Foster Care Statistics

2015 Texas Foster Care Statistics

290,471

Reported Allegations of Child Abuse/Neglect

66,721

Confirmed Abuse/Neglect Cases

17,151

Children Removed from their Home

27,895

Total number of Texas Children in CPS Custody (end of FY2015)

Demographics of Children & Youth in Foster Care

0-2

23.5%

3-5

15.8%

6-9

18.7%

10-13

16.3%

14-17

21.7%

18-21

4%

 

Hispanic

39.2%

Anglo

32.0%

African American

22.4%

Other

5.9%

Asian

0.3%

Native American

0.1%

Permanency Goals for Children in Care

49.2%

Adoption

36.7%

Reunification with Bio Family

10.3%

Relative Care/Kinship

3.7%

Age Out/Emancipation

Average Time in Care by Outcome

Family Reunification

13 Mos.

Relative Adoption

24 Mos.

Non-Relative Adoption

29 Mos.

Age Out/Emancipation

54 Mos.

All numbers sourced from FY 2015 DFPS Data Book
https://www.dfps.state.tx.us/About_DFPS/Annual_Reports_and_Data_Books/

 

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