Facts & Data

5,884 Children 0-17 in foster care
18% Youth who are not with a family (in group/institution)
16 Average length of stay for children in FC (months)
766 Number of children at risk for aging out
44% Youth with 1 placement
23% Youth with 2 placements
12% Youth with 3 placements
21% Youth with 4 or more placements

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On The Navajo Nation, Foster Care Families Are In Short Supply (Includes audio)

Brain Frames - Fact Sheets on Adolescent Brain Development

Child Welfare Agency Advisory Board

National Survey of Foster Home Policies and Regulations

CHAMPS video

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