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


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. Learn more.

Your AZ tax credit can help foster children

You may support children in foster care through a donation to Child Crisis Arizona as a Qualifying Foster Care Organization (QFCO) and receive a dollar-for-dollar tax credit against your state tax liability.

The new limits for 2016 Charitable Foster Care Tax Credit allows for up to $500 for single filers and up to $1,000 married/joint filing.


**Please consult with a tax adviser. The tax credits are available only to individuals who file taxes in Arizona.

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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 more than 19,000 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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A Bright Start to the School Year

A Bright Start to the School Year

Thursday, August 25th, 2016

Thank you for making Back to School bright for our kids!
Smiles, giggles and excited anticipation filled the hallways of our Emergency Children’s Shelters this month as the children exclaimed, “We’re going to school!”


Understanding the Basics of IFSP’s

Thursday, August 18th, 2016

In Arizona, when an adult is concerned about a child’s development, they can be referred to the Arizona Early Intervention Program (AZEIP) for evaluation. Upon evaluation, if the child is determined to have a disability or developmental delay, they are provided with services through a legal document called an IFSP (Individual Family Service Plan). The IFSP is written with a parent or guardian and outlines the goals for the child, the quantity and duration of services to be provided, and who will provide those services

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Back to School at Our Shelters

Thursday, August 4th, 2016

Please join me in wishing our children well and hoping that this will be a year of successes. We make school a priority because with a good education, anything is possible.


Summer Field trips

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

Trips to the park, going out to dinner or watching a movie are something most kids take for granted. However, there are many firsts that happen at our Emergency Children’s Shelters, such as the first time a child gets to go swimming, enjoy a museum, or simply listen to a bedtime story.




Aaron Neville to play Biz Bash on Sept. 29

R&B great Aaron Neville will take the stage with his energetic Creole and Cajun influenced soul. With a career spanning 50-plus years, Neville’s first major hit single was “Tell It Like It Is,” released on a small New Orleans label that topped Billboard’s R&B chart. Other hits include “Everybody Plays the Fool”, “Don’t Take Away My Heaven”, “Hercules” and “Can’t Stop My Heart From Loving You (The Rain Song).” Neville’s biggest solo successes include “Don’t Know Much,” “All My Life,” and “Everybody Plays the Fool”.

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