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Organizations:
 
Aid to Adopt Special Kids (AASK)
501 East Thomas Road Suite 100
Phoenix, AZ 85012
(602) 254-2275
  • Foster and Adoption Certification
  • Training, classes and resources for foster and adoptive families
  • specialization in special needs children
 
Christian Family Care Agency (CFCA)
3603 North 7th Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85013
(602) 234-1935
  • Foster and Adoption Certification
  • Training, classes and resources for foster and adoptive families
  • Specialization in open adoption
  • Birthparent counseling and placement program
 
Department of Children, Youth and Families
  • Information on the how to get started in foster care and adoption
  • Links to agencies that provide services (more in future)

 

Maricopa County Attorney's Office

Go to Community Programs and select Adoptions
  • Prepare legal paperwork for adoptive parents
  • File adoption petitions
  • Represent the adoptive parents at all court hearings for relative adoptions, private adoptions, international adoptions and other agency placements
  • No cost for services - Prospective adoptive parents need to pay only their court filing fee and adoption agency fees (for licensing).
 
 
Raising Special Kids 
2400 North Central Avenue Suite 200
Phoenix, AZ 85004-1313
(602) 242-4366
(800) 237-3007
Raising Special Kids supports families of children with disabilities and special health needs in central and northern Arizona. All programs and services are provided to families AT NO CHARGE in English and in Spanish.
 
At all ages and stages of a child's development, Raising Special Kids supports parents through a variety of programs and services:
  • Parent to Parent Connections
  • Parent Leadership Development
  • Strong Partnerships with Professionals in Health, Education and Social Services
  • ICU Parent Outreach (Help with Preemies)
  • Provide Disability-related Information, Resources and Referrals
  • In-House Lending Library
  • Newsletter
  • Parent Training and Info Center

 

Resources and Websites:

 
Adoption.com
 
National Adoption Center - www.adopt.org
 
Tapestry Books - catalog of books about adoption, infertility, foster care, etc.
 
Stepping Stones - newsletter for families who are dealing with/have dealt with infertility and have or are in the process of adoption www.bethany.org/step
 
 
 

Infertility Support Group
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Support Groups:
 
Cycles of Insanity is our sister support group designed to encourage couples experiencing infertility.