Welcome foster, kinship, adoptive families, congregate caretakers, Arizona Young Adult Program and Transitional Independent Living Program
To provide essential items to foster, kinship and adoptive families for the children in their homes including those in a congregate care setting, because every child deserves to be valued.
To inspire the community to get involved in the life of a foster child, support the families providing care, encourage new families to become licensed and existing families to remain licensed.
To lessen the financial burden for the caregivers and to make sure every child has the essentials they need.
To provide resources and support to the families we serve, connect foster, kinship and adoptive families throughout the community and strengthen the families resolve to provide a safe and loving home for the children.
Foster parents are licensed caregivers with the state. They are licensed through a foster care agency and take extensive classes to care for the children who are placed in their care.
Kinship parents can be family members, close family friends, or have an existing relationship to the children who are now in their care.
Families who have gone through the legal process to adopt a child from the state.
These settings may include a child care institution, a residential treatment facility or a maternity home. (Ncsl.org)
Teens that are provided services through the state to assist youth in foster care to develop life skills while transitioning to adulthood.
AYAP: Arizona Youth Adult Program
TILP: Transitional Independent Living Program
Removal of a child from their existing home is typically due to extreme circumstances, such as abuse and/or neglect.
Congratulations! We would love to help you on your journey.