Statistics for Broward County

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Statistics for Larger Regions: DCF Southeast Region, Seventeenth Circuit.

Tables:

Broward County Children Subject of Maltreatment Reports (duplicated)
During October 2018 through September 2019
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=67)
Children Subject of Maltreatment Reports18,51437.6 per 10K59.0 per 10K66
Unique Children Subject of Maltreatment Reports16,252/18,51487.8%83.7%4
Children Subject of Maltreatment Investigations13,65227.7 per 10K44.1 per 10K66
Children Subject of Alternative Response00.0 per 10K0.0 per 10K34
Children Subject of Undetermined Reports1950.4 per 10K0.4 per 10K22.5
Children Subject of Non-Alleged Reports4,6679.5 per 10K14.5 per 10K65
Victim Reports1,8863.8 per 10K5.8 per 10K61
Victim Reports of Neglect8761.8 per 10K3.0 per 10K61
Victim Reports of Physical Abuse1260.3 per 10K0.4 per 10K45
Victim Reports of Sexual Abuse1320.3 per 10K0.5 per 10K57.5
Victim Reports of Other Abuse7521.5 per 10K1.9 per 10K46
Victims Removed to Foster Care526/1,88627.9%38.6%61
Non-Victims Removed to Foster Care334/11,7662.8%3.2%41
Children Subject of Alternative Response Removed to Foster Care0/0nanana
Children Subject of Undetermined Reports Removed to Foster Care8/1954.1%2.6%7
Removed to Foster Care Before Report4/9910.4%0.6%24
Removed to Foster Care within 3 Days of Report266/99126.8%30.3%38.5
Removed to Foster Care within 7 Days of Report337/99134%36.1%36
Median Days from Report to Removal99139.0 days30.0 days22.5
90th Percentile Days from Report to Removal991405.0 days402.0 days20
Removed to Foster Care Prior to Start of Investigation5/9910.5%1%30
Victims Revictimized within 6 Months, Disposed April 2018 to March 2019 125/2,9484.2%4.4%34.5
Removed Victims Revictimized within 6 Months, Disposed April 2018 to March 2019 13/6901.9%2.1%25
Non-Removed Victims Revictimized within 6 Months, Disposed April 2018 to March 2019 112/2,2585%5.7%38.5
Non-Victims Victimized within 6 Months, Disposed April 2018 to March 2019 284/13,2742.1%3%55
Alternative Response Victimized within 6 Months, Disposed April 2018 to March 2019 0/0nanana
Undetermined Reports Victimized within 6 Months, Disposed April 2018 to March 2019 0/960%1.4%35

Broward County Children Removed to Foster Care
During October 2019 through September 2020
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=67)
Total Removals to Foster Care61314.9 per 10K31.0 per 10K65
Average Monthly Removals to Foster Care51.11.2 per 10K2.6 per 10K65
Reentries to Foster Care134/61321.9%20.6%24
Reentries to Foster Care within 12 months of Previous Discharge40/6136.5%7.9%42
Removals for Neglect486/61379%56%10
Removals for Caretaker Drug or Alcohol Use272/61344%54%56.5
Removals for Physical Abuse74/61312%13%28
Removals for Caretaker Inability to Cope128/61321%19%13
Removals for Inadequate Housing83/61314%13%18
Removals for Incarceration25/6134%6%39
Removals for Child Behavior27/6134%2%9.5
Removals for Abandonment66/61311%8%12.5
Removals for Sexual Abuse19/6133%4%29
Removals to Non-Relative Foster Care First Setting120/38231%35%42
Removals to Relative Foster Care First Setting232/38261%60%36
Removals to Pre-Adoptive Home First Setting2/3821%1%18
Removals to Group Home First Setting22/3826%2%5
Removals to Institution First Setting4/3821%0%8.5
Removals to Home Visit First Setting0/3820%0%34
Removals to Runaway First Setting0/3820%0%35.5
Removals to ILP First Setting2/3821%1%23.5
Discharged within 1 Month of October 2019 through August 2020 Removal11/5722%3%31
Permanence within 12 months of October 2018 through September 2019 Removal283/66143%37%19
IV-E Reimbursed in Removal Cohort (excludes latest 6 months)130/33539%34%16.5

Broward County Children in Foster Care
During October 2019 through September 2020
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=67)
Children in Region on September 30 2020412,927nana2
AIAN Children on AIAN Lands in Region on September 30 2020nananana
Children in Care on September 30 20191,38834.0 per 10K57.0 per 10K62
Children in Care on September 30 20201,17028.0 per 10K55.0 per 10K66
Average Daily Children in Care1,24830.2 per 10K55.1 per 10K66
Total Children Served in Foster Care During October 2019 through September 2020 2,001nana4
Total Days Children Spent in Foster Care During October 2019 through September 2020 461,00411,181.0 per 10K20,199.0 per 10K66
Total Days Children Spent in Foster Care Away From Family During October 2019 through September 2020 249,1466,043.0 per 10K10,557.0 per 10K62
Accumulated Out of Home Placement-Days on September 30 2020733,86617,772.0 per 10K28,045.0 per 10K58
Average Monthly Foster Care Costs During October 2019 through September 2020 2,92771.0 per 10K62.0 per 10K10
Children in Congregate Settings on September 30 20201433.5 per 10K4.7 per 10K49
Children In Care with Both TPRs on September 30 20203087.5 per 10K12.9 per 10K58
17-Year-Olds In Care with Both TPRs on September 30 2020551.3 per 10K1.5 per 10K41
Children in Non-Relative Foster Care on Last Day476/1,17041%44%41
Children in Relative Foster Care on Last Day424/1,17036%42%58
Children in Pre-Adoptive Home on Last Day20/1,1702%2%21.5
Children in Group Home on Last Day131/1,17011%7%7
Children in Institution on Last Day12/1,1701%1%37
Children in Home Visit on Last Day0/1,1700%0%34
Children in Runaway on Last Day21/1,1702%1%4.5
Children in ILP on Last Day86/1,1707%3%4
Children Investigated for Maltreatment in Care during September 2018 through August 2019 208/2,5688.1%9.04%35
Children Victimized in Care during September 2018 through August 2019 26/2,5681.01%1.5%37.5
Children Victimized in Care during September 2018 through August 2019 by Parent10/2,5680.39%0.42%17
Children Victimized in Care during September 2018 through August 2019 by Foster Parent or Facility Staff1/2,5680.04%0.02%4.5
Children Over 12 in Group Settings on September 30 202090/14363%71%46
Placement Moves During First 12 Months In Care per 1,000 Child-Days399/105,9193.8 Per 1K Days4.4 Per 1K Days35.5
Placements Moves Toward Permanence137/56524%24%35.5
Lateral Placements Moves310/56555%58%45.5
Placements Moves Away from Permanence118/56521%18%14
IV-E Reimbursement Rate, Children In Care on September 30 2020447/1,17038%35%14.5
Long Term Foster Care Plan Goal, Children In Care on September 30 20200/1,1700%0%34
Median Length of Stay, Children In Care on September 30 20191,38814.7 months11.3 months5
Median Length of Stay, Children In Care on September 30 20201,17013.5 months12.6 months15
Permanence within 12 Months, Children In Care on September 30 2019706/1,38851%45%22
Permanence within 12 Months, Children with Both TPRs In Care on September 30 2019263/47755%54%38
In Care Over 18 Months on September 30 2020464/1,17040%35%13.5
In Care Over 24 Months on September 30 2020332/1,17028%23%14
In Non-Relative Care Over 24 Months on September 30 2020287/1,17025%17%6
In Non-Relative Care Over 24 Months with Both TPRs on September 30 2020197/28769%66%44
In Care Over 18 Months on September 30 2019 Permanent within 12 Months309/58853%48%21
In Care Over 24 Months on September 30 2019 Permanent within 12 Months197/41348%45%29
Entering 18th Month In Care during October 2018 through September 2019 Permanent within 12 Months263/43960%52%27

Broward County Children Discharged
During October 2019 through September 2020
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=67)
Total Discharges824/412,29720 per 10K31.9 per 10K63
Children Discharged for Reunification 301/82437%44%41.5
Children Discharged for Relative 1/8240%0%35
Children Discharged for Adoption 325/82439%32%26.5
Children Discharged for Transfer 0/8240%0%35
Children Discharged for Emancipation 43/8245%5%28
Children Discharged for Guardianship 149/82418%17%32
Children Discharged for Runaway 0/8240%0%34
Children Discharged for Death 1/8240%0%36
Children Discharged for Unknown 4/8240%1%49.5
Children Discharged for Adoption Linked 325/325100%100%33.5
Children Discharged for Adoption to Stepparent 0/3250%0%34.5
Children Discharged for Adoption to Relative 163/32550%49%32.5
Children Discharged for Adoption to Foster Parent 109/32534%26%10
Children Discharged for Adoption to Non-Relative 52/32516%24%50.5
Children Discharged for Adoption to Unknown 6/3252%2%17.5
Children Discharged for Adoption to Family 163/32550%49%32.5
Children Discharged for Adoption to Same Race 267/32582%90%63
Children Discharged for Adoption to Family Or Same Race 271/32583%92%64
Median Length of Stay in Foster Care82419.1 months15.2 months9.5
Median Months from Removal to Reunification Discharge30112.4 months10.5 months11
Median Months from Removal to Relative Discharge117.6 months12.0 months3
Median Months from Removal to Guardianship Discharge14916.2 months14.7 months17.5
Median Months from Removal to Adoption Discharge32526.4 months26.8 months32.5
Reunified within 72 Hours2/3011%1%23.5
Reunified within 12 Months145/30148%61%55
Adopted within 24 Months144/32544%41%28
Adopted within 48 Months271/32583%92%61.5
Median Months from Removal to TPR Among Adoptions During Latest 12 Months31114.9 months16.2 months41
Median Months from TPR to Final Adoption Among Adoptions During Latest 12 Months31510.5 months9.9 months26.5
In Care 12+ Months at Age 16, Discharged to Permanency by Age 1812/1771%63%16.5
In Care with Both TPRs at Age 16, Discharged to Permanency by Age 186/875%62%16.5
Adoption Discharges325/412,2977.9 per 10K10.2 per 10K52
Non-Permanent Discharges48/412,2971.2 per 10K2.1 per 10K42.5
Non-Permanent Discharges Among Children with Both TPRs3/3431%3%37
Discharged Runaways Under 18 on September 30 202000.0 per 1M0.0 per 1M34
Children Victimized within 6 Months After Discharge during March 2018 through February 2019 22/1,1421.9%1.9%21.5
Children Discharged for Reunification October 2018 through September 2019 Reentering within 12 Months35/4417.9%8.8%33
Children Discharged for Relative October 2018 through September 2019 Reentering within 12 Months0/0na0%na
Children Discharged for Adoption October 2018 through September 2019 Reentering within 12 Months0/3130%0%33.5
Children Discharged for Transfer October 2018 through September 2019 Reentering within 12 Months0/0na0%na
Children Discharged for Emancipation October 2018 through September 2019 Reentering within 12 Months8/859.4%8.7%15
Children Discharged for Guardianship October 2018 through September 2019 Reentering within 12 Months3/2121.4%3%27
Children Discharged for Runaway October 2018 through September 2019 Reentering within 12 Months0/0nanana

Broward County Child and Family Services Review Measures
During October 2019 through September 2020
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=67)
Maltreatment Reports During October 2018 through September 2019 18,51437.6 per 10K59.0 per 10K66
Substantiated Maltreatment Victims During October 2018 through September 2019 1,8863.8 per 10K5.8 per 10K61
Removals During Period6131.2 per 10K2.6 per 10K65
In-care on September 30 20201,17028.0 per 10K55.0 per 10K66
Total Children Servednananana
Discharges During Period824nana2
S1.1: Non-Recurrence of Substantiated Maltreatment within 6 Months 1,143/1,18796.3%95.7%39.5
S1.2: Non-Maltreated by Foster Parent or Facility Staff October 2018 through September 2019 2,502/2,502100%99.99%32
C1.1: Discharged to Reunification or Relative within 12 Months139/29647%60%54
C1.2: Discharged to Reunification or Relative Median Length of Stay29612.6 months10.6 months13
C1.3: Removed During 6-Months before October 01 2019, Discharged to Reunification or Relative49/23021%27%42.5
C1.4: Discharged During 12-Months before October 01 2019, Reentering within 12 Months59/47212.5%14.5%36.5
C2.1: Discharged to Adoption within 24 Months144/32544%41%28
C2.2: Discharged to Adoption Median Length of Stay32526.4 months26.8 months32.5
C2.3: In-care 17+ Months on October 01 2019, Adopted During Period204/48342%40%36.5
C2.4: In-care 17+ Months on October 01 2019, Freed for Adoption During First 6 Months of Period39/18221%29%39
C2.5: Legally Freed October 2018 through September 2019 , Adopted within 12 Months200/35357%55%35.5
C3.1: In-care 24+ Months on October 01 2019, Permanent By 18th Birthday196/39949%46%29.5
C3.2: Discharges to Permanency Among Legally Free Children340/34399%97%30
C3.3: Emancipated After In-care 3+ Years21/4745%31%17
C4.1: Two or Fewer Placement Settings, In-care <12 Months624/75183%84%48
C4.2: Two or Fewer Placement Settings, In-care 12 to 24 Months352/53366%66%42
C4.3: Two or Fewer Placement Settings, In-care Over 24 Months259/62042%41%27.5

Broward County Court Improvement Program Reporting Measures
During October 2019 through September 2020
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=67)
CIP1.1: Free for Adoption or Living with Family within 15 Months of July 2018 through June 2019 Removal517/64980%77%30
CIP1.2: Discharged within 1 Month of October 2019 through August 2020 Removal11/5722%3%31
CIP1.3: Permanent within 12 Months of October 2018 through September 2019 Removal283/66143%37%19
CIP1.4: In Care Over 24 Months on September 30 2019 Permanent within 12 Months197/41348%45%29
CIP1.5: TPRs Completed during Latest 12 Months within 15 Months of Removal93/18351%45%23
CIP1.6: In Care with Both TPRs on September 30 2019 Permanent within 12 Months263/47755%54%38
CIP1.7: In Care 12+ Months at Age 16, Discharged to Permanency by Age 1812/1771%63%16.5
CIP1.8: In Care 12+ Months with Both TPRs at Age 16, Discharged to Permanency by Age 186/875%62%16.5

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