Facts & Data

1,308 Children 0-17 in foster care
14% Youth who are not with a family (in group/institution)
15 Average length of stay for children in FC (months)
58 Number of children at risk for aging out
33% Youth with 1 placement
29% Youth with 2 placements
14% Youth with 3 placements
23% Youth with 4 or more placements





Child Welfare Outcomes Report Data (HHS)

Final National Model Foster Family Licensing Standards

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

CliffsNotes on Family First Act by the Chronicle of Social Change

Number of Children in Foster Care Continues to Increase (Federal HHS report)

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