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 2018 through September 2019
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=67)
Children Subject of Maltreatment Reports21,22156.9 per 10K59.0 per 10K55.5
Unique Children Subject of Maltreatment Reports17,911/21,22184.4%83.7%22.5
Children Subject of Maltreatment Investigations15,54341.7 per 10K44.1 per 10K55
Children Subject of Alternative Response00.0 per 10K0.0 per 10K34
Children Subject of Undetermined Reports1210.3 per 10K0.4 per 10K26.5
Children Subject of Non-Alleged Reports5,55714.9 per 10K14.5 per 10K50.5
Victim Reports1,7324.6 per 10K5.8 per 10K53.5
Victim Reports of Neglect7522.0 per 10K3.0 per 10K58
Victim Reports of Physical Abuse1330.4 per 10K0.4 per 10K34.5
Victim Reports of Sexual Abuse1820.5 per 10K0.5 per 10K41
Victim Reports of Other Abuse6651.8 per 10K1.9 per 10K41
Victims Removed to Foster Care539/1,73231.1%35.9%48.5
Non-Victims Removed to Foster Care112/13,8110.8%0.9%32
Children Subject of Alternative Response Removed to Foster Care0/0nanana
Children Subject of Undetermined Reports Removed to Foster Care1/1210.8%0.4%4
Removed to Foster Care Before Report2/6880.3%1%31
Removed to Foster Care within 3 Days of Report287/68841.7%45.8%35
Removed to Foster Care within 7 Days of Report360/68852.3%54.5%32
Median Days from Report to Removal6888.0 days6.0 days36.5
90th Percentile Days from Report to Removal68855.0 days62.0 days46.5
Removed to Foster Care Prior to Start of Investigation8/6881.2%1.5%26.5
Victims Revictimized within 6 Months, Disposed April 2018 to March 2019 94/2,1544.4%4.4%30
Removed Victims Revictimized within 6 Months, Disposed April 2018 to March 2019 11/6671.6%2.1%32
Non-Removed Victims Revictimized within 6 Months, Disposed April 2018 to March 2019 83/1,4875.6%5.7%29
Non-Victims Victimized within 6 Months, Disposed April 2018 to March 2019 408/15,8892.6%3%41.5
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 1/1090.9%1.4%16

Orange County Children Removed to Foster Care
During October 2018 through September 2019
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=67)
Total Removals to Foster Care81526.2 per 10K36.6 per 10K59
Average Monthly Removals to Foster Care67.92.2 per 10K3.1 per 10K59
Reentries to Foster Care192/81523.6%24.4%28
Reentries to Foster Care within 12 months of Previous Discharge75/8159.2%9.7%28
Removals for Neglect431/81553%55%26
Removals for Caretaker Drug or Alcohol Use315/81539%48%54.5
Removals for Physical Abuse134/81516%12%23.5
Removals for Caretaker Inability to Cope229/81528%17%10.5
Removals for Inadequate Housing84/81510%11%35
Removals for Incarceration83/81510%8%26
Removals for Child Behavior20/8152%2%20
Removals for Abandonment61/8157%7%30
Removals for Sexual Abuse27/8153%3%28.5
Removals to Non-Relative Foster Care First Setting136/33141%33%15.5
Removals to Relative Foster Care First Setting179/33154%56%45
Removals to Pre-Adoptive Home First Setting2/3311%1%11.5
Removals to Group Home First Setting3/3311%3%29.5
Removals to Institution First Setting0/3310%0%38
Removals to Home Visit First Setting0/3310%0%34
Removals to Runaway First Setting0/3310%0%35
Removals to ILP First Setting11/3313%7%37
Discharged within 1 Month of October 2018 through August 2019 Removal9/7441%3%43
Permanence within 12 months of October 2017 through September 2018 Removal322/86237%39%43
IV-E Reimbursed in Removal Cohort (excludes latest 6 months)91/42821%25%42

Orange County Children in Foster Care
During October 2018 through September 2019
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=67)
Children in Region on September 30 2019313,633nana4
AIAN Children on AIAN Lands in Region on September 30 2019nananana
Children in Care on September 30 20181,20139.0 per 10K57.0 per 10K56.5
Children in Care on September 30 20191,29741.0 per 10K57.0 per 10K56
Average Daily Children in Care1,26340.6 per 10K57.2 per 10K56
Total Children Served in Foster Care During October 2018 through September 2019 2,016nana6
Total Days Children Spent in Foster Care During October 2018 through September 2019 460,89514,813.0 per 10K20,890.0 per 10K54
Total Days Children Spent in Foster Care with Own Family During October 2018 through September 2019 222,8857,163.0 per 10K9,134.0 per 10K54
Accumulated Out of Home Placement-Days on September 30 2019594,00218,939.0 per 10K27,298.0 per 10K53
Average Monthly Foster Care Costs During October 2018 through September 2019 420,92413,528.0 per 10K22,782.0 per 10K48
Children in Congregate Settings on September 30 20191284.1 per 10K5.6 per 10K46.5
Children In Care with Both TPRs on September 30 20192227.1 per 10K14.5 per 10K58
17-Year-Olds In Care with Both TPRs on September 30 2019180.6 per 10K1.3 per 10K50
Children in Non-Relative Foster Care on Last Day529/1,29741%44%42
Children in Relative Foster Care on Last Day583/1,29745%41%28
Children in Pre-Adoptive Home on Last Day24/1,2972%2%27.5
Children in Group Home on Last Day103/1,2978%8%29
Children in Institution on Last Day25/1,2972%1%23
Children in Home Visit on Last Day0/1,2970%0%34
Children in Runaway on Last Day16/1,2971%1%15
Children in ILP on Last Day17/1,2971%3%38.5
Children Investigated for Maltreatment in Care during September 2018 through August 2019 234/1,98311.8%8.9%8
Children Victimized in Care during September 2018 through August 2019 24/1,9831.21%1.47%33
Children Victimized in Care during September 2018 through August 2019 by Parent8/1,9830.4%0.4%15
Children Victimized in Care during September 2018 through August 2019 by Foster Parent or Facility Staff0/1,9830%0.02%36.5
Children Over 12 in Group Settings on September 30 2019109/12885%66%18
Placement Moves During First 12 Months In Care per 1,000 Child-Days715/139,8955.1 Per 1K Days5.6 Per 1K Days23.5
Placements Moves Toward Permanency139/57424%24%37
Lateral Placements Moves328/57457%58%32
Placements Moves Away from Permanency107/57419%18%24
IV-E Reimbursement Rate, Children In Care on September 30 2019257/1,29720%29%54.5
Long Term Foster Care Plan Goal, Children In Care on September 30 20190/1,2970%0%34
Median Length of Stay, Children In Care on September 30 20181,2019.8 months10.9 months43.5
Median Length of Stay, Children In Care on September 30 20191,29711.4 months11.4 months30.5
Permanency within 12 Months, Children In Care on September 30 2018522/1,20143%47%50
Permanency within 12 Months, Children with Both TPRs In Care on September 30 2018132/22559%56%37
In Care Over 18 Months on September 30 2019368/1,29728%31%34
In Care Over 24 Months on September 30 2019219/1,29717%21%34.5
In Non-Relative Care Over 24 Months on September 30 2019164/1,29713%15%33.5
In Non-Relative Care Over 24 Months with Both TPRs on September 30 2019100/16461%68%51
In Care Over 18 Months on September 30 2018 Permanent within 12 Months163/32650%48%38.5
In Care Over 24 Months on September 30 2018 Permanent within 12 Months92/18849%45%27
Entering 18th Month In Care during October 2017 through September 2018 Permanent within 12 Months164/28657%53%35

Orange County Children Discharged
During October 2018 through September 2019
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=67)
Total Discharges683/311,15222 per 10K34.2 per 10K61
Children Discharged for Reunification 305/68345%45%31
Children Discharged for Relative 1/6830%0%37.5
Children Discharged for Adoption 192/68328%31%40.5
Children Discharged for Transfer 0/6830%0%36
Children Discharged for Emancipation 53/6838%5%9
Children Discharged for Guardianship 129/68319%18%28.5
Children Discharged for Runaway 0/6830%0%34
Children Discharged for Death 0/6830%0%36.5
Children Discharged for Unknown 3/6830%1%43.5
Median Length of Stay in Foster Care68313.6 months14.0 months36
Median Months from Removal to Reunification Discharge3059.5 months9.8 months41
Median Months from Removal to Relative Discharge10.7 months7.5 months11
Median Months from Removal to Guardianship Discharge12914.5 months13.1 months19
Median Months from Removal to Adoption Discharge19226.5 months25.5 months30.5
Reunified within 72 Hours1/3050%1%45.5
Reunified within 12 Months212/30570%64%29
Adopted within 24 Months74/19239%45%40.5
Adopted within 48 Months175/19291%94%58.5
Median Months from Removal to TPR Among Adoptions During Latest 12 Months18018.3 months16.0 months19.5
Median Months from TPR to Final Adoption Among Adoptions During Latest 12 Months1897.4 months8.5 months45
In Care 12+ Months at Age 16, Discharged to Permanency by Age 188/1553%57%29.5
In Care with Both TPRs at Age 16, Discharged to Permanency by Age 182/450%54%22.5
Adoption Discharges192/311,1526.2 per 10K10.5 per 10K56
Non-Permanent Discharges56/311,1521.8 per 10K2 per 10K34
Non-Permanent Discharges Among Children with Both TPRs11/2105%3%17.5
Discharged Runaways Under 18 on September 30 201900.0 per 1M0.2 per 1M34.5
Children Victimized within 6 Months After Discharge during March 2018 through February 2019 33/7484.4%1.8%2
Children Discharged for Reunification October 2017 through September 2018 Reentering within 12 Months49/38812.6%9.3%10.5
Children Discharged for Relative October 2017 through September 2018 Reentering within 12 Months0/0na0%na
Children Discharged for Adoption October 2017 through September 2018 Reentering within 12 Months0/1510%0%33
Children Discharged for Transfer October 2017 through September 2018 Reentering within 12 Months0/0na0%na
Children Discharged for Emancipation October 2017 through September 2018 Reentering within 12 Months9/5217.3%24.2%35
Children Discharged for Guardianship October 2017 through September 2018 Reentering within 12 Months5/1473.4%2.8%18
Children Discharged for Runaway October 2017 through September 2018 Reentering within 12 Months0/0nanana

Orange County Child and Family Services Review Measures
During October 2018 through September 2019
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=67)
Maltreatment Reports During Period21,22156.9 per 10K59.0 per 10K55.5
Substantiated Maltreatment Victims During Period1,7324.7 per 10K5.8 per 10K52.5
Removals During Period8152.2 per 10K3.1 per 10K59
In-care on September 30 20191,29741.0 per 10K57.0 per 10K56
Total Children Servednananana
Discharges During Period683nana7
S1.1: Non-Recurrence of Substantiated Maltreatment within 6 Months 948/98096.7%95.7%33.5
S1.2: Non-Maltreated by Foster Parent or Facility Staff 2,016/2,016100%99.99%32
C1.1: Discharged to Reunification or Relative within 12 Months211/30469%63%29
C1.2: Discharged to Reunification or Relative Median Length of Stay3049.6 months10.0 months42.5
C1.3: Removed During 6-Months before October 01 2018, Discharged to Reunification or Relative96/36326%29%32.5
C1.4: Discharged During 12-Months before October 01 2018, Reentering within 12 Months74/41417.9%13%9
C2.1: Discharged to Adoption within 24 Months74/19239%45%40.5
C2.2: Discharged to Adoption Median Length of Stay19226.5 months25.5 months30.5
C2.3: In-care 17+ Months on October 01 2018, Adopted During Period131/30743%40%36
C2.4: In-care 17+ Months on October 01 2018, Freed for Adoption During First 6 Months of Period51/14635%30%25
C2.5: Legally Freed October 2017 through September 2018 , Adopted within 12 Months153/24762%57%28.5
C3.1: In-care 24+ Months on October 01 2018, Permanent By 18th Birthday94/18950%45%23
C3.2: Discharges to Permanency Among Legally Free Children199/21095%97%49.5
C3.3: Emancipated After In-care 3+ Years10/5120%31%36
C4.1: Two or Fewer Placement Settings, In-care <12 Months804/96983%81%38.5
C4.2: Two or Fewer Placement Settings, In-care 12 to 24 Months402/61565%64%40.5
C4.3: Two or Fewer Placement Settings, In-care Over 24 Months176/39245%43%33.5

Orange County Court Improvement Program Reporting Measures
During October 2018 through September 2019
CountRateState RateRank
(high=1 to low=67)
CIP1.1: Free for Adoption or Living with Family within 15 Months of July 2017 through June 2018 Removal609/77778%79%42
CIP1.2: Discharged within 1 Month of October 2018 through August 2019 Removal9/7441%3%43
CIP1.3: Permanent within 12 Months of October 2017 through September 2018 Removal322/86237%39%43
CIP1.4: In Care Over 24 Months on September 30 2018 Permanent within 12 Months92/18849%45%27
CIP1.5: TPRs Completed during Latest 12 Months within 15 Months of Removal76/20437%47%45
CIP1.6: In Care with Both TPRs on September 30 2018 Permanent within 12 Months132/22559%56%37
CIP1.7: In Care 12+ Months at Age 16, Discharged to Permanency by Age 188/1553%57%29.5
CIP1.8: In Care 12+ Months with Both TPRs at Age 16, Discharged to Permanency by Age 182/450%54%22.5

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