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1-877-KIDS-NEEDU
Children Need Homes
Division of Children Youth and Families
P.O. Box 6123 Site Code 940A
Phoenix, AZ 85007

State Website http://www.de.state.az.us/dcyf/adoption/
Photolisting http://www.de.state.az.us/dcyf/adoption/meet.asp

Foster Home Regulations- http://www.azsos.gov/public_services/Title_06/6-05.htm#Article_58

Medical Assistance- http://www.ahcccs.state.az.us/site/

ICPC
Department of Economic Security
3225 N Central Avenue, 10th Fl
Phoenix, AZ 85012
602-235-9134 x7102

WIC- Margaret Tate, MS, RD, WIC Program Director
Office of Nutrition & Chronic Disease Prevention
AZ Department of Health Services
150 North 18th Avenue, Suite 310
Phoenix, AZ 85007
toll-free in-state: 1-800-252-5WIC or 1-800-252-5942
email:
website: http://www.azdhs.gov/phs/oncdps/wic/index.htm


You must wait a minimum of 6 months before petitioning for adoption.

The amount of the Adoption Assistance cannot exceed the existing amount for foster care.
The maximum basic monthly adoption assistance maintenance payment in Arizona is:

Basic rates (2005):
AgeRate
0-11$21.87/day$654.10/month (30 days)
12-20$24.13/day$723.90/month

Specialized rates:
AM 2*$26.13/day$783.90/month
AM 3$33.26/day$997.80/month
AM 4+$39.72/day$1191.60/month
AM 5 (DD)**$28.43/day$852.90/month
AM 6 (DD)$35.47/day$1064.10/month


*AM = adoption maintenance
**DD = division of developmental disabilities
AM 4+ is reserved for therapeutic or professional homes

Credits: Kelly L. Killian

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