Social Media Resources – National Foster Care Month

Social Media Gallery for National Foster Care Month

To raise awareness around National Foster Care Month, the Children's Bureau Learning & Coordination Center (CBLCC) has developed several captivating social media messages. Help us build awareness and engage the public! Download these resources (right-click, then “Save image as...”) to use in your own e-mails, newsletters, presentations, or other tools, or share directly to your Facebook page.

Resource: https://www.childwelfare.gov/resources/national-foster-care-month-outreach-toolkit/


Facebook: There are over 391,000 children and youth in #fostercare. Mental and behavioral health is the largest unmet health need for these children and teens.

Twitter: There are over 391,000 children and youth in #fostercare. Mental and behavioral health is the largest unmet health need for these children and teens.

Resource: https://www.childwelfare.gov/resources/episode-66-healing-preparing-and-supporting-youth-foster-care-part-1/


Facebook: Across the country, far too many young people age out of #fostercare into appalling circumstances. Learn more about the research and recommendations for change.

Twitter: Across the country, far too many young people age out of #fostercare into appalling circumstances. Learn more about the research and recommendations for change.

Resource: https://www.childwelfare.gov/fostercaremonth/national-foster-care-month-resources/


Facebook: It is essential that the child welfare system pay attention to the mental health needs of children and youth in foster care. Find resources highlighting an array of strategies that child welfare professionals can use.

Twitter: It is essential that the child welfare system pay attention to the mental health needs of children and youth in foster care. Find resources highlighting an array of strategies that child welfare professionals can use.

Resource: https://www.childwelfare.gov/fostercaremonth/about/


Facebook: National Foster Care Month is an initiative of the Children's Bureau. Each May, we take time to acknowledge foster parents, family members, volunteers, mentors, policymakers, child welfare professionals, and other members of the community who help children and youth in foster care find permanent homes and connections.

Twitter: Each May, we take time to acknowledge foster parents, family members, volunteers, mentors, policymakers, child welfare professionals, and other members of the community who help children and youth in foster care find permanent homes and connections.

Resource: https://www.childwelfare.gov/resources/national-foster-care-month-outreach-toolkit/


Facebook: In 2021, 77% of eligible youth in foster care, ages 14–21 years old, left care without receiving the federally funded services necessary to prepare them for adulthood and independent living.

Twitter: In 2021, 77% of eligible youth in foster care, ages 14–21 years old, left care without receiving the federally funded services necessary to prepare them for adulthood and independent living.

Resource: https://www.childwelfare.gov/fostercaremonth/


Facebook: Mental health is an essential component of overall health and well-being. Join National #FosterCareMonth in recognizing the importance of prioritizing conversations about mental health to support children, youth, young adults, and caregivers.

Twitter: Mental health is an essential component of overall health and well-being. Join National #FosterCareMonth in recognizing the importance of prioritizing conversations about mental health to support children, youth, young adults, and caregivers.

Hashtags for National Foster Care Month

#supportingchildren

#fostercaremonth

#childwelfare