Facts & Data

4,905 Children 0-17 in foster care
23% Youth who are not with a family (in group/institution)
13 Average length of stay for children in FC (months)
195 Number of children at risk for aging out
51% Youth with 1 placement
23% Youth with 2 placements
11% Youth with 3 placements
15% Youth with 4 or more placements




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)

State-based foster and kinship families write to Congress about COVID-19 pandemic

CHAMPS Guide on Foster Parent Recruitment and Retention

CliffsNotes on Family First Act by the Chronicle of Social Change

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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.