Number of children in foster care

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Number of children in foster care

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Data Source: Virginia Department of Social Services

Footnotes: Data represent a point-in-time count of the children in each locality in foster care on the last day of the year.

A correction was made on the 2009 figure for the number of children in foster care. The Data Center did have a figure of 5,732. The figure was corrected to 6,459 which is the figure in the Department of Social Services reports. This correction was made on 9/11/14.

Last updated: September 2014