Tag: foster care

Introducing: Fostering Advocates Arizona

| November 19, 2014
Introducing: Fostering Advocates Arizona

The name has changed, but the goals remain the same. Welcome Fostering Advocates Arizona (formerly the Arizona Youth Opportunities Initiative). The Initiative’s Young Adult Leadership Board has been hard at work leading this name change that shares the importance of having the voices of young adults who have experienced foster care  at the center of our advocacy […]

Continue Reading

Providence of Northern Arizona Recruiting Prospective Foster Families For Upcoming Training in Early February

| November 8, 2014
Providence of Northern Arizona Recruiting Prospective Foster Families For Upcoming Training in Early February

Providence of Northern Arizona is currently recruiting prospective foster families for our upcoming PS-MAPP foster parent training in early February. PS-MAPP stands for Partnering for Safety and Performance-Model Approach to Partnering in Parenting.  This training prepares prospective foster parents for working with children and youth in Out of Home Placement. Our agency is specifically looking […]

Continue Reading

Bill to Fight Child Trafficking, Strengthen Child Welfare Protections Becomes Law

| October 29, 2014
Bill to Fight Child Trafficking, Strengthen Child Welfare Protections Becomes Law

President Obama signed into law H.R. 4980, the Preventing Sex Trafficking and Strengthening Families Act, bipartisan legislation aimed at reducing child sex trafficking, increasing adoptions and improving child support collections.  The bill was introduced in the House by Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp (R-MI), Ranking Member Sander Levin (D-MI), Human Resources Subcommittee Chairman Dave […]

Continue Reading

Free Shoes for Children in Arizona Foster Care

| March 14, 2014
Free Shoes for Children in Arizona Foster Care

Central Christian Church is currently collecting $15 donations to be used towards a gift card to be used at Payless Shoes. The gift cards will be given out to children in the Arizona foster care system.

Continue Reading

Tax Credits Available for Foster Care

| December 30, 2013 | 0 Comments
Tax Credits Available for Foster Care

Arizonans looking for ways to divert some of what they owe the state to other causes have a new option this year: foster care.
But they’re going to have to act fast — as in before midnight Tuesday night. And because of the way the law is worded, they’re going to have to be careful in how they give if they want to get the full benefit of the tax law.

Continue Reading

Children’s Action Alliance (CAA) Shares CPS Forum Transcript and Recommendations

| December 20, 2013 | 0 Comments
Children’s Action Alliance (CAA) Shares CPS Forum Transcript and Recommendations

Many thanks to all of you who have offered thoughtful comments and suggestions to improve protection of Arizona’s children from abuse and neglect. Policymakers are listening! On Monday, CAA  shared with Governor Brewer and members of the CPS Legislative Oversight Committee all of the input we received at the CPS Community Forum on December 3 […]

Continue Reading