Out-of-home placement costs are going down, as well as the number of children in placement, according to a report by Beth Crook, community and veterans services director. In 2021, 102 children were in out-of-home placement; by the end of 2022, that number dropped to 81. Costs were at $3,314,618 in 2021, while 2022 saw a drop by nearly $1 million, with costs coming in at $2,369,290.

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