Facts & Data

16,639 Children 0-17 in foster care
7% Youth who are not with a family (in group/institution)
16 Average length of stay for children in FC (months)
799 Number of children at risk for aging out
49% Youth with 1 placement
25% Youth with 2 placements
11% Youth with 3 placements
14% Youth with 4 or more placements

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Family First Prevention Services Act key resources

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