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End of the Year Placement Types ¹


Adams County Placement Type
Home of
Parents
Kinship
Foster Home
Traditional
Foster Home
Specialized
Foster Home
Emergency Shelter or
Emergency Foster Home
Group Home Institution Total Children in Substitute Care at End of Year
N % N % N % N % N % N % N %
2015 78.1%2832.6%2832.6%78.1%00.0%55.8%1112.8%86
2016 1010.2%3838.8%2929.6%1212.2%00.0%33.1%66.1%98
2017 65.0%5848.3%3630.0%119.2%00.0%54.2%43.3%120
2018 84.7%8348.3%5733.1%158.7%00.0%31.7%63.5%172
2019 84.0%10854.0%6231.0%168.0%00.0%42.0%21.0%200
2020 136.0%11452.3%6529.8%219.6%00.0%20.9%31.4%218
2021 146.0%12152.2%6728.9%2410.3%00.0%52.2%10.4%232

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¹Definition: Placement types for all children in substitute care at the end of the fiscal year.
Denominator: The number of children in substitute care at the end of the fiscal year.
Numerator: The number of children placed in home of parents (HMP), kinship foster homes, traditional foster homes, specialized foster homes, emergency shelters or emergency foster care, group homes (GRH), and institutions. The Kinship Foster Home category includes Delegated Relative Authority (DRA) and Home of Relative (HMR). The Traditional Foster Home category includes Foster Home Boarding DCFS (FHB), Foster Home Indian (FHI), Foster Home Boarding Private Agency (FHP), and Foster Home Adoption (FHA). The Specialized Foster Home category includes Foster Home Specialized (FHS) and Foster Home Treatment (FHT). The Emergency Shelter or Emergency Foster Care category includes Youth Emergency Shelters (YES), Agency Foster Care/Shelter Care, Emergency Shelters Institutions, Emergency Shelters Group Homes, and Emergency Foster Care (EFC). The Institution category includes Detention Facility/Jail (DET), Institution DCFS (ICF), Institution Department of Corrections (IDC), Institution Department of Mental Health (IMH), Institution Private Child Care Facility (IPA), Institution Rehabilitation Services (IRS), and Nursing Care Facility (NCF).

Totals for ALL CHILDREN include records that may be missing geographic or demographic information, and so may exceed the sum of any given breakdown. For example, adding numbers for Cook, Northern, Central, and Southern regions may not produce the same total as that listed for ALL CHILDREN.

The data used to compute these indicators come from two Illinois DCFS data systems: the Statewide Automated Child Welfare Information System (SACWIS) and the Child and Youth Centered Information System (CYCIS). Both the SACWIS data and the CYCIS data were extracted on 9/30/2021. All indicators are calculated based on the state fiscal year, which spans the 12-month period from July 1 to June 30.
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