Facts & Data

1,075 Children 0-17 in foster care
21% Youth who are not with a family (in group/institution)
12 Average length of stay for children in FC (months)
26 Number of children at risk for aging out
50% Youth with 1 placement
26% Youth with 2 placements
13% Youth with 3 placements
12% Youth with 4 or more placements





Foster Care Housing Crisis

CliffsNotes on Family First Act by the Chronicle of Social Change

National Survey of Foster Home Policies and Regulations

CHAMPS video

Driving Better Outcomes for Children in Foster Care through Improved Foster Parent Recruitment and Retention

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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.