DCFS Data


Data Book

Provides key data measures that reflect the operations of the Division of Child and Family Services (DCFS) within the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services.

    Request for Data

    Requests to the Department of Health and Human Services can be made verbally or in writing. Nevada regulations provide for this form as an option when submitting requests to inspect, copy or receive a copy of public records.
    Please note, written requests allow staff to more effectively track and monitor a request. Written requests may be sent by US Mail or emailed to the designated public records officer for the agency from which you are requesting records.

    DCFS Child Census Counts

      DCFS Data 
       
      Child Welfare (CW) Foster Care Population 
       
        Count as of
      12/05/2018
      Count as of
      11/28/2018
      Rural Region - Children in Out of Home Placements^* 395 397

        ^This count indicates youth in out of home placements who are under the jurisdiction of DCFS Rural Region Child Welfare Services. This is a subset of the statewide foster care population which would also include counts from Washoe and Clark counties.
        *This count includes both paid and unpaid placements.
        Source: UNITY Database – RTP704 Report

        • Child Welfare Court Improvement Data 

          DCFS Data 
           
          Children's Mental Health (CMH) Facility Population
           
          CMH Facility Count as of
          12/05/2018*
          Count as of
          11/28/2018*
          Oasis On Campus Homes  14 14
          Desert Willow Treatment Center - Acute Services  8 6
          Desert Willow Treatment Center - Residential Services  12 11
          Adolescent Treatment Center  13 14
          Family Learning Homes 11 9
          Total CMH Facility Population 58 54

            *This count reflects a point in time snapshot of the number of youth in this facility on this day. This count does not reflect current bed availability.
            Source: myAvatar Database – CLEO Report

              DCFS Data 
               
              Juvenile Justice (JJ) Facility Population 
               
              JJ Facility Count as of 
              12/05/2018*
              Count as of
              11/28/2018*
              Caliente Youth Center - Females 35 38
              Caliente Youth Center - Males 54 55
              Nevada Youth Training Center - Males 57 57
              Summit View Youth Center - Males 47 43
              Total JJ Facility Population 193  193

                Last updated on: 11-7-2018.

                *This count reflects a point in time snapshot of the number of youth in this facility on this day. This count does not reflect current bed availability.
                Source: Juvenile Justice Internal Reports

                  DCFS PROGRAM AREAS

                    Child Welfare

                    Child Mental Health

                    Juvenile Justice

                    Systems Advocate Unit

                    Serves a vital public purpose by responding to requests for information, provider concerns and
                    complaints regarding Child Welfare, Child Mental Health and Juvenile Justice. Services
                    provided by the Systems Advocate Unit include:
                    - Public Information Officer
                    - Public Records Request
                    - Constituent Concerns and Complaints
                    Phone: 775-684-4413

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