Are resource parents paid for taking care of foster children?
Resource parents do not receive wages for providing care. However, resource parents do receive a monthly reimbursement that helps cover the cost of the child's food, clothing and other basic needs.

Find more information on the Become a Resource Parent page.

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1. What is foster parenting (also known as "resource parent")?
2. What do resource parents do?
3. What qualities should resource families have?
4. What types of children are in foster care?
5. Can resource parents choose the children they will care for?
6. Are resource parents paid for taking care of foster children?