Foster or Adopt in AZ!

Foster Care License and Adoption Certification Steps are as Easy as: 1, 2, 3.

1. Download and complete the Initial Application (below).

2. Schedule fingerprinting for all adults through:

***Please contact us at 602-668-6601 or for FieldPrint Code to bypass the fee with electronic fingerprinting.  Fingerprint Clearance Cards will then be mailed to you within one week if no criminal history.  If denied, contact us for instructions on completing a Good Cause Appeal.

3. Schedule initial Meet-and-Greet by contacting us at 602-668-6601 or by email at:

The average license time is three months with A Circle Together compared to 6 months with other agencies. We have a significant need for foster/ adopt homes seeking: newborn infants to teenagers.

First step licensing application to be turned in with DPS Fingerprint Card prior to starting training.

Optional Orientation Video Series presented by AZDCS (1/5)

Documents to Transfer Licensing Agencies

Life Safety Inspection Documents

Licensing Rules and Other Important Documents

Training Calander

We Provide Foster Parent Training in:
Alternate Delivery which is 1:1 in your home

MESA (Main Street & Stapley)

Glendale (35th Ave & Thunderbird)

4/11/2020 to 5/9/2020 (9am-12pm) 4/14/2020 to 5/12/2020 (6pm-9pm) 5/16/2020 to 6/13/2020 (9am-12pm) 4/23/2020 to 5/21/2020 (6pm-9pm) 6/20/2020 to 7/18/2020 (9am-12pm)

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