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
      09/18/2019
      Count as of
      09/11/2019
      Rural Region - Children in Out of Home Placements^* 402 391

        ^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
          09/18/2019*
          Count as of
          09/11/2019*
          Oasis On Campus Homes  9 12
          Desert Willow Treatment Center - Acute Services  6 3
          Desert Willow Treatment Center - Residential Services  11 8
          Adolescent Treatment Center  9 9
          Family Learning Homes 10 10
          Total CMH Facility Population  45  42

            *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 
              09/18/2019*
              Count as of
              09/11/2019*
              Caliente Youth Center - Females 29 28
              Caliente Youth Center - Males 46 44
              Nevada Youth Training Center - Males 44 43
              Summit View Youth Center - Males 32 34
              Total JJ Facility Population 151 149

                *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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