Resource families are paid a monthly amount to cover the costs associated with caring for the children. The payments are not considered earned income and are tax-free.
Treatment Foster Care Program
The monthly payment is based upon the age of each child as shown here.
|Level of Care||Monthly Amount|
|Level of Care 2||$1112|
|Level of Care 3||$1225|
|Level of Care 4||$1337|
Intensive Services Foster Care (ISFC) Program
Children in the Intensive Services Foster Care Program require more care and attention, therefore the monthly payment is higher.
|Age of Child||Monthly Amount|
Reimbursement for Mileage
Resource parents are reimbursed for transporting children to and from therapeutic treatments, medical professional appointments and respite at a rate of 50 cents per mile, if destination is over 20 miles one-way.
An annual clothing allowance ranging from $269-$488 per year is available for most children.