THE FACTS

DATA CITATIONS

6,000
Center for Social Sector Analytics & Technology (2019). Entering Out-of-Home Care (Count). www.pocdata.org

10,000
Center for Social Sector Analytics & Technology (2019).  Children in Out-of-Home Care (Count). www.pocdata.org

5,100
King 5 News. (2018). Western Washington has a Foster Care Crisis, says Expert. www.King5.com

12%
Mason Burley (2010). High School Graduation and Dropout Trends for Washington State Foster Youth. Olympia: Washington State Institute for Public Policy.

1/3
The Seattle Times (2019, February 28). Many Washington Foster Kids Become Homeless. Tennessee May Have Found a Solution. www.seattletimes.com

44%
Office of the Family and Children’s Ombuds.(2018). 2018 Annual Report. Olympia, Washington.

1 in 8
Northwest Harvest. 2018. Washington Hunger Facts. www.nwharvest.org 

1 in 8
Northwest Harvest. 2018. Washington Hunger Facts. www.nwharvest.org

41%
Center for Social Sector Analytics & Technology (2019). Placements in Family Settings. www.pocdata.org

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