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Trends in Foster Care and Adoption

Published: July 9, 2015
Adoption, AFCARS, Foster Care

This report presents national estimates related to children who experience time in foster care and who are adopted from the foster care system, relative to each Federal Fiscal Year shown. As states are permitted to resubmit AFCARS data, estimates may change over time. This report reflects all AFCARS data received as of July 9, 2015 related to AFCARS reporting periods through September 30, 2014.

Last Reviewed: January 8, 2020