We create hope in the hearts of vulnerable children and parents who need support.


CHILD CRISIS ARIZONA strives to build stronger families through education and support, we begin to raise Arizona from among the lowest ranked states in welfare … one child at a time.
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Did you know may is national foster care month?

Child Crisis Arizona is committed to helping the more than 19,000 Arizona children in out-of-home care by licensing and certifying parents for foster care and adoption.

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A Safe Haven
Children & Families

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We train, educate and support foster and adoptive parents, and provide emergency shelter for children who need a place to sleep. Our Emergency Children’s Shelters have provided a safe haven for more than 29,000 children since 1977.

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Thinking about being a foster or adoptive parent?

We need your help to provide care for some of the nearly 21,000 Arizona children who are in need of a home. Our Foster Care and Adoption programs will guide you through the licensing or certification process so you can open your home and heart to a child in need.


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Jeff Fantin – 2016 Volunteer Spirit Award Recipient

Friday, April 29th, 2016

On April 27 Jeff Fantin, Child Crisis Arizona’s volunteer IT Director received the prestigious SRP Presidents’ Volunteer Spirit Award! Jeff was one of six SRP employees recognized for their volunteer work.


Dr. Kipp Charlton Day

Wednesday, April 27th, 2016

Today, on the newly proclaimed Dr. Kipp Charlton Day by the city of Phoenix, Child Crisis Arizona renames the Phoenix Emergency Children’s Shelter as “Kipp’s Place”.


Share Your Special Occasion with Child Crisis Arizona

Tuesday, April 19th, 2016

Child Crisis Arizona is introducing a new way to support our children and families we serve while celebrating your special occasion. If you have everything you need and want this birthday, anniversary, wedding or baby shower, consider sharing your special event with Child Crisis Arizona.


National Volunteer Week

Tuesday, April 12th, 2016

Volunteers make the day-to-day operations of Child Crisis Arizona possible. Our volunteers’ hard work and dedication is invaluable to our ability to create safe kids and strong families. Since it is National Volunteer Week, we wanted to brag a little about our amazing volunteers. Last year, 4,353 volunteers gave nearly 35,000 hours of their time. That’s equivalent to nearly 17 full-time employees!




Class & workshop schedule now available

A no-cost resource for everyone through classes, workshops, children’s playgroups, support groups and family events. Classes and workshops are held in Mesa, Phoenix and throughout the Community!

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