Children entering/re-entering state custody in Missouri

Change Indicator

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

Definitions: Number of entries or reentries into Division of Family Services alternative care, including foster care, group homes, relative care, and residential settings.  Rate is expressed per 1,000 children.

Data Source: MO Dept. of Social Services; US Census Bureau; MO Office of Administration, Division of Budget and Planning