California Child Welfare Indicators Project

Data and technical assistance to promote child welfare system improvement

The California Child Welfare Indicators Project (CCWIP) is a collaborative venture between the University of California at Berkeley (UCB) and the California Department of Social Services (CDSS). The project is housed in the School of Social Welfare, and provides agency staff, policymakers, researchers, and the public with access to critical outcome information on California’s child welfare system.
Dashboards and Frequently Visited Reports


Transition-Age Youth Research & Evaluation Hub

Safety Dashboard

California Child Safety Indicators

Allegation Rates

Rates of children with a maltreatment allegation or substantiation

In Care—Point In Time Count

Children in foster care on a given day

Our Partners