Foster Care Basic Rates

The state-wide basic foster care rates effective 7/1/2014 are as follows for dependent children placed in any of the following

  • the approved home of a Relative or Non-Relative Extended Family Member (NREFM)
  • a licensed Foster Family Home, or
  • the home of a Non-Related Legal Guardian (NRLG) if the child remains a dependent of the Juvenile Court.

AGE

BASIC RATE EFFECTIVE
7-1-14

0-4

$671

5-8

$726

9-11

$764

12-14

$800

15+

$838

Effective July 1, 2014, the following basic age rates are paid for non-dependent children whose guardianships were established prior to May 1st, 2011:

Child resides in any CA County except Orange

 

Child Resides in Orange County

Age

Basic rate Effective 7-1-14

 

Age

Basic rate Effective 7-1-14

 0-4

$491

 

 0-4

$491

5-8

$533

 

5-8

$533

9-11

$571

 

9-11

$571

12-14

$630

 

12-14

$698

15+

$690

 

15+

$698

For questions regarding rates for non-dependent children receiving AAP, please call the Kinship and Youth Warmline at 1-800-303-0001.

Special Needs

TYPE

RATE EFFECTIVE 7/1/11

Clothing

$97

Funeral Expenses

Not to exceed $5,000

Personal and Incidental Needs (P&I) for children in medical facilities long term

$35

Minor Parent Supplement

TYPE OF PLACEMENT

RATE EFFECTIVE
12/14/09

Foster Family Home/FFA

$411

Group Home

$890

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