Class action lawsuit filed to increase foster care reimbursements

Foster parents accuse the Department of Human Services of failing to pay foster parents enough to take care of children.

Click here to read Paul Drewes' article.

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From: KITV

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Foster parents tax relief news conference (pt 2)

Press conference on May 1, 2014, to commemorate the passage of a law sponsored by Peter Murphy helping Maryland's foster parents pay for the care they provide. Part 2 features local officials and foster parent advocates.

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From: DelegatePeterMurphy

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KY will now pay relatives who care for foster kids

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WKRC) - Kentucky will now have to pay relatives who care for foster kids.

A federal appeals court said the state must pay relatives just like it pays other adults who were licensed foster parents. That meant relatives would receive payments until they got permanent custody of the child.

The agency that oversees foster care said the average cost per child was $77 dollars a day.

7,900 kids in Kentucky were in state custody. About 300 of them live with relatives.

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From: LOCAL 12

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HOW MUCH DO FOSTER PARENTS GET PAID? | FOSTER CARE

In this video I talk about something that is a little uncomfortable to talk about in the foster care world. Money. Do I make money being a foster mom? Do people do this for the money? I sure hope not. $1.42 per hour isn't much of a pay cheque. I say it several times in this video but we don't do it for the money but we can't do it without the money. Look deep inside at your reasons for wanting to become a foster parent. I assure you the money isn't worth it. What makes it worth it, is...

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From: Love Mother Beauty Collective

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Foster Care/Adoption Costs Pt. 2 - How Much Do Foster Parents Get Paid?

Yesterday I showed you how much it cost for us to become approved for adoption (Adopt-Ready) in Ontario, Canada. Today I'm discussing the pay and reimbursements we received as Foster Care/Kinship Care parents.

I've heard people time and again talk about how foster parents are only "in it for the money", and I've also heard the opposite -- that the government pays foster parents very little, if anything. Neither of those statements are accurate, at least not according to our...

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From: Welcome To The Zoo

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Your Story: Foster Parents

Years after being adopted as a child, Christina Parker-Manley, and her wife Jeanette Patton, decided to pay it forward and adopt out of the foster care system themselves.

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From: WPBT2 South Florida PBS

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Foster parents tax relief news conference (pt 1, Peter Franchot)

Press conference on May 1, 2014, to commemorate the passage of a law sponsored by Peter Murphy helping Maryland's foster parents pay for the care they provide. Part 1 features state comptroller Peter Franchot.

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From: DelegatePeterMurphy

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