Facts & Data

1,825 Children 0-17 in foster care
24% Youth who are not with a family (in group/institution)
17 Average length of stay for children in FC (months)
244 Number of children at risk for aging out
51% Youth with 1 placement
24% Youth with 2 placements
9% Youth with 3 placements
16% Youth with 4 or more placements

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