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Southwest Key leaders meeting with health services

Posted at 6:16 AM, Oct 09, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-09 09:25:19-04

In September, the Arizona Department of Health Services sent a letter to Southwest Key leaders say its license may be revoked.

Tuesday, officials from both groups will have a meeting in Phoenix to discuss the matter.

Supporters of an organization called the Uncage & Reunite Families Coalition say they plan to picket outside the meeting, to call on state authorities to end a pattern of child abuse they say happens in Southwest Key facilities.

In the past, Southwest Key officials have said they take every incident seriously and there is a never-ending process to improve care and standards.