Many of Arizona children in foster care are waiting to be adopted by a loving forever family. The Aid to Adoption of Special Kids (AASK) adoption program guides families on the path to adoption.
A sense of permanency–knowing there are people who will always love you–is critical to a child’s development. Foster care is designed to be a temporary refuge until the child can enter a permanent, safe living situation. Sometimes, foster care can lead to adoption. When this is the best outcome for the child, AASK is there to help with the adoption process.
There are sometimes potholes on path to permanency, however, and it is important for any foster family or potential adoptive family to keep that in mind. There is always the possibility a child in foster care may return to their biological family.
AASK’s compassionate family support specialists provide adoptive families with ongoing support from the time of inquiry until the child is settled in your home, so that you’re never left to navigate questions and challenges alone. You will receive extensive support throughout the entire adoption process.
Learn more about some of the children available for adoption from foster care by visiting our “Meet the Kids” page or by signing up for our weekly “Meet the Kids” email, which profiles a child looking for a forever family like yours.
AASK knows every child deserves a loving family to call their own which is why we partnered with the Arizona Republic and Arizona's Family 3TV and CBS 5's Good Morning Arizona. Each week, we feature one child in our Wednesday’s Child profile published in The Arizona Republic. Each month, Good Morning Arizona's Ian Schwartz meets with waiting children to find what they're looking for in their forever family in Arizona's Family Finding Forever.
To meet some of the children waiting for their forever family please click here.