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Foster Care

“As foster parents, we are asked to not only care for the basic needs of a child, but also sit alongside them as they digest the hurt and damage they have undeservingly experienced.”
– Carrie Dahlin, author of “What Led Me To You”

Foster Care in Arizona

Arizona’s foster care system is overwhelmed by a growing number of children removed from their homes because of abandonment, abuse or neglect. The options for their care haven’t kept pace. These children need foster families. They need you.

Do you have questions about being a foster family? Call or email today and let us help.

(602) 254-2275

Are you ready to take the first step to providing foster care to a child in Arizona?

Children in foster care need a stable relationship with a caring adult so that healing can begin. Foster families typically serve as a port in a storm, offering safety, comfort and caring in the sometimes choppy journey to family reunification. Children in foster care – already frightened and hurt by the circumstances leading to intervention by the Arizona Department of Child Safety – are confused and often distrustful of adults. You can be the one that helps them when they need it most.

AASK programs were developed and improved over decades of experience and give families the training and resources necessary to positively impact the lives of children placed in their home – for however long that may be. With AASK, you are never alone in your foster care experience. We are dedicated to meeting the needs of all children in foster care, and that includes meeting the needs of the generous foster families that open their homes to them.

Success Story: Meet the Knox Family

Seemore videos about how families have used our foster care in Arizona resources to have wonderful experiences with children in foster care.

Specialized Areas of Foster Care

  • Our kinship foster care program supports families caring for a relative’s child.
  • Our foster care specialized medical program caters to children with complex medical needs.
  • Our foster care DDD program provides foster care for individuals with developmental disabilities.
  • Our Todos los Niños program serves children with Hispanic heritage.
  • Our Tribal program addresses the culturally-specific needs of children placed in the care of American Indian tribal authorities.

If you are interested in becoming a foster family, please take the next steps to learn more about how you can help a child in fosterc are.

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