Dial 911 immediately if you have an urgent safety or life threatening matter that requires immediate help.
Behavioral health crisis
Call the Behavioral Health Crisis Line in your service area:
Yuma, La Paz, Pinal, Gila, Graham, Greenlee, Cochise and Santa Cruz counties: 1-866-495-6735
Mohave, Coconino, Apache, Navajo and Yavapai counties: 1-877-756-4090
Gila River/Ak-Chin Indian communities: 1-800-259-3449
If you can’t immediately reach anyone on your local Behavioral Health Crisis Line, you can call one of two nationwide, 24/7 hotlines:
Hope Line Suicide Hotline: 1-800-784-2433
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255
Department of Child Safety (DCS) Hotline
You can call this hotline to contact DCS any time of day or night, report suspected abuse, get an emergency message to your assigned case manager, and get help with emergency medical authorization.
St. Luke's Behavioral Health Urgent Care
You can call for 24 hour assessment.
Family Involvement Center Parent Assistance Center (PAC)
PAC offers support by telephone or in person in English and Spanish, Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., except on holidays. PAC is staffed by parents, called Parent Partners, who have raised or are currently raising children with emotional, physical, or behavioral health care needs. Click here to learn more about the services and supports offered to families, community members, and professionals by Family Involvement Center’s PAC team.
The Birth to Five Helpline
A free service open to all families who need help. Call the Helpline to speak with a bi-lingual (English/Spanish) early childhood specialist Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. The Helpline combines sensitive, supportive listening with sound information from professionals who have expertise in early childhood development, parenting and caregiving.
Caregiver Resource Line
For information and community referrals.
Poison Control Centers
Staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by trained experts who offer free, confidential medical advice in an effort to prevent and treat poison exposures.
If you are a licensed foster parent, R21-6-326 requires you to notify DCS and your licensing agency within 24 hours if any of the following incidents occur:
If you are a licensed foster parent, R21-6-326 requires you to notify DCS and your licensing agency immediately if any of the following incidents occur:
Within 24 hours of any of the above noted incidents, licensed foster parents shall complete an Unusual Incident Report form and submit it to their licensing agency.
Unlicensed kinship foster parents are to notify DCS within 2 hours of the following: death of a child, hospitalization (medical or psychiatric), alleged abuse, or other emergency threatening the child’s placement.
Unlicensed kinship foster parents are to notify DCS within 48 hours of the following: serious illness, death of a caregiver, change in family composition, or involvement with law enforcement.