Building Arizona Families
18355 West Ivy Lane
Surprise AZ 85388
About Us

Building Arizona Families is operated by two mothers with over 30 years combined experience working with children. We are dedicated to helping children find loving families. It is our belief that every child is entitled to have a safe, stable, and nurturing family.

President and Social Services Director, Kelly Rourke, has a Master’s Degree in School Counseling and a Liberal Science Degree in Family Studies and Human Development. Kelly has experience as a school counselor, social worker, mental health case worker, and is bilingual in Spanish. Above all, Kelly is married and the proud mother of three children.

Vice President and Agency Employee Director, Angie Penrose, has a Post Baccalaureate Elementary Education Degree and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English with a concentration in writing. Angie has experience as a 2nd grade teacher and is the adoptive mother of three siblings from Russia.


Our Services
  • Home Studies
  • Birth Mothers
  • Domestic Adoptions
  • Interstate Adoptions
  • Haiti Adoptions
  • Ethiopia Adoptions
  • Mexico Adoptions
  • Adoption Education
Building Arizona Families is a non-profit, licensed adoption agency dedicated to providing the services families need to complete the adoption process.

18355 West Ivy Lane
Surprise AZ 85388
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