DFPS Releases FY 2020 Data Book

The Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) recently released their FY 2020 Data Book.

Browse the FY 2020 DFPS Data Book

Statewide Data Highlights

  • 47,913 children were in DFPS conservatorship (custody).
  • 16,522 children were removed from home.
  • 6,186 children were awaiting adoption on Aug. 31, 2020.
  • 18,416 children exited DFPS custody. Among these:
    • 6,285 (34.13%) were reunified with family,
    • 2,719 (14.76%) were adopted by non-relatives,
    • 2,551 (13.85%) were adopted by relatives, and
    • 1,267 (6.88%) aged out/were emancipated.

Interested in Diving Deeper?

Browse the full DFPS Data Book online! If you need help finding specific data, contact us at txcasa@texascasa.org.

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