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Can't i apply for food stamp for foster kids

Did foster mom suppost to have foster kids birth certiicate

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Donald26

Asked by Donald26 at 12:11 PM on Aug. 26, 2013 in Teens (13-17)

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Answers (19)
  • If you can't afford food, why are you taking in foster children?
    Mrs_Prissy

    Answer by Mrs_Prissy at 12:14 PM on Aug. 26, 2013

  • Who are you?
    virginiamama71

    Answer by virginiamama71 at 12:14 PM on Aug. 26, 2013

  • Umm you get a check for fostering, buy food out of that.
    funlovinlady

    Answer by funlovinlady at 12:15 PM on Aug. 26, 2013

  • You get money for fostering children. You're not suppose to profit from having them.
    butterflyblue19

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 12:19 PM on Aug. 26, 2013

  • What did their case worker tell you to do?
    feralxat

    Answer by feralxat at 12:20 PM on Aug. 26, 2013

  • I think that varies from state to state.
    missanc

    Answer by missanc at 12:28 PM on Aug. 26, 2013

  • You are paid to take care of them. Why should you get more money to feed them?
    RelaxedMom2-3

    Answer by RelaxedMom2-3 at 1:22 PM on Aug. 26, 2013

  • Those of you commenting have no idea how much she is getting, but from everything I have read the stipend that foster parents receive is a pittance compared to what it takes to raise a child. She asked a question, lay off!
    missanc

    Answer by missanc at 1:25 PM on Aug. 26, 2013

  • How much will I be paid?

    You, as a foster parent, you do not get paid. For each foster child placed in your home, you will receive a foster care reimbursement to be used for the care, clothing and feeding of the foster child. The basic foster care rates currently range from $446 to $ 667 per month, depending on the age of the child. For children who have special requirements, there is a specialized care increment, $84.00 or $169.00 per month, determined by the child’s social worker.


    So if foster parent is working and getting checks of this size every month there's no reason they can't buy food.
    funlovinlady

    Answer by funlovinlady at 1:35 PM on Aug. 26, 2013

  • You beat me to it,Fun! I was just Googling the rates
    butterflyblue19

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 1:38 PM on Aug. 26, 2013

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