Facts & Data

12,093 Children 0-17 in foster care
9% Youth who are not with a family (in group/institution)
17 Average length of stay for children in FC (months)
1,153 Number of children at risk for aging out
40% Youth with 1 placement
30% Youth with 2 placements
14% Youth with 3 placements
17% Youth with 4 or more placements



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