foster care

Support Group

Support group is open to prospective, current, and former foster and adoptive parents of Arizona Faith and Families. We meet every other month at different host churches around the valley. Join us for a fun night with fellow foster and adoptive parents as we eat, vent, and look to God’s word for strength and encouragement. …

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But how will fostering affect my kids?

A narrative written by Lydia Goshow, a graduating senior from Glendale, Arizona, who shares her perspective on her family’s role as foster parents. Interested in knowing more about becoming a foster parent? Visit the orientation page to see the first steps. In Webster’s dictionary, it defines the word foster as two things, 1. to promote …

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Coronavirus and Foster Care

DCS is continually updating information regarding their response to the pandemic as information evolves. Please see the link below for the latest news and procedures from the Arizona Department of Child Safety: COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information and Resources Caregivers are needed now more than ever. Did you know that teachers are generally among the top reporters …

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Mandated Reporting, Why it Matters

All foster parents are mandated reporters.  What this means is that if we see or suspect abuse, we are required to report it.  Most of the time this feels awkward and uncomfortable.  It can be strange to call the hotline about suspected abuse, especially when you aren’t familiar with the family or the situation.  Sometimes …

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