Facts About Foster Care

Leave a comment

March 31, 2014 by multiracialsky

Natasha_Sky_3feetie

  • On any particular day, there are about 400,000 children in foster care in the U.S.
  • In 2013, about 640,000 U.S. children spent time in foster care.
  • Children in foster care remain there for an average of almost 2 years.
  • 9% of children in foster care have been there for more than 5 years.
  • 15% of children in foster care live in group homes or institutions.
  • In 2012, 10% of children leaving foster care aged out of the system. This is over 23,000 teens and young adults in 2012 alone.

 

More Info Here:

Children’s Rights.org

U.S. Administration on Children, Youth, & Families: Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System Annual Report 

 

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Categories

COPYRIGHT

© 2007-2014 All rights reserved by Natasha Sky. Posts, essays, photographs, and art may not be republished, reprinted, or repurposed without permission.
%d bloggers like this: