foster and kinship care. AZAFAP works with child welfare professionals and the community to support, educate and provide a voice for Arizona’s foster and adoptive families. The organization also advocates for laws to support children in foster care, kinship care and adoptive families.

Arizona’s Children Association
Corporate offices:
2833 N 3rd St, Phoenix
2700 S 8th Ave, Tucson
800-947-7611 •
One of the largest non-profit agencies in the state offering foster care, adoption, behavioral health, prevention programs and other child welfare services. Provides psychologists, counselors and coaches with a focus on helping to stabilize children’s emotional and behavioral needs.

Arizona Friends of Foster Children Foundation (AFFCF)
1645 E Missouri #220, Phoenix
602-252-9445 •
Provides scholarships for educational, social and recreational activities for children in foster care, filling a gap created as state funds have been cut back on over the last few years.

Arizona Ombudsman – Citizens’ Aide
3737 N 7th St #209, Phoenix
602-277-7292 •
An independent agency of the Arizona Legislature that was established to make government more responsive to Arizona citizens. If you feel you have been treated unfairly by a state administrator or find yourself in a disagreement or dispute with a state agency, department, board or commission, or if you have disputes with local government agencies regarding public access laws, you can turn to Ombudsman – Citizens’ Aide. The agency resolves issues and investigate complaints and problems at no cost to families.

Child Crisis Arizona
480-222-0194 •
Operates the only emergency shelters for Valley children (from birth to age 11) threatened with abuse and neglect. Child Crisis Arizona licenses, trains and supports foster and adoptive families, and provides early childhood education and resources for families through its early education services, parenting classes, workshops and playgroups.

15757 N 78th St #B, Scottsdale
480-922-8212 •
A national non-profit organization dedicated to helping victims of child abuse and neglect by focusing on prevention, intervention and treatment. The Childhelp® National Child Abuse Hotline, 1-800-4-A-CHILD, operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and receives calls from throughout the United States, Canada, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and Guam. Childhelp’s programs and services also include residential treatment services (villages); children’s advocacy centers; therapeutic foster care; group homes; child abuse prevention, education and training; and the National Day of Hope®, part of National Child Abuse Prevention Month every April.

Child Protective Services (CPS)
Child abuse hotline: 1-888-SOS-CHILD (1-888-767-2445)

Christian Family Care Agency, Inc. (CFCA)
3603 N 7th Ave, Phoenix
 or 800-939-5432
6063 E Grant Rd, Tucson
 or 866-933-4323
PO Box 11237, Prescott
 or 800-939-5432
Specializes in treating children with attachment issues, early abuse and neglect and childhood trauma, as well as foster care and adoption issues and early intervention services. Offers families in therapy a variety of supports including family support, living skills, and respite.

Community Provider of Enrichment Services (CPES)
2415 W Huntington Dr #103, Tempe, 602-431-9511
1110 E McDowell Rd, Phoenix, 602-685-1940
954 W Highway 92, Bisbee, 520-432-5453
2828 N Country Club Rd #100, Tucson, 520-325-9688
4825 N Sabino Canyon Rd, Tucson, 520-884-7954
2430 E 6th St, Tucson, 520-882-0090
419 N San Francisco St, Flagstaff, 928-213-8263
516 N. Humphreys St, Flagstaff, 928-214-0991
2180 S 4th Ave #H, Yuma, 928-783-0630
Licenses individuals and families to provide a loving and safe home environment for children with a developmental disability. Offers comprehensive training and on-going support for families interested in providing short or long term care for these children.

Devereux Arizona
2320 W Peoria Ave #B-147, Phoenix – 602-283-7100
6141 E Grant Road, Tucson – 520-296-5551
A non-profit organization that provides foster care services (licensure, training, workshops, support groups, respite and adoption conversion) for children age birth to 18 in Maricopa County and Pima County. Also, offers prevention services and outpatient counseling in Maricopa County.

Family Christian Counseling Center
1300 E Missouri Ave, Phoenix
3200 N Dobson Rd, Chandler
602-325-1233 •
Child, family, marriage and individual therapies in a faith-based environment that respects personal faith traditions. Specializes in helping adoptive and foster families and in treating children who have suffered abuse and neglect.

Family Support Resources
8037 N 43rd Ave, Phoenix
623-931-9300 x326 •
Foster care services (licensure, training, workshops, support groups, respite and adoption conversion and home studies) for children ages birth through 18 in Maricopa County.

Human Resource Training
1951 W Camelback Rd #450, Phoenix
888-433-1344 •
Foster care program encompasses all levels of foster care; including regular, emergency care, medically fragile and respite care.

West Valley Child Crisis Center
8631 W Union Hills # 201, Peoria
623-344-3506 •
A non-profit agency that offers foster care and adoption services, including adoption services to expectant parents who may be considering making an adoption plan for their child.

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