Facts & Data

3,691 Children 0-17 in foster care
6% Youth who are not with a family (in group/institution)
17 Average length of stay for children in FC (months)
305 Number of children at risk for aging out
51% Youth with 1 placement
23% Youth with 2 placements
10% Youth with 3 placements
17% Youth with 4 or more placements



State-based foster and kinship families write to Congress about COVID-19 pandemic

Foster family recruitment, development and support: During the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond (Part 3 of 3)

Sign the Pledge

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.