National Foster Care Month Event

Date: May 2023

Honoring and recognizing National Foster Care Month is essential to keeping the needs of children and youth in foster care in the minds of the public. 

View the recording from the National Foster Care Month 2023 event, hosted by the Children’s Bureau and the Capacity Building Center for States, that highlighted the theme of supporting the mental health needs of children and youth in foster care and their caregivers. 

View this list of sample events to see what others have done to raise awareness in their community.

Registration is now available for our next event, "Allying With Youth to Develop Life-Long Relationships & Supportive Networks," which will be on May 16, 2024, from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. ET.