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:


Press Release: Youth from Foster Care Thrown into Crisis During Pandemic

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Mar 27, 2020 (Washington, DC) In a poll of young people from foster care conducted online via Facebook and Email March 21-24, 2020, FosterClub, the national network for young people from foster care, gained troubling insights into...

Getting Cash to Young People in Crisis

Each year, FosterClub works with a lot of young people. A LOT. We've learned first-hand how important it is to be able to get cash to youth in crisis. So we've put this blog together to share what we know...
Children's Bureau Think of Us Older Youth Town Hall

What we want you to know from the COVID-19 Town Hall for Older Youth

Were you able to watch the COVID-19 Town Hall for Older Youth?! We're sharing our key takeaways with you! “Foster youth: we see you, we hear you, we care about you, we have not in any way forgotten about you”...

COVID-19: A Message from Team FosterClub

Dear Friends and Members of FosterClub, We hope this finds you, your families, friends, and colleagues healthy and able to abide by the restrictions that are being asked of us all during this global pandemic. These are challenging and frightening...
We're Hiring!

Community-based Clubs Specialist

JOB NOTICE: Community-based Clubs Specialist Looking for a role where you can contribute to changing life in foster care for young people across the country? Consider joining the team at FosterClub, the national network for young people in foster care...

Have No Fear, Cover Letter Help is Here!

This year we made some changes to the Program Support Internship (PSI) application. Along with your resume and application, you will be required to submit a cover letter. So, what is that and why do we want it? A cover...

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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. 


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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