In 2017, spending on the child and family services market was projected to reach $381.1 billion. This is a 12.5% increase from 2013 when spending was $338.6 billion. The child and family services market is comprised of children's health services, special education services, and child welfare services. Some categories of spending may overlap as some special education services may also be counted under children's health services or child welfare. *2017 is a . . .