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
||Current Week 9/19/2018
||Previous Week 9/12/2018
|Rural Region - Children in Out of Home Placements^*
^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.
Juvenile Justice (JJ) Facility Population
|Caliente Youth Center - Females
|Caliente Youth Center - Males
|Nevada Youth Training Center - Males
|Summit View Youth Center - Males
|Total JJ Facility Population
Sources: UNITY Database - RPT704 Report, Avatar Database - CLEO Report, Juvenile Justice Internal Reports
DCFS PROGRAM AREAS
Child Mental Health
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
Other Report Links