Facts & Data

7,507 Children 0-17 in foster care
17% Youth who are not with a family (in group/institution)
18 Average length of stay for children in FC (months)
710 Number of children at risk for aging out
40% Youth with 1 placement
28% Youth with 2 placements
13% Youth with 3 placements
20% Youth with 4 or more placements





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

Child Welfare Agency Advisory Board

Summaries of the Family First Prevention Services Act by the Children's Defense Fund

Child Welfare Outcomes Report Data (HHS)

Brain Frames - Fact Sheets on Adolescent Brain Development

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