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Data-Driven Outcomes Reporting

As part of our commitment to research and quantifiable performance, Hillside incorporates data-driven methods into our programs and services that enable the continuous review of our performance, and the measurement of true and meaningful impact. This consistent emphasis on measurement allows our agency to create the best possible outcomes among those we serve, with the highest value to our funders and communities.

Hillside publishes annual Outcomes Reports that track the measurable performance of agency-wide programs and priorities during each fiscal year. Data from the 2021 fiscal year are featured below.

Fiscal Year 2021 – Youth & Families Served

The data below reflect outcomes for Hillside services provided from July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021.

Gender

54% Female

46% Male

Age

14% 0-10 years

64% 11-18 years

7% 19-26 years

15% 27+ years

Ethnicity

39% African-American

36% Caucasian

14% Hispanic/Latino

9% Multi-Racial

2% Other

Youth & Families Served by Program*

Adoption

215

Adult and Children’s Health Homes

2,967

Customized Services

123

Day Treatment Education

440

Developmental Disabilities

78

Early Childhood Development

322

Family Development

813

Family Finding

145

Foster Care

331

Home- and Community-Based Services

1,204

Non-Secure Detention

15

Residential Treatment (Includes Therapeutic Education services)

400

Youth Development

3,860

Hillside provided services in partnership with 9,504 families

*Includes enrollment in multiple services by some youth, adults and families.

Risk Factors

Upon admission to a Hillside program** in FY 2021, individuals presented with the following risk factors:

  • Adverse Experiences & Trauma 91% 91%
  • Mental Health Disorders or Diagnoses 84% 84%
  • Violent Behaviors & Exposure 78% 78%
  • Education Challenges 74% 74%
  • Suicidal Attempts, Ideation, Self-Harming Behaviors* 66% 66%
  • Runaway/Wandering Behaviors 43% 43%
  • Sexually Harmful Behaviors 40% 40%
  • Substance Use/Abuse 28% 28%
  • Legal Challenges (arrests, incarceration, involvement with legal system) 19% 19%

**Excludes Hillside Work-Scholarship Connection.

Adverse Childhood Experiences

Upon admission to a Hillside program,** youth and families complete a questionnaire to identify Adverse Childhood Experiences. Frequent or prolonged ACE exposure can affect a developing brain and create significant long-term health impacts, but early intervention can reduce those risks.

  • Parental Separation or Divorce 75% 75%
  • Household Mental Health Problems 59% 59%
  • Emotional Abuse 55% 55%
  • Household Alcohol or Drug Use Problems 52% 52%

4.7

OUT OF 10

Average ACE score among individuals in Hillside programs. A score of 4 or higher indicates substantially increased lifetime risk.

**Excludes Hillside Work-Scholarship Connection.

Fiscal Year 2021 – Outcomes at Discharge

By partnering with Hillside programs and staff, youth and adults can expect to enjoy safer, healthier lives within their families and communities.

Positive Results


Upon discharge from select programs in FY 2021:

of individuals were living with their families, in adoptive homes or independently

were able to transition to less intensive levels of care

Family Satisfaction


Based on surveys conducted with youth and families served by Hillside in FY 2021:

of families were highly satisfied with services received

strongly agreed they would recommend Hillside programs to family or friends

Building Social-Emotional Well-Being


The Developmental Assets Profile measures assets that affect social-emotional well-being. Youth in most Hillside services complete this assessment upon admission and at discharge. Among youth discharged in FY 2021:

increased their overall number of assets

in the “challenged and vulnerable” range at admission increased their overall number of assets at discharge

Strengthening Connections & Support


Hillside uses the Youth Connections Scale in many services to measure relational permanency and supports that are critical to a young person’s long-term success.

of youth discharged in FY 2021 increased their connections and supports between admission and discharge

Download Outcomes Reports

Click on any image to view or download complete past years’ Outcomes Reports for Hillside programs and Hillside Work-Scholarship Connection.

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Outcomes Reports

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