Facts & Data

1,335 Children 0-17 in foster care
18% Youth who are not with a family (in group/institution)
17 Average length of stay for children in FC (months)
140 Number of children at risk for aging out
30% Youth with 1 placement
26% Youth with 2 placements
17% Youth with 3 placements
27% Youth with 4 or more placements

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

Summaries of the Family First Prevention Services Act by the Children's Defense Fund

Searchable database of state Child and Family Services Plans (HHS)

CHAMPS Research Summaries

State and National Fact Sheets: America's Opioid Crisis: The Unseen Impact on Children

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