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 or call 503-717-1552

What's going on at FosterClub:

Former Foster Youth Like Me Face Eviction as Pandemic Drags On; Congressional Champions Introduce Life-Saving Extensions

As the pandemic drags on, young people from foster care are continuing to struggle with employment, school and housing instability. The pandemic relief provided by Congress for older youth from foster care has been making a huge difference in helping...

PRESS RELEASE: As New COVID Variants Spread, Proposed Chafee Extension Bill Casts Lifeline to Foster Youth with Additional $400 Million in Funds

Increased Flexibility in Spending for States Supports Older Youth Transitioning out of Foster Care during Pandemic

Apply Now for the Constituent Associate Role

Classification: Constituent Associate Term Length: September 2021 – December 31st, 2021 Compensation: $18,333.36 Benefits: Medical, Dental | Paid Time Off Location: Remote Apply Now Opportunity FosterClub, through its partnership with Casey Family Programs, is offering an exclusive opportunity for an...
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...

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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. 

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. Some numbers have been rounded.