States do not pay foster parents a salary or income, but they offer subsidies, reimbursements and other payments intended for the care of the child. The amount of the payments varies by state and by the child's age. Fede... More »

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According to a 2012 national survey, the minimum per diem for foster parents in Wisconsin is $7.23, while the maximum in Ohio is $200.00. While they don’t all differ quite that much, there is a noticeable range. Aside fr... More »

Foster parent reimbursements vary state by state, but the most recent study as of October 2015 indicates that the national average is about $20 to $25 per day, states Adoption.com. States use different formulas to determ... More »

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While states do not pay foster parents an income or salary, they do provide financial support intended for the child's care in the form of subsidies, reimbursements or direct payments. The amount of the payment varies by... More »

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While states do not pay foster parents an income or salary, they do provide financial support intended for the child's care in the form of subsidies, reimbursements or direct payments. The amount of the payment varies by... More »

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The Judicial Branch of California defines legal guardianship as a court order that states that someone who is not a child’s parent is responsible for taking care of the child. A legal guardian has most of the same respon... More »

Foster parents receive tax-free reimbursements for each child in their care. Reimbursement eligibility and amounts vary by state and child's age. For example, foster parents in California are entitled to reimbursement fo... More »

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