Reports and Data

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DCF publishes many reports about our work improving the lives of Wisconsin families.

Data and statistical reports have been grouped by program area.

Tableau Dashboard Quick User Guide

For Data Requests for Research purposes only, please email:

For all other questions or requests please contact the main phone number for DCF at: 608-422-7000.

Child Support

Child Support Dashboard

An assortment of child support program performance reports presented in a visually interactive format.

Child Welfare

The Child Welfare Reports and Dashboards page is a resource for those interested in learning more about child welfare data in Wisconsin. Resources include both interactive visual dashboards and static data reports.
The data topics are:

  • Child Protective Services Reports
  • Child Welfare Dashboards
  • Citizen Review Panel Reports and Responses
  • Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) and Child & Family Services Review (CFSR) Reports
  • Out-of-Home Care Reports
  • Wisconsin Act 78 Public Disclosure Reports
Risk and Reach Project

The Risk and Reach Project is an interactive website which assesses the needs of young children, birth to 5, as well as potential gaps in services delivered by state and federal programs. Users are able to explore county-level data presented in the form of dynamically generated maps, tables, and scatterplots.

Wisconsin Shares Child Care Subsidy

Wisconsin Shares Child Care Subsidy Program Data

The Wisconsin Shares statistical reports include monthly and quarterly information about number of families and children served by Wisconsin Shares subsidies, program expenditures, and more.

Wisconsin Works

Analytics and Research Resources

The Bureau of Analytics and Research (BAR) provides reporting, performance monitoring, foundational fact-finding, and evaluation resources for the Division of Family and Economic Security (DFES). On this page you will find W-2 reports that display 12-month caseload data, WEBi resources for both Child Support and Employment Programs, and the W-2 Message Center of data communications. 

Refugee Cash Assistance Program Data

The monthly report displays the number of cases and recipients receiving benefits under the RCA program.

Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

Agency Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) are a set of metrics used to measure performance over time and help gauge if the Department is meeting its strategic goals and mission. Through the use of data-driven dashboards and reports, Key Performance Indicators are designed to provide information for strategic decision-making and results-oriented improvement efforts. The Bureau of Performance Management (BPM) supports and manages the KPI dashboards on behalf of the Department.

DMCPS Settlement Agreement Information

Jeanine B. Settlement Agreement – The Performance Analysis Unit is responsible for independent and objective reporting on Settlement Agreement measures. There are monthly, quarterly and semi-annual reports required as part of the Agreement. PA staff work with DMCPS and its contractors to collect and validate all data contained within these reports, and often present findings to the DMCPS Partnership Council. For more information visit Milwaukee County Child Protective Services: Settlement Agreement Information.