the foster care system is a hidden population
While the homeless presence is becoming more visible on our cities’ streets, the youth foster care population remains a fragmented community often hidden from view. Not a single system, numerous regional, state and private agencies provide varying solutions. Major problems in one locality may not be issues elsewhere.
by the numbers *
* from the 2018 AFCARS report
and a quote...
“We must not allow this generation to produce record numbers for the juvenile justice, runaway and homeless youth, or foster care systems.”
- Ruben Hinojosa,
former U.S. Representative