The complaint will be sent to the appropriate regulating agency (Arizona Department of Health Services, Arizona Department of Economic Security, or Arizona Deparment Of Child Safety) or law enforcement. Investigation steps may include some or all of these:
Review of records
Interviews with witnesses, staff and, if appropriate, child(ren)
Obtain/review reports from other agencies
Complete compliance inspection
Frequently Asked Questions
What if I don’t want to give my name or want to remain anonymous?
Insufficient information will not allow for a complete investigation.
The person reporting complaint (complainant) will be unable to receive feedback.
Arizona statute requires a name, unless it could result in harm for the complainant.