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Foster Care Family Support


Family Support

At AASK, we know that the hard work for the foster family begins the day the foster child moves into their home. In addition to helpful services provided by the state, AASK provides a variety of services and programs to help support and nurture our foster families.

State Support

Monthly Reimbursement:
Foster parents receive a monthly reimbursement for care, clothing and personal allowance.

Health Insurance:
Children in foster care are covered under their own state health care plan. All approved health care costs are paid by the State of Arizona.

Day Care:
For foster parents who work full-time, day care costs are covered in full or in part through the DES day care program.

Respite Care:
Foster families are provided parenting breaks and time away.

AASK Support and Provisions

AASK has exceptional support services created to strengthen and maintain families after placement.

Post Placement Coordinator:
Provides access to valuable resources, including informative family trainings, monthly mentoring and support groups, 24-hour assistance and therapeutic referrals.

Developmental Assessments:
Provided by our on-staff registered nurse for all children in foster care under age 3.

Community Donations:
Access to donations such as handmade quilts, clothing, diapers, toiletries and baby food/formula.

Free tickets to community and sporting events:
As an active family with AASK, you will have opportunities to receive complimentary tickets to Concerts, the Arizona Ballet, Phoenix Mercury games, and Arizona Diamondbacks games to name a few.

AASK Annual Spring Picnic and Holiday Party:
Active families will enjoy AASK’s annual Spring Picnic with free food, games and outdoor camaraderie with other families. Our annual Holiday party begins the seasonal festivities with Santa Claus, cookie decorating, arts & crafts, free food and professional family portraits.

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