Oregon Highlights

Oregon Appreciates Foster Families

One of the ways Oregon shows its appreciations to foster parents is by providing dedicated waiting rooms/lounges and reserved parking spaces to make their visits to agency offices easier.

Facts & Data

7,266 Children 0-17 in foster care
17% Youth who are not with a family (in group/institution)
24 Average length of stay for children in FC (months)
1,200 Number of children at risk for aging out
38% Youth with 1 placement
26% Youth with 2 placements
13% Youth with 3 placements
23% Youth with 4 or more placements

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Results

South Dakota Designates May as Foster Parent Appreciation Month

MAY 31 Marks First Ever National Foster Care Appreciation Day

We Have to Stop Losing Half of Foster Parents in the First Year

About the CHAMPS Campaign

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Sign the pledge to show your support for today’s amazing foster parents and the importance of quality foster parenting.

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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.