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The Foster Care program provides Federal financial assistance to states to assist with:
- Costs of foster care maintenance for eligible children
- Administrative costs to manage the program
- Training for staff, foster parents and private agency staff
The implementation of the program may differ by state.
General Program Requirements:
In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be certified to provide 24-hour, substitute care in your home for a child who is under the supervision of a state child welfare agency and who is under age of 18 years.
For more information, see the Program Contact Information below.
Program Contact Information:
Or contact us at:
Child Welfare Program
300 C Street, SW
Washington, DC 20447
For more information visit:
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services