Tag: Greg McKay

DCS Budget Request & Rules Process

| October 5, 2015
DCS Budget Request & Rules Process

Please read these two current Capital Times articles on updates from the DCS. Also, make sure to review the attached responding statement by Department of Child Safety Director Greg McKay and view the supporting documents regarding the recent Auditor General’s report of DCS.

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Children’s Action Alliance: A Look at the Department of Child Safety’s Budget Request for the Upcoming Year

| October 2, 2015
Children’s Action Alliance: A Look at the Department of Child Safety’s Budget Request for the Upcoming Year

The budget Governor Ducey signed for the current year in no way reflects the demands on the agency.  Now it is up to the Governor and DCS leadership to make the case that they can target the dollars requested effectively to turn the trends around and get the crisis under control. The top priority must be to safely reduce the skyrocketing growth in foster care which is overwhelming our system and unnecessarily traumatizing children.

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