Facts & Data

973 Children 0-17 in foster care
29% Youth who are not with a family (in group/institution)
19 Average length of stay for children in FC (months)
108 Number of children at risk for aging out
45% Youth with 1 placement
25% Youth with 2 placements
13% Youth with 3 placements
17% Youth with 4 or more placements




CHAMPS Policy Priorities

Driving Better Outcomes for Children in Foster Care through Improved Foster Parent Recruitment and Retention

Final National Model Foster Family Licensing Standards

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.