District of Columbia
Facts & Data
837 Children 0-17 in foster care
8% Youth who are not with a family (in group/institution)
31 Average length of stay for children in FC (months)
117 Number of children at risk for aging out
31% Youth with 1 placement
26% Youth with 2 placements
11% Youth with 3 placements
33% Youth with 4 or more placements
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