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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

Kentucky Review Title IV -E Foster care Eligibility Report of Findings for October 1, 2012 – March 31 , 2013

Below is the link to the Kentucky review of Title IV Foster care report for 2013.


Contact the Kentucky office of the Ombudsman


By phone: (502)564-5497

By email: AndreaT.Day@ky.gov

Online Complaint form

By Mail:

The Office of the Ombudsman
Cabinet for Health and Family Services
275 E. Main St., 1E-B
Frankfort, KY 40621

This office serves as an advocate for Kentucky citizens and works to ensure those seeking various public services are treated fairly.

The Office of the Ombudsman answers questions about Cabinet of Health and Family Services programs, investigates customer complaints and works with CHFS management to resolve them, advises CHFS management about patterns of complaints and recommends corrective action if and when appropriate.