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Casey Family Programs

Casey Family Programs mission is to provide and improve and ultimately to prevent the need for foster care.

Established by United Parcel Service founder Jim Casey, we are a Seattle-based national operating foundation that has served children, youth, and families in the child welfare system since 1966. We operate in two ways. We provide direct services, and we promote advances in child-welfare practice and policy.

Pima County Parks and Recreation Department

We have a diverse collection of properties and programs that provide opportunities to develop healthy bodies and minds while protecting many of the region's most significant natural and cultural resources. By working in partnership with our community, we achieve the public's quest for high quality experiences. Natural resource parks include some of southern Arizona's most significant mountain ranges, perennial streams and springs, and diverse plant and wildlife habitat. Enjoy hiking, biking, birding and camping, or participate in an environmental education class.

The link between child abuse, animal cruelty, and other crimes of violence against humans

The link between child abuse, animal cruelty, and other crimes of violence against humans has now been well established. Child and animal protection professionals have recognized that abuse of both animals and children is linked within a self-perpetuating cycle. Statistics nationwide indicate that this Link is a problem of national concern, and breaking this cycle of violence has become a top priority for thousands of communities nationwide. 

Arizona Action for Foster Children

Did You Know?

* There are over 6,500 foster children in Arizona. Approximately 3,500 are in Maricopa County.

* During a typical year, over 1,500 children wait in emergency shelters for more than three weeks for a family. Welcome to Arizona Action for Foster Children's Web Site. You will be provided with information on this nonprofit agency and how to foster parent or adopt children.

American Academy of Husband-Coached Childbirth (Bradley Method)

The American Academy of Husband-Coached Childbirth (AAHCC) was founded to disseminate childbirth education information. The standard Bradley series is designed for small classes and provides individual attention; it consists of 12 weeks of instruction covering 12 units of preparation. AAHCC provides referrals, publications, and reference information and sponsors conferences, training seminars, and workshops.

Our Family Services

Arizona Families First:

Intake and assessment program for families with suspected substance abuse that compromises their ability to parent or earn an income. Child & Family Counseling: In-home, long-term counseling addressing a variety of concerns including family or peer conflicts, trauma, family violence, and behavioral or school difficulties. CommonUnity: Residential program offers safe, supervised apartments and a community of support that gives low-income, homeless parents and their children an opportunity for long-term success.