Basic needs and so much more!

FOR THE CHILD IN FOSTER CARE

We provide twin beds, cribs, clothing, diapers, and other items to help children in foster care. Foster families with a Notice to Providers from DCS or other approved document – fill out our “Assistance Request” application or call our office for a service appointment at 480-889-0604.

PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING:

  • Arizona Helping Hands does not provide financial assistance of any kind.
  • You will need to present a Government issued ID at time of service.
  • You will need to present a Notice to Providers from DCS – or other approved document at time of appointment.
CLICK HERE >> for samples of approved documents

We provide twin beds, cribs, clothing, diapers, and other items to help boys and girls in foster care. Foster families with a Notice to Providers from DCS or other approved document, fill out our “Assistance Request” application (click button below) or call our office for a service appointment at 480-889-0604.

CLICK HERE >> for samples of approved documents
ASSISTANCE REQUEST FORM
BED | CRIB PICK-UP REQUEST FORM

These personalized birthday gifts are wrapped and decorated with love by our volunteers, and include toys, a book and sometimes even a bicycle to make a child’s birthday special for a boy or girl in foster care. Any foster parent with a Notice to Providers from DCS or other approved document, can fill out our on-line application up to 4 weeks before their child’s birthday.  We are so happy to be able to provide gifts for kids in foster care’s 1st through 21st birthday!

Birthday Dreams Request (ages 1-12)

BIRTHDAY DREAMS REQUEST (ages 13-21)

If you are a family going through the process to become a licensed foster family, or if you are a foster or kinship family, and need additional licensing safety items for your home inspection, you will need to bring a government issued ID AND either have a referral emailed to dreamcatcher@azhelpinghands.org or with you from your Case Worker, or bring a copy of your Notice to Providers with you. No appointment necessary. You may stop by our office Monday-Friday, between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

3110 East Thunderbird Road Suite 100 Phoenix, AZ 85032

Click on the link below to view the Life Safety regulations.

Rules for Life Safety Inspections

Supplies and products provided are subject to change and may not all be readily available.

Our 2019 Back to School Clothing and Backpack Giveaway Registration is now closed.

Since 1998, every holiday season, Arizona Helping Hands has provided new toys for foster families and non-profit organizations through community supporters and toy drives to make the holidays special for boys and girls in foster care.

Our 2019 Holiday Toy Drive applications are now open!

FOSTER | KINSHIP FAMILY APPLICATION

CASEWORKERS CLICK HERE

 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQ)

WHO CAN REQUEST HOLIDAY GIFTS?

  •  Foster and kinship families can request toys for foster, kindship, adopted, and biological children AGES 12 AND YOUNGER. 
  • DCS Caseworkers and CASA can also request toys for the foster and kinship families they serve, AGES 12 AND YOUNGER.

ARE REQUESTS GUARANTEED? 

  • We anticipate serving 10,000 children this season and will do our best to serve as many children as possible. 
  • Please note that we cannot guarantee requests. 
  •  You will be notified if we cannot fulfill your request.

WHEN WILL I BE NOTIFIED? 

  • Once the online form is submitted you will receive an email confirming the submission.
  • Volunteers will call or email you with details regarding toy pick up in Early December when your request has been filled.

WHEN CAN I PICK-UP OUR GIFTS?

  • December 12th 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM
  • December 13th 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM
  • December 14th 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM  

WHERE DO I PICK UP THE GIFTS?

Arizona Helping Hands is located at – 3110 E. Thunderbird Road, Suite 100, Phoenix, AZ 85032

  • Toys are selected and sorted in advance of pick up
  • For fastest pick-up, we encourage you to visit during the middle of the pick-up time.

WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING TO PICK-UP OUR TOYS?

  • We require a photo ID and Notice to Provider (or other accepted document) to pick up requests.
  • DCS Caseworkers and CASA need agency ID.

For questions please contact us at HolidayToys@azhelpinghands.org or 480.466.3780.