Latest UC Data – FY2022

The data below was extracted from ORR's UC Portal database. The UC Portal system tracks an unaccompanied child's cycle in ORR custody from the time of placement, and throughout ORR's care. In this way, the UC Portal supports ORR's mission of ensuring each child receives a safe placement and timely release to a vetted sponsor.

Overall Data | Gender | Age | Tender Age (0-12) UC By Shelter Type | Total Monthly Discharges to Individual Sponsors Only (By Category)

Overall Data

In Care Statistics Calculated on the Last Day of the Month 10/31/2021 11/30/2021 12/31/2021 01/31/2022 02/28/2022 03/31/2022 04/30/2022
Average Number of Children in Care: 11,502 12,203 12,511 8,903 9,990 10,275 9,809
Maximum Number of Operations Beds*: 25,915 24,098 22,200 22,200 20,851 20,876 20,786
Average Occupancy Rate**: 45% 58% 57% 41% 48% 50% 48%
Average Length of Care (for those discharged)***: 30 31 30 37 33 30 28
Average Length of Care (for those in care)****: 43 38 47 51 46 43 48
30-Day Average Number of UC Referrals: 344 424 342 216 344 368 324
30-Day Average UC Discharge Rate: 3.5 2.8 3.5 2.8 3.2 3.4 4.0

*includes Influx shelters
**ORR estimates that 30% of the operational capacity is unavailable due to COVID-19 restrictions. The percentage varies from program to program and is generally affected by quarantine needs and staff availability
***includes all discharge types & all program types
****Length of Care calculated as of the last day of the corresponding month showing above

Gender

In Care Statistics Calculated on the Last Day of the Month 10/31/2021 11/30/2021 12/31/2021 01/31/2022 02/28/2022 03/31/2022 04/30/2022
Male 7,283 8,718 7,011 6,231 6,933 7,333 5,870
Female 3,800 4,772 3,612 3,304 3,432 3,543 3,013

Age

In Care Statistics Calculated on the Last Day of the Month 10/31/2021 11/30/2021 12/31/2021 01/31/2022 02/28/2022 03/31/2022 04/30/2022
0-5 273 332 274 251 253 282 222
6-12 1,149 1,593 1,051 918 958 999 787
13-14 1,239 1,557 1,130 1,001 1,073 1,214 1,003
15-16 4,335 5,074 4,099 3,569 3,946 4,166 3,473
17+ 4,087 4,934 4,069 3,796 4,135 4,215 3,398

Tender Age (0-12) UC By Shelter Type

In Care Statistics Calculated on the Last Day of the Month 10/31/2021 11/30/2021 12/31/2021 01/31/2022 02/28/2022 03/31/2022 04/30/2022
Standard Shelter 954 1,067 921 675 734 789 544
Transitional Foster Care 380 672 313 370 356 433 403
Residential Treatment 3 2 2 2 2 2 1
Staff Secure 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Secure 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Therapeutic Staff Secure 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Therapeutic Group Home 4 3 2 1 4 2 4
Long Term Foster Care 40 39 41 45 50 54 57
Emergency Intake Facility 5 24 18 0 1 1 0
Influx Care Facility 36 118 28 76 64 0 0

Total Monthly Discharges to Individual Sponsors Only (By Category)

In Care Statistics Calculated on the Last Day of the Month 10/31/2021 11/30/2021 12/31/2021 01/31/2022 02/28/2022 03/31/2022 04/30/2022
Category 1 4,031 3,692 4,809 2,348 2,954 3,504 3,877
Category 2 6,144 4,929 6,523 3,834 4,279 5,514 5,873
Category 3 1,887 1,385 1,730 1,371 1,290 1,548 1,662
Total 12,062 10,006 13,062 7,553 8,523 10,566 11,412

*** PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL FY 22 UC DATA REPRESENTED HERE IS UNRECONCILED AND SUBJECT TO CHANGE***

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