May is National Foster Care month. Did you know that the average age of a child in foster care in Illinois is 10.7 years? How long do you think the average length of stay in foster care is? It is 54 months — 4 1/2 years! Kids definitely need a family to provide stability during that time. Look here for some more facts about Foster care in Illinois. Who knows, maybe God wants to speak to you through those facts and numbers.