Facts & Data

2,516 Children 0-17 in foster care
12% Youth who are not with a family (in group/institution)
16 Average length of stay for children in FC (months)
489 Number of children at risk for aging out
27% Youth with 1 placement
28% Youth with 2 placements
14% Youth with 3 placements
30% Youth with 4 or more placements





CHAMPS Research Summaries

CHAMPS Guide on Foster Parent Recruitment and Retention

State and National Fact Sheets: America's Opioid Crisis: The Unseen Impact on Children

Foster family recruitment, development and support: During the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond (Part 2 of 3)

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