The Department of Health and Human Services have released new data that the number of children in foster care increased slightly last year.
The current report shows:
402,378 children in foster care with 101,840 who are legally free for adoption as of September 30, 2013. Last year, 23,090 children aged out of the foster care system without a permanent family.
If you are thinking about adoption or if you are currently in the adoption process take a look at the article and AFCAR 2013 report to learn more about the children who are currently waiting in the foster care system.