Licensing & Safety

Your complete guide to Licensing & Safety


If you are a family going through the process to become a licensed foster family, or if you are a foster or kinship family in need of additional licensing safety items for your home inspection, The Foster Alliance (TFA) has you covered.

We provide safety kits customized to your home’s needs.

Fire Extinguishers | Smoke Alarms | Carbon Monoxide Detectors | Outlet Covers | First Aid Kits | Cabinet Locks | & More!

No Appointment Necessary.

All of our essentials are provided thanks to generous donors. Therefore, supplies and products provided may change, or become temporarily unavailable. Sign up for our Foster Resource Newsletter for all the latest information.

Click on the link below to view the Life Safety regulations.

The Foster Alliance is with you

every step of your foster journey.

Phoenix, AZ Resource Center

Resource Center Walk-In Hours

Monday – Thursday
9:00 AM – 11:30 AM & 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM

9:00 AM – 11:30 AM

No Appointment Necessary

Live outside the Valley of the sun?

TFA serves the whole state of Arizona and beyond with a location in Flagstaff, AZ and mobile service! Thank you to Mercy Care and our incredible donors for making this possible.

TFA’s Flagstaff, AZ location is by appointment only. Contact your caseworker or social worker and ask them to email with your specific needs.

The mobile units conduct deliveries in partnership with state and tribal child safety and welfare agencies. Contact your caseworker or social worker for support.

TFA also hosts pop-up shops for foster families throughout the year. Sign up for our Foster Resource Newsletter to be the first to know.

What you need to bring

  • Government-issued ID
  • Notice to Providers from DCS (or like issued document from your state) or other approved document


If you need additional assistance, please call 480-889-0604 or email

How can I get involved?