Placements in Family Settings
On the First Day of the Year
Data HighlightsUnit: Percent
Foster Home Setting
This graph shows the percentage of children in different placement settings on the first day of each year. There are three types of family settings: kinship care, state-licensed foster homes, and privately-licensed foster homes. Non-family settings includes shelter care and group care.
Questions this graph can answer
What percentage of children in out-of-home-care were in a kinship care placement in a given year?
- Have state-licensed or privately-licensed foster homes been more prevalent on the east side of the state (e.g., Spokane County) or the west side (e.g., Pierce County)?
Siblings Placed Together (By Number of Siblings), fors how likely children are to be placed with their siblings, depending on the size of the sibling group.
- Children in Out-of-Home Care (Counts), for the number of children in care on the first day of each year.