Here are some helpful resources for our families:

DCS Resources

Go to Guide

Shared Parenting

Mercy Care DCS Comprehensive Health Plan

Mercy Care DCS Comprehensive Health Plan Member Handbook

COVID-19 Resources

DCS Reports and Statistics

Behavioral Health:
Mercy Care AZ
Crisis Services
Jacob’s Law

Behavioral Health Services for Children in Foster Care

Sesame Street Foster Child Character Resources

Activities for children

Resources for clothes, Hygiene Items, Beds, etc: 
Helen’s Hope Chest
Jose’s Closet
Arizona Helping Hands

Jose's Closet


More than a bed

The Clothing Shop

Arizona Friends of Foster Children Foundation

I am You 360

American Red Cross-provides smoke detectors to families.  Contact your Family Specialist or the Recruitment Coordinator for more information

Educational Resources

Arizona Center for Disability Law

Providing Special Education Legal Assistance for Arizona Foster Youth with Disabilities

Kinship Resources


Arizona  Association for Foster and Adoptive Parents


Car Seat Inspection

National Hishway Traffic Safety Administation

Native American Resources: 

Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community

Gila River Indian Community

Pascua Yaqui

Navajo Nation

Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation

Ak-Chin Indian Community

Three Precious Miracles

Phoenix Indian Center

Native Health
Native American Connections​

Apply for various Health & Human Service Benefits:

All Statewide Programs and Services:

Arizona Early Intervention

Head Start

Provider Indemnity Program

Register To Vote, Register Your Vehicle, and More:

Arizona Family Resources

For statistics on children in foster care, click here.

Birth to 5 Helpline:



Birth to 5 checklist for child’s growth:

Training Opportunities:
Mesa Public Schools- Parent University

Dealing with head lice:

Arizonans for Children:


Adapted Recreation:
Special Olympics
Miracle League
City of Chandler Therapeutic Recreation
City of Tempe Adapted Recreation
City of Gilbert Adaptive Recreation
City of Mesa Adaptive Leisure
City of Glendale Adaptive Programs
City of Peoria Adaptive Recreation

Ability 360


Golfland and Sunsplash

Arizona Safe Outlet-let them know you are licensed or getting licensed with APTCH.  

CDC Kids' Quest

Helping kids understand disabilities and health

A Place To Call Home is a member of the following organizations:

If you suspect abuse, report it now.
Arizona’s Statewide Toll-Free Child Abuse Hotline
Click Here to learn more.

If you suspect Abuse of an Adult, please report it now: 
Click Here for more information.


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