Life After Foster Care

"We go all out, so they will be all IN!"

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Imagine being removed from your home at a  young age, never to be reunited with your biological family or adopted into a forever family.


Now imagine that on your 18th birthday there's

no cake, no cards, and no celebration -


only the realization that no one wants you.


At Phased In, we truly go all out so they will be all IN!


Our goal is for all of the youth we serve to know they are INvited and  INcluded at our campuses. We will INvest our resources, commit to being INvolved, and use our INfluence to INspire change in the lives of those most vulnerable.



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  • Get Involved

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Statistics

In order to serve effectively, we must understand and communicate foster care related statistics accurately. Grasping the need provides the opportunity for a well-focused and strategic response.

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  • Number of children that aged of foster care in the US FY 2015: 20,789
  • Number of youth that aged out of foster care in Texas FY 2016: 1,435
  • 1 in 5 children will be instantly homeless after reaching their 18th birthday.
  • Only 1 in 2 youth that age out of care will have gainful employment by the age of 24.
  • There is a less than 3% chance children that have aged out of foster care will earn a college degree at ANY point in their life.
  • 7 out of 10 girls who age out of the foster care system will become pregnant before the age of 21. Those subsequent children will often times become a part of the foster care system creating a dysfunctional family cycle.
  • The percentage of children who age out of foster care and still suffer from the direct effects of PTSD: 25%
  • There were 66,075 confirmed cases of child abuse and/or neglect in Texas FY 2016.

The above statistics were reported by the National Foster Youth Institute and the Department of Family Protective Services of Texas Databook.