Report: 2020 State of Child Welfare: Protecting Children and Promoting Stable Families in PA

In an effort to improve Pennsylvania’s child welfare system, our 11th annual State of Child Welfare – a five-year analysis of how Pennsylvania fares with practices around child safety, placement and permanency – outlines policy recommendations aimed at improving the system and includes county-level data and statewide and geographic trends. In addition, this year’s report analyzes racial disparity and disproportionality across the child population.

State-Level Data Tables

County Tables


2020 Source Notes