Arizona has been in a child welfare crisis for over five years. A number of compounding factors has led to a significant increase of the number of children in care and an exponential increase in the children in group homes. This situation for children and families in crisis has had many devastating effects and is extremely costly to the state and our communities.

The good news is that thousands of people from churches across the state are rising up and banding together to step in the gap. Read some stats and quotes below to help grow your understanding of the crisis and hopefully motivate you to be part of the solution in some way.