Facts & Data

6,874 Children 0-17 in foster care
6% Youth who are not with a family (in group/institution)
19 Average length of stay for children in FC (months)
702 Number of children at risk for aging out
43% Youth with 1 placement
29% Youth with 2 placements
13% Youth with 3 placements
15% Youth with 4 or more placements





National Fact Sheet on the Educational Outcomes of Children in Foster Care

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

On The Navajo Nation, Foster Care Families Are In Short Supply (Includes audio)

Number of Children in Foster Care Continues to Increase (Federal HHS report)

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

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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.