Assistance for Foster Families in need
We assist foster families who have stepped up to provide a safe, loving environment for children in foster care. Our programs are designed to provide many basic needs for these boys and girls.
Basic needs and so much more!
FOR FOSTER & KINSHIP FAMILIES
We provide twin beds, cribs, crib-to-toddler bed conversion rails, bed sheets, linens, clothing, diapers, and other items to help children in foster care. Foster families with a Notice to Providers from DCS or other approved document.
Walk-in Shopping Hours
Monday – Thursday
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM & 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
No Appointment Necessary
PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING:
- Arizona Helping Hands does not provide financial assistance of any kind.
- Arizona Helping Hands can assist with clothing and diapers once every 4 weeks.
- Unless a child received a crib and needs to transition to a twin bed, Arizona Helping Hands can only provide one bed per child. We do not provide replacement beds.
- 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.
*Crib-to-toddler bed conversion rails are only compatible with AHH-provided crib frames (Carson Classic model of Dream On Me cribs).
No appointment is necessary. If you need additional assistance, please call 480-889-0604 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Transporting beds and cribs is the client’s responsibility. Please make sure your vehicle is the appropriate size for safe transportation.
PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING DIMENSIONS (all measurements are in inches):
MATTRESS: 12”H by 12”W by 40″L
FRAME: 4”H by 40”W by 40”
Clients can choose between one of two twin mattresses. One comes in a box rolled up with an inner spring/foam and the other is a standard 39″ x 75″
MATTRESS: 6”H by 20”W by 54”L
FRAME: 6”H by 34”W by 54”L
RECOMMENDED VEHICLES FOR CRIB/BED PICK-UP
(with pass-through trunk)
(all seats down)
(empty truck bed)
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|3 to 4 CRIBS – Mattress + Frame||X||X|
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|1 TWIN BED – Mattress + Frame||X||X||X|
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|3 to 5 TWIN BEDS – Mattress + Frame||X||X|
|6 TWIN BEDS – Mattress + Frame||X||X|
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|2 TWIN BEDS – Mattresses Only||X||X||X|
|1 CRIB + 1 TWIN BED – Mattress + Frame||X||X||X|
|2 CRIBS + 2 TWIN BEDS – Mattress + Frame||X||X|
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!
BEFORE YOU CAN PICK UP YOUR GIFTS
You must submit an application on the website above to receive a Birthday Dream Bag. You will be notified once the Birthday Dream Bag has been fulfilled. Please do not come to the resource center to pick up your bag if you have not received a phone call from an Arizona Helping Hands volunteer.
A lifetime possession providing a secure place for boys and girls to store their personal keepsakes and belongings.
A footlocker is 18” wide x 14” High x 32” long.
No Appointment is Necessary.
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 email@example.com or with you from your Case Worker, or bring a copy of your Notice to Providers with you.
Click on the link below to view the Life Safety regulations. No Appointment Necessary.
Rules for Life Safety Inspections
Supplies and products provided are subject to change and may not all be readily available.
Arizona Helping Hands Back-to-School Initiative
Arizona Helping Hands is excited to continue to provide new backpacks with grade appropriate school supplies to children in foster care entering Preschool through High School. Additionally, foster families with children in foster care can also request school appropriate clothing, sizes and colors cannot be guaranteed but we will do our best to accommodate.
NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY