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Our vision is a community where every foster child has someone who cares. Our mission, therefore, is to build and maximize the experience of foster children through positive, stable relationships. We do this work by engaging, mobilizing and supporting our network of families, to ensure they have the means to provide unconditional love to the children in their care.
Child Welfare – AASK is committed to building positive relationships for every foster child. We focus our recruitment and training efforts on motivated individuals who best match the needs of the children in the foster care system.
Innovation – AASK is committed to providing programs and services that work and evolve with our diverse and ever-changing community. We anticipate market trends and move quickly to embrace them.
Integrity – AASK is committed to professional and financial stability and the careful allocation of the resources entrusted to our agency.
Community – AASK is committed to partnering effectively with families and communities to ensure that our work advances the broader wellbeing for all foster children. We value and are sensitive to the strengths, experiences and perspectives of all the communities we serve.
Charitable services, namely, providing resource library services to those in need namely, foster and adoptive families; educational services namely, offering training courses and one-on-one mentoring and expert counseling in the field of foster and adoptive family and parenting skills.
Lodestar Family Connections Center (LFCC) is an agency-independent supportive and educational resource center, providing a variety of programs for foster, adoptive, guardianship and kinship families. LFCC is family-centered to help meet the diverse needs of families caring for Arizona’s children.
LFCC's mission is to raise awareness of the need for foster, adoptive, kinship and guardianship families for children who are currently in Arizona’s child-welfare system and to provide ongoing support to those families.
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AASK is a proud partner of Valley of the Sun United Way
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