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BLACK FAMILY AND CHILD SERVICES INC

Cause Area

  • Children & Youth
  • Community
  • Education & Literacy
  • Health & Medicine
  • Hunger

Location

1522 E SOUTHERN AVENUEPHOENIX, AZ 85040 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

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.

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

Description

BFCS began with programs in child abuse prevention, foster care, therapeutic foster care and adoption, but over the years in order to meet the needs of growing and diverse community, it has expanded its range of services to include behavioral health counseling, substance abuse education and counseling, family support services, food box distribution and new clothing bank for children 0-18 years program, and community education and outreach. BFCS has a long history of providing prevention programs and community activities to address problems of teen pregnancy, youth substance abuse, child abuse and domestic violence.

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