Basic needs and so much more!

FOR FOSTER & KINSHIP FAMILIES

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 – Please schedule an appointment below.

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.

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, please schedule an appointment below.  If you need additional assistance, please call 480-889-0604.

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IMPORTANT

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):

TWIN BED
MATTRESS: 12”H by 12”W by 40″L
FRAME: 4”H by 40”W by 40”L

CRIB
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

1 CRIB (mattress and frame)

  • Car (with a pass-through trunk and all seats down) or SUV (all seats down) or Pick Up Truck (empty bed)

2 CRIBS (mattress and frame)

  • SUV (all seats down) or Pickup Truck (empty bed)

3 to 4 CRIBS (mattress and frame)

  • Pickup Truck (empty bed)

1 CRIB – MATTRESS ONLY

  • Car (with a pass-through trunk and all seats down) or SUV (all seats down) or Pick Up Truck (empty bed)

2 CRIBS – MATTRESSES ONLY

  • SUV (all seats down) or Pick Up Truck (empty bed)

1 TWIN BED (mattress and frame)

  • SUV (all seats down) or Pickup Truck (empty bed)

2 TWIN BEDS (mattress and frame)

  • SUV (all seats down) or Pickup Truck (empty bed)

3 to 5 TWIN BEDS (mattress and frame)

  • Pickup Truck (empty bed)

6 TWIN BEDS (mattress and frame)

  • Pickup Truck or Box Truck from Home Depot/U-Haul

1 TWIN BED – MATTRESS ONLY

  • Car (with a pass-through truck and all seats down) or SUV (all seats down) or Pick Up Truck (empty bed)

2 TWIN BEDS – MATTRESSES ONLY

  • SUV (all seats down) or Pick Up Truck (empty bed)

1 CRIB + 1 TWIN BED (mattress and frame)

  • SUV (all seats down) or Pickup Truck (empty bed)

2 CRIBS + 2 TWIN BEDS (mattress and frame)

  • Pick Up Truck (empty bed)

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 DREAM REQUEST

BEFORE YOU CAN SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT

You must submit an application on the website to receive a Birthday Dream Bag. You will be notified once the Birthday Dream Bag has been fulfilled. Please do not schedule an appointment if you have not received a phone call from an Arizona Helping Hands volunteer.

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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.

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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. Please schedule an appointment below.

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.

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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.


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Registration is now closed for the 2020 Holiday Toy Drive.