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Is kinship foster care permanent?

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Is kinship foster care permanent?

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No. Kinship foster care may be for a temporary or long-term period, but it is not permanent. Like regular foster care, the goal is to find a permanent safe and healthy home for the child. The Child Welfare Agency will first try to reunite the parents with the children but if this is not possible, then the agency must have another plan for the child. The plan may include adoption, guardianship or another permanent living arrangement for the child. As a kinship foster parent, you may have to decide whether you are going to adopt your grandchildren, become their guardian or whether you are going to allow another adoptive family to be found. Can I receive payment for taking care of my grandchild who is with me in foster care? Yes. You or another relative may be able to get kinship foster care payments to assist with the care of your grandchild if your grandchild is placed in foster care with you. What items do kinship foster payments cover? Kinship foster care payments include money for fo

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