Alabama Highlights

Facts & Data

4,608 Children 0-17 in foster care
20% Youth who are not with a family (in group/institution)
20 Average length of stay for children in FC (Months)
807 Number of children at risk for aging out
35% Youth with 1 placement
24% Youth with 2 placements
13% Youth with 3 placements
28% Youth with 4 or more placements


Charts & Graphs



Final National Model Foster Family Licensing Standards

Brain Frames - Fact Sheets on Adolescent Brain Development

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

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

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