The requirements to become a foster parent vary by state. According to the Child Welfare Information Gateway by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services and the Children's Bureau, adults of any background and profe... More »

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Foster parent requirements vary by state, but most states require the home to meet safety, fire and sanitary standards, as well as to have adequate space to accommodate a foster child comfortably. Usually this means that... More »

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Foster care provides a family life for children who cannot reside with their own parents. In some circumstances, foster care serves as temporary solution for families who are experiencing problems, and the children may r... More »

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The amount the state paid a foster parent in 2014 varies by the state, age of the child and the level of care, but the monthly base rate in Oregon for a child under 5 was $575. In Florida, the state paid foster parents $... More »

Foster parent requirements vary by state, but most states require the home to meet safety, fire and sanitary standards, as well as to have adequate space to accommodate a foster child comfortably. Usually this means that... More »

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Becoming a foster parent is a process that entails taking the initiative to contact a foster agency, submitting a formal application, completing a foster home study, receiving placement and officially becoming a foster p... More »

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Foster care allowance payments vary widely dependent upon the state. In the state of Texas, the foster care allowance for a two-year-old child, a nine-year-old child or a 16-year-old teenager is $652 per month. More »

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