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Youth Asked and Congress Answered: Fixing The Glitch

On October 24th, 2018, the President signed into law the Opioid Package, which contained a provision directly impacting foster youth. FosterClub wants to recognize and thank the youth, policymakers, advocates, and professionals who listened to the youth voice and made...

Sometimes it Takes a Binder

"As a social worker I never know what or how I will get each teenager to open up and feel safe, but yesterday, it was a binder." We purchased several FYI Binders for our program after they came out and...

NEW Foster Parent Online Training Course

Check out our newest Foster Parent Online Training Course - Family Matters: Supporting Connections to Birth Parents Foster parents play a vital role in maintaining connections between children and their birth parents. These relationships can be confusing and chaotic for...
Outstanding Young Leaders - Nominations Open!

Outstanding Young Leader Application is Live!

FosterClub wants to recognize current and former foster youth who deserve to be celebrated for their leadership through the Outstanding Young Leader Award ! The FosterClub Outstanding Young Leader award is an annual recognition program aimed at celebrating the success...

FosterClub Thanks Senator Orin Hatch for Sponsoring Family First

FosterClub's Washington D.C. Policy Specialist, Kaysie Getty attended the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Children’s Hospital Association reception to honor Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT), Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, to recognize his important leadership and work over the...

Preparing for Reunification

Kodi Baughman The importance of connection For me, it was really important to stay connected to my mom. My dad was incarcerated and out of the picture early on, so the only parent I was able to form a close...

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changing life in foster care


We believe that children and youth deserve to be...


Connected

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

Educated

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

Inspired

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

Represented

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:


427,910

Reasons kids enter care:

61% Neglect


52% Parental drug abuse


14% Caretaker inability to cope


Youth that age out each year:


20,789

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

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