Child Crisis Arizona Highlights Need for More Foster Families
Thousands of children need a home in Arizona
During Foster Care Month we've been sharing the need for more foster homes, especially for teens, children with developmental disabilities, and Spanish-speaking families. With more than 13,000 children in foster care in Arizona we are so grateful for the families currently licensed through Child Crisis Arizona! We cannot say thank you enough! For more stories about foster families at Child Crisis Arizona, visit our blog .

Have you ever thought about how you can make a difference for a child in foster care? Now more than ever we need families willing to open their hearts and home to a child in foster care! Child Crisis Arizona holds a foster care and adoption exploration meeting on the first Tuesday of each month. The next meeting will be from 6 to 8 p.m. on June 4 at 817 N. Country Club Dr., Mesa, AZ, 85201. For more information on how to foster or adopt, visit our website .
Welcome Safe Kids Maricopa County!
Child Crisis Arizona is thrilled to welcome Safe Kids Maricopa County to our family education programs. Safe Kids Maricopa County has been educating families about injury prevention and safe practices for more than 25 years from within the Maricopa County Department of Public Health. Child Crisis will now be leading this initiative, making Safe Kids a program of Child Crisis Arizona.
Early Education Updates
Heroes reigned supreme at April’s superhero-themed pancake breakfast for Child Crisis Arizona's Early Head Start and Preschool students and their families. 397 people joined us for breakfast and games. Thank you to all who helped make the event a success!
Watch an ABC15 News update about child poverty in Mesa and what's being done to help families in need.
Events
You are invited to join us for a night of Helping Through Humor at Grimaldi's Coal Brick Oven Pizzeria in Scottsdale.

On Thursday, June 13 at 7 p.m. Grimaldi's Coal Brick Oven Pizza is hosting a live adult comedy event featuring some of the Valley's best stand up comics. Proceeds will benefit Child Crisis Arizona.

Tickets are $20 and can be purchased through our website.
How You Can Help
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Make a Donation
Volunteer Opportunities
Child Crisis Arizona’s mission is to provide Arizona’s children a safe environment, free from abuse and neglect, by creating strong and successful families. Child Crisis Arizona provides emergency shelter, foster care, adoption, counseling, early education, home visitation and parenting support services to Arizona’s most vulnerable children and families.

Torrie A. Taj, CFRE | Chief Executive Officer
Lisa A. Ricci, CPA | Chief Financial Officer
Jodi L. Stoken, CFRE, CAP | Chief Development Officer

817 N. Country Club Dr., Mesa, AZ 85201 | 480-834-9424
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