In accordance with the requirements of Proposition C, DCYF conducts evaluations to ensure program quality, support continual improvement, and measure progress toward performance targets. The Department also collects and analyzes data from local, state, and national sources, and issues internal and externally produced reports.
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Continuous investment in evaluation is essential to achieve positive outcomes for children, youth, and their families. DCYF evaluated programs in order to monitor organizational health, review service need and reach, and help determine capacity-building needs for service providers.
DCYF compiles data from our grantees and other local, state, and national sources to aid in planning, shaping investments, and creating policy. Information in this section includes the CBO Satisfaction Survey Results and DCYF Service Briefs by Supervisorial District.
DCYF's Issue Briefs highlight DCYF’s major investments in programming for Out of School Time, Summer, Teens, Violence Prevention & Intervention, and Evaluation & Capacity Building. Each brief contains charts, service maps and text detailing characteristics of and funding for programming, demographics of youth served, and youth engagement in programming.
DCYF, our grantees, and our partners issue periodic reports on our work, best practices, and many other topics related to children, youth and families in San Francisco. Information in this section includes the 2016-2017 Year End Reports for each of DCYF's grantees.