News & Announcements

Building Arizona Families will be closed on Wednesday, September 10th.

“Preparing for Adoption” – A Free Adoption Seminar:

This is a free education meeting for anyone interested in adoption. Information about the child adoption process and how to get started with either a domestic or international adoption will be presented.
Please RSVP at (623) 936-4729 or

Staybridge Suites
9340 West Cabela Drive, Glendale, AZ 85037

Date: Thursday, October 2nd
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Please RSVP to (623) 936-4729 or

Building Arizona Families will no longer be accepting any gender specific requests for our Domestic program. We are looking for families with open preferences.

We have openings in our Haiti Program! Our Haiti Program is open and we are actively looking for families to adopt from Haiti! Please call Lisa Peterson directly at 623-692-4424.

Click here to read our Haiti Program Updates

Home Studies

A home study report is required for a family to adopt a child domestically or internationally. Our goal is to make it a positive experience and support you in becoming adoptive parents. We offer resources, pre- and post-placement adoption counseling, and personal support. Read More


Each birth and adoptive family situation is unique and can be tailored to be the kind of experience that gives the birth parent peace of mind. You can know the people your child will call their family and they, in turn, will be able to tell your child about you and your loving decision. Read More

Domestic Adoptions

Building Arizona Families is a non-profit, licensed adoption agency providing families with professional adoption services. The Domestic Program places infants of all racial and ethnic backgrounds, including Caucasians, into forever families. Read More

International Adoptions

Adoptions in Haiti are OPEN and children are coming home to their forever families! There are many children waiting to be matched with their forever family and BAF is accepting new applications. Read More

Interstate Adoptions

Our Interstate Program has U.S. foster children, ages 0-18, available for immediate adoption through direct adoption placements (adoptive family is not foster care certified but certified to adopt through a home study). Read More

Step Parent Adoptions

There are many legal and emotional reasons for a stepparent or family member to adopt a child in Arizona. Building Arizona Families will guide you through the legal process and help make it worry-free. Read More