adoption

The 17,000

17,000. The number is remarkable.  Over 17,000 children in the care and custody of the state of Arizona.  The number is staggering, the need is great.  The state has contracted with twenty-nine agencies to recruit and license foster parents for this crisis.  Of those twenty-nine, six list themselves as faith-based.  Six.  That’s just 20% of the …

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Orientation

Interested in becoming a foster parent now, or a year from now?  Orientation is the first step!  Arizona Faith and Families collaborates with the Kids Consortium to host these orientations.  Orientations happen throughout the valley on a regular basis, the schedule is located here. The state of Arizona requires all potential applicants to first attend …

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What is a biblical model for approaching foster care?

When Arizona Faith and Families was founded, the following slogan was chosen: “A biblical model for foster care and adoption.” So what does this biblical foundation look like? Highlighted below are four key points: The Bible is the ultimate source of truth for foster/adoptive parents. “All Scripture is inspired by God and profitable for teaching, …

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