Facts & Data

  • 837 Children 0-17 in foster care
  • 8% Youth who are not with a family (in group/institution)
  • 31 Average length of stay for children in FC (months)
  • 117 Number of children at risk for aging out
  • 31% Youth with 1 placement
  • 26% Youth with 2 placements
  • 11% Youth with 3 placements
  • 33% Youth with 4 or more placements

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