DFPS is an agency of the State of Texas, and the Governor appoints the commissioner of DFPS. The DFPS commissioner oversees roughly 13,000 employees in over 250 local offices across Texas and at headquarters in Austin. [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]

Reports Available

Statewide Intake (SWI)

Adult Protective Services (APS)

Child Protection (CPI/CPS)