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Payments to Foster Families

Foster families are paid a monthly amount to cover the costs associated with caring for the children. The payments are not considered earned income and are tax-free.

Treatment Foster Care Program

The monthly payment is based upon the age of each child as shown here.

Age of ChildMonthly Amount

Intensive Treatment Foster Care Program

Children in the Intensive Treatment Foster Care Program require more care and attention, therefore the monthly payment is higher.

Age of ChildMonthly Amount

Reimbursement for Mileage

Foster parents are reimbursed for transporting children to and from treatments, interventions and special activities at a rate of 50 cents per mile.

Clothing Allowance

An annual clothing allowance ranging from $269-$488 per year is available for most children.


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