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 or call 503-717-1552

What's going on at FosterClub:

Communications & Development Manager (Remote)

The Company: FosterClub leads the efforts of young people in and from the foster care system to become connected, educated, inspired, and represented so they can realize their potential and contribute to a better life for their peers. Our Team:...

Older Youth Pandemic Relief: Housing Assistance for Youth with Experience in Foster Care During the Pandemic and Recovery

On May 12th, 2021, FosterClub and Youth Law Center hosted a webinar with the National Center for Housing and Child Welfare focused on states and jurisdictions, and tribes can maximize Chafee funding, emergency rental assistance, and other funding streams to...

Webinar: Older Youth Pandemic Relief: National Youth Awareness Campaign

On May 5th, 2021, FosterClub and Juvenile Law Center hosted a webinar with Think of Us focusing on National Youth Awareness Campaign for child welfare organizations, local and state agencies to ensure states can connect with the young people in...

Webinar: Older Youth Pandemic Relief: Older Youth Advocacy & Direct Cash Assistance

On April 28th, 2021 FosterClub and Juvenile Law Center with California Youth Connection focused on Foster Youth Advocacy and using Chafee funds to provide direct financial assistance to current and former foster youth. Advocates from California featured their #funds4youth campaign...

FosterClub Statement Regarding Ma'Khia Bryant

. A brief initial message for FosterClub’s Lived Experience (LEx) Leaders and all young people from foster care: Sometimes words fail to capture the depth of our sorrow. We are with you with you in your grief, anxiety, anger, and...

Older Youth Pandemic Relief: Tools You Can Use

On April 14th, 2021 FosterClub and Juvenile Law Center shared a live walk-through of implementation tools and resources highlighted on . These tools will support child welfare leaders providing re-entry and aging out provisions, ETV, and providing direct financial...

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. Some numbers have been rounded.