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Coach joins Department of Child Safety in stressing need for foster, adoptive parents.

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May is National Foster Care Month, a month set aside to acknowledge foster parents, family members, volunteers, mentors, policymakers, child welfare professionals, and other members of the community who help children and youth in foster care find permanent homes and connections.

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PHOENIX (May 4, 2016) - As the inactive case backlog continues its steady decline at the Department of Child Safety, employees have more time to serve Arizona children and families in need.  Last week, DCS reached a milestone with the number of inactive cases dropping below the 10,000 mark.

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Department of Child Safety Director Greg McKay recently joined host Ted Simons on PBS' Arizona Horizon to talk about child safety and the balance of neglected and abused children with the rights of their parents.

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Being a foster parent is hugely rewarding and Arizona needs you! Click here for more information.

Click here to see Director McKays message to foster families

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Read the DCS Strategic Plan here.