About Aviva

Since 1978, Aviva Children’s Services has strived to fulfill its mission of providing enhanced services to improve the quality of life for children who are victims of neglect, abuse and poverty, and are in the care of the Department of Child Safety (formerly CPS) in Pima County.

Aviva strives to responds to the needs of foster children by supplying basic, everyday necessity items as well as resources to enhance their self-esteem and well-being. Additionally, we provide a nurturing space for families to reconnect and heal, and ...

Outdoor Visit Center Completed

Aviva Children’s Services Outdoor Visit Center is now completed and will be officially opened in April 2015. The first of its kind in southern Arizona, this outdoor playing space is dedicated exclusively to help DCS families in the process leading to reunification.

Both our indoor and outdoor centers reflect our deep commitment to provide a safe, secure, happy and non-judgmental place for families to heal and learn. This project is made possible in part by a $250,000 grant from Angel Charity for Children.

Take Credit For Helping Children In Foster Care

Reduce what you owe in state taxes up to $400 (individuals) or $800 (married couples) when you make a donation to Aviva. This tax credit comes directly off the top of your Arizona tax bill!

The Arizona Foster Care Charitable Tax Credit is easy to claim, repays you for your generosity, and makes a real difference in the life of a child in foster care.

Upcoming and Past Events


Child Safety

Car Seat Installation Assistance

Aviva has certified Child Passenger Safety Technicians to instruct parents and caregiver on proper installation of car seats.

For more information call 520. 327.6464


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Aviva Breakfest

Divas at the Park
November 28 – 29

​Don't spend all your money on Black Friday! The Aviva Divas will be at the Reid Park Holiday Arts & Craft Fair at booth No. 15 on Thanksgiving weekend. They may just have that unique handmade item for that someone special on your holiday list. All sale proceeds go to benefit children in foster care. The fair venue is just west of the DeMeester Outdoor Performance Center.


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Aviva Toy Drive
Nov 1 to Dec 7

Make the holidays brighter for children in the care of the Department of Child Safety in Pima County. Donate new unwrapped, age-appropriate toys for children from newborn to age 18. Gift cards of $25 or less in value are preferable for teens from stores they favor such as Target, Old Navy, H & M, Barnes & Noble, Wal-Mart, GAP, Hot Topics, Best Buy and others. Read more…


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 Outdoor Visit center

Kruzin' For Kidz Holiday Parade
Saturday, December 12

Tucson's motorcycle community has a long-standing tradition of supporting foster children in our community and also Aviva's Holiday Program. This year's Kruzin' for Kidz Holiday Motorcycle Parade will take place on Saturday, December 12. Join us at the start of the parade at Hi Corbett Field or attend the after-party for food, music and raffles. Don't miss this fun-filled family event!
Register the day of the event or online at www.tep.com/Kruzin4kidz. For more details please click here...

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In the Media

Outdoor Visit Center on Fox 11 Tucson Now!

First Annual Pajama Sewing Party

Outdoor Visit Center Breaks Ground

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