For more than 35 years, Crisis Nursery, Inc., the Valley's longest-serving children's shelter, has provided a safe haven for more than 20,000 children in Greater Phoenix through child-centered and family-focused programs and services. Our mission is to help break the cycle of child abuse and neglect by providing access to tools that support safer, happier and healthier lives for more than 1,000 children annually.
Crisis Nursery has provided care for 1,201 children this year, with an average age of 3 years. All of our programs strengthen families and address the social, psychological and developmental needs of each child.
Our staff has provided 37,137 days of care and 7,792 home visits to families in need of support.
Crisis Nursery, Inc. Fiscal Year 2011-2012
Our Children's Shelter has grown and provided care to 482 children last year.
During the past year, 42 of 126 children living in our foster homes either returned home to their parents, were placed with relatives or are being adopted.