CHAMPS is a national campaign to spur policy improvements nationally and in states to ensure children and youth in foster care experience the highest quality parenting.

CHAMPS is led by a coalition of partners of researchers, advocates, pediatricians, faith-based leaders, foster parents, youth, service providers and others.

CHAMPS offers a policy playbook and related tools to help improve efforts to recruit, retain and support stable foster parenting.

All aspects of CHAMPS are grounded in research that shows loving, supportive families – whether birth, kin, foster or adoptive – are critical to the healthy development of all children.

To learn more about CHAMPS, please explore this website. You can also print and share this campaign overview with interested colleagues.

See our “Get Involved” section for ways you can help CHAMPS achieve its goal of ensuring bright futures for kids in foster care.

Contact us to learn how your state can join CHAMPS at info@fosteringchamps.org.

Get Involved

We invite you to get involved in CHAMPS and be part of building bright futures for kids in foster care.

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CHAMPS is an exciting new policy campaign with dozens of partner organizations working together to highlight the vital importance of foster parents to the health and well-being of children in foster care. Check out what’s going on nationally and in the states.