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:


Human Resources Specialist

Open Position: Human Resources Specialist Rate of Pay: $55,000 - $65,000 per year, depending on experience Type: Full-Time, Exempt Work Location: This is a remote position. Priority may be given to candidates in Oregon or the Washington DC area (location...

Webinar: Older Youth Pandemic Relief: Providing Direct Financial Assistance to Young People: New Jersey’s Experience

On February 24th, 2021 FosterClub and Juvenile Law Center, with New Jersey’s Department of Children and Families (DCF) hosted a webinar for advocates on providing direct financial assistance and the lessons learned while using CARES Act funds in 2020 to...

Webinar: Older Youth Pandemic Relief: Extended Foster Care Services

On February 17th, 2021 FosterClub and Juvenile Law Center, with special guests Youth Law Center and Children's Law Center of California, hosted a webinar for advocates on re-entry and moratorium provision in the Consolidated Appropriations Act that included the following:...

Youth Communications Specialist

Open Position: Youth Communications Specialist Rate of Pay: $50,000 - $55,000 per year, depending on experience Work Location: This is a remote position. Priority may be given to candidates in Oregon or the Washington DC area (location of our physical...

Apply for the National Foster Care Youth & Alumni Policy Council

Now Accepting Applications! Click to Apply Now! Foster Care Alumni of America (FCAA) and FosterClub are now accepting applications for the National Foster Care Youth & Alumni Policy Council (NFCYAPC). Young leaders who have lived experience in the child welfare...

Webinar: Older Youth Pandemic Relief: Getting Emergency Funds Directly to Young People

On February 3rd, 2021, FosterClub and Juvenile Law Center were joined by representatives from Think of Us, Together We Rise, and Youth Villages in hosting their second webinar for advocates that included the following: Overview of logistics and planning to...

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:


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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