The DFPS Human Trafficking and Child Exploitation (HTCE) division researches models of service and programs for child trafficking victims and facilitates Human Trafficking Prevention and Intervention Training for DFPS personnel, contracted providers, and youth in foster care. [learn more]

About Our Data and Statistics

  • These statistics are updated regularly.
  • DFPS has undergone major changes over time, so comparisons across the years can be misleading.
  • For a quick snapshot of our statistics, download the Data Card.
  • Complete data sets can be downloaded at the Texas Open Data Portal.
  • To ensure privacy, some data are withheld. [about privacy and data]
  • This Information is also available in accessible online data charts. [accessible version]

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