Relative Foster Care Licensing Waivers in the States: Policies and Possibilities

States can establish their own licensing standards as long as it benefits the child’s safety. Each state is different and can waive non-safety standards under certain circumstances if the relative is willing to care for the foster youth. This report outlines the provisions of licensing the relatives of foster youth.

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