We collaborate with adoption placing agencies to provide a variety of adoption related services for those seeking to adopt internationally, privately and from the foster care system. We are experts at supporting families through the adoption certification process and beyond.

 

Our adoption-related services include:

  • Recruitment, assessment,training and supervision of adoptive families for children in Arizona’s foster care system
  • Interstate Compact (ICPC) services for children placed in Arizona by other county or state jurisdictions
  • Step parent adoptions
  • Grandparent and family member adoptions

  • Home study and post placement services for attorney-facilitated adoptions, step-parent adoption, relative adoption and international placing agencies such as:
    • Fingerprinting
    • Background checks
    • DCS Clearances
    • Severance Social Studies
    • Certification Home Studies
    • Pre and/or Post Placement Reports
    • Final Adoption Studies

Adoption Home Study Requirements:
  • Must be 18 or older
  • Can be married or single
  • Be able to obtain a Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card
  • In good physical health and have a physician a medical statement
  • Sufficient family income and proof of all income
  • Home Study (family interview and assessment of no less than four hours of interviewing per state law)
  • Additional documents may be required

We are committed to permanency for every child. All prospective adoptive parents will know their rights and receive education, decision consultation and post-placement services. We have an after-hours emergency number that is available 24/7. We work with children and families of all ages and abilities. If you are interested in learning more, please click here to complete an interest form and we’ll contact you shortly.