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Placement of children delayed as concepts clash

Placement of children delayed as concepts clash

Pima County's courts grapple with overwhelming number of dependency cases. 

March 28, 2015 8:30 pm Photos

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Ducey to abortion foes: Help needy kids

Ducey to abortion foes: Help needy kids

Ducey linked his plea with his effort to "fix" the state Department of Child Safety.

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Lawsuit over AZ child welfare could force needed change

State caused harm to kids in foster care system, suit says.

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Lawsuit: Arizona foster kids' treatment 'shocks the conscience'

The plaintiffs are 10 children ages 3 to 14 in Pima and Maricopa counties.

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Tucson couple win national adoption award

Tucson couple win national adoption award

Same-sex couple has also fostered more than a dozen kids.

January 03, 2015 8:00 pm Photos

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Arizona Children's Association in Tucson moving to new site

The organization had spent nearly a century at the same location.

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Tucson social-services firm exits Texas foster contract

Tucson social-services firm exits Texas foster contract

A Tucson-based company has ended its contract to manage a foster-care system in Texas.

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Court advocate program hosts coffee info sessions

Court advocate program hosts coffee info sessions

Court Appointed Special Advocates help children in the foster care system. 

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Iggy and Isa need a home

Iggy and Isa need a home

 Isa and Iggy are two of the cutest pups you'll ever meet — maybe a mix of pug/boxer or some-such.

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Volunteers needed to boost foster kids' education

FosterEd aims to assist the thousands of children in foster-care situations by using advocates to guide them through their educational needs.

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Brewer signs bill creating new child-welfare agency

PHOENIX — Gov. Jan Brewer signed groundbreaking legislation Thursday to create and fund a new Department of Child Safety, at least in part to solve problems that she may have helped create.

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Arizona governor signs legislation creating new child welfare agency

PHOENIX — State lawmakers voted today to scrap what has been Child Protective Services and replace it with an entirely new state agency.

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Arizona senators tentatively OK $63 million to get Department of Child Safety started

PHOENIX — State senators gave preliminary approval Wednesday to creating a new Department of Child Safety and providing $63 million in new funding to get it started.

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Lack of interest in foster program event doesn’t diminish the need

Lack of interest in foster program event doesn’t diminish the need

Cookies were uneaten, brochures went untouched Saturday at an open house for potential foster parents, but the lack of attendance didn’t dampen the enthusiasm of Nancy and Steve Boccardo, who waited patiently to speak with anyone interested in the program.

May 28, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Brewer asks legislators for $60M in funds for child welfare agency

Brewer asks legislators for $60M in funds for child welfare agency

PHOENIX — Gov. Jan Brewer asked lawmakers today to approve nearly $60 million in immediate new funds to create a new child welfare agency and revamp how Arizona handles abuse and neglect complaints.

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Child abuse prevention focus of Tucson event

Child abuse prevention focus of Tucson event

The 10th annual March for Children, which helps bring awareness to the issue of child abuse and highlights the local agencies and individuals that work to keep children safe, and the Casa de los Niños family fiesta drew about 2,000 people to Reid Park Sunday morning. 

April 13, 2014 5:26 pm Photos

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Siblings tell Tucson police mother starved son, 3

Siblings tell Tucson police mother starved son, 3

Siblings of the 3-year-old boy whose skeletal remains were found Tuesday told investigators their mother starved their brother to death, court records reveal.

March 06, 2014 5:00 pm Photos

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Brewer moves to abolish CPS, create new cabinet-level agency

Brewer moves to abolish CPS, create new cabinet-level agency

Gov. Jan Brewer greets her audience from the Arizona Capitol podium, where she gave her State of the State address. She’s flanked by Senate President Andy Biggs, left, and Speaker of the House Andy Tobin. Her speech opened the legislative session.

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Lawmaker wants to divert funding for kids programs to foster care

PHOENIX — A veteran state lawmaker wants voters to siphon cash away from a program for early-childhood development and redirect it to help fund services for foster children and the families that care for them.

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