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Annual Reports

Annual Reports

Annual Reports of the Office of the Child Advocate (OCA).

On December 12, 2023, Public Act 303 of 2023 changed the name of the office to the Office of the Child Advocate. The OCA publishes an Annual Report each year reporting on statistics from the prior calendar year. The Annual Report also includes the recommendations made to MDHHS, MDHHS responses to the recommendations, and any systemic recommendations. 

Below are the annual reports for the last five years. Annual reports published prior to the 2023 calendar year were published under the Office of Children's Ombudsman. The OCA continues to have historical annual reports dating back to 1997. A historical annual report can be requested by contacting the OCA. 

2022 Annual Report

2021 Annual Report

2020 Annual Report

2019 Annual Report

2018 Annual Report

 

Annual Reports, By Year

Annual Reports

2003 Annual Report

2003 Annual Report
2003 Annual Report

2001 Annual Report

Highlighted in the OCO's 2000-2001 Annual Report are eleven recommendations for changes in law and policy to improve Michigan's child welfare system. These recommendations resulted from complaints and/or case investigations conducted by the OCO during the reporting period.
2001 Annual Report

2002 Annual Report

2002 Annual Report

2000 Annual Report

OCO 2000 Annual Report
2000 Annual Report

1999 Annual Report

OCO 99 Annual Report
1999 Annual Report

1997 Annual Report

1997 Annual Report

1998 Annual Report

1998 Annual Report

2004 Annual Report

2004 Annual Report

2005 Annual Report

2005 Annual Report
2005 Annual Report

2006 Annual Report

2006 Annual Report
2006 Annual Report

2007 Annual Report

2007 Annual Report
2007 Annual Report

2008 Annual Report

2008 Annual Report
2008 Annual Report

2009 Annual Report

2009 Annual Report
2009 Annual Report

2010 Annual Report

2010 Annual Report
2010 Annual Report

2011 Annual Report

2011 Annual Report
2011 Annual Report

2012 Annual Report

2012 Annual Report

2013 Annual Report

2013 Annual Report

2014 Annual Report

2014 Annual Report

2015 Annual Report

2015 Annual Report

2016 Annual Report

2016 Annual Report

2017 Annual Report

2017 Annual Report

2018 Annual Report

2018 Annual Report

2019 Annual Report

2019 Annual Report

2020 Annual Report

2020 Annual Report