Who Qualifies for Foster Child Adoption?

Foster child adoption requirements vary from state to state. Building Arizona Families, a licensed, non-profit, and BBB A+ rated adoption agency, serves Arizona families who want to adopt foster children.

Eligibility for Foster Child Adoption

In Arizona, any single adult or married couple can adopt. Stepparents can also adopt foster children if their spouse has legal custody of the child. Adoptive parents must be at least age eighteen to adopt. There is no maximum age for adoption. To qualify for foster child adoption, Arizona requires adoptive parents to be U.S. citizens, pass an FBI and local criminal background check, obtain child abuse registry clearances for each state they have lived in the past five years and have a Level 1 Fingerprint Clearance card issued by the Arizona Department of Public Safety. Anyone else in the home who is over the age of eighteen must also obtain all the clearances and have a Level 1 Fingerprint Clearance Card. The adoptive family must own or rent a home or apartment. Building Arizona Families will conduct a home study as well. During that time, prospective adoptive families provide the necessary legal documents, receive adoption education, and are interviewed by the adoption agency case worker. View more information about how the adoption home study process works HEREAdoptive families must obtain a physician’s statement verifying emotional and physical health. There is no specific income necessary to adopt foster children, but adoptive families must prove financial stability.

Foster Child Adoption is Probably Easier Than You Think

Federal and state governments, child welfare agencies, and adoption agencies recognize that children thrive in loving families. As a result, once a child’s parental rights are severed, the adoption process can move quite quickly. Building Arizona Families has helped hundreds of Arizona families through the foster child adoption process, and we would be honored to support you in your adoption journey.

Download the Free Info Kit on the Foster Child Adoption Process

There is a great deal of readily available information on our website about the foster child adoption process, the costs of adoption, timelines, and the process of being matched with your adoptive child. Go HERE for more information. Please join us for one of our convenient online adoption seminars. Find out dates and times HERE. You can reach out directly to Ixcel Baca at 623-696-9357 or [email protected].

Building Arizona is a licensed adoption agency with an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau. Please reach out at any time. We would love to serve you and your family.

Adopting Arizona Foster Children Will Give Them a Summer to Remember 

Summer is here! Children and teens all over Arizona are beating the heat with fun pool parties, enjoying their time off school with friends, and making new memories on family summer vacations. Sadly, there are thousands of children and teens unable to enjoy these special moments during their summer vacation. Adopting Arizona foster children can change a child’s life forever and give them a summer to remember!

Summer Vacation Doesn’t Always Bring Fun and Relaxation for Arizona Foster Children

Kids of all ages count down the days until summer vacation begins and they get to enjoy the fun, adventure, and memories it brings. Too many children, however, are not able to enjoy these summer months like their peers because they are living in foster homes. Arizona foster children are frequently being moved, changing schools, and unable to partake in summer getaways without approval from a caseworker. Enjoying summer camps, music lessons, sports, and vacations are just dreamed about for many foster children. Giving a foster child a forever family can begin cherished childhood traditions they only dream about and will bring their life joy and remarkable moments that will forever be a blessing.

Finding Happiness, Love, and Traditions with a Forever Family

Never knowing where you are going to live or what family will be caring for you is the life Arizona foster children face. If they are fortunate enough to find their forever family, they can begin a life of happiness and love. A foster child’s life changes from lonely and colorless to happy and purposeful when they find their forever family. A permanent home, family traditions, and freedom is what children all over the country wish for every day, and you can help these children by adopting Arizona foster children!

Did your family have a yearly summer vacation you excitedly waited for? Were there traditions that you still remember to this day or have continued? So many families enjoy these moments together, embracing the love and family around them. Many foster children will never experience anything like this in their lifetime. Almost 20,000 teens exited foster care last year without ever finding a family and were thrown into adulthood. These children now face a life of homelessness, mental illness, and high rates of addiction because they do not have a family and are in this world alone.

Blessing a child with beautiful traditions and precious family time creates a world unlike anything they’ve known before, and they can create new ones with you! Every child deserves to feel special and cared for. With open hearts and open arms, we can save these children from the life they are living and provide the future they deserve through adoption.

Building Arizona Families Helps Arizona Families Adopt Arizona Foster Children from All Over the U.S.

Building Arizona Families, a local licensed adoption agency, invites Arizona families to consider adopting a foster child. Remember, contrary to what many people believe, you do not have to foster to adopt Arizona foster children. We will help you walk through the direct adoption of children in the foster care system. If you would like more information on the foster child adoption process, visit We Are Their Future to find out more, HERE.

We also invite you to attend one of our informative adoption seminars. You can reach out to Ixcel Baca, Program Coordinator, directly and ask any questions you might have. Ixcel would love to hear from you! You can reach Ixcel at (623) 696-9537 or by e-mailing her at [email protected].

It is our responsibility to save the lives of thousands of children in foster care, and we can do this with the adopt Arizona foster children program at Building Arizona families, find out more HERE.

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