Facts & Data

10,161 Children 0-17 in foster care
5% Youth who are not with a family (in group/institution)
22 Average length of stay for children in FC (months)
704 Number of children at risk for aging out
33% Youth with 1 placement
26% Youth with 2 placements
15% Youth with 3 placements
26% Youth with 4 or more placements




House passes Dent foster parent 'Bill of Rights' legislation (Washington)

Foster Parents Advocate for Stronger Rights

Foster Parent Survey

Foster Parents Advocate for Stronger Rights (Washington)

Sign the Pledge

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

See the Latest

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.