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The Holiday Season is Coming!

With the holidays approaching, there are so many things to be grateful for, and also a great opportunity to share stories about what is most meaningful to you.


Shoulder 2 Shoulder

We Were at Shoulder 2 Shoulder

Imagine having your name chosen by your caseworker by the spinning of her contact Rolodex. At the Shoulder to Shoulder conference, I heard the powerful message that we are all...

Grief in Foster Care

NEW Online Training Course!

We've added a new course - The Wounded Spirit: Grief in Foster Care! Learn about the unique challenges foster youth face through the grieving process and understand how grief and...

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. 

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.

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