Division of Children, Youth and Families (DCYF)

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Child Protective Services


Child Abuse Hotline 


TDD (602) 530-1831
TDD 1-800 530-1831 


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Foster Care & Adoption

For additional information about becoming a foster or adoptive parent, please email us at FosterAdoption@azdes.gov or contact us at 1-877-KIDS-NEEDU (1-543-7633).  Select Option 1 for English and Option 2 for Spanish.

Division of Children Youth and Families
P.O. Box 6123 Site Code 940A
Phoenix, AZ 85005-6123


Statewide Contacts




Foster and Adoptive Parent Concerns

André Porter

Janine Ramirez

Option 3


Foster Care Policy Specialist 

Patricia (Pat) Carey


Adoption Policy Specialist

Susetta (Sue) Schmelz


Resource Home Recruitment and Adoption Program Manager

Deidre Calcoate


Home Recruitment and Supervision Assistant Manager

Emilio Gonzales


Adoption Registry Specialist

Julia Gillespie


Statewide Foster and Adoptive Home Recruitment Specialist

Lynn Griffin


Home Recruitment Communication and Marketing Specialist

Roxann Miller


Foster and Adoptive Parent Trainer

Belva Stites


Adoption Subsidy Units

Serving Pima, Pinal, Gila, Graham, Greenlee, and Cochise Counties

Serving Maricopa, Yavapai, Coconino, Navajo, Apache, Mohave, La Paz, Nogales and Yuma County families with last names A-L


Linda Cunningham

Donna Murdy
(families A-L) 

Kimberlee Brown
(families M-Z)







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Prevention and Family Support

Statewide Healthy Families Arizona Program Coordinators
Coordinator Phone Email
Esthela Navarro, BA (520) 281-1947 x249 enavarro@azdes.gov
Betsy (Mary) Long, BS  (602) 264-3376 x3317 BLong@azdes.gov
Darryl Bailey, MSW (602) 264-3376 x3316 DarrylBailey@azdes.gov


Statewide Arizona Families F.I.R.S.T. Program Coordinators
Coordinator Phone Email
Jeanine Diaz (602) 264-3376 x 3319 JeanineDiaz@azdes.gov
Leanne Hawkins (602) 264-3376 x3315 lhawkins@azdes.gov


Arizona Families F.I.R.S.T Provider Contacts by Region  
Region AFF Provider Contact Name Phone Number FAX Number Email
Northern AzPaC Antoinette Sablan (928) 774-9125 (928) 774-0697 asablan@cc-az.org
South West Terros Brenda Deuel (602) 685-6023 (602) 685-6060 FFReferrals@terros.org
Central Terros Brenda Deuel (602) 685-6023 (602) 685-6060 FFReferrals@terros.org
Pima Terros Brenda Deuel (602) 685-6023 (602) 685-6060 FFReferrals@terros.org
South East SEABHS Lenor Maldonado (928) 428-4550 (520) 586-6118 AFF_@seabhssolutions.org

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Young Adult Program/Independent Living

Transitional Independent Living Program (TILP) Providers

Barbara Guillen, Independent Living (IL) Coordinator (Arizona Young Adult Program)
2328 W. Guadalupe Road, Building 1  
Gilbert, AZ 85233
Phone: (480) 545-1901 EXT. 15886
Fax: (480) 926-5161


Independent Living Area Coordinators



Mailing Address

Phone/Fax Number 

Cherri Estrada
Lisa Lucchesi
David Bertlesman  
Melissa Zeller
Maryclare New
Lavinia Yonnie  


3310 N. 19th Avenue
Phoenix, AZ  85015

(602) 771-7070
Fax: (602) 771-7044

Sahar Gipson 
Rose Diaz
Ana Contreras 
Virginia VanWinkle


1700 E. Broadway
Tucson, AZ  85719

(520) 884-4755
Fax: (520) 884-1551

Nancy Sweeter

Mohave, Yavapai, Coconino, Apache, Navajo

220 N. Leroux St.
Flagstaff, AZ 86001 

(928) 214-2566
Fax: (928)-214-2596

Maria Estrada  

Yuma, La Paz, Mohave

1185 S. Redondo Center Drive
Yuma, Az 85365

(928) 247-8688
Fax: (928) 373-9229

Tauna Row
Mary Gonzales

Gila, Pinal

11518 E. Apache Trl. Ste. 109
Apache Junction AZ 85120 

(480) 373-2080

Mary Stierman  

Cochise, Graham,
Santa Cruz

209 Bisbee Rd.
Bisbee, AZ 85603

(520) 459-2965


Education and Training Voucher (ETV) State Coordinator
Shannon Clayton 
Division of Children, Youth, and Families
1789 W. Jefferson St., 3rd Floor-SE, S/C 940A
PO Box 6123
Phoenix, AZ  85005
Phone: (602) 364 -0160
Fax: (602) 542-3330

Education and Training Voucher (ETV) Area Coordinators

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Contact Comprehensive Medical and Dental Program (CMDP)


CMDP Mailing/Billing Address

Site Code 942C
P.O. Box 29202
Phoenix, AZ 85038

Phone: (602) 351-2245 or


FAX Number
Provider/Member Services Fax (602) 264-3801
Medical Services Fax (602) 351-8529
Claims Fax (602) 265-2297
Administration Fax (602) 235-9146



Email Contact
Claims CMDPClaimsStatus@azdes.gov
Provider Services CMDPProviderServices@azdes.gov
Behavioral Health CMDPBHC@azdes.gov  
Medical Services CMDPNurse@azdes.gov
Member Services CMDPMemberServices@azdes.gov


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