November is National Adoption Month – Adopt Foster Children!

Adopt Foster Children During National Adoption Month Building Arizona Families is celebrating National Adoption Month with thousands of adoption agencies around the United States.  We are focusing on finding families interested in opening their hearts and homes to adopt foster children.   Right now,  over 111,000 children and youth in the United States. are hoping and praying that someone will open … Read More

Steve and Becky Decided to Adopt Kids to Build Their Family

Steve and Becky adopt kids

Steve and Becky Chose to Adopt Kids to Build Their Forever Family Like thousands of families across the United States, Steve and Becky could not have biological children. They always knew they wanted to be parents. It was a natural decision for them to choose to adopt kids to build their forever family. Steve and Becky adopted two sons.  They … Read More

Every Adoptive Family is Different

Four happy adoptive families of different ethnic backgrounds together over white background.

Building Arizona Adoptive Families say, “Thank You for Listening!” Over and over our adoptive families say, “Thank you for listening! We had an idea of what type of adoption would be right for us, but we definitely needed more information. Building Arizona Families’ listening ear to understand what we hoped for made such a difference.  Their expertise in advising us … Read More

Why Choose Building Arizona Families for Your Adoption Agency?

Building Arizona Families Adoption Agency staff

Building Arizona Families Has a Unique Story This Arizona adoption agency was created from two mothers’ love. One founder and her husband, Angie and Scott Penrose, have three adopted children who they opened their hearts and homes to. The other founder, Kelly Rourke-Scarry, was adopted herself. Many of the staff working at Building Arizona Families have adopted children as well. … Read More

God Gave Me the Perfect Adoptive Family

Anthony was adopted at birth

Anthony was adopted at birth.  He came home to his adoptive family at three weeks old.  He is now a talented young man and extremely accomplished musician.  Anthony tells us he is looking forward to a career in music.  He believes his accomplishments are because God knew exactly the right family to put him in.  When asked, Anthony says he … Read More

Is Adoption the Missing Piece for Your Family?

adoption creates forever families

Adoption Fills Hearts and Homes for Parents and Children Jessica knew about adoption – she was adopted at birth.  Her adoptive mother told Jessica that she was born of her heart, not of her womb. Jessica always knew she would adopt children who needed someone to love them. When Jessica and Chris found out they couldn’t conceive, they immediately began … Read More

We have some exciting news to announce!!!!

In addition to our current Domestic Program Contract, we have added second Domestic Program Contract. Our Domestic Program is our newborn baby adoption program. Beginning March 1st, our newly added contract does NOT require a registration fee! We work with families outside of Arizona and have placed babies across the United States. We also allow our families to register with … Read More

We have some exciting news !

Our Domestic Program is our newborn baby adoption program. Beginning March 1st, our newly added contract does NOT require a registration fee! We work with families outside of Arizona and have placed babies across the United States. We also allow our families to register with more than one adoption agency! We have many pregnant women who are interested in placing … Read More

Jennifer and Michael

Building Arizona Families gave us and our son’s birthmother a tremendous amount of support during the match and hospital stay. It made all the difference in having a successful placement. We are so thankful to them for helping us bring our baby boy home! Thank you! —Jennifer and Michael

Haiti February 2016 I went to Haiti last week to check on files, get updates, speak to those at the US Embassy that are processing the Hague cases, and to visit with various people at IBESR. It was a very informative trip and, as always, I enjoyed the hospitality of the people in in Haiti. I had the distinct pleasure … Read More