Q: Who qualifies for the new Kinship Reimbursement Payment?
A: Caregivers are eligible for the Kinship Reimbursement Payment if:
  • the child they are caring for is currently in CPS conservatorship;
  • they have an approved home assessment and have begun Kinship Caregiver Training;
  • they are NOT already verified as foster parents;
  • they sign and abide by a Kinship Caregiver Agreement; and
  • their total household income does not exceed 300% of the current federal poverty limit.