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4.2: Reentry into Foster Care

Of all children who entered foster care during the year, what percentage reentered care: (a) Within 12 months of a prior foster care episode?; (b) More than 12 months after a prior foster care episode?

Numerator: Children who entered foster care during the year within 12 months of a prior foster care episode or more than 12 months after a prior foster care episode

Denominator Statement: All children who entered foster care during the year

Measure Set: Child Welfare

Data Source: Adoption and Foster Care Analysis Reporting System (AFCARS)Organizational Surveys

Target Population: Adolescents, Children, Infants

Categories: Social Determinants of Health, Economic Factors, Housing stability

Additional Information: https://www.acf.hhs.gov/sites/default/files/cb/cwo10_14.pdf

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