Aid to Adoption of Special Kids is a private, nonprofit adoption and child placing agency and it provides placement services of children with special needs into permanent homes. The agency was established in 1988 and is licensed by the Arizona Department of Economic Security. It offers a wide range of programs and services that include training and education, birth parent counseling, adoption placement, specialized medical foster care for young children, post-placement case management, community education, and support and supervision. Its adoption program offers adoption preparation and training, post-placement support, and child and family matching services. It also offers foster care services that include foster family preparation and training, family support services, and post-placement monitoring and advocacy programs. Aid to Adoption of Special Kids offers counseling services to birth families unprepared for parenthood, and is located in Phoenix.