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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
0-4$877
5-8$933
9-11$972
12-14$1009
15-20$1048

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
0-20$2203

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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