5-year trends in the number of non-relative foster homes from 2012 to 2017
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Source: The Chronicle of Social Change
Changes in the number non-relative foster homes from 2017 to 2018
Youth placed with family members or “fictive kin” during a removal to foster care
Foster youth who are living in group homes, institutions, and other residential care settings
Includes youth living in foster homes, with relatives and in congregate care settings. Federally collected figures for 2008, 2012, 2016, 2017; state-reported figures for 2018.