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FYI Binder

NEW FYI Binder!

We are so excited to announce the NEW FYI Binder!

The binder has been completely redesigned based on feedback from youth and Independent Living Providers!

See below...

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FosterClub Pilots New Permanency Pact Training!

FosterClub is partnering with CASA Essex of Essex County New Jersey to launch a pilot program which focuses on securing permanence for transition age youth. On September 26th, 2017 began...

Youth sitting together

Teen LGBTQ+ Survey

The Human Rights Campaign and researchers at the University of Connecticut are working together on a national online survey of LGBTQ young people. They want to hear your views about...

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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. 

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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