Facts & Data

4,545 Children 0-17 in foster care
20% Youth who are not with a family (in group/institution)
15 Average length of stay for children in FC (months)
363 Number of children at risk for aging out
25% Youth with 1 placement
29% Youth with 2 placements
15% Youth with 3 placements
30% Youth with 4 or more placements



Child Welfare Agency Advisory Board

Child Welfare Outcomes Report Data (HHS)

Consequences of Multiple Placements

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

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