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At AASK, we know that the hard work for the foster family begins the day the foster child moves into their home. In addition to helpful services provided by the state, AASK provides a variety of services and programs to help support and nurture our foster families.
Monthly Reimbursement:Foster parents receive a monthly reimbursement for care, clothing and personal allowance.
Foster children are covered under their own state health care plan. All approved health care costs are paid by the State of Arizona.
For foster parents who work full-time, day care costs are covered in full or in part through the DES day care program.
Foster families are provided parenting breaks and time away.
AASK has exceptional support services created to strengthen and maintain families after placement.
Post Placement Coordinator:
Provides access to valuable resources, including informative family trainings, monthly mentoring and support groups, 24-hour assistance and therapeutic referrals.
Provided by our on-staff registered nurse for all foster children under age 3
Access to donations such as handmade quilts, clothing, diapers, toiletries and baby food/formula
Free tickets to community and sporting events:As an active family with AASK, you will have opportunities to receive complimentary tickets to Concerts, the Arizona Ballet, Phoenix Mercury games, and Arizona Diamondbacks games to name a few.
AASK Annual Spring Picnic and Holiday Party:
Active families will enjoy AASK’s annual Spring Picnic with free food, games and outdoor camaraderie with other families. Our annual Holiday party begins the seasonal festivities with Santa Claus, cookie decorating, arts & crafts, free food and professional family portraits.