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Reunification Within 12 Months ¹


All Children | Race | Age Group | Gender |
Cook North Sub-RegionChildren Entering Substitute CareAttained Reunification within 12 Months
N%
2014 259218.1%
2015 290258.6%
2016 322206.2%
2017 270134.8%
2018 3504212.0%
2019 314247.6%
2020 449316.9%

All Children | Race | Age Group | Gender |
Cook North Sub-RegionChildren Entering Substitute CareAttained Reunification within 12 Months
N%
2014Black138107.2%
White71811.3%
Hispanic3738.1%
Other1300.0%
ALL_CHILDREN259218.1%
2015Black14464.2%
White701115.7%
Hispanic65812.3%
Other900.0%
ALL_CHILDREN290258.6%
2016Black14264.2%
White8567.1%
Hispanic8889.1%
Other600.0%
ALL_CHILDREN322206.2%
2017Black13575.2%
White7200.0%
Hispanic58610.3%
Other500.0%
ALL_CHILDREN270134.8%
2018Black2133215.0%
White7522.7%
Hispanic5036.0%
Other11545.5%
ALL_CHILDREN3504212.0%
2019Black193157.8%
White5036.0%
Hispanic6357.9%
Other8112.5%
ALL_CHILDREN314247.6%
2020Black18763.2%
White1111715.3%
Hispanic13243.0%
Other14428.6%
ALL_CHILDREN449316.9%

All Children | Race | Age Group | Gender |
Cook North Sub-RegionChildren Entering Substitute CareAttained Reunification within 12 Months
N%
20140 to 212475.6%
3 to 538513.2%
6 to 114536.7%
12 to 1752611.5%
ALL_CHILDREN259218.1%
20150 to 213985.8%
3 to 542716.7%
6 to 114736.4%
12 to 1762711.3%
ALL_CHILDREN290258.6%
20160 to 2138118.0%
3 to 53925.1%
6 to 117045.7%
12 to 177534.0%
ALL_CHILDREN322206.2%
20170 to 210954.6%
3 to 54824.2%
6 to 116023.3%
12 to 175347.5%
ALL_CHILDREN270134.8%
20180 to 212086.7%
3 to 561813.1%
6 to 11941617.0%
12 to 17751013.3%
ALL_CHILDREN3504212.0%
20190 to 212275.7%
3 to 554814.8%
6 to 116945.8%
12 to 176957.2%
ALL_CHILDREN314247.6%
20200 to 2178158.4%
3 to 55946.8%
6 to 1110465.8%
12 to 1710865.6%
ALL_CHILDREN449316.9%

All Children | Race | Age Group | Gender |
Cook North Sub-RegionChildren Entering Substitute CareAttained Reunification within 12 Months
N%
2014Male13596.7%
Female124129.7%
ALL_CHILDREN259218.1%
2015Male14596.2%
Female1451611.0%
ALL_CHILDREN290258.6%
2016Male170148.2%
Female15263.9%
ALL_CHILDREN322206.2%
2017Male13464.5%
Female13675.1%
ALL_CHILDREN270134.8%
2018Male1872412.8%
Female1631811.0%
ALL_CHILDREN3504212.0%
2019Male15385.2%
Female161169.9%
ALL_CHILDREN314247.6%
2020Male234208.5%
Female215115.1%
ALL_CHILDREN449316.9%


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¹Definition: Of all children who entered substitute care during the year, the percentage that were reunified within 12 months.
Denominator: The number of children entering substitute care during the fiscal year.
Numerator: The number of children that were reunified within 12 months of the date of entry into substitute care. Reunification is defined as when the child is returned home and legal custody is transferred back to parent(s) or the placement case is closed.
Exclusions: Children who enter care and stay 7 days or fewer are excluded.

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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