You are here

Child Welfare Services

Child Welfare Services

Child Welfare Services

Refers to the efforts that the State of Oklahoma is making to provide a safe environment for children to live, learn, and grow with their families.

$591.5M
Annual Expenses to Date
Fiscal Year Budget by Funding Source
Agencies Contributing Budget

Foster Care Entry Rate

Reduce the foster care entry rate from 6.3 per 1,000 in 2013 to 4.9 per 1,000 by 2019 by increasing the number of children who remain safely in their own homes.

• Today: 
5.6 per 1,000
• Target: 
4.9 per 1,000

Foster Home Placement

Increase the percentage of children who experience two or fewer foster home placement settings within a 12-month period from 72.9% in 2013 to 83.3% by 2019.

• Today: 
71.3%
• Target: 
83.3%

Child Reunification

Increase the percentage of children who reunify with their family within 12 months of first entry into foster care from 58.7% in 2013 to 69.9% by 2019.

• Today: 
50.6%
• Target: 
69.9%