Informal and Formal Kinship Care. Table 4.8 Characteristics of Kinship Care Transition Groups, Illinois 1990-1995 Pooled Data

06/20/1997

Table 4.8

Characteristics of Kinship Care Transition Groups: Illinois 1990-95 pooled data.

A

Children that make transition from AFDC/Relative:

 

C

Children that make transition from Kinship Foster Care:

 

To:

AFDC/Rel

Kin/FC

AFDC/Par

FC/Other

   

To:

AFDC/Rel

Kin/FC

AFDC/Par

FC/Other

 
 

Number of Children

58,161

1,586

5,736

565

   

Number of Children

301

59,583

2,473

5,878

 
 

Cook County

68 %

87 %

60 %

61 %

   

Cook County

43 %

88 %

58 %

77 %

 
 

Balance of State

32 %

13 %

40 %

39 %

   

Balance of State

57 %

12 %

42 %

23 %

 
 

Ages 0-5

25 %

35 %

50 %

23 %

   

Ages 0-5

52 %

42 %

50 %

33 %

 
 

Ages 6-11

41 %

38 %

28 %

30 %

   

Ages 6-11

35 %

38 %

35 %

29 %

 
 

Ages 12-17

34 %

28 %

21 %

47 %

   

Ages 12-17

13 %

20 %

16 %

38 %

 
 

African American

76 %

91 %

78 %

72 %

   

African American

69 %

88 %

73 %

76 %

 
 

Other Race

24 %

9 %

22 %

28 %

   

Other Race

31 %

12 %

27 %

24 %

 
 

Grandparent

81 %

76 %

78 %

69 %

               
 

Other

19 %

24 %

22 %

31 %

               
                           

B

Children that maketransition to AFDC/Relative:

 

D

Children that maketransition to Kinship Foster Care:

 
 

From:

AFDC/Rel

Kin/FC

AFDC/Par

FC/Other

   

From:

AFDC/Rel

Kin/FC

AFDC/Par

FC/Other

 
 

Number of Children

58,161

301

10,679

87

   

Number of Children

1,586

59,583

17,225

3,943

 
 

Cook County

68 %

43 %

62 %

44 %

   

Cook County

87 %

88 %

81 %

72 %

 
 

Balance of State

32 %

57 %

38 %

56 %

   

Balance of State

13 %

12 %

19 %

28 %

 
 

Ages 0-5

25 %

52 %

48 %

54 %

   

Ages 0-5

35 %

42 %

58 %

39 %

 
 

Ages 6-11

41 %

35 %

31 %

21 %

   

Ages 6-11

38 %

38 %

31 %

26 %

 
 

Ages 12-17

34 %

13 %

21 %

25 %

   

Ages 12-17

28 %

20 %

11 %

35 %

 
 

African American

76 %

69 %

76 %

72 %

   

African American

91 %

88 %

84 %

76 %

 
 

Other Race

24 %

31 %

24 %

28 %

   

Other Race

9 %

12 %

16 %

24 %

 

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