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Policy Specialist

Organization FosterClub is the national network for young people in foster care. Our mission is to lead the efforts of young people in and from foster care to become connected, educated, inspired and represented so they can realize their personal...

Chief Operations Officer

FosterClub has been growing steadily and is now seeking to dramatically accelerate growth. The Board of Directors and Executive Director (ED) are looking for a mission-focused, seasoned, strategic, and process-minded leader with experience scaling an organization, leading an management team,...

National Policy Council - Now Accepting Nominations!

Are you a young leader interested in impacting the child welfare system at the national level? Do you know a young leader that would be a good fit? Check out this opportunity to apply for the National Foster Care Youth...

Order Pins for National Foster Care Month in May!

We are pleased to let you know that you can now place an order for official pins and ribbons for National Foster Care Month in May! ORDER NOW This year, we will be charging a nominal amount to cover the...

H.R.4998 - Health Insurance for Former Foster Youth Act

February 22, 2018 Washington, D.C. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) helped 20 million Americans secure access to quality health care. Among that 20 million, are some of the nations most vulnerable to inadequate health care, former foster youth. In addition...

How can foster parents help you stay healthy?

ENTER BY: Monday, March 15, 2018. Are you a writer, artist, or performing artist who has been in foster care? Submit a short essay, poem, artwork, or a video (or any other creative work) and share your story, your opinion,...

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Built for youth, powered by youth,
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. 

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. www.acf.hhs.gov/cb. Some numbers have been rounded.