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November 13, 2017

National Adoption Month

November is National Adoption Month. In Arizona, there are more than 3,668 young adults between the ages of 13–17 in foster care. Many of these youth have spent years in foster care and craving more permanent connections through adoption and mentorship. Supportive and committed relationships are critical in helping teens in foster care […]

November 13, 2017

#GivingTuesday

Contact: Arianna Jones Arizona’s Children Association 602.243.3733 ext. 2168 AJones@ArizonasChildren.org   Arizona’s Children Association joins the global #GivingTuesday movement and pledges to “Give Hope to Healing” by raising funds to help support our Trauma Support and other services for Arizona’s children and families. Phoenix, Arizona (October 30, 2017) – Arizona’s […]

November 13, 2017

Gifts of Hope

Most children spend the holidays enjoying the traditions of the season; family festivities, feasts, adornments and finally getting to open those enticing packages. The truth is, this is merely a dream for many Arizona children who are living in foster care or for families facing financial difficulties. The holidays can […]

August 22, 2017

Dancing for Arizona’s Children is back!

Join us for the 3rd Annual “Dancing for Arizona’s Children” Dance Challenge and Brunch presented by Maricopa County Home Shows on December 2nd from 9am-2pm at the Camelback Inn Scottsdale Resort & Spa to help raise awareness and funds for our adoption, foster care and kinship programs. Local celebrity dancers […]

August 18, 2017

El Tour de Tucson

Each year, the Saturday before Thanksgiving, thousands of cyclists gather in Tucson to ride for a cause. This event requires no specific level of ability and is open to all ages. Not only do cyclists get to express their passion for cycling, but they get the opportunity to give back […]

August 18, 2017

Celebrating Our Superstar Staff of the Second Quarter

Four times a year, Arizona’s Children Association’s employees nominate two of their fellow colleagues and one supervisor whom represent exceptional qualities in the areas of passion of purpose, quality service, collaboration and respect for all. Their efforts and service prove to be invaluable to AzCA and its mission. We would […]

August 18, 2017

Taking a Trauma Informed Approach on Services

At Arizona’s Children, we utilize industry best practices that are focused on increasing the success of the children and families we serve. Recently, many of our staff began training on the Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics (NMT) led by Dr. Bruce Perry, Founder and Senior Fellow of the Child Trauma Academy. […]

August 18, 2017

Foster a Future

As the new school year kicks off, many children are full of excitement to return to school and see all of their friends. For others, they may be anxious about starting school in a new neighborhood, with new peers and teachers. Some of these children may be in foster care, […]

August 1, 2017

Ready. Set. Prep!

It’s that time of year! New beginnings and maybe even some fresh starts. Is your child ready for kindergarten? School readiness actually starts at birth and if you haven’t already formally done that, don’t worry. There’s no need to pull out the flashcards OR your hair. No need to purchase […]

July 13, 2017

Free Program for Children and Families in Pinal County Funded by First Things First

  Arizona’s Children Association is pleased to announce a new Parents as Teachers program for families in Pinal County. This free program, funded through First Things First, is designed for families who are pregnant and/or have children birth to 5 years. First Things First (FTF), approved by Arizona voters, works […]