The Coronavirus (Covid-19) Emergency:

Information and assistance
for young people in and from foster care.

While the pandemic is creating chaos for everyone, we recognize how hard the challenges fall on young people who experienced (or are experiencing) foster care, especially for those without family support.

If you need emergency assistance, please email help@fosterclub.com or call 503-717-1552

What's going on at FosterClub:


Join Our Team: Youth Engagement Projects Manager

Youth Engagement Projects Manager

Employment Opportunity: Youth Engagement Projects Manager FosterClub provides a community of support for young people who go through the foster care experience. As a member of our Youth Programs Team, the Youth Engagement Manager will expand FosterClub’s reach by introducing...

Apply Now to Join the Foster Equality Lived Experience Leadership Team

Purpose: The FosterEquality Lived Experience Leadership Team will elevate the experiences of LGBTQ+ & Two-Spirit youth in foster care and drive change within the foster care system to ensure LGBTQ+ & Two-Spirit youth receive affirming, inclusive and safe care. Background:...

Older Youth Pandemic Relief: State Spotlights Implementation in Hawai'i

On July 7th, 2021, FosterClub and Youth Law Center hosted a state spotlight webinar with Child Welfare service providers and advocates focused on implementing the older youth provisions in the Consolidated Appropriations Act. In this webinar, we heard from several...

Supreme Court Decision in Fulton v. City of Philadelphia Affects Foster Youth

FosterClub Statement regarding the Supreme Court Decision in Fulton v. City of Philadelphia Thursday, June 17th, 2021 The Supreme Court’s decision in Fulton v. City of Philadelphia on Thursday to side with Catholic Social Services was unanimous but narrow in...

Service Opportunity: Oregon Peer Navigators

Service Opportunity: Oregon Peer Navigators Purpose: The COVID-19 pandemic created hardships across the world. Young people in/from foster care were especially impacted. With this in mind, the federal government has given states additional funding to assist foster youth in getting...

Older Youth Pandemic Relief: State Spotlights- Implementation in Iowa

On June 9th, 2021, FosterClub and Youth Law Center hosted a state spotlight webinar with Child Welfare service providers and advocates focused on implementing the older youth provisions in the Consolidated Appropriations Act. In this webinar, Iowa's Program Planner from...

Built for youth, powered by youth,
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. 


In your state


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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.

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