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Social Services

   
   

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

 
   
    Fiscal Year  
  2011 2012 2013 2014 2015  
  Children in foster care (average)
14,561
13,820
12,958
11,728
11,098
 
  Children in foster kinship homes
5,178
4,843
4,461
3,928
3,636
 
  Children in nonrelative foster boarding homes
8,144
7,896
7,398
6,896
6,533
 
  All children entering foster care
6,356
5,698
4,779
4,501
4,104
 
  Children who re-enter foster care within year of discharge to family (%)
11.2
10.4
10.2
10.8
10.4
 
  Children entering foster care
placed with relatives (%)
27.0
27.1
26.6
25.7
28.2
 
  Siblings placed simultaneously in
same foster home (%)
85.0
86.3
87.9
88.2
88.9
 
  Abuse and/or neglect reports for
children in foster care
2,040
1,902
2,165
1,989
1,956
 
  Median length of stay for children entering foster care for first time and returned to parent (months)
6.4
5.5
6.8
7.5
6.6
 
  Children eligible for adoption
1,697
1,675
1,446
1,248
1,092
 
  Children adopted
1,186
1,295
1,310
1,101
1,004
 
  Average adoption completion time (years)
3.0
3.1
3.1
2.9
2.7
 
  Children eligible for adoption
who are adopted (%)
69.9
77.3
90.6
88.2
91.9
 
     
  Agency Resources*  
  Expenditures ($000,000)
$2,964.2
$2,854.5
$2,805.0
$2,785.5
$2,885.0
 
  Revenues ($000,000)
$2.8
$3.8
$3.4
$3.1
$3.9
 
  Personnel
6,213
6,196
6,082
5,923
5,972
 
  Overtime Paid ($000,000)
$20.8
$21.2
$20.6
$25.2
$17.4
 
     
 
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