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Table 16.II

New York City (NYC)
Administration for Children's Services
Financial and Service Indicators

 
   
    Fiscal Year  
  2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014  
  Children in foster care (average)
16,439
15,476
14,561
13,820
12,958
11,760
 
  Children in foster kinship homes
5,575
5,559
5,178
4,843
4,461
3,945
 
  Children in nonrelative foster boarding homes
8,705
8,367
8,144
7,896
7,398
6,910
 
  All children entering foster care
5,909
7,108
6,356
5,698
4,779
4,571
 
  Children who re-enter foster care within year of discharge to family (%)
14.1
11.0
11.2
10.4
10.2
10.8
 
  Children entering foster care
placed with relatives (%)
24.5
25.0
27.0
27.1
26.6
25.7
 
  Siblings placed simultaneously in
same foster home (%)
80.9
83.0
85.0
86.3
87.9
88.0
 
  Abuse and/or neglect reports for
children in foster care
1,940
2,170
2,040
1,902
2,165
1,987
 
  Abuse and/or neglect reports for
children in child care
426
337
375
322
357
414
 
  Median length of stay for children entering foster care for first time and returned to parent (months)
8.3
5.3
6.4
5.5
6.8
7.5
 
  Children eligible for adoption
1,839
1,780
1,697
1,675
1,446
1,248
 
  Children adopted
1,344
1,156
1,186
1,295
1,310
1,101
 
  Average adoption completion time (years)
3.2
3.2
3.0
3.1
3.1
2.9
 
  Children eligible for adoption
who are adopted (%)
73.1
64.9
69.9
77.3
90.6
88.2
 
     
  Agency Resources*  
  Expenditures ($000,000)
$2,978.7
$3,015.8
$2,964.2
$2,854.5
$2,805.0
$2,837.2
 
  Revenues ($000,000)
$4.8
$3.1
$2.8
$3.8
$3.4
$3.1
 
  Personnel
7,463
6,564
6,213
6,196
6,082
5,923
 
  Overtime Paid ($000,000)
$19.8
$21.8
$20.8
$21.2
$20.6
$15.3
 
     
 
Note:
*As of 2011, Department of Juvenile Justice financial information has been included in the Administration For Children's Services report.
 
     
 

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Source:
NYC Mayor's Management Report