Richard Yazzie

I began receiving services from Rise in 1994. A few years later, I moved into the house that I share with my current roommates. I take great pride in being able to improve my life with the opportunity that Rise Services presents to myself and others, and I as a person with disability I represent yesterday’s opportunity, and today’s values […]


Tracey Hildebrand

I like Rise because I have pretty staff.  They take me swimming and play cards with me.  They make me feel special and feed me good.  I only want to live at Rise forever. – Resident at a RISE Residential Home


Kimberly Ridener

I am fortunate to have a position within RISE that allows me to travel throughout the great state of Arizona.  I have the opportunity to visit various programs and see many services RISE provides.  I am proud to be a part of an organization that not only provides quality programs, homes and supports but also see the positive impact RISE […]


Sariah Hurd

Foster parenting for RISE has been an amazing, successful experience for both my family and me.  RISE offers so many different supports to make fostering with them more successful.  We are surrounded by fantastic therapists, behaviorists, advisors and professional staffing to make life easier.  Fostering for RISE as a Professional Parent is very rewarding.  RISE is like no other agency […]


Tevita and Marilee Tuifua

We have been professional parents with Rise since 2002 and have had three different children placed in our home.  We have enjoyed being Professional Parents with Rise as it has been possible to keep these children in our homes longer then in a regular foster care program. We have had the privilege of keeping each child an average of about […]


Bryant Figgins

We have been Professional parents going on 24 years. We have had the opportunity to have two children placed in our home through R.I.S.E. Professional Parent Program. We have had the wonderful experience of raising these children to adulthood and see their life’s gain experiences and have opportunities they may never have had in any other type of situation


Marion and Holly Matua

To Whom It May Concern: I was asked to give some thoughts to share that would help prospective or new professional parents understand the job they are seeking to do.  Honestly, the reason my wife Holly and I started doing foster care, was the extra income.  I did research on many foster agencies and found Rise, Inc. the best fit. […]