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State Foster Care Statistics

The Division of Children and Family Services is responsible for the safety of children and youth in Arkansas. DCFS is responsible for child abuse and neglect prevention, protection, foster care, and adoptive programs. The following statistics can all be located at the Arkansas Department of Human Services website.

Why would a child enter foster care?

*statistics are greater then 100% because a child can enter into foster care for more than 1 reason

To view additional DHS/DCFS Reports, click below:

SFY 2015 Annual Report Card, Arkansas Department of Human Services/Division of Children and Family Services
SFY 2014 Annual Report Card, Arkansas Department of Human Services/Division of Children and Family Services
SFY 2013 Annual Report Card, Arkansas Department of Human Services/Division of Children and Family Services

2017 Quarterly Performance Reports

2nd Qtr, SFY, 2017 Arkansas Department of Human Services/Division of Children and Family Services
1st Qtr SFY, 2017 Arkansas Department of Human Services/Division of Children and Family Services

2016 Quarterly Performance Reports

4th Qtr SFY, 2016 Arkansas Department of Human Services/Division of Children and Family Services
3rd Qtr SFY, 2016 Arkansas Department of Human Services/Division of Children and Family Services
2nd Qtr SFY, 2016, Arkansas Department of Human Services/Division of Children and Family Services
1st Qtr SFY, 2016, Arkansas Department of Human Services/Division of Children and Family Services

2015 Quarterly Performance Reports
4th Quarter SFY 2015, Arkansas Department of Human Services/Division of Children and Family Services
3rd Quarter SFY 2015, Arkansas Department of Human Services/Division of Children and Family Services
2ndQuarter SFY 2015, Arkansas Department of Human Services/Division of Children and Family Services
1st Quarter SFY 2015, Arkansas Department of Human Services/Division of Children and Family Services

2014 Quarterly Performance Reports
4th Quarter SFY 2014, Arkansas Department of Human Services/Division of Children and Family Services
3rd Quarter SFY 2014, Arkansas Department of Human Services/Division of Children and Family Services
2nd Quarter SFY 2014, Arkansas Department of Human Services/Division of Children and Family Services
1st Quarter SFY 2014, Arkansas Department of Human Services/Division of Children and Family Services