Nothing about us without us!

FosterClub's network includes over 500 young people with first-hand foster care experience. We recruit young people who are interested in developing personally and professionally through our Young Leader programs, then connect them to opportunities where they can impact change on an individual, group and system level. Meet our Young Leaders, read their blogs, or our explore our program areas below.

All-Star internship

An exceptional experience for emerging young leaders aged 18-24 who want to advocate for youth for their peers and system improvement. Check out the All-Star intership program!

Outstanding Young Leaders recognition award

Meet some of the youth who are working hard to make life better for youth in foster care and their larger communities across the nation.


Our new PeerUp! program is currently being piloted in Oregon. The program is a community-based intervention for transition age youth who have experienced foster care and leverages FosterClub's evidence-based framework.

National Foster Care Youth & Alumni Policy Council

This group of foster care alumni assemble to create and promote policy priorities that are informed by authentic constituent experiences. Learn how this group is educating federal policymakers and stakeholders with their unique perspective.