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CPS 2.4 Children In Legal Responsibility on August 31 by Legal Status and Average Days in Care FY2011-2020

CPS 2.4 Children In Legal Responsibility on August 31 by Legal Status and Average Days in Care FY2011-2020

Children in DFPS custody are those for whom a court has appointed DFPS legal responsibility through temporary or permanent managing conservatorship or other court ordered legal basis. This chart includes any child in DFPS custody on August 31 of the fiscal year.

A description of the different types of legal statuses is in the CPS glossary: http://www.dfps.state.tx.us/About_DFPS/Data_Book/Child_Protective_Services/Resources/glossary.asp

Visit dfps.state.tx.us for information on Children In Legal Responsibility and all DFPS programs.

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NameSocrata field nameColumn name in sgr mountData typeDescription
County Codecounty_codecounty_codeText
Average Number of Days in Careaverage_number_of_days_in_careaverage_number_of_days_in_careNumberThe average number of days in care for the population as calculated from the day of removal to August 31 of the fiscal year displayed
RegionregionregionText
Legal Statuslegal_statuslegal_statusText
Fiscal Yearfiscal_yearfiscal_yearText
CountycountycountyText
Children in DFPS Legal Responsibility on August 31children_in_dfps_legal_responsibility_on_august_31children_in_dfps_legal_responsibility_on_august_31Number

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