Facts & Data

1,075 Children 0-17 in foster care
21% Youth who are not with a family (in group/institution)
12 Average length of stay for children in FC (months)
26 Number of children at risk for aging out
50% Youth with 1 placement
26% Youth with 2 placements
13% Youth with 3 placements
12% Youth with 4 or more placements

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National Fact Sheet on the Educational Outcomes of Children in Foster Care

Consequences of Multiple Placements

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