State Child Welfare Spending at a Glance

Research Report

State Child Welfare Spending at a Glance

A Supplemental Report to the Cost of Protecting Vulnerable Children


This supplement to the main report The Cost of Protecting Vulnerable Children: Understanding Federal, State, and Local Child Welfare Spending (Occasional Paper 20) provides state-by-state data on spending for child welfare services in state fiscal year 1996. Charts detail sources of funding for child welfare services and spending by type of service, type of out-of-home placement, and type of child welfare expenditure.

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