Subsidized Guardianship

In October 2008, the Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act unanimously became federal law. Among its many provisions, for the first time, it gives all states the option to use funds through Federal Title IV-E of the Social Security Act (Title IV-E) to finance guardianship assistance -- otherwise known as subsidized guardianship -- to enable children in the care of grandparents and other relatives to exit foster care into permanent homes.

 

 

 

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