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How Foster Parents are Helping this Season

Holidays should be filled with happiness and joy; that isn't always the case when you are in foster care... FosterClub offers information through our Holiday Guides as well as our online training course " Helping Foster Youth Through the Holidays...

States of Equality: Tristan in Nevada

Tristan knows the power of sharing your story. As a young trans man, he spent nine months in the foster care system and faced many adverse experiences because of his identity. As a FosterClub Young Leader and a strong advocate...

States of Equality: Timothy in Tennessee

Timothy, a student and case worker in Knoxville Tennessee, is a FosterClub young leader and foster care alumni who shares his story to advocate for life-changing policies to support LGBTQ foster youth. Timothy bravely shared his story with our partners...

Ten Tips to Get Through the Holidays

A guide written for young people by young people! If you've experienced foster care, chances are the holidays can present some - umm, interesting - challenges. Check out FosterClub's ten tips designed to help you get through the rough patches...

12 Ideas for Supportive Adults to Help a Young Person Through the Holidays

. “The hardest thing was to sit around the Christmas tree in a room full of strangers and look at a package that says ‘To Sharde’ ‘From Foster Mom’.” FosterClub recognizes the struggle faced by many young people in foster...

Enter FosterClub's Happy Holidays Contest!

Dear Young Leaders, We would like to invite you to contribute your voice to the FosterClub Happy Holidays campaign. Please send a short quote (aim for 200 characters or less), and an optional photo or video of yourself celebrating a...

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to a peer surpport network and to people in the community who care.


about their rights, how the foster care system works, self-advocacy strategies, and how to locate resources to help them succeed.


and empowered through the stories of people who have succeeded after foster care.


by having their voices heard by policy makers, the public, and others who influence the system that profoundly impacts their lives. 

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Number of kids in foster care:

Reasons kids enter care:

61% Neglect

52% Parental drug abuse

14% Caretaker inability to cope

Youth that age out each year:

*Source: AFCARS #23. 2016. www.acf.hhs.gov/cb. Some numbers have been rounded.