Foster Care benefits provide cash aid on behalf of needy children in foster care who meet the eligibility requirements established by County, State and Federal law and regulation. Foster Care benefits are only paid when the child meets one of the conditions below:
Relative caregivers may be eligible to receive foster care benefits in certain circumstances. The child must meet certain eligibility criteria.
Basic Foster Care Rates
The basic monthly amount paid for eligible children in foster family homes is based on the child's age. The rates are:
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