Black Family and Child Services of Arizona

Serving Children and Families Since 1984

Black Family and Child Services of Arizona (BFCS) is a private, non-profit 501(c)(3) community-based social service agency in metropolitan Phoenix.

Serving children and families of all ethnic backgrounds since 1984, BFCS is licensed by the State of Arizona to provide Behavioral Health Services and the agency holds a Child Welfare Placing License to provide adoption and foster care services.

The generous 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.

Zanyah's battle with low self-esteem
Jesse copes with his parents' breakup

Today, and every day, the licensed professionals, staff and volunteers at BFCS are working diligently to fulfill the agency's five-fold mission.

USDA (This institution is an equal opportunity employer and provider)

Mary Black
Remembering and Honoring Mary M. Black
Read "A Tribute to our Founder"

A tireless advocate and pioneer for improving the lives of underserved children and families in the Phoenix area, Mary M. Black founded and served as chief executive officer of Black Family and Child Services of Arizona (BFCS) for 35 years.