Black Family and Child Services of Arizona (BFCS) is a private, non-profit 501(c)(3) community-based social service agency serving children and families in the metropolitan Phoenix area that was established in 1984. Black Family and Child Services is licensed by the State of Arizona to provide Behavioral Health Services and holds a Child Welfare Placing License to provide adoption and foster care services.
Since it was founded, the support of hundreds of area businesses, organizations, civic leaders, parents, educators, clergy, private citizens and others have made it possible for the agency to grow and serve tens of thousands of children and families. Today, BFCS is working diligently to fulfill its five-fold mission:
Empower families to meet the economic, social and emotional challenges of daily living and to improve their quality of life Enable youths to develop positive aspirations and motivation and acquire the necessary skills and knowledge to become productive, self-sufficient adults. Act as an advocate for children and families so their needs, hopes and aspirations are heard and understood by the larger community. Take a leadership role in working toward solutions for social, economic and educational problems that threaten the well being of children and youth. Develop working partnerships with public institutions, private corporations and community organizations, agencies and individuals to ensure that children and youth have the opportunity, encouragement and support to become responsible, productive and self-sufficient adults.
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In the decades to come, BFCS will grow to serve additional clients with innovative new programs and services.
Black Family and Child Services
1522 East Southern Avenue
Phoenix, Arizona 85040