The Department of Children and Families, formerly the Department of Social Services, issues a quarterly report on their activities.
Included in the report are placement statistics by race, age, Hispanic origin; foster home profiles; those entering placement and those leaving; those with a goal to adoption; and foster homes by type, race, marital status and Hispanic origin.
The report also delineates cases and information by the state and specific regions and includes charts.
The report is available in the Library (room 341) in paper under the call number MR 363M3 D76. It is also on line at: http://archives.lib.state.ma.us/handle/2452/37929.
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