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

CliffsNotes on Family First Act by the Chronicle of Social Change

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

AAP VOICES: HELPING FOSTER PARENTS BE A HEALING FORCE IN YOUNG LIVES

From Beauty Salons to Foster Homes, Denise Goodman Explains How to Crack the Recruitment Code

Final National Model Foster Family Licensing Standards

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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.