Trends in Foster Care and Adoption: FY 2008 - FY 2017 (Based on data submitted by States as of Aug 10, 2018)

Trends in Foster Care and Adoption: FY 2008 - FY 2017 (Based on data submitted by States as of Aug 10, 2018)
Posted 4/14/2020

The chart, Trends in Foster Care and Adoption: FY 2008 -FY 2017  is based on data submitted by States as of Aug 10, 2018 and is sourced from the AFCARS data, U.S. Children's Bureau, Administration for Children, Youth and Families. This chart includes data submitted to the Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System (AFCARS) by States, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico by August 10, 2018.It includes the number of children served, in care, entered and exited, waiting, parental rights terminated and adopted. The report also includes the discussion of trends and definitions.