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

      Child Welfare (CW) Foster Care Population

        Child Welfare (CW) Foster Care Population
        Rural Region Count as of
        08/04/2020*
        Count as of 
        07/28/2020*
          
        Children in Out of Home Placements^* 413 418

          ^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

            Children's Mental Health (CMH) Facility Population

              Children's Mental Health (CMH) Facility Population
              CMH Facility  Count as of
              08/04/2020* 
              Count as of
              07/28/2020* 
              Oasis On Campus Homes  5 6
              Desert Willow Treatment Center - Acute Services  0 0
              Desert Willow Treatment Center - Residential Services  12 12
              Adolescent Treatment Center  5 7
              Family Learning Homes 6 6
              Total CMH Facility Population  28 31

                *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

                  Juvenile Justice (JJ) Facility Population

                    Juvenile Justice (JJ) Facility Population
                    JJ Facility  Count as of 
                    08/04/2020* 
                    Count as of 
                    07/28/2020* 
                    Caliente Youth Center - Females 19 19
                    Caliente Youth Center - Males 48 48
                    Nevada Youth Training Center - Males 45 38
                    Summit View Youth Center - Males 43 43
                    Total JJ Facility Population 155 148

                      *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

                              Other Report Links