Child Welfare Outcomes Data Site

This site provides information on state performance in seven categories of outcomes that are widely accepted performance objectives for child welfare practice using data from the Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System (AFCARS) and the National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System (NCANDS). Users of this data site are able to explore the outcomes, demographic, and context data contained and generate customized reports by state and year. This data site contains: 



Reports: Child Welfare Outcomes Reports 

A series of annual Child Welfare Outcomes Reports to Congress dating from 1998.  

Child Welfare Outcomes 2020: Report to Congress   

CWO 2020 Executive Summary Brochure 


Source: Children’s Bureau, Administration of Children and Families


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