EVERY DAY
38,493
CHILDREN AGE
OUT OF CARE.
“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” —Jeremiah 29:11
children who age out are…
10x
more likely to be involved in prostitution.
40x
more likely to have a criminal record.
500x
more likely to commit suicide.
THE TRAUMATIC CYCLE OF ORPHANS AND VULNERABLE CHILDREN
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A family is in crisis.

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They are forced to place their daughter, Maria, into an institution.

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A broken child welfare system fails Maria at every turn.

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Maria ages out of the institution at 15.

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Maria resorts to prostitution, drugs, or suicide.

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Maria becomes pregnant.

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Maria places her own child into an institution.

We are breaking the cycle

Prevent

Prevent

Keeping Families Together

Healing Relationships

Provide

Provide

Family-Like Care

Attentive, Informed Caregivers

Place

Place

Adoption

Educated and Prepared Families

Prepare

Prepare

Supporting Orphans Aging Out

Healthy Transitions into Adulthood

Policy

Policy

Changing the System

Breaking the Cycle of Trauma