Children exiting foster care in Kentucky
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Children exiting foster care
Definitions: Number of children who exited foster care to any type of placement.
Data Source: Kentucky Cabinet for Health & Family Services, Dept. for Community Based Services
The data include some youth older than 18, as youth may elect to stay in care after turning 18. The number of children exiting foster care and placed in the custody of relatives is underestimated because some children are directly placed by the courts in the custody of relatives without entering the foster care system.
S= Number is suppressed for fewer than 6 children.
Indicator will be updated soon.
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