Facts & Data

29,784 Children 0-17 in foster care
16% Youth who are not with a family (in group/institution)
19 Average length of stay for children in FC (months)
1,908 Number of children at risk for aging out
37% Youth with 1 placement
27% Youth with 2 placements
14% Youth with placements
22% Youth with 4 or more placements

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CliffsNotes on Family First Act by the Chronicle of Social Change

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Searchable database of state Child and Family Services Plans (HHS)

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

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