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What it Means to Be a Foster Child in the United States

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Life can be hard for children in the foster care system. It’s not uncommon for a child to move and switch schools several times during the school year, with more than one third of kids in the foster care system experiencing five or more school changes by the time they graduate.

Each time a child moves, they lose friends, social supports, and connections to their community. Further gut-wrenching statistics show that 20% of children in the foster care system will become instantly homeless when they turn 18.

Listen to one man’s story of growing up in the foster care system and how he used it to help other foster children in need.



Like Rob, you can make a difference! Currently, there are over 400,000 children in the United States foster care system that need your help today! To help a Montana child in need, contact us over our website or call 406-245-6539 today to be directed to your local Family Development Coordinator.

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