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Celebrate the Role of Fathers

Celebrate the Role of Fathers

June is the time to celebrate Fathers! At Child Crisis Arizona we applaud the fathers who make a special effort to be a part of their child’s life. Like Ambrosio, father to two young children, who sits on the Parent Committee and has sat on the Policy Council for the...

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Fostering Teens is a Rewarding Experience

Fostering Teens is a Rewarding Experience

A few hours after welcoming a new teen from the foster care system into her home, Nicole Singleton was hosting dinner with her boyfriend. It wasn’t until weeks later that he realized the two women had just met that day. “We just hung out in the kitchen and there was...

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Meet Child Crisis Arizona Families – Foster Care Month

Meet Child Crisis Arizona Families – Foster Care Month

May is Foster Care Awareness Month. In 2018 Child Crisis Arizona's licensed foster homes provided nearly 78,000 nights of safe sleep for hundreds of children. We asked Ricky, a foster parent with Child Crisis Arizona, about his experience. What inspired you to take...

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“We Knew Our Family Was Complete.”

“We Knew Our Family Was Complete.”

Nicholas was placed in foster care when he was two days old. While his foster parent provided a safe home for him for two years, Nicholas needed a forever home and a family. After learning about the growing need for foster families for children like Nicholas, Matt,...

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Adoption Gave Evan & His Siblings a Second Chance

Adoption Gave Evan & His Siblings a Second Chance

As toddlers, Evan and his younger brother were placed in Child Crisis Arizona’s Emergency Children’s Shelter after suffering unimaginable abuse and neglect. After being placed in several foster homes, they were back in the care of Child Crisis Arizona when they met...

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Volunteer Spotlight: Ny’Kol Dillon

Volunteer Spotlight: Ny’Kol Dillon

“I want them to know that they are perfect the way they are,” says Ny’Kol Dillon, Child Crisis Arizona Emergency Children’s Shelter volunteer. Ny’Kol, who is studying to become a pharmacist, first became involved with Child Crisis Arizona to fulfill community service...

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Preschoolers Shine with Pride at Graduation Ceremony

Preschoolers Shine with Pride at Graduation Ceremony

Child Crisis Arizona held a preschool graduation ceremony in July to celebrate 15 children who have completed the program and are starting kindergarten this fall. Wearing blue caps and gowns, the graduates sang songs and smiled from ear to ear as they received...

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Thanks for Making the First Day of School a Big Success!

Thanks for Making the First Day of School a Big Success!

School is back in session! Thanks to generous donors, kids in the Emergency Children’s Shelter, Family Resources, Early Education Services, and Foster Care programs are starting the school year with new backpacks full of school supplies and new school clothes and...

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Foster Family Supports Teen’s Transition to Adulthood

Foster Family Supports Teen’s Transition to Adulthood

At the age of 13, Allistar found himself in a position that many teens in foster care face. Due to no fault of his own, he had to leave the foster home he’d been living in for years and move in with a new foster family. While many teens struggle as they transition...

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