Babies In Foster Care Statistics. Foster care statistics 2019 what's inside outcomes children in, entering, and exiting care placement settings case plan goals length of stay race and ethnicity age gender additional information references. The state of foster care is constantly changing and evolving.
They deserve a chance at everyday life. Children in care have below average outcomes across a range of measures, although they make better progress in some areas than children in need, a closer comparison group. Despite the widespread belief that most foster children are abandoned or taken from their families as babies, the median age of foster children is 6.1 years old.