Research and Policy Organizations

Children’s Bureau
Program, policy, data, training, and other information from the US Department of Health and Human Services Administration for Children & Families

California Child Welfare Council
State advisory body that considers recommendations to improve child and youth outcomes through increased collaboration and coordination among multiple agencies

Child Welfare League of America
Information and research on national child welfare policies, programs, and practices

Chapin Hall
Research and policy center at the University of Chicago that focuses on children, families, and their communities

Children and Family Services Division, California Department of Social Services
Information on California’s child welfare programs and services

Data Resources

Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) Fact Sheets
Monthly fact sheets with data on children and families served by LA DCFS

Child Welfare Dynamic Report System
Database of state and county child welfare data and outcomes