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$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

How to contact your local DCBS office

Kentucky Directory of Service Regions

http://chfs.ky.gov/NR/rdonlyres/FCC5A6EF-2C63-4ADC-9B21-F7B2060CCF5A/0/CombinedSRADirectory1112014.pdf

Cumberland Service Region
606-330-2192

(Adair, Bell, Casey, Clay, Clinton, Cumberland, Green, Harlan, Jackson, Knox, Laurel, McCreary, Pulaski, Rockcastle, Russell, Taylor, Wayne and Whitley)

Eastern Mountain Service Region  1-866-229-2196 (Toll Free) or 606-788-7132
(Breathitt, Floyd, Johnson, Knott, Lee, Leslie, Letcher, Magoffin, Martin, Owsley, Perry, Pike, and Wolfe)

Northeastern Service Region  888-351-8901 (Toll Free)
(Bath, Bracken, Boyd, Carter, Elliott, Fleming, Greenup, Lawrence, Lewis, Mason, Menifee, Montgomery, Morgan, Robertson, and Rowan)

Northern Bluegrass Service Region  859-292-6550
(Boone, Bourbon, Campbell, Carroll, Gallatin, Grant, Harrison, Kenton, Nicholas, Owen, Pendleton, and Scott)

Jefferson Service Region 502-595-4550 and 502-595-4803
(Jefferson)

Salt River Trail Service Region 888-403-5090 (Toll Free)
(Anderson, Breckinridge, Bullitt, Franklin, Grayson, Hardin, Henry, Larue, Marion, Meade, Nelson, Oldham, Shelby, Spencer, Trimble, Washington and Woodford)

Southern Bluegrass Service Region 859-245-5258
(Boyle, Clark, Estill, Fayette, Garrard, Jessamine, Lincoln, Madison, Mercer and Powell)

The Lakes Service Region  270-388-4818
(Ballard, Caldwell, Calloway, Carlisle, Christian, Crittenden, Fulton, Graves, Hickman, Hopkins, Livingston, Lyon, Marshall, McCracken, Muhlenberg, Trigg and Todd)

Two Rivers Service Region 270-651-0287
(Allen, Barren, Butler, Daviess, Edmonson, Hancock, Hart, Henderson, Logan, McLean, Metcalfe, Monroe, Ohio, Simpson, Union, Warren and Webster)

Southern Bluegrass Service Region
(Boyle, Clark, Estill, Fayette, Garrard, Jessamine, Lincoln, Madison, Mercer and Powell)

The Lakes Service Region
(Ballard, Caldwell, Calloway, Carlisle, Christian, Crittenden, Fulton, Graves, Hickman, Hopkins, Livingston, Lyon, Marshall, McCracken, Muhlenberg, Trigg and Todd)

Two Rivers Service Region
(Allen, Barren, Butler, Daviess, Edmonson, Hancock, Hart, Henderson, Logan, McLean, Metcalfe, Monroe, Ohio, Simpson, Union, Warren and Webster)

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

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.

http://www.acf.hhs.gov/sites/default/files/cb/ky2013_secondary.pdf