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Removals, Exits and Out of Home Report-SFY16
Historical Reports: SFY15  SFY14  SFY13  SFY12  SFY11  SFY10  SFY09  SFY08

 

Children Removed into Out of Home Placement by Primary Removal Reason-SFY16
The most frequent abuse/neglect reason for removal into foster care is "Physical Neglect". Report also available by County-SFY16.
Historical Reports: SFY15  SFY14  SFY13  SFY12  SFY11  SFY10
Historical Reports by County: SFY15  SFY14  SFY13  SFY12  SFY11  

 

Children in Out of Home by Placement Setting-SFY16
Statewide, 32.77% of children are placed with relatives.  Statewide, 5.72% are placed in group or residential care.  Report also available by County-SFY16.
Historical Reports: SFY15  SFY14  SFY13  SFY12  SFY11  SFY10 
Historical Reports by County: SFY15  SFY14  SFY13  

Children in Out of Home by Permanency Goal-SFY16
56.39% of children in out of home placement have a goal of reintegration.
Historical Reports: SFY15  SFY14  SFY13  SFY12  SFY11  SFY10 

 

Children Awaiting Adoption-SFY16
Statewide the number of children awaiting adoption on 4/30/2016 was 1,154.  Children considered as awaiting adoption have had parental rights terminated on both parents, have a permanency goal of adoption, and are not yet placed in a pre-adoptive home placement.  Historical Reports: SFY15  SFY14 SFY13  SFY12  SFY11  SFY10

 

Children in Out of Home by Age and Gender-SFY16
Children 9 and under comprise the largest age group of children in out of home placement (57.0%). Historical Reports: SFY15  SFY14  SFY13  SFY12  SFY11  SFY10 

 

Children in Out of Home by County-SFY16
On 4/30/2016 there were 6,762 children in out of home placement. Report also available by Race-SFY16 and Ethnicity-SFY16.
Historical Reports by County: SFY15  SFY14  SFY13  SFY12  SFY11  SFY10 
Historical Reports by Race: SFY15  SFY14  SFY13  SFY12  SFY11  SFY10 
Historical Reports by Ethnicity: SFY15  SFY14  SFY13  SFY12  SFY11  SFY10 

 

Timely Permanency Hearing-SFY16
Children in out of home placement will have timely permanency hearings.  Performance FY to date: 92.0%. Report also available by Judicial District-SFY16.
Historical Reports: SFY15  SFY14  SFY13  SFY12  SFY11  SFY10 
Historical Reports by Judicial District: SFY15  SFY14  SFY13  SFY12  SFY11 

 

Length of Stay and Reason for Ending Out of Home Placement-SFY16
The average length of time in placement for children who have exited care this year is 18.0 months. Report also available by County-SFY16.
Historical Reports: SFY15  SFY14  SFY13  SFY12  SFY11  SFY10 
Historical Reports by County: SFY15  SFY14  SFY13  SFY12  SFY11 

 

Adoptions Finalized-SFY16
Statewide, there have been 606 adoptions finalized, 49% of children have a relative as their adoptive resource. Historical Reports: SFY15  SFY14 SFY13  SFY12  SFY11  SFY10

 

SFY 1997-2015 Adoption Services Frequency Table
FFY 1995-2015 Adoptions Finalized Table