the need

290

Approximate number of youth who age out of foster care each year in the state of Arkansas, without the skills and resources needed to sustain themselves long-term.

Saving Grace provides a safe place for vulnerable young women to discover their potential and build a lifelong support system.  

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$300,000

Average amount (over the person's lifetime) that taxpayers and communities pay in social costs like public assistance, incarceration, and lost wages to a community for every young person who ages out of care. 

Saving Grace empowers each young woman with the life skills needed for interdependent
living, without relying on government assistance, at an average cost of $15,000.  

3-8%

Percentage of young adults who age out of foster care who go on to earn a two or four-year degree. This is compared to 46%
of their peers.  

Saving Grace provides numerous incentives for young women pursuing either full-time or
part-time education.
As a result, an average of 75% of our residents are working toward an educational goal!  

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