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How much does adoption cost in Arizona?

The State of Arizona has ensured that adoption costs alone won’t stop a loving family or individual from opening their home to a child in need of a permanent home. …

What makes a great foster home

  Becoming a foster parent is a big decision. You may be wondering if it’s the right one for you.  Here are some perspectives on the qualities of the most …

5 requirements to foster or adopt in Arizona

Here are five basic requirements to foster or adopt in Arizona. In order to get started with the fostering or adoption process, you must: Be at least 21 years of age …

Financial support for foster families

It’s no secret that raising a child is a financial commitment. That’s why the state of Arizona provides financial support to foster caregivers. These programs reduce the costs of welcoming a …

Who are children in foster care?

Children in foster care come from all age groups, racial and ethnic backgrounds, and home settings. All of them need loving homes and stability to thrive. Foster care families offer a …

How to choose the right agency for you

If you’ve made the decision to foster or adopt, finding the right agency is essential. There are a variety of agencies who are able to work with you to meet licensing …

5 myths about foster care and adoption

The process of becoming a foster or adoptive parent can feel overwhelming. It can even sometimes be difficult to find accurate information about what’s required and what to expect. Don’t …

Why is there a foster care crisis in Arizona?

Arizona has a child welfare crisis. In 2010 about 10,000 kids were in foster care but by 2016 this number was up to nearly 20,000 kids. In 2017 we have …

What you need to know about specialized foster care

Foster kids come in a wide variety of ages and backgrounds. Some have special needs. This is why specialized foster care exists – to provide specialized care for children that …