AD 56 D - Independent Adoption Program and Adoption Set-Asides Quarterly Statistical Report

This quarterly report includes statistical data on new independent adoption petitions received and adoption investigations approved, dismissed and denied during the quarter. It also includes data on new Set-Aside adoption petitions received, and Set-Aside investigations recommended and not recommended.


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Report Period Updated
Fiscal Year 2018-19            
Fiscal Year 2017-18            
Fiscal Year 2016-17            
Fiscal Year 2015-16            

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