News

August 26, 2022

Arizona’s Children Association is not closing.

Arizona’s Children Association (AzCA) would like to provide some clarification in light of information that was disseminated outside of our agency. AzCA is closing three of our locations: Surprise and Apache Junction effective October 14, 2022 and Sierra Vista effective October 21, 2022. All other AzCA offices and programs remain […]

August 23, 2022

Upcoming Events!

September: Chipotle (Phoenix) – September 14 – 4-8PM We will be having a Chipotle give-back night! For any in-store purchase or online order, AzCA will receive 33% back! Must present the flyer below or use the code D7M3CRZ with any online order Participating location: 100 E. Camelback Road, Suite 196, […]

August 12, 2022

WE’VE BEEN RE-ACCREDITED!

Arizona’s Children Association has been re-accredited by the Council on Accreditation (COA)! What is COA? Accreditation from COA is the international standard for high-quality care in the fields of child welfare, behavioral health, and prevention services. “Founded in 1977 by the Child Welfare League of America and Family Service America […]

August 8, 2022

Keeping Siblings Together

Covid-19 certainly had a lot of downsides, but there were some upsides that should not be overlooked. It gave people, like Brannon, some time off to achieve their long-time goals—some of which she’s had since she was about 18 years old. Brannon used her free time during the pandemic to […]

July 22, 2022

Instant Connection – A Family’s Story of Adoption

Dawn Wallschlaeger and her wife, Stacy, have been together for 12 years, and have been licensed to foster and adopt for the last five. Dawn is the Director of Behavioral Health Services for Eastern Arizona with Arizona’s Children Association (AzCA). She has also been a therapeutic foster parent for 23 […]

July 15, 2022

We’re still here to serve Arizona’s children, youth and families

Arizona’s Children Association’s (AzCA) key focus area is to continue to provide Arizona youth and families with the level of support and service they deserve. Since 1912, AzCA has continued to progress in order to remain a leader in the fields of child welfare and behavioral health, and to further […]

July 6, 2022

Help Us Celebrate 110 Years

This Year, We Are Celebrating 110 years! To make this celebration extra special, we invite you to participate in our birthday planning! We are looking for creative individuals to contribute art, vocals, favorite memories or feedback on what you love most about Arizona’s Children Association. Design a T-Shirt Contest Put your […]

June 30, 2022

Pride Party

To celebrate Pride Month and the LGBTQIA+ youth served by Arizona’s Children Association’s Young Adult Services, we hosted a “Pride Party” over the weekend! It was a great opportunity to bring the youth together to celebrate our differences and connect over delicious food and fun activities, which hasn’t been possible […]

June 15, 2022

Overcoming Adversity: One Family’s Story

Joline and her wife, Jeordorie, have been together for 14 years—half of that time has been spent with AzCA! They received their foster care license in 2015 and adopted their first son after years of fostering him. As a same-sex couple, Joline and Jeordorie Green had been turned away from […]

May 25, 2022

Nature Ninos – AzCA

Back in September Arizona’s Children Association (AzCA) created a partnership in Northern Arizona with a great organization, Nature Niños. The goal was to get kids outdoors and learn about nature! With bilingual staff, scavenger hunts, and hiking it’s a perfect activity for kids to enjoy. Nature Niño’s meets once a […]