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Order the Official National Foster Care Month Pins!

Get ready for National Foster Care Month in May with the official pin & ribbon set! Each pin and ribbon set is just $5 (including shipping), all proceeds benefit young people in foster care. We encourage you to place your...

Outreach Program Manager

The Outreach department at FosterClub is responsible for connecting with young people in foster care across the country. Outreach seeks to connect foster youth to our support network, engage youth in activities that contribute to their personal growth and enhance...

Finding Your People: How Foster Youth Connect

We believe foster youth benefit from community connections with their peers. Whether you connect through FosterClub, a Youth Advisory Board, or another peer network - we want to hear from you! Are you a young person (24 or...

Foster to Famous: Cordelia Cranshaw, Miss D.C. 2019

FosterClub had the privilege to chat with Cordelia Cranshaw, a former foster youth, and the reigning Miss District of Columbia, USA, 2019. Cordelia was in and out of foster care for most of her childhood, aging out of care at...

FosterClub All-Star, Tamara, Shares Her Story with the World

"I feel like I have a voice, and I'm going to use that voice to push that change as far as I can." Tamara Milford , 2017 FosterClub All-Star, shares with Channel 4 News, watch the full interview here. Tamara...

FosterClub Young Leaders join BPNN for "Voices of Experience" Panel with GAO

FosterClub Young Leaders, Eric Warner, and Joseph DeBiew joined Edwin Daye, a Member of the Birth Parent National Network , in a meeting with 4 Congressional offices and federal stakeholders - all in one day visit to Washington, DC! They...

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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:


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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