The Arizona Daily Star investigated how our state came to have one of the nation's highest rates of child removal, and how we can keep more kids at home by helping at-risk families break generational cycles of trauma, neglect or abuse.
(7) updates to this series since Updated
After peaking with nearly 19,000 children in foster care in 2016, Arizona set out to keep more families together and pull fewer kids from thei…
Arizona must focus on helping families early on, and preventing crises before they begin.
Families that get help with childcare and family planning fare better, experience less stress and neglect
Bringing ideas and services together saves time, money and helps more families faster
Sometimes intensive therapy is needed; other times it's a bit of respite care, listening and kindness
The Arizona Department of Child Safety received more than 9,000 reports regarding child safety from Pima County residents during fiscal year 2…
In this Series
- 12 updates