This guide identifies several types of data that an agency seeking to understand their kinship care system should collect. It includes a description of the types of kinship data that are important, as well as the essential indicators that should be tracked. A benchmark worksheet is also included
living with kin as a result of child welfare intervention
Statements & Quotations
Through efforts to help several jurisdictions improve kinship care, the Annie E. Casey Foundation Child Welfare Strategy Group has identified several types of data that an agency seeking to understand their kinship care system should collect.
To better understand whether kinship care practices are achieving positive outcomes for children, agencies should collect data on children living with kin families.