Facts & Data

4,586 Children 0-17 in foster care
13% Youth who are not with a family (in group/institution)
19 Average length of stay for children in FC (months)
342 Number of children at risk for aging out
38% Youth with 1 placement
24% Youth with 2 placements
13% Youth with 3 placements
25% Youth with 4 or more placements





Governor of Alaska Designates May at Foster Parent Appreciation Month

Foster Care as a Support to Families (ACYF-CB-IM-20-06)

CHAMPS Celebrates Amazing Foster Families

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Sign the pledge to show your support for today’s amazing foster parents and the importance of quality foster parenting.

See the Latest

CHAMPS is an exciting new policy campaign with dozens of partner organizations working together to highlight the vital importance of foster parents to the health and well-being of children in foster care. Check out what’s going on nationally and in the states.