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Administrative Coordinator

JOB NOTICE: ADMINISTRATIVE COORDINATOR 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 (learn...

We are looking for a motivational, youth-oriented manager with rich communications experience. 

Outreach Manager

JOB NOTICE Position: Outreach Manager Reports to: Chief Operating Officer, Nora Karena Compensation: M-5; $45,000-50,000, DOQ; Exempt; Full-time; Generous Paid Time Off; Dental; Medical Start Date: ASAP Review: Six month probationary period; Quarterly performance and compensation evaluations Position Summary: The...

What Would Repealing the ACA Mean for FFY?

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is once again under threat. Just this week, a panel of three judges in the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans heard a case challenging the constitutionality of the law. The case, Texas...

Court upholds the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA)

This month, the US 5th Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans handed down a major victory in the battle to protect the rights of Native American youth in foster care. The court struck down a previous decision by a...

FosterClubber, Brittney Barros, Receives 2019 Disney's Heroes For Change Award!

We are very excited and proud to share FosterClub Young Leader, Brittney Barros , is a recipient of Disney's 2019 Heroes For Change Award! This award is for young people who are making a difference in the world with charitable...

FosterClub Young Leaders Attend 8th Annual Foster Youth Shadow Day in Washington D.C.

Nearly 100 current and former foster youth shared their experiences with Members of Congress last week as the Congressional Caucus on Foster Youth and National Foster Youth Institute (NFYI) held their 8th Annual Foster Youth Shadow Day in Washington D.C...

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