Protective Factors Survey

Welcome to the Protective Factors Surveys Online Data System (PFSODS). This system is a free and voluntary system to help users of the various Protective Factors Survey tools. Use of this system requires access to a database assigned to the system. If you don’t have access to a database attached to the system, please visit to learn more about how to create one.

The system will allow users to enter data from the PFS-2 (all approved versions) and original PFS (all approved versions) and produce reports and download data for analysis. Agencies can create accounts to track and analyze multiple programs either together or separately. To learn more about the suite of surveys, please visit

By using this system you agree to share your deidentified data with FRIENDS and its designees for research purposes only. Use of this system is voluntary and not required for use of the associated tools. If you do not wish to share your data then use of this system is not an option for your agency. Sign Up