Statistics for Orange County

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Statistics for Larger Regions: DCF Central Region, Ninth Circuit.

Tables:

Orange County Children Subject of Maltreatment Reports (duplicated)
During October 2016 through September 2017
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=67)
Children Subject of Maltreatment Reports21,47559.7 per 10K62.1 per 10K58
Unique Children Subject of Maltreatment Reports18,011/21,47583.9%83.5%23
Children Subject of Maltreatment Investigations15,72543.7 per 10K47.8 per 10K59
Children Subject of Alternative Response00.0 per 10K0.0 per 10K34
Children Subject of Undetermined Reports1550.4 per 10K0.3 per 10K19
Children Subject of Non-Maltreatment Reports5,59515.5 per 10K14.1 per 10K45
Victim Reports2,1586.0 per 10K7.1 per 10K52
Victim Reports of Neglect9312.6 per 10K3.6 per 10K56
Victim Reports of Physical Abuse1850.5 per 10K0.5 per 10K33
Victim Reports of Sexual Abuse1680.5 per 10K0.4 per 10K38
Victim Reports of Other Abuse8742.4 per 10K2.6 per 10K38.5
Victims Removed to Foster Care605/2,15828%35.8%52
Victims Not Removed to Foster Care1,553/2,15872%64.2%16
Non-Victims Removed to Foster Care335/13,5672.5%2.6%31
Children Subject of Alternative Response Removed to Foster Care0/0nanana
Children Subject of Undetermined Reports Removed to Foster Care6/1553.9%2.8%9
Removed to Foster Care Before Report6/1,0340.6%0.8%22.5
Removed to Foster Care within 3 Days of Report239/1,03423.1%34.1%51
Removed to Foster Care within 7 Days of Report308/1,03429.8%40.3%51
Median Days from Report to Removal1,03433.0 days20.0 days13.5
Removed to Foster Care Prior to Start of Investigation13/1,0341.3%1.4%23.5
Victims Revictimized within 6 Months, Disposed April 2016 to March 2017 134/2,6715%5.1%26
Removed Victims Revictimized within 6 Months, Disposed April 2016 to March 2017 25/5914.2%2.6%10.5
Non-Removed Victims Revictimized within 6 Months, Disposed April 2016 to March 2017 109/2,0805.2%6.4%41.5
Non-Victims Victimized within 6 Months, Disposed April 2016 to March 2017 453/16,0142.8%3.4%51
Alternative Response Victimized within 6 Months, Disposed April 2016 to March 2017 0/0nanana
Undetermined Reports Victimized within 6 Months, Disposed April 2016 to March 2017 0/830%2%25

Orange County Children Removed to Foster Care
During April 2017 through March 2018
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=67)
Total Removals to Foster Care86828.6 per 10K39.4 per 10K60.5
Average Monthly Removals to Foster Care72.32.4 per 10K3.3 per 10K60
Reentries to Foster Care165/86819%19.9%36
Reentries to Foster Care within 12 months of Previous Discharge54/8686.2%7.2%31.5
Removals for Neglect475/86855%53%22.5
Removals for Caretaker Drug or Alcohol Use338/86839%51%58
Removals for Physical Abuse122/86814%11%21.5
Removals for Caretaker Inability to Cope275/86832%18%8
Removals for Inadequate Housing60/8687%11%38
Removals for Incarceration84/86810%9%25
Removals for Child Behavior35/8684%2%11.5
Removals for Abandonment71/8688%8%29
Removals for Sexual Abuse37/8684%4%25
Discharged within 1 Month of Removal50/7966%3%7.5
Permanence within 12 months of April 2016 through March 2017 Removal301/76339%42%46
IV-E Reimbursed in Removal Cohort (excludes latest 6 months)6/3912%7%47.5

Orange County Children in Foster Care
During April 2017 through March 2018
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=67)
Children in Region on March 31 2018305,515nana4
AIAN Children on AIAN Lands in Region on March 31 2018nananana
Children in Care on March 31 20171,07136.0 per 10K58.0 per 10K61.5
Children in Care on March 31 20181,16738.0 per 10K58.0 per 10K60.5
Average Daily Children in Care1,11636.8 per 10K58.1 per 10K59
Total Out of Home Placement-Days on March 31 2018471,70715,440.0 per 10K26,140.0 per 10K57
Total Children Served in Foster Care During April 2017 through March 2018 1,939nana5
Total Days Children Spent in Foster Care During April 2017 through March 2018 406,31813,407.0 per 10K21,213.0 per 10K59
Total Days Children Spent Out of Home During April 2017 through March 2018 406,31813,407.0 per 10K21,213.0 per 10K59
Average Monthly Foster Care Costs During April 2017 through March 2018 445,49714,700.0 per 10K22,998.0 per 10K48
Children in Congregate Settings on March 31 20181354.4 per 10K6.4 per 10K46
Children In Care with Both TPRs on March 31 20181956.4 per 10K13.2 per 10K58
17-Year-Olds In Care with Both TPRs on March 31 201830.1 per 10K0.7 per 10K47
Children in Non-Relative Foster Care on Last Day462/1,16740%43%43.5
Children in Relative Foster Care on Last Day541/1,16746%43%27
Children in Pre-Adoptive Home on Last Day13/1,1671%2%37.5
Children in Group Home on Last Day117/1,16710%9%23.5
Children in Institution on Last Day18/1,1672%2%18.5
Children in Home Visit on Last Day0/1,1670%0%34
Children in Runaway on Last Day16/1,1671%1%14.5
Children in ILP on Last Day0/1,1670%0%34
Children Investigated for Maltreatment in Care during September 2016 through August 2017 224/1,84912.11%10.18%18
Children Victimized in Care during September 2016 through August 2017 25/1,8491.35%1.79%35
Children Victimized in Care during September 2016 through August 2017 by Parent8/1,8490.43%0.64%29
Children Victimized in Care during September 2016 through August 2017 by Foster Parent or Facility Staff1/1,8490.05%0.04%7
Children Over 12 in Group Settings on March 31 2018103/13576%64%25
Placement Moves During First 12 Months In Care per 1,000 Child-Days909/135,6116.7 Per 1K Days5.6 Per 1K Days9.5
Placements Moves Toward Permanency135/55724%25%39.5
Lateral Placements Moves319/55757%58%35.5
Placements Moves Away from Permanency103/55718%17%26
IV-E Reimbursement Rate, Children In Care on March 31 201824/1,1672%8%54
Long Term Foster Care Plan Goal, Children In Care on March 31 20180/1,1670%0%34
Median Length of Stay, Children In Care on March 31 20171,0719.3 months9.7 months29.5
Median Length of Stay, Children In Care on March 31 20181,1679.6 months10.7 months40
Permanency within 12 Months, Children In Care on March 31 2017531/1,07150%48%35
Permanency within 12 Months, Children with Both TPRs In Care on March 31 201787/30029%28%26
In Care Over 18 Months on March 31 2018277/1,16724%30%39
In Care Over 24 Months on March 31 2018179/1,16715%18%28.5
In Non-Relative Care Over 24 Months on March 31 2018130/1,16711%14%31.5
In Non-Relative Care Over 24 Months with Both TPRs on March 31 201860/13046%64%53
In Care Over 18 Months on March 31 2017 Permanent within 12 Months137/26652%46%29
In Care Over 24 Months on March 31 2017 Permanent within 12 Months67/15942%41%26
Entering 18th Month In Care during April 2016 through March 2017 Permanent within 12 Months160/27658%53%32.5

Orange County Children Discharged
During April 2017 through March 2018
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=67)
Total Discharges734/303,05724.2 per 10K36.9 per 10K59
Children Discharged for Reunification360/73449%48%25
Children Discharged for Relative3/7340%0%36
Children Discharged for Adoption139/73419%25%45
Children Discharged for Transfer0/7340%0%34.5
Children Discharged for Emancipation45/7346%6%24
Children Discharged for Guardianship174/73424%20%27
Children Discharged for Runaway0/7340%0%33.5
Children Discharged for Death2/7340%0%36.5
Children Discharged for Unknown11/7341%1%16.5
Median Length of Stay in Foster Care73413.0 months12.8 months33
Median Months from Removal to Reunification Discharge3608.1 months9.1 months41
Median Months from Removal to Relative Discharge38.8 months9.0 months8
Median Months from Removal to Guardianship Discharge17414.8 months12.7 months13
Median Months from Removal to Adoption Discharge13924.7 months24.2 months25.5
Reunified within 72 Hours12/3603%2%10.5
Reunified within 12 Months256/36071%68%33.5
Adopted within 24 Months64/13946%49%41
Adopted within 48 Months130/13994%95%47
Median Months from Removal to TPR Among Adoptions During Latest 12 Months13617.4 months15.9 months19.5
Median Months from TPR to Final Adoption Among Adoptions During Latest 12 Months1376.3 months7.3 months39
In Care 12+ Months at Age 16, Discharged to Permanency by Age 189/1560%38%14
In Care with Both TPRs at Age 16, Discharged to Permanency by Age 182/367%48%17.5
Adoption Discharges139/303,0574.6 per 10K9.2 per 10K60
Non-Permanent Discharges58/303,0571.9 per 10K2.6 per 10K44
Non-Permanent Discharges Among Children with Both TPRs6/1444%4%23.5
Discharged Runaways Under 18 on March 31 2018413.1 per 1M23.7 per 1M6.5
Children Victimized within 6 Months After Discharge during March 2016 through February 2017 23/7223.2%2.4%14.5
Children Discharged for Reunification April 2016 through March 2017 Reentering within 12 Months24/3447%8.7%33
Children Discharged for Relative April 2016 through March 2017 Reentering within 12 Months0/40%0%5.5
Children Discharged for Adoption April 2016 through March 2017 Reentering within 12 Months0/1150%0%31.5
Children Discharged for Transfer April 2016 through March 2017 Reentering within 12 Months0/0na0%na
Children Discharged for Emancipation April 2016 through March 2017 Reentering within 12 Months0/440%0%28
Children Discharged for Guardianship April 2016 through March 2017 Reentering within 12 Months4/1822.2%2.7%25
Children Discharged for Runaway April 2016 through March 2017 Reentering within 12 Months0/0nanana

Orange County Child and Family Services Review Measures
During April 2017 through March 2018
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=67)
Maltreatment Reports During October 2016 through September 2017 21,47559.7 per 10K62.1 per 10K58
Substantiated Maltreatment Victims During October 2016 through September 2017 2,1586.0 per 10K7.1 per 10K51.5
Removals During Period8682.4 per 10K3.3 per 10K60
In-care on March 31 20181,16738.0 per 10K58.0 per 10K60.5
Total Children Servednananana
Discharges During Period734nana7
S1.1: Non-Recurrence of Substantiated Maltreatment within 6 Months 1,130/1,18895.1%94.5%40
S1.2: Non-Maltreated by Foster Parent or Facility Staff October 2016 through September 2017 1,834/1,83599.95%99.97%61.5
C1.1: Discharged to Reunification or Relative within 12 Months234/33969%66%35
C1.2: Discharged to Reunification or Relative Median Length of Stay3398.7 months9.4 months36
C1.3: Removed During 6-Months before April 01 2017, Discharged to Reunification or Relative97/31731%31%28
C1.4: Discharged During 12-Months before April 01 2017, Reentering within 12 Months44/36911.9%12.9%31
C2.1: Discharged to Adoption within 24 Months64/13946%49%41
C2.2: Discharged to Adoption Median Length of Stay13924.7 months24.2 months25.5
C2.3: In-care 17+ Months on April 01 2017, Adopted During Period79/21736%37%40
C2.4: In-care 17+ Months on April 01 2017, Freed for Adoption During First 6 Months of Period32/14123%28%37.5
C2.5: Legally Freed April 2016 through March 2017 , Adopted within 12 Months107/15270%61%21
C3.1: In-care 24+ Months on April 01 2017, Permanent By 18th Birthday67/15842%40%26
C3.2: Discharges to Permanency Among Legally Free Children138/14496%96%41.5
C3.3: Emancipated After In-care 3+ Years6/4513%28%42.5
C4.1: Two or Fewer Placement Settings, In-care <12 Months761/98977%81%54.5
C4.2: Two or Fewer Placement Settings, In-care 12 to 24 Months390/56669%66%33
C4.3: Two or Fewer Placement Settings, In-care Over 24 Months140/31744%43%28.5

Orange County Court Improvement Program Reporting Measures
During April 2017 through March 2018
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=67)
CIP1.1: Free for Adoption or Living with Family within 15 Months of January 2016 through December 2016 Removal550/69679%79%39.5
CIP1.2: Discharged within 1 Month of Removal52/8876%3%7
CIP1.3: Permanent within 12 Months of April 2016 through March 2017 Removal301/76339%42%46
CIP1.4: In Care Over 24 Months on March 31 2017 Permanent within 12 Months67/15942%41%26
CIP1.5: TPRs Completed during Latest 12 Months within 15 Months of Removal23/5840%48%36.5
CIP1.6: In Care with Both TPRs on March 31 2017 Permanent within 12 Months87/30029%28%26
CIP1.7: In Care 12+ Months at Age 16, Discharged to Permanency by Age 189/1560%38%14
CIP1.8: In Care 12+ Months with Both TPRs at Age 16, Discharged to Permanency by Age 182/367%48%17.5

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