CPS 2.3 Children In DFPS Legal Responsibility by County FY2012-2021

data.texas.gov | Last Updated 15 Feb 2022

Children in DFPS custody are those for whom a court has appointed DFPS legal responsibility through temporary or permanent managing conservatorship or other court ordered legal basis. This chart includes any child in DFPS custody at some point during the year. Children may be duplicated in the count, if they were in and out of DFPS custody more than once during the fiscal year. Visit dfps.state.tx.us for information on Children in DFPS Legal Responsibility and all DFPS programs.

Tags: dfps, cps, legal status, conservatorship, cvs, oidb, databook, data book, legal responsibility

This dataset has the following 4 columns:

Column NameAPI Column NameData TypeSample Values
Fiscal Yearfiscal_yeartext
Countycountytext
Regionregiontext
Children in DFPS Responsibilitychildren_in_dfps_responsibilitynumber