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Child Care Waiting List SFY 2019 - Current Statewide Human Services

This list contains children on the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (DHS), Office of Child Development and Early Learning (OCDEL), Child Care Works (CCW) subsidized child care program, Low Income waiting list. The waiting list numbers may vary throughout the year due to funding, eligibility of applicants and children leaving the program. In rare instances where a child is in a shared custody situation, this child may appear on the waiting list more than once.

DISCLAIMER: The information posted only reflects data tabulated using the last day of each month. Office of Child Development and Early Learning (OCDEL) can only confirm the accuracy of the specific data displayed and shall not be held liable or assume any responsibility for any improper use or interpretation of the information posted.

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NameSocrata field nameColumn name in sgr mountData typeDescription
County Namecoutny_namecoutny_nameTextThis is the name of the county where the child is on the waitlist.
Number of Children on the Child Care Waiting Listwaitlist_countwaitlist_countNumberThis is the unique count of the number of children on the child care waiting list for the date in this row. If the row shows data for Pennsylvania, that is a complete count for the state. Do not add this count for PA to the rest of the county counts or the total number will be duplicated.
Care Level Codecare_level_codecare_level_codeText
Latitude of CountylatitudelatitudeNumberIf the Latitude point is null, then the county is unknown. This is a generic point for latitude in each county to give the ability to create visualizations such as map layers. The latitude for the state of Pennsylvanian will fall to the south east of Pennsylvania actually in Maryland so that the information for a statewide total can also be displayed on a map layer without affecting information in another county.
Longitude of CountylongitudelongitudeNumberIf the Longitude point is null, then the county is unknown. This is a generic point for longitude in each county to give the ability to create visualizations such as map layers. The longitude for the state of Pennsylvanian will fall to the south east of Pennsylvania actually in Maryland so that the information for a statewide total can also be displayed on a map layer without affecting information in another county.
State Fiscal Yearfiscal_yearfiscal_yearTextThis is the begin year to end year of the State Fiscal Year. The State Fiscal Year starts in July and ends in June of each Fiscal year.
Pennsylvania County Boundaries:@computed_region_nmsq_hqvv:@computed_region_nmsq_hqvvNumber
Pa Senatorial Districts (2017-01):@computed_region_d3gw_znnf:@computed_region_d3gw_znnfNumber
Municipality Boundary:@computed_region_amqz_jbr4:@computed_region_amqz_jbr4Number
Pa House Districts (2017-01):@computed_region_r6rf_p9et:@computed_region_r6rf_p9etNumber
Pa School Districts (2017):@computed_region_rayf_jjgk:@computed_region_rayf_jjgkNumber
Name of Monthmonth_namemonth_nameTextThis is the name of the month that corresponds with the data in this row.
MonthmonthmonthNumberThis is the number of the month that corresponds with the data in this row.
State Namestate_namestate_nameTextThis is the State Name - Pennsylvania.
State FIPS Codestate_codestate_codeTextThese are the first 2 digits of the 5-digit Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) code that designate the State association. Each State has its own 2-digit number and each County within the state has its own 3-digit number which are combined into a 5-digit number to uniquely identify every US county. For more technical details : Federal Information Processing Standards Publications (FIPS PUBS) are issued by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) after approval by the Secretary of Commerce pursuant to Section 111 (d) of the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949 as amended by the Computer Security Act of 1987, Public Law 100-235. Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) 6-4, Counties and Equivalent Entities of the U.S., Its Possessions, and Associated Areas -- 90 Aug 31 , provides the names and codes that represent the counties and other entities treated as equivalent legal and/or statistical subdivisions of the 50 States, the District of Columbia, and the possessions and freely associated areas of the United States. Counties are considered to be the "first-order subdivisions" of each State and statistically equivalent entity, regardless of their local designations (county, parish, borough, etc.). Information gathered from census data - https://www.census.gov/geo/reference/codes/cou.html
County FIPS Codefips_codefips_codeTextThe FIPS county code is a five-digit Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) code (FIPS 6-4) which uniquely identifies counties and county equivalents in the United States, certain U.S. possessions, and certain freely associated states. This is the 3-digit part of the 5-digit county FIPS code specifically standing for the county.
Care Level Namecare_level_namecare_level_nameText
Georeferenced Latitude & Longitudegeocoded_columngeocoded_columnPointA generic georeferenced Latitude & Longitude point within the county. These points can be used to create visualizations such as maps to show the data by county. A point is also provided for outside of the state (on a map it will sit to the southeast of the state). This number represents the total number for the state and this location provides a spot on a map to display the PA number without having it duplicate within a county when using in a mapping visual.
YearyearyearTextThis is the year that corresponds with the data in this row.
State County Codecounty_cdecounty_cdeNumberThis is the Pennsylvania State County code as a number.
 
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