Facts & Data

14,650 Children 0-17 in foster care
10% Youth who are not with a family (in group/institution)
35 Average length of stay for children in FC (months)
3,683 Number of children at risk for aging out
24% Youth with 1 placement
22% Youth with 2 placements
15% Youth with 3 placements
39% Youth with 4 or more placements

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Results

Consequences of Multiple Placements

CHAMPS Research Summaries

CHAMPS video

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

On The Navajo Nation, Foster Care Families Are In Short Supply (Includes audio)

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