National Data

As part of its work, the Children's Justice Project also utilizes data from various national sources, both governmental and private.  Below are links to some of the data utilized by CJP.

 

KIDS COUNT is a project of the Annie E. Casey Foundation and a premier source of data on children and families. Each year, the Foundation produces a comprehensive report — the KIDS COUNT Data Book — that assesses child well-being in the United States.

Using information collected through various monitoring and reporting systems, the Children's Bureau analyzes and reports data on a variety of topics, including adoption, foster care, and child abuse and neglect.

A resource since 1988, the National Data Archive on Child Abuse and Neglect (NDACAN) promotes scholarly exchange among researchers in the child maltreatment field. NDACAN acquires microdata from leading researchers and national data collection efforts and makes these datasets available to the research community for secondary analysis.

This comprehensive child welfare resource provides state and national data on child maltreatment, foster care, kinship caregiving, and adoption from foster care.

Casey Family Programs provides information about individual states regarding children in care and how money is invested in foster care compared to preventive and permanency services.

The Child Welfare League of America provides information regarding statistics, outcomes, data, resources and more