COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES 
                                         DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES
FACT SHEET
CHILD WELFARE SERVICES  - JULY 2013 
(Click on web links to view 12-month data for each category)
  EMERGENCY RESPONSE REFERRALS
Evaluated Out         1,987
In-Person Response           11,142
    Referral Children With Allegation Disposed             2,656  
    Referral Children With Allegation Disposition Pending - Referrals Still Under Investigation       8,486  
Total Referral Children Received during Month             13,129
REFERRAL CHILDREN RECEIVED BY ALLEGATION TYPE
Sexual Abuse   1,354 10.3%   Exploitation   10 0.1%
Physical Abuse   2,687 20.5%   Caretaker Absence/Incapacity   158 1.2%
Severe Neglect   326 2.5%   At Risk, Sibling Abuse   2,586 19.7%
General Neglect   4,391 33.4%   Total   13,129 100.0%
Emotional Abuse   1,617 12.3%          
  IN-HOME AND OUT-OF-HOME SERVICES CASELOAD (CHILDREN) AS OF JULY 31, 2013
FM and FR Services Caseload * Adoption Services Caseload
  Emergency Response (Open Services Cases) 1,317     9    
  Family Maintenance     13,847     49    
      Under 12 Months 11,996              
      Over 12 Months 1,851              
  Family Reunification     10,562     1,971      
      Under 18 Months 9,557              
      Over 18 Months 1,005              
  Permanent Placement     8,949     3,688      
  Supportive Transition   1,484     1      
  Total Children Receiving Child Welfare Services 36,159     5,718      
  * Adoption services caseload represents children in in-home and out-of-home services caseload receiving adoption services.  
 
CHILD CHARACTERISTICS   CHILDREN IN OUT-OF-HOME PLACEMENT
Age       Relative/Non-Relative Extended Family Member Home 8,850
Birth - 2 Years   7,129 19.7%   Foster Family Home   1,309
3 - 4 Years   4,328 12.0%   Foster Family Agency Certified Home   5,087
5 - 9 Years   9,466 26.2%   Small Family Home   47
10 - 13 Years   6,182 17.1%   Group Home   1,076
14 - 15 Years   3,280 9.1%   Supervised Independent Living Placement   386
16 - 17 Years   3,566 9.9%   Other (County Shelter, Tribal, and Court Specified Homes) 200
18 Years & Older   2,208 6.1%   Total Out-of-Home Placement 16,955
Age Total   36,159 100.0%   Non Foster Care (NFC) Placement 177
    Adoptive Home - Adoption Not Finalized 850
Gender   Guardian Home 2,054
Male   18,089 50.0%   Total Placement (Includes NFC Placement, Adoptive  20,036
Female   18,070 50.0%   Home, and Guardian Home)
Gender Total   36,159 100.0%   NOTE:  In the above, 1,167 children received D Rate and 404 received F Rate care.
Ethnicity       FOSTER CARE RESOURCES
White   4,058 11.2%  
Hispanic   21,465 59.4%     Homes Beds
African American     9,285 25.7%   Foster Homes **   534 1,639
Asian/Pacific Islander     629 1.7%   Foster Family Agency Homes (self-report)   2,941 7,206
American Indian/Alaskan Native   177 0.5%       In Los Angeles County     2,196 5,352
Filipino     249 0.7%       Out-of-County       745 1,854
Other   296 0.8%   Small Family Homes **     59 58
Ethnicity Total   36,159 100.0%   Group Homes *   176 2,480
      In Los Angeles County     139 1,902
RUNAWAY AND ABDUCTED CHILDREN     Out-of-County   37 578
Children Who Ran Away During the Month Not Available    
Children Who Were Abducted During the Month Not Available   * Data are being tracked by DCFS Group Home Resource Development and Support
NOTE:  Data from DCFS Abducted and Runaway Kids System - As of mm/dd/yyyy.     Section.
            A child is counted once during the report month.   ** Excluded licensed homes on hold.
   
     Source: Data are from the Child Welfare Services/Case Management          Prepared by: BIS - Information and Decision Support Systems
                   System (CWS/CMS) Datamart History Table, unless stated otherwise.