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
      11/12/2019
      Count as of
      11/05/2019
      Rural Region - Children in Out of Home Placements^* 400 392

        ^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
          11/12/2019*
          Count as of
          11/05/2019*
          Oasis On Campus Homes  12 11
          Desert Willow Treatment Center - Acute Services  5 3
          Desert Willow Treatment Center - Residential Services  11 12
          Adolescent Treatment Center  15 15
          Family Learning Homes 14 12
          Total CMH Facility Population 57  53

            *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 
              11/12/2019*
              Count as of
              11/05/2019*
              Caliente Youth Center - Females 28 27
              Caliente Youth Center - Males 48 48
              Nevada Youth Training Center - Males 44 43
              Summit View Youth Center - Males 37 38
              Total JJ Facility Population 157 156

                *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: Tyler Supervision

                  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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