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Social Work Statistics: California

Child Welfare Outcomes in California Administration for Children and Families, US Department of Health and Human Services

  • Detailed statistics on maltreatment, foster care, and adoption

California Department of Social Services

California Department of Social Services Research and Data Reports offers data at California and county levels on child abuse, elder abuse, adoption, foster care, homeless assistance requests, etc.

RAND California (Oviatt Library subscription) includes approximately 100 statistical databases about California covering population, social assisance programs, child abuse, domestic violence, and more. Data is available at various geographic levels; some of the databases cover the entire nation. Most of the data comes from state or federal sources; check the source of the data of interest to you.