Across the nation, there is an ongoing foster care crisis with more youth entering the local foster care systems than families to serve them. On any given day, there are more than 900 youth in care in our service region alone, with more than 5,000 in Virginia and nearly 445,000 in the United States.These children live in your community and are in desperate need of safe, stable, and nurturing foster homes. People Places can help you make a difference in their lives!