Children in substitute care by county in Illinois

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Children in substitute care by county

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Note: Non-consecutive years appear adjacent in the trend line
because one or more years have been deselected.

Definitions: Totals are number of children in substitute care, defined as  in a foster family home, group home, or institution – is the temporary placement of children outside their homes due to abuse, neglect or dependency, at the end of the fiscal year by county.

Data Source: University of Illinois Children & Family Research Center, Illinois Children & Family Research Center Outcome Indicator Tables available here. See the Substitute Care Section for End of Year Placement Types tables and data are from Total Children in Substitute Care at End of Year by County.