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 
       
        Current Week 7/09/2018 Previous Week 7/02/2018
      Rural Region - Children in Out of Home Placements^* 402 403

        ^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.  

          DCFS Data 
           
          Children's Mental Health (CMH) Facility Population
           
          CMH Facility Current Week 7/09/2018 Previous Week 7/02/2018
          Oasis On Campus Homes  13 11
          Desert Willow Treatment Center - Acute Services  3 3
          Desert Willow Treatment Center - Residential Services  11 11
          Adolescent Treatment Center  16 16
          Family Learning Homes 10 9
          Total CMH Facility Population 53 50

            DCFS Data 
             
            Juvenile Justice (JJ) Facility Population 
             
            JJ Facility Current Week
            7/11/2018
            Previous Week
            7/03/2018
            Caliente Youth Center - Females 48 49
            Caliente Youth Center - Males 64 64
            Nevada Youth Training Center - Males 59 58
            Summit View Youth Center - Males 42 40
            Total JJ Facility Population 213 211

              Sources: UNITY Database - RPT704 Report, Avatar Database - CLEO Report, Juvenile Justice Internals

                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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