Data • By Topic • Security & Safety • Child Care & Wellbeing • Foster Care & Public Adoption
This is a measure of the average time any given child in the foster care population has spent in the system at a single point in time. It is based on the children in care on September 30th, the end of the fiscal year.
There was a median 14.6 months spent in foster care in 2020, an increase of 9.7% or 1.3 months from 2019.
How many children are victims of abuse or neglect?