8,400 Kids In Kentucky Are In Foster Care Right Now

Kentucky Kids Belong Is Part Of The America’s Kids Belong Family


At America’s Kids Belong we’re dramatically improving the experiences and outcomes for kids in foster care.

We have 1 mission: FAMILY

We Target 2 Profound Problems

  • RECRUITMENT – Foster care has half as many foster parents as kids in care.
  • RETENTION – Half of new foster parents quit within a year.

We Bring 3 Signature Solutions

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Our I Belong Project video storytelling initiative films kids in need of adoptive families. It is the largest, most effective program of its kind that has the additional benefit of inspiring thousands of people each year to pursue adoption and fostering.

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Our Foster Friendly
Program and App targets
retention by equipping
businesses, churches and entire communities to support and encourage local foster families.

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Our coalition campaigns
leverage the convening authority of the government (e.g., mayor’s or governor’s office) to get businesses, faith communities and government working together to create collective impact in foster care.

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Meet the Kids

Nationwide nearly one-quarter of kids in foster care are eligible to be adopted.
Our I Belong Project is a video storytelling initiative that gives these kids a face and a voice, and then helps connect many of them with potential adoptive families.

Whether you’re just beginning your journey to foster, are a seasoned foster parent considering adoption or simply someone with a heart for vulnerable kids, we invite you to meet some of the amazing kids right here in our community bravely pursuing belonging.

What Does It Mean To Engage Foster Care? Explore Our Informational Panels On-Demand

Louisville Celebrates Foster Friendly Day

WDRB 41 TV profiled Kentucky Kids Belong’s official launch of its Foster Friendly App to support area foster families.
Louisville Mayor Craig Greenberg declared Foster Friendly Day for the city.
Watch the story.