Tag: Foster Families

Opinion — How Arizona is preparing the leader of the next generation

| December 20, 2018
Opinion — How Arizona is preparing the leader of the next generation

“Caring for Kids will benefit Child Crisis Arizona and Arizona Helping Hands, two organizations whose mission is helping support foster families in Arizona.”

As business leaders here in Arizona, we have a responsibility to help grow the next generation of leaders. And school-based organizations play a key role. During this holiday season teens are finding ways to serve through a variety of groups.

Student government, National Honor Society and Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) all help tweens and teens look beyond themselves and into the needs of their community. At Canyon State Credit Union, we are deeply involved with FBLA, and this year, their State Service Project is dedicated to a cause close to our hearts, Caring For Kids collection drive.

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New Data Shows Foster Care Children Lag Behind Peers in Academic Success

| December 17, 2015
New Data Shows Foster Care Children Lag Behind Peers in Academic Success

A newly released study finds Arizona students in foster care fare worse academically than their peers, even those who are considered to be at risk because of other factors,  such as poverty, language barriers and learning disabilities. The report, Arizona’s Invisible Achievement Gap, highlights a critical issue affecting foster children: disruptions have a devastating impact […]

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Providence Open House- This Tuesday April 21st @ 5:30pm

| April 20, 2015
Providence Open House- This Tuesday April 21st @ 5:30pm

Providence Human Services of Northern Arizona is currently recruiting more Professional (HCTC) Foster Care Providers. HCTC cordially invites you to an Open House for any individuals or families interested in learning more about becoming an HCTC Professional Foster Parent this Tuesday April 21st at 5:30pm.  Click HERE for the event on the Arizona Daily Sun Events Calendar. For the […]

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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 […]

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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.

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