K. A. R. E. Family Center
(Kinship and Adoption Resource and Education Family Center) of the AZ Children’s Association.  These centers provide information, education, and resource referrals for grandparents, relatives, kin foster care providers, and adoptive families. Services vary by location, but may include CIP support groups, caregiver support groups, mental health, assistance in obtaining guardianship and advocacy.

For information about our KARE Centers, contact:

The KARE Family Program- Coconino County
Contact: Julie Wood
906 W. University Ave, Bldg B, Ste 130
Flagstaff, AZ 86001
(888) 231-5910
(928) 527-1000 ext 105

The KARE Family Intergenerational Center- Phoenix
Web page for KARE Phoenix:
Contact: Renea Jackson
1625 N. 39th Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85009
(602) 233-0017 ext 2345

The KARE Family Center of Tucson- Pima County
A collaboration of Arizona’s Children Association with Casey Family Programs
Contact:  Julie Treinen
220 E. Speedway Blvd
Tucson, AZ 85711
(520) 323-4476 ext 102

The KARE Family Program- Pinal/Gila Counties
2066 W. Apache Trail, Suite 111
Apache Junction, AZ 85220
(800) 214-1693
(480) 986-9209

The KARE Family Program- Yavapai County
Contact: Sherie Gifford
440 N. Washington Ave
Prescott, AZ 86301
(888) 771-3435
(928) 443-1991 ext 18

The KARE Family Center- Yuma County
Contact: Virginia Villaneda
3780 S. 4th Avenue Extension
Yuma, AZ 85365
(928) 726-4335

Other Children of Prisoner Links: 

Arizona Parents Commission

Children of Incarcerated Parents Bill of Rights by San Francisco Children of Incarcerated Parents Project:
Friends Outside
PO Box 4085
Stockton, CA 95204
209) 955-0701

Governor’s Office for Children, Youth and Families (GOCYF)