Voices For Children Foundation, Inc.

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Why does it hurt so much?

No child should be forced to grow up too fast.

Did you know?

Currently,
over
3,100
kids

are part of
Miami-Dade
County's foster
care system due to
abuse and neglect

45%

of these kids are
5 years old
or younger

During a 4 month period in 2013

464 kids
entered
Miami-Dade
County's
foster care system

Children do not ask for
a life of abuse and neglect.

Foster children
experience
an average of
1 to 2
home
placement
changes
per year

65%

of foster
children experienced
7 or more
school changes
before 12th grade

Foster Children
and Youth are
5x
more
likely

to suffer from
post-traumatic
stress disorder
than the
general
population

An estimated 125 Miami youth will age out this year.

Nationally, over 28,000 youth age out of foster care each year.

  • 22% become homeless for one day or more after
    aging out
  • 50% will graduate from high school and
    fewer than 3% will earn a college degree
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You can help break
this cycle.

Voices For Children improves the lives of
children in foster care

We believe in
preserving a child's innocence.

That Voice is you!

If not you, THEN WHO?

If not now, THEN WHEN?