Introducing CHILD CRISIS ARIZONA merging together the 70-year legacy of Crisis Nursery, Inc. and Child Crisis Center. Join us as we grow stronger. Learn more.

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


Protecting the Valley’s most vulnerable children from abuse and neglect, we are CHILD CRISIS ARIZONA. Together, as we strive to build stronger families through education and support, we begin to raise Arizona from among the lowest ranked states in welfare and education… one child at a time.
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Provide hope to Arizona’s foster kids

The Arizona Foster Care Tax Credit assists Arizona’s foster children and reduces your state income tax. Help provide hope to Arizona’s foster kids through a dollar-for-dollar tax credit on your state taxes, up to $800 (married couples) or up to $400 (single filers), when donation to Child Crisis Arizona.


A Safe Haven
Children & Families

We Support

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 18,000 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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what we’ve been up to


We Are Thankful

Wednesday, November 25th, 2015

Child Crisis Arizona provides hope to children and families in Arizona because of its many dedicated supporters.


Family Shares Adoption Story

Wednesday, November 18th, 2015

November 22, 2014 is a day Mike and Larissa Dvorak will treasure forever. It is the day their family of six grew to a family of nine by adopting their three youngest children, ages 6, 8 and 10.

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Child Crisis Arizona CEO Named Outstanding Fundraising Executive

Thursday, November 12th, 2015

Child Crisis Arizona’s CEO Torrie A. Taj was honored at the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) 31st Annual Celebration of Philanthropy Luncheon with the Outstanding Fundraising Executive Award.

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Child Crisis Arizona Celebrates National Adoption Month

Friday, November 6th, 2015

In conjunction with National Adoption Month, in November, Child Crisis Arizona is working to find foster children their forever families by certifying and training adoptive families.



Receive up to an $800 Tax credit

The Arizona Foster Care Tax Credit assists Arizona’s foster children in our community and reduces your state income tax. Your donation to our agency is a DOLLAR-FOR-DOLLAR tax credit on your Arizona taxes, up to $800 (married couples) or $400 (single filers).


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