The number of Division of Family Services reports called into the Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline. The number of reports screened in to initiate a DFS investigation. The number of investigations founded for child abuse and neglect. Note: Numbers are duplicative - a family may have had more than one report that was investigated. The Division conducts Civil investigations. The standard of proof is a preponderance of evidence.
More information can be obtained in the DSCYF Parent Handbook: http://kids.delaware.gov/pdfs/fs-ParentHandbook-English-2015.pdf
The Government Support Services (GSS) office within Office of Management of Budget (OMB) administers statewide central contracts for use by state agencies, school districts, and municipalities which includes their spend data.
This is a public use data file on Delaware Births for 2009 to 2013 obtained from the Delaware certificate of live births. It includes the basic demographic information of the mother and some characteristics of birth.