Number in foster care on September 30 of the FY2012 – 399,546
Case Plan Goal
- Emancipation – 20,251
- Long Term Foster Care – 20,095
Age as of September 30th
- 16 years – 27,356
- 17 year – 29,306
- 18 years – 11,273
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SOURCE: Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System FY 2012 data