Facts & Data

3,707 Children 0-17 in foster care
24% Youth who are not with a family (in group/institution)
18 Average length of stay for children in FC (months)
154 Number of children at risk for aging out
36% Youth with 1 placement
27% Youth with 2 placements
13% Youth with 3 placements
24% Youth with 4 or more placements

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Duke Endowment Gives Favorable Report on ARC Reflections, a Program for Foster Parents

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

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

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