Facts & Data

4,471 Children 0-17 in foster care
8% Youth who are not with a family (in group/institution)
17 Average length of stay for children in FC (months)
398 Number of children at risk for aging out
31% Youth with 1 placement
28% Youth with 2 placements
13% Youth with 3 placements
28% Youth with 4 or more placements

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

From Beauty Salons to Foster Homes, Denise Goodman Explains How to Crack the Recruitment Code

CHAMPS Policy Priorities

Final National Model Foster Family Licensing Standards

AAP VOICES: HELPING FOSTER PARENTS BE A HEALING FORCE IN YOUNG LIVES

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