When Tara Montgomery and her three daughters adopted Michael in December, they had no idea how his exuberant expression and celebration would capture the hearts of a nation.
This year was a year of integration, expansion and new stories of promise. Thanks to the generous support of you, our donors, volunteers, board of directors and professional staff, we have continued to serve children and families to ensure our vision of safe kids and strong families is accomplished.
“We are working with children who have been traumatized, who may not be old enough to talk or even know their name,” Torrie explains
This season we are so thankful for our community that embraces our vision of Safe Kids, Strong Families. Through volunteering, donations and advocating on our behalf, our community makes it possible to help so many more children and families in need.
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.
The first few years of my life can only be described as precarious. The two adults who were supposed to be superheroes in my eyes instead turned out to be more concerned with drugs, alcohol and for an unfathomable reason, hurting my brothers and I.
Be Aware of the Temperature
As much of the country enjoys seasonal temperature dips, in Arizona it will undoubtedly still be in the 90s or higher. Instead of masks, try non-toxic face paint, avoid heavy-weight costumes and bring lots of water to stay hydrated.
Today, in front of nearly 700 guests at the Arizona Biltmore Resort, Child Crisis Arizona hosted its annual fundraising luncheon to share with its guests the agency’s mission of safe kids and strong families.
Join Child Crisis Arizona for a FREE foster care and adoption orientation specific for the LGBTQ community. The orientation is an informational session that discusses the needs of children in care, what your role in meeting those needs will be, the process of licensing/certification and support/resources offered to foster and adoptive families. Other licensed LGBTQ couples will be there answers questions about their experience as well. RSVPs are not required.