This report estimates that the Kinship and Adoption Resource and Education (KARE) Family Center in Tucson, Arizona, saves $4.2 million each year by keeping youth out of care in Pima County.
Based on the center’s data from 2007, the report details the cost savings from its programs that strengthen families and ultimately prevent youth from entering the foster care system
Access the report by clicking the links in the right column.
About the center
The KARE Family Center opened in 2002 as a partnership between Casey Family Programs and Arizona’s Children Association. It serves more than 1,000 families each year through counseling, mentoring, training, education and employment services, and various support programs for kinship and adoptive families.