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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


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


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 $17.72
6-12 $20.42
13+ $22.62
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