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Children Removed to Foster Care
During October 2017 through September 2018

Total Removals to Foster CareAverage Monthly Removals to Foster CareReentries to Foster CareReentries to Foster Care within 12 months of Previous DischargeDischarged within 1 Month of RemovalPermanence within 12 months of October 2016 through September 2017 RemovalIV-E Reimbursed in Removal Cohort (excludes latest 6 months)
JudicialCircuitCountper 10KRankCountper 10KRankCountPercentRankCountPercentRankCountPercentRankCountPercentRankCountPercentRank
Alapaha7244.21763.7177/729.7%38.05/726.9%17.53/665%34.032/10630%29.59/2241%1.5
Alcovy16531.53313.82.634.523/16513.9%24.512/1657.3%14.09/1436%30.025/12220%45.510/7114%40.0
Appalachian14386.6111.97.2130/14321.0%7.016/14311.2%4.04/1283%41.544/9546%8.514/6920%30.5
Atlanta42618.24535.51.545.5105/42624.6%2.053/42612.4%3.089/38023%4.0186/40846%8.532/15920%30.5
Atlantic10623.3408.81.940.57/1066.6%46.05/1064.7%32.016/9517%9.055/14438%17.016/5529%7.0
Augusta39843.619.533.23.62028/3987.0%45.06/3981.5%44.021/3786%30.098/25538%17.054/21225%14.5
Bell-Forsyth10516.2478.81.44714/10513.3%29.03/1052.9%39.04/944%37.550/9155%3.012/6319%34.0
Blue Ridge285461623.83.81651/28517.9%12.029/28510.2%5.044/25517%9.0115/22252%4.534/15123%20.0
Brunswick19841.32316.53.52322/19811.1%34.010/1985.1%27.015/1908%21.574/22233%24.529/10328%9.5
Chattahoochee26543.619.522.13.62031/26511.7%33.011/2654.2%35.010/2424%37.555/20127%36.023/13417%35.5
Cherokee24060102051051/24021.2%5.018/2407.5%12.019/2189%20.056/14339%15.023/10721%26.5
Clayton15919.54313.21.643.546/15928.9%1.020/15912.6%2.027/14419%6.5142/22264%1.018/6229%7.0
Cobb36820.24230.71.74254/36814.7%21.025/3686.8%19.065/34519%6.5244/46752%4.540/17123%20.0
Conasauga20755.31217.24.61228/20713.5%27.011/2075.3%26.020/17611%18.050/20724%40.520/8922%24.0
Cordele11381.929.46.929/1138.0%43.51/1130.9%45.00/1090%48.022/10222%42.56/728%47.0
Coweta30434.13025.32.830.554/30417.8%13.018/3045.9%24.033/28512%15.068/27425%38.530/13023%20.0
Dougherty7434316.22.830.57/749.5%39.03/744.1%36.02/663%41.513/8016%48.03/3010%46.0
Douglas11631.2349.72.634.516/11613.8%26.02/1161.7%43.06/1096%30.012/6319%47.09/6813%43.0
Dublin5734.8284.82.928.512/5721.1%6.04/577.0%15.56/5411%18.028/9330%29.515/3741%1.5
Eastern248392520.73.225.537/24814.9%19.515/2486.0%22.528/23812%15.061/19631%28.039/11135%3.0
Enotah13479.3311.26.6311/1348.2%42.01/1340.7%46.020/12716%11.034/9635%20.012/6120%30.5
Flint10717.9468.91.545.59/1078.4%40.02/1071.9%41.522/9224%2.026/9029%31.58/4120%30.5
Griffin15830.735.513.22.634.528/15817.7%14.07/1584.4%33.510/1437%25.059/13444%11.59/6614%40.0
Gwinnett31212.4492614944/31214.1%23.025/3128.0%10.069/29523%4.0167/37944%11.510/1467%48.0
Houston6215.4485.21.3484/626.5%47.03/624.8%30.014/6123%4.031/5161%2.08/2829%7.0
Lookout Mountain29174.7424.26.2430/29110.3%37.014/2914.8%30.040/26115%12.0105/23145%10.022/12717%35.5
Macon10422.6418.71.940.515/10414.4%22.010/1049.6%6.54/994%37.527/13820%45.514/5326%12.5
Middle10443.7188.73.6204/1043.8%48.02/1041.9%41.53/824%37.534/12128%33.511/4524%16.5
Mountain13973511.66.1518/13912.9%30.07/1395.0%28.023/13217%9.045/12935%20.016/7422%24.0
Northeastern24543.12220.43.62034/24513.9%24.516/2456.5%20.03/2291%45.562/22328%33.534/13625%14.5
Northern9639.72483.3248/968.3%41.00/960.0%48.010/8711%18.025/7832%26.511/5122%24.0
Ocmulgee20660.7917.251033/20616.0%16.013/2066.3%21.015/1948%21.549/18227%36.023/11021%26.5
Oconee5537.8264.63.225.57/5512.7%31.02/553.6%37.00/520%48.023/6038%17.05/1828%9.5
Ogeechee8724.1397.22397/878.0%43.55/875.7%25.04/845%34.053/15434%22.511/4723%20.0
Pataula3130.735.52.62.634.56/3119.4%10.00/310.0%48.00/260%48.03/2811%49.02/1020%30.5
Paulding8119.3446.81.643.510/8112.3%32.06/817.4%13.05/757%25.021/7329%31.510/3926%12.5
Piedmont15937.72713.23.12733/15920.8%8.011/1596.9%17.55/1453%41.537/17321%44.011/7914%40.0
Rockdale7332.8326.12.73216/7321.9%4.010/7313.7%1.04/666%30.026/7833%24.59/3724%16.5
Rome11751.3149.84.31423/11719.7%9.07/1176.0%22.56/966%30.029/11725%38.515/4732%4.0
South Georgia12967.1610.85.6614/12910.9%35.09/1297.0%15.515/11913%13.046/9847%6.513/4231%5.0
Southern15026.93712.52.23716/15010.7%36.03/1502.0%40.02/1401%45.548/13635%20.024/8827%11.0
Southwestern6734.6295.62.928.59/6713.4%28.02/673.0%38.01/622%44.015/6722%42.55/3614%40.0
Stone Mountain43924.73836.62.138106/43924.1%3.042/4399.6%6.547/40212%15.0181/42443%13.031/19716%37.0
Tallapoosa10459.3118.751016/10415.4%17.55/1044.8%30.06/917%25.033/9734%22.55/4112%44.5
Tifton9450.1157.84.21514/9414.9%19.58/948.5%9.05/925%34.043/13632%26.58/6412%44.5
Toombs4843.22143.6200/480.0%49.00/480.0%48.015/4633%1.019/4740%14.05/2223%20.0
Towaliga9162.487.65.2814/9115.4%17.54/914.4%33.56/907%25.039/8347%6.53/546%49.0
Waycross22266.9718.55.5736/22216.2%15.017/2227.7%11.06/2043%41.558/21427%36.021/10520%30.5
Western17553.51314.64.51333/17518.9%11.016/1759.1%8.011/1607%25.033/14024%40.510/7014%40.0
Statewide812932.2na677.42.7na1,230/8,12915.1%na514/8,1296.3%na792/7,46711%na2,801/7,69036%na802/3,85021%na

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Children Removed to Foster Care
During October 2017 through September 2018

Total Removals to Foster CareRemovals for NeglectRemovals for Caretaker Drug or Alcohol UseRemovals for Physical AbuseRemovals for Caretaker Inability to CopeRemovals for Inadequate HousingRemovals for IncarcerationRemovals for Child BehaviorRemovals for AbandonmentRemovals for Sexual Abuse
JudicialCircuitCountper 10KRankCountPercentRankCountPercentRankCountPercentRankCountPercentRankCountPercentRankCountPercentRankCountPercentRankCountPercentRankCountPercentRank
Alapaha7244.21738/7253%14.047/7265%3.56/728%31.04/726%30.511/7215%38.05/727%35.55/727%25.50/720%48.02/723%17.0
Alcovy16531.53379/16548%22.074/16545%29.011/1657%35.511/1657%27.041/16525%14.011/1657%35.518/16511%14.514/1658%16.01/1651%31.5
Appalachian14386.6155/14338%34.598/14369%2.019/14313%14.55/1433%46.036/14325%14.016/14311%24.06/1434%40.07/1435%27.52/1431%31.5
Atlanta42618.245340/42680%1.084/42620%46.565/42615%10.5111/42626%2.069/42616%35.036/4268%32.581/42619%3.036/4268%16.023/4265%7.5
Atlantic10623.34028/10626%47.052/10649%22.518/10617%6.010/1069%20.534/10632%5.522/10621%4.04/1064%40.04/1064%32.09/1068%3.0
Augusta39843.619.5167/39842%28.0183/39846%27.531/3988%31.030/3988%24.0102/39826%11.517/3984%41.515/3984%40.026/3987%21.58/3982%24.5
Bell-Forsyth10516.24766/10563%6.059/10556%9.55/1055%40.55/1055%36.028/10527%10.020/10519%5.09/1059%19.010/10510%9.03/1053%17.0
Blue Ridge2854616110/28539%32.0146/28551%20.522/2858%31.010/2854%42.538/28513%41.539/28514%11.039/28514%9.08/2853%36.55/2852%24.5
Brunswick19841.323122/19862%7.077/19839%34.010/1985%40.519/19810%16.536/19818%30.026/19813%16.012/1986%30.09/1985%27.55/1983%17.0
Chattahoochee26543.619.558/26522%48.0101/26538%36.040/26515%10.511/2654%42.550/26519%26.534/26513%16.016/2656%30.019/2657%21.512/2655%7.5
Cherokee2406010122/24051%16.0115/24048%25.013/2405%40.510/2404%42.562/24026%11.540/24017%6.514/2406%30.010/2404%32.03/2401%31.5
Clayton15919.54379/15950%17.524/15915%49.026/15916%7.510/1596%30.529/15918%30.023/15914%11.013/1598%22.021/15913%3.510/1596%5.5
Cobb36820.242111/36830%43.0112/36830%42.039/36811%22.028/3688%24.090/36824%17.563/36817%6.527/3687%25.530/3688%16.02/3681%31.5
Conasauga20755.312109/20753%14.0116/20756%9.524/20712%18.011/2075%36.048/20723%20.528/20714%11.012/2076%30.04/2072%41.57/2073%17.0
Cordele11381.9276/11367%3.561/11354%16.00/1130%48.515/11313%9.027/11324%17.59/1138%32.56/1135%34.53/1133%36.52/1132%24.5
Coweta30434.130119/30439%32.0156/30451%20.521/3047%35.529/30410%16.574/30424%17.538/30412%21.524/3048%22.030/30410%9.08/3043%17.0
Dougherty74343136/7449%19.543/7458%7.01/741%47.08/7411%13.038/7451%1.04/745%39.54/745%34.54/745%27.50/740%42.5
Douglas11631.23452/11645%25.043/11637%38.53/1163%44.010/1169%20.536/11631%7.01/1161%49.029/11625%1.011/1169%12.04/1163%17.0
Dublin5734.82835/5761%8.521/5737%38.57/5712%18.02/574%42.52/574%48.515/5726%1.09/5716%5.02/574%32.01/572%24.5
Eastern2483925118/24848%22.079/24832%41.014/2486%38.044/24818%5.042/24817%33.514/2486%38.038/24815%6.58/2483%36.510/2484%10.5
Enotah13479.3347/13435%38.587/13465%3.518/13413%14.510/1347%27.020/13415%38.017/13413%16.07/1345%34.54/1343%36.51/1341%31.5
Flint10717.94638/10736%36.537/10735%40.014/10713%14.55/1075%36.019/10718%30.011/10710%26.513/10712%11.521/10720%1.00/1070%42.5
Griffin15830.735.578/15849%19.572/15846%27.513/1588%31.07/1584%42.554/15834%4.014/1589%30.07/1584%40.016/15810%9.03/1582%24.5
Gwinnett31212.449128/31241%29.562/31220%46.537/31212%18.011/3124%42.528/3129%44.532/31210%26.556/31218%4.035/31211%7.013/3124%10.5
Houston6215.44818/6229%45.036/6258%7.00/620%48.510/6216%7.09/6215%38.02/623%45.01/622%46.53/625%27.50/620%42.5
Lookout Mountain29174.74185/29164%5.0159/29155%13.033/29111%22.015/2915%36.057/29120%24.536/29112%21.528/29110%17.06/2912%41.511/2914%10.5
Macon10422.64131/10430%43.023/10422%45.011/10411%22.014/10413%9.09/1049%44.53/1043%45.016/10415%6.513/10412%5.50/1040%42.5
Middle10443.71852/10450%17.540/10438%36.02/1042%46.05/1045%36.030/10429%8.09/1049%30.03/1043%44.51/1041%45.52/1042%24.5
Mountain13973542/13930%43.077/13955%13.013/1399%28.07/1395%36.035/13925%14.017/13912%21.56/1394%40.06/1394%32.00/1390%42.5
Northeastern24543.12289/24536%36.5120/24549%22.528/24511%22.022/2459%20.543/24518%30.032/24513%16.026/24511%14.529/24512%5.510/2454%10.5
Northern9639.72426/9627%46.053/9655%13.07/967%35.56/966%30.519/9620%24.523/9624%2.05/965%34.52/962%41.50/960%42.5
Ocmulgee20660.79126/20661%8.588/20643%31.522/20611%22.012/2066%30.549/20624%17.527/20613%16.09/2064%40.05/2062%41.513/2066%5.5
Oconee5537.82637/5567%3.514/5525%44.012/5522%2.54/557%27.08/5515%38.04/557%35.56/5511%14.50/550%48.00/550%42.5
Ogeechee8724.13937/8743%26.548/8755%13.013/8715%10.52/872%47.08/879%44.59/8710%26.52/872%46.56/877%21.50/870%42.5
Pataula3130.735.55/3116%49.019/3161%5.03/3110%26.06/3119%3.56/3119%26.53/3110%26.52/316%30.04/3113%3.50/310%42.5
Paulding8119.34435/8143%26.558/8172%1.017/8121%4.514/8117%6.014/8117%33.512/8115%8.56/817%25.57/819%12.01/811%31.5
Piedmont15937.72792/15958%11.082/15952%18.035/15922%2.52/1591%48.551/15932%5.536/15923%3.017/15911%14.512/1598%16.05/1593%17.0
Rockdale7332.83224/7333%41.021/7329%43.07/7310%26.07/7310%16.517/7323%20.54/735%39.510/7314%9.05/737%21.51/731%31.5
Rome11751.31441/11735%38.564/11755%13.04/1173%44.012/11710%16.543/11737%2.018/11715%8.59/1178%22.08/1177%21.50/1170%42.5
South Georgia12967.1668/12953%14.067/12952%18.09/1297%35.514/12911%13.023/12918%30.04/1293%45.01/1291%48.011/1299%12.012/1299%1.5
Southern15026.93759/15039%32.066/15044%30.023/15015%10.551/15034%1.052/15035%3.019/15013%16.011/1507%25.56/1504%32.05/1503%17.0
Southwestern6734.62931/6746%24.032/6748%25.07/6710%26.013/6719%3.515/6722%22.05/677%35.56/679%19.00/670%48.00/670%42.5
Stone Mountain43924.738237/43954%12.079/43918%48.070/43916%7.556/43913%9.034/4398%47.056/43913%16.089/43920%2.074/43917%2.038/4399%1.5
Tallapoosa10459.31171/10468%2.054/10452%18.08/1048%31.09/1049%20.529/10428%9.013/10412%21.54/1044%40.07/1047%21.51/1041%31.5
Tifton9450.11539/9441%29.538/9440%33.05/945%40.51/941%48.512/9413%41.58/949%30.08/949%19.01/941%45.50/940%42.5
Toombs4843.22123/4848%22.018/4838%36.015/4831%1.06/4812%11.02/484%48.51/482%48.00/480%49.04/488%16.00/480%42.5
Towaliga9162.4855/9160%10.053/9158%7.03/913%44.05/915%36.014/9115%38.04/914%41.53/913%44.52/912%41.50/910%42.5
Waycross22266.9776/22234%40.0107/22248%25.029/22213%14.518/2228%24.047/22221%23.07/2223%45.030/22214%9.04/2222%41.57/2223%17.0
Western17553.51366/17538%34.575/17543%31.536/17521%4.519/17511%13.015/1759%44.56/1753%45.021/17512%11.510/1756%25.013/1757%4.0
Statewide812932.2na3,776/8,12946%na3,440/8,12942%na869/8,12911%na746/8,1299%na1,655/8,12920%na893/8,12911%na783/8,12910%na558/8,1297%na253/8,1293%na

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