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Join an elite crew of young people who will transform foser care. A life-changing experience: Apply by Feb 20!

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FosterClub Communities Coordinator

Position: FosterClub Communities Coordinator Responsible to: Outreach Manager Start date: ASAP, Preferably before March 30 Position Summary As a member of the FosterClub team, you will play an integral part in our organization, reporting to, and in partnership with, the...

Policy Specialist

As a member of FosterClub team, you will play an integral part in our organization. Reporting to, and in partnership with, the Policy Manager, the Policy Specialist will advance FosterClub's mission to ensure that the expertise of youth who have...

Contest: Foster Love in February

Are you a young person (24 or under) that has experienced care? You are invited to enter FosterClub's CREATIVE EXPRESSION contest! Our theme is Foster Love in February: How do you stay connected with family (including parents & siblings)? Why...

FosterClub Statement on South Carolina Religious Exemption for Foster Care Agencies

Last week, the Department of Health and Human Services - which oversees foster care and adoption at the federal level - approved a request for child welfare agencies contracting in South Carolina to discriminate based on religious beliefs. This exception...

Join the National Foster Youth & Alumni Policy Council: Now Accepting Applications!

Now Accepting Applications! FosterClub and Foster Care Alumni of America (FCAA) are now accepting applications for the National Foster Care Youth & Alumni Policy Council (NFCYAPC). Young leaders who have lived experience in the child welfare system (including foster care,...

Learn Ways to Get Involved in 2019 from the All-Stars!

Do you dream of changing the system for youth who experience care? Do you wonder how you can do it from your corner of the world or while you're still in care? A new year has begun, and it is...

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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. 

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. Some numbers have been rounded.