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.
Child Crisis Arizona’s foster care and adoption program is committed to helping children in out-of-home care by licensing and certifying parents for foster care and adoption. The range of services and support along with realistic training prepares families for the placement of children of all ages and backgrounds.
“There are more than 18,000 children in Arizona’s foster care system and the need for strong, well prepared foster and adoptive families to care for these children continues to grow,” says Torrie A. Taj, CEO of Child Crisis Arizona.
Child Crisis Arizona offers exceptional support and services. We provide education and training, child-family matching services and post-placement support. Child Crisis Arizona serve single and two-parent families and have no limitation on sexual orientation, religious beliefs or ethnicity and offers prospect LGBTQ clients a LGBTQ mentor parent who have parented through our programs. Child Crisis Arizona staff are offered professional training opportunities about how to meet the unique needs of LGBTQ couples so that we are better equipped to serve our families.