- Child Adoption Laws
Adoption laws for the state of Arizona.
- Foster Care Licensing Agencies
List of county contacts to begin the foster/adoption process in Arizona.
- LGBT Adoption Laws
LGBT adoption laws in Arizona.
- Pre-Service Training Information
AZDES provides information on registering for Arizona’s 30-hour pre-service training classes.
- Public and Private Agency Search
Public and private foster care adoption agencies in Arizona.
- Step to Becoming a Foster Parent
The steps to becoming s foster parent in the state of Arizona.
- Adoption Information
Adoption Information by state
- Understanding Arizona Adoption Laws and Policies
An overview of adoption laws
- Adoption Services
DCS provides an overview of adoption services
- Home Study Requirements (See bottom of page for providers)
Information on the Home study program and requirements
Searching for Children
- Aid to Adoption of Special Kids (AASK)
Photo listing featuring some waiting children in Arizona.
- Children’s Heart Gallery
Heart Gallery featuring waiting children in Arizona.
- Foster and Adoptive Council of Tucson
Photo listing featuring waiting children in sourthern Arizona.
- WWK Recruiters
Scroll down and click on Arizona to view contact information for Wendy’s Wonderful Kids Recruiters families may contact regarding waiting Arizona children.
- Heart Gallery Of America
Photo lists of waiting children
Post-Adoption Support & Resources
- Adoption Assistance
Select Arizona to view more information on adoption assistance in the state of Arizona, courtesy of Child Welfare Information Gateway.
- Adoption Subsidy Booklet
Information on Arizona’s Adoption Subsidy Program.
- Adoption Subsidy Booklet (Español)
Information on Arizona’s Adoption Subsidy Program in Spanish.
- Arizona Autism Coalition
Resources and support for children who are diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder and their families.
- Arizona Family Institute
Provides couples, family and individual counseling. Therapists specialize in trauma and attachment.
- Foster Care and Adoption Services
Community Organizations that provide services to foster and adoptive parents and their children. Services include parent education and training, child behavioral resources, therapy resources, and more.
- RAD Therapy
Reactive Attachment Disorder therapy in Mesa, Arizona, provided by the Arizona Family Institute.
- Resources for Foster and Adoptive Parents in Arizona
A list of resources from Arizona Family Institute on Continuing Education (CE) credits, foster and adoptive parent advanced training, theraplay, attachment therapy, and more.
- School Tuition Waiver
Arizona Friends of Foster Children Foundation offers tuition waiver to children who are 16-years-old and currently in care; were adopted from foster care after they were 16-years-old; or are currently in foster care and are 16-years-old or older. Children must be Arizona residents to apply.
- State Subsidy Information
NACAC provides general information on adoption subsidies in Arizona.
- Attachment and Trauma Specialists
A list of local therapists that specialize in working with attachment and trauma related issues.
- Behavioral care treatment centers
A list of local treatment centers for behavioral care
- Adoption Therapists
A list of local therapists that specialize in adoption
- Child Care Resources
A compiled list of child-care resources
- Counseling Resources
A compiled list of counseling resources
- Kid Counseling
A list of local therapists specializing in treating children
- Kinship Care
Kinship programs and information
- Medical Resources
Health and medical resources
- NPEN National Parenting Education Network
A list of programs by state
- NOFAS FASD Support
State resources and support group information
- Trauma Counseling
A list of local therapists specializing in trauma related issues.
- Online Support Groups
A list of online support group resources
- Post-Adoption Questions and Answers
Frequently asked questions and answers regarding adoption
- Special Health Care Needs
Resources for parents of children with special health care needs.
- Child Sexual Abuse Treatment Programs
A list of local treatment centers specializing in child abuse treatment