August 2018
Families Open Their Hearts & Homes
Did you know that one of the ways Child Crisis Arizona helps children who need out-of-home care is by training, licensing and certifying foster care and adoptive parents?

Last year, more than 500 children were welcomed into foster care and adoptive homes licensed by Child Crisis Arizona. Foster families provided 68,161 nights of safe sleep for some of Arizona's most vulnerable children. The need for foster parents is still great! Nearly 14,000 children are waiting for a loving, supportive place to call home, a place where they can feel safe and be free from abuse and neglect.

Many of the children waiting are teens who need a permanent home so they can focus on graduating from high school and begin to build a future.
Allistar Beats the Odds Thanks to Loving Foster Family
At the age of 13, Allistar found himself in a position that many teens in foster care face. Due to no fault of his own, he had to leave the foster home he’d been living in for years and move in with a new foster family. While many teens struggle as they transition into a new living situation, Allistar was fortunate to be placed with ...

Preschoolers Shine with Pride
at Graduation Ceremony
Child Crisis Arizona held a preschool graduation ceremony in July to celebrate 15 children who have completed the program and are starting kindergarten this fall. Wearing blue caps and gowns, the graduates sang songs and smiled from ear to ear as they received “diplomas” to mark this very special achievement. Parents, family members, teachers, and Child Crisis Arizona staff joined together to ...

Thank You for Making their First Day of School Special
The first day of school is always exciting! T hanks to generous donors, kids in the Emergency Children’s Shelter, Family Resources, Early Education Services, and Foster Care programs are starting the school year with new backpacks full of school supplies and new school clothes and uniforms . Over the last three months, companies, social groups, and individuals have gone the extra mile to help our kids and families.

Supporters donated hundreds of backpacks and mountains of school supplies ...

Together We Can Nurture "Safe Kids...Strong Families"
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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.