If you are requesting a DCS department publication, policy, and training documents, please check our website (DCS Publications, DCS Reports, DCS Forms, and DCS Policy Manual) first to determine if that item is already publicly available. If the item is not available, please select an option below.
If you are a news organization requesting media information about DCS, please complete the field below.
If you are a person or agent of a person who is, or was, involved in a DCS report or investigation, please email a completed and notarized Department of Child Safety Records Request (CSO-1036A or CSO-1036A-S) form to DCS Records Request.
If you are requesting information about a DCS employee, please complete the field below.
If you are requesting non-case specific DCS department records, please complete the field below.
If you are requesting adoption subsidy case information, please complete the field below.
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Please see all documents published online before submitting a request: https://dcs.az.gov/data/dcs-documents
Before submitting a request, please review the numerous sources from which the Department provides data;
Reports: https://dcs.az.gov/data/dcs-documents;Facts & Figures: https://dcs.az.gov/resources/dcs-facts-figures;Performance Measures Dashboard: http://public.tableau.com/profile/dcyf#!/vizhome/LandingPage/LandingPage.
If the information you are seeking is not available on any of the resources, provide as much information about data you are seeking. Please note that the Department is not required to create data or reports it currently does not generate or track either by statute, rule or self-determination.
The DCS policy manual is publicly available online. Please review this resource first before submitting a request: https://extranet.azdes.gov/dcyfpolicy/
Training documents are available upon request as part of a public records request. However, some training may be proprietary and not available for public dissemination without prior written approval of the owner. Additionally, training records of DCS personnel may require additional authorizations or requirements.
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