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A worldwide technology outage is causing disruption to some State of Illinois online systems.  We are aware of this issue and are diligently working on restoration.

Child Experience

Standing for Safety, Stability and Success

DCFS is deeply committed to providing the best experience possible for youth referred to the department. By carefully considering every child's individual needs, the department continually supports wellness and development.

Data on this page is from the previous 12 months.

Map Functions:

  • Data on this page is from the previous 12 months.
  • To view data by county, select from the dropdown menu by either typing the county name or using the scroll bar.
  • Place your cursor over any county on the Illinois map and hover to see that county's breakdown of the total number of children in care and the % of those who have received medical/wellness services.

Partnering for Long-Term Well-Being

DCFS prioritizes children’s short and long-term well-being. From ensuring their immediate safety to helping them thrive long-term, the department serves as a resource and advocate for children in need across Illinois.

All content included in the dashboards is for informative purposes only. Information presented is based on data updated daily from Illinois’ Statewide Automated Child Welfare Information System and may change at any time.