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Help Kinship Placements Access Financial Assistance

The Play

Help relative placements access other financial assistance to meet minimum licensing requirement, or better yet: waive financial requirements entirely for relative placements, in recognition that poverty should not keep families apart.

Who Can Do This?: Anyone
Cost: Free
Timeframe: Immediate to Years, depending
Difficulty: Easy to Hard, depending

The Problem It Solves

The biggest barrier to getting kinship families licensed is not safety concerns, it’s financial requirements. Sometimes financial issues are the only reason a relative placement doesn’t qualify. There are various programs that can provide assistance to these families, ensuring that they can still qualify to care for the child.

How To Do This

Outcomes Data

We are still collecting concrete data, but believe that this:

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