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Reimbursement Rates for Foster Care

Therapeutic Foster Care

Therapeutic Foster Care (TFC) serves children aged 3-18 with special psychological, social, behavioral and emotional needs who thrive in a family setting, but who require intensive or therapeutic services than those found in traditional foster care.

Current Daily Rate

$19.76

Contracted Foster Care

Contracted Foster Care is foster care services that are provided by a private child-placing agency that contracts with DHS.

Current Daily Rate

$43.86

Resource Parent Reimbursement Rate

Resource Parents are also referred to as foster and adoptive parents. Foster Care provides 24-hour-a-day substitute temporary care and supportive services in a home environment for children birth to 18 years of age in OKDHS custody. Adoption legally transfers ongoing parental responsibilities for a child from a parent(s) or legal guardian to the adoptive parent(s).


All foster, therapeutic and resource parents receive reimbursement for the costs associated with the care of a child in their home. The reimbursement is to be used for food, clothing, shelter, school supplies, personal incidentals and reasonable travel.

Daily Rates

Age Current
0-5 $15.17
6-12 $17.58
13+ $19.76
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