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FosterClub Young Leaders Join CHAMPS in Washington, D.C.

Kids + Families = Healing, Thriving, and Belonging FosterClub Young Leaders Ramond Nelson and James McIntyre traveled to Washington, D.C. this week, presenting at the CHAMPS-Brookings Convening . Joined by FosterClub Executive Director, Celeste Bodner, they discussed how policies and...

FosterClub Young Leader, Brittney Barros Receives 2019 Casey Excellence for Children Award

We are very excited and proud to share FosterClub Young Leader, Brittney Barros is a recipient of the 2019 Casey Excellence for Children Award . This award recognizes outstanding individuals and communities for their distinguished work, exceptional leadership, and tireless...

Feeling Grateful at FosterClub

We can't do this work without all of you and your support - from financial support to your incredible testimonials - from donating your birthdays to creating other personal fundraisers - from the youth we resource to our young leaders...

Reduce Trauma for Children Entering Foster Care

What is foster care? How can I tell people in my foster home about me? How do I tell foster parents about stuff I like to do? These are just a few of the questions that children entering foster care...

States of Equality: Tristan in Nevada

Tristan knows the power of sharing your story. As a young trans man, he spent nine months in the foster care system and faced many adverse experiences because of his identity. As a FosterClub Young Leader and a...

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...

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changing life in foster care

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


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. 

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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.