The California Child Welfare Indicators Project (CCWIP) is a collaborative venture between the University of California at Berkeley (UCB) and the California Department of Social Services (CDSS). The project is housed in the School of Social Welfare, and provides policymakers, child welfare workers, researchers, and the public with direct access to customizable information on California’s entire child welfare system.


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RESEARCH
The California Child Welfare Indicators Project is engaged in ongoing research projects and initiatives that use state child welfare administrative data as well as other linked data sources. Conference presentations and other research output using CWS/CMS data are publicly available on this website to inform policymakers and practitioners on key child welfare issues.

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DATA HIGHLIGHT
Number of children and youth ages 0 to 17 in California child-welfare-supervised foster care on January 1 and number of entries and exits in the preceding 12 months. Click for detailed in care, entries, and exits information.

ANNOUNCEMENTS
The Children’s Data Network and California Child Welfare Indicators Project have released a new report, Transition-Age Youth and the Child Protection System: Demographic and Case Characteristics. Funded by the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation and developed in collaboration with the California Department of Social Services and the Los Angeles Department of Children and Family Services, this report can be used to better understand dynamics of transition-age youth (TAY).
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