$31,751,494

FOSTER CARE FACT FOR THE DAY: The federal government paid  incentives of$31, 751,494, plus an additional $20 million per state in bonuses, if they exceeded last year’s foster care numbers. State foster care gets $25,782, per child, per year, plus local matching funds.

Source: National Council for Adoption

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Title IV-E Funding- States Get a Bonsus for Adopting Out Children- No Wonder They Are Snatching Them

Title IV-E Funding- States Get a Bonus for Adopting Out Children- No Wonder They Are Snatching Them.

Kentucky Foster Care facts for November 2014

Kentucky DCBS child placement for  November 2014

7,793 Kentucky children are in out of home placement (OOHC)

3,183 (or 41.2 %) Kentucky children have been placed in PCC(private child care) Foster Homes
3064 (39.6%) Kentucky children have been placed in foster care homes (all types)
ONLY 237 (3.1%) Kentucky children are placed with relatives/family
–It is estimated that foster children cost Kentucky taxpayers approximately $69 per day.

to see in  PDF form click on the link below:

http://chfs.ky.gov/NR/rdonlyres/79675C47-AA3A-413B-ACFA-29BF3B5B0F40/0/StatewideFosterCareFACTSNovember2014.pdf