May is National Foster Care Awareness Month.
Get the facts.
- There are approximately 424,000 children in out of home placements in the United States foster care system.
- Each year about 20,000 young people age out of foster care. Many are only 18 years old and still need support and services.
- 1,200 children enter foster care each day and remain there, on average, for more than two years.
- 126,000 children are currently legally free for adoption. You can find out more about these children at www.adoptuskids.org
How do you help nearly half a million kids?
Start with One.