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The Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health | April 12, 2011

Just Updated: More Than 20 Local Measures of Child Abuse, Foster Care

Want to know what’s happening in your region?
Find county-level data on child abuse/neglect and foster care through these interactive, large-scale maps.

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. Here in California, newly posted data show declining rates statewide of both substantiated cases of child abuse/neglect and first entries into foster care, both of which are key barometers.

Highlights from These New Data


Child Abuse:

Foster Care:

Perspective on These Data

Policy Implications: Child Abuse and Foster Care
Research & Links: Child Abuse | Foster Care
Why These Issues Matter: Child Abuse | Foster Care
Read Our Blog: A Snapshot of Child Welfare Legislation

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