Quick Facts

  • This graphic has three states (Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin) and the text overlay “11%-15% of Youth”.

    Of those age 19 to 26 transitioning out of foster care in three Midwest States, 11% to 15% were lesbian, gay, or bisexual, based on data collected between 2002 and 2011. View the YDD LGB Brief.

  • This graphic has 3 houses, representing 1, 2 and 3 placements.

    Approximately 22% of children in families investigated for maltreatment were placed out of home at least once in the 18 months following the close of investigation. Among those placed out of home, 72.6% had one placement, 18.9% had two placements, and 8.5% had three or more placements. View the NSCAW Spotlight.

  • The illustration has 2 pie charts. The first pie chart is 74% filled and has the text “74% full time” on top of it. The second pie chart is 50% filled and has the text “50% 10 years + Experience”

    The majority of center-based teachers and caregivers (74%) work full time and have considerable experience working in the early care and education field. Half have 10 years of experience or more.  View the NSECE Brief.

  • This image has the silhouettes of 4 children in front of a house. One child is a dark color. Text infront of the children reads "Approximately 25% spoke a language other than English".

    Approximately a quarter of all children served by Head Start in the 2007-2008 program year spoke a language other than English at home. View the DLL Report to Congress.

  • "14 program models" icon

    14 program models meet HHS criteria for evidence-based home visiting models. Many of the models have shown the ability to improve outcomes of interest to ACF such as child maltreatment, school readiness, and family economic self-sufficiency.

  • Maximum Monthly TANF Benefits to a Family of 3 Range from $170 to $923 Across States

    The maximum monthly TANF benefits for a family of three ranged from $170 in Mississippi to $923 in Alaska, as of July 2012. View more State TANF Policies in the Welfare Rules Database.

  • A pie graph showing neglect (51.8%) as the most common form of reported maltreatment in 2008.

    Among children investigated by Child Protective Services in 2008, neglect was the most common form of reported maltreatment (51.8%). View the National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well-Being (NSCAW II) Baseline Report.

Quick Facts

    • This graphic has three states (Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin) and the text overlay “11%-15% of Youth”.

      Of those age 19 to 26 transitioning out of foster care in three Midwest States, 11% to 15% were lesbian, gay, or bisexual, based on data collected between 2002 and 2011. View the YDD LGB Brief.

    • This graphic has 3 houses, representing 1, 2 and 3 placements.

      Approximately 22% of children in families investigated for maltreatment were placed out of home at least once in the 18 months following the close of investigation. Among those placed out of home, 72.6% had one placement, 18.9% had two placements, and 8.5% had three or more placements. View the NSCAW Spotlight.

    • The illustration has 2 pie charts. The first pie chart is 74% filled and has the text “74% full time” on top of it. The second pie chart is 50% filled and has the text “50% 10 years + Experience”

      The majority of center-based teachers and caregivers (74%) work full time and have considerable experience working in the early care and education field. Half have 10 years of experience or more.  View the NSECE Brief.

    • This image has the silhouettes of 4 children in front of a house. One child is a dark color. Text infront of the children reads "Approximately 25% spoke a language other than English".

      Approximately a quarter of all children served by Head Start in the 2007-2008 program year spoke a language other than English at home. View the DLL Report to Congress.

    • "14 program models" icon

      14 program models meet HHS criteria for evidence-based home visiting models. Many of the models have shown the ability to improve outcomes of interest to ACF such as child maltreatment, school readiness, and family economic self-sufficiency.

    • Maximum Monthly TANF Benefits to a Family of 3 Range from $170 to $923 Across States

      The maximum monthly TANF benefits for a family of three ranged from $170 in Mississippi to $923 in Alaska, as of July 2012. View more State TANF Policies in the Welfare Rules Database.