'Close to Home' by The Numbers

The following charts represent publicly available data on Close to Home non-secure placement facilities. All numbers come from the Administration for Children's Services.

For more data on Close to Home and the larger City and State juvenile justice systems, see this report published by the John Jay College of Criminal Justice Research and Evaluation Center.  


Young people sent to Close to Home non-secure placement facilities in City Fiscal Year 2014.

Charges Leading to Close to Home Placements

Reported Incidents in Close to Home Lockups

By law, the Administration for Children's Services must publish aggregate data on incidents in Close to Home programs each quarter. Physical restraints may refer to any physical contact between staff and youth, intended to control or guide a youth's behavior.

Home Zip Codes of Youth in Close to Home Lockups

Zoom in and scroll over the map for demographic data on each zip code.

A disproportionate number of young people sent to Close to Home facilities come from high-poverty, majority African-American and Hispanic neighborhoods.

All charts and graphs created by: Nicole Mader @nimader