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Permanence Within 36 Months (By Permanence Type) ¹

Adams County Children Entering Substitute Care Attained Permanence within 36 Months
Reunification Adoption Guardianship Total Permanences
N % N % N % N %
2012 281035.7%00.0%00.0%1035.7%
2013 291448.3%00.0%00.0%1448.3%
2014 251352.0%00.0%28.0%1560.0%
2015 19842.1%00.0%15.3%947.4%
2016 391230.8%00.0%512.8%1743.6%
2017 461634.8%00.0%00.0%1634.8%
2018 532037.7%00.0%11.9%2139.6%

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¹Definition: Of all children who entered substitute care during the year, the percentage that attained permanence within 36 months.
Denominator: The number of children entering substitute care during the fiscal year.
Numerator: The number of children that attained permanence (reunification, adoption, or guardianship) within 36 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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