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The DCS case file typically includes: DCS investigation case notes, including safety and risk assessments regarding the child and correspondence with the family; court documents filed regarding the child, including the family’s case plan and progress reports filed with the court by DCS; and, reports about the child received by treatment and service providers working with the family.
Information protected by state or federal law cannot be released.
Adoption is the legal process transferring parental rights from one set of parents to another.
When in foster care, the birth parents’ rights are terminated and the adoptive parents are granted parental rights of the child.
All allegations received by DCS, including allegations that a child has died or nearly died as a result of abuse or neglect, are called into the statewide DCS Hotline.* State law allows DCS to release case records, but that part of the law is limited to cases of abuse, abandonment or neglect resulting in a fatality or a near fatality.
Therefore, there must be medical proof or other evidence that the fatality or near fatality was caused by abuse or neglect.
) allows an individual to petition the Superior Court to request that the Court review the records and tell the Department which records can be released.
Foster Care is a temporary living situation for children, provided by the state of Arizona, when it has been determined that parents cannot care for their children safely.
The placement of children can be with approved relatives/kin, or foster families that have been licensed by DCS.
We hope this helps in providing an answer to your question.
If you need additional information or wish to speak to someone from DCS, call the Child Abuse Hotline: at 1-888-767-2445.
State law requires that the prosecuting agency be given the opportunity to review DCS records that may be released in order to determine whether the release of the records would cause “specific material harm” to the criminal investigation.